Come to NC. between Larry Vickers, TigerSwan, Grey Group Training, and about a half-dozen others, you'll find something. Google Grey Group and look at their training calendar, as it is a clearing house of many instructors and includes classes in different parts of the country.
Regarding the 1911: "The gun was designed to function. If it's built to the proper specs...it'll run. It's a machine. It doesn't have a choice." 1911Tuner