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Faculty

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains.

The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

We pride our studio on the expertise of not just professional dane, but education of our faculty and staff.  We pride ourselves in being forever learners just as in order for our students to grow, we as instructors must continue to follow our mission

 LEARN | CREATE | SHARE | GROW 

Dance Classes Trinity, Florida Jillian Michaels

Owner, Artistic Director,

Ballet, Progressing Ballet Technique, Pointe, Modern, Preparatory, Adaptive Dance

Jillian is inspired by being a forever student, making passing that knowledge onto the next generation her mission. She believes dance education is a forever cycle where the student and instructor inspire each other and together they grow.

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Competition Company Director, Technical Development, Jazz, Acrobatics, Lyrical

Julie is inspired by her students. Seeing the kids work together as a team and reaching goals together pushes Julie to coach and instruct them to their highest potentials. We are so lucky to have Julie on leading our students and part of our technique staff!

Competition Company Director, Technical Development, Jazz, Acrobatics, Lyrical, Ballet, Preparatory

Heather's goal fo her students is to find their motivation through their strengths and finding inspiration from their challenges. Regardless of the student's career path, dance will always be a benefit.

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Competition Company Director, Technical Development, Jazz, Acrobatics, Lyrical, Ballet, Preparatory, Broadway Heels

Heather's goal for her students is to find their motivation through their strengths and finding inspiration from their challenges. Regardless of the student's career path, dance will always be a benefit.

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Ballet,Contemporary, Contemporary Ballet, Lyrical, Competition Choreography​​

Ms Lauren is dedicated to helping students find confidence and expression through their dance and art.

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Elaina Rodenbush

Physical Therapy

Certified Stretch Therapist

Elaina is inspired by helping clients and students develop a mind body connection to their training.  Giving a comprehensible and easily understood kinesthetic approach to dance, Ms Elaina is focused on helping students learn just not how their body works to create movement but a full somatic approach to their dancing.

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Zinaida Khazanova

Ballet & Pointe

Ms Zina comes to our studio with the most impressive experience and education.  With achievements and master teachers credentials from the Vaganova School in Russia, our students and studio are so lucky to have her sharing with us and as part of our studio family!

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Kate Pagano

Musical Theatre Dance

Ms Kate brings her professional performance experience with her vast knowledge in Physical therapy to help our dancers use proper technique and develop their artistry for longevity in their careers!

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Ryan Bintz

Musical Theatre Vocal & Acting

Ryan is inspired by his students' performances and seeing them grow each time they are on the stage.

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Lacey Harper

Modern

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Casey Coker

Tap

Casey is inspired by watching her students learn and grow! Casey has a variety of master teachers across the nation she continues to study with and travel with. We are so lucky to have her bring her experience back to our studio to share with our students!

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Hip Hop, Contemporary, Competition Choreography

Alitza is inspired by students that put passion and intent behind their movements. She is dedicated to use the tools that she has learned from many great teachers to help students find their style and develop their own self awareness and confidence.

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Jen Fernandez

Office Manager

Miss Jen has been with our studio since we opened. Her 4 children are students at our studio. She has been a dedicated homeschool mom and supporter to our studio and the families helping them navigate the "office" side of the studio and lending her expertise in the best customer service around. 

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Denise Kaplan

Accounting and Bookkeeping

Denise is our Studio Manager. You will see her in and out, she will be happy to help you with navigating accounts, classes, and tour you around the studio!

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Mia Engelke

Mia is here to help or find the answers for you! She has been witth our studio for years as a trusted camp counselor and has now transitioned to be with our staff

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