Dance Instructors

Meet Karena

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Being introduced to ballroom dancing in college, I found my passion and soared to the top. Through teaching and competing with my husband, I have shared my passion with thousands. I look forward to sharing it with you. So come in to cha cha, rumba, waltz, and tango, and I’ll show you how to be the people of the party! We could be dancing today – can’t wait to see you at the studio!

Meet Terry

terry picTerry was born in Sarasota, Florida. At the age of 4 he started training in gymnastics and martial arts. He joined the military after finishing high school. During his time in the serves was introduced to the world of dance while being in south america going to many dance events and night clubs dancing Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata. Terry has since had extensive training in all the dances of ballroom and is always reaching higher. His time in the service taught him to be extremely patient and calm and uses this on an everyday with his students. Terry’s main focus is to help as many people reach their dreams and goals in life be it in fitness, dance, or overall happiness.

Meet Gina

I am passionate about dancing, and I want to share that passion with you! For the past ten years, I’ve gina piccoached a wide spectrum of all ages and personality types and have never failed to get my clients to reach their goals. Through working with a clientele ranging from toddlers all the way to seniors, I have master a unique teaching style. I can break down dance movements in a way that is specifically tailored to the individual I am working with. Dance is my life and I could not live without it. Whether I am performing on stage or dancing a practice song at the studio, in that moment in time I can’t feel anything but pure happiness. Dancing is the favorite part of my day and I KNOW it will be yours after our first lesson together. You are on this website for a reason, life is too short, so don’t waste another second and book your first lesson today!

Meet Danilo

Danio Forte Bio Pic Danilo, born in Ireland, began dancing at the age of 8 in Italy. He began his successful competitive career in Ireland at the age of 13. Danilo has specialized in Latin American  Style dancing and
trained with many of the great Latin American coaches of the world. He frequently represented Ireland in many countries including, Russia, USA, Spain, Italy, Hungary,  Latvia, Denmark, Holland, England, Germany, Lithuania, and Austria.

Danilo and his former dance partner were recognized as Ireland’s top couple in multiple categories for several years. Some of his past accomplishments include: Finalists in  the British Open to the World Championships in Blackpool * Top 12 in the International Open to the World under 21 age category * Russian Open Semi-Finalists * Celtic Classic Champions * Top 24 in the UK Open Rising Star Latin Championships * 3rd in the Yankee Classic Latin Championships * Semi-Finalists for the US Open under 21 age category * Quarter-Finalists in the over 16 British Open Championships * Participant in the Eurovision 2008 Dance Contest

Danilo has been teaching all ages for close to 7 years and in 2008, he taught three finalists couples including the winner of the Irish Open Championships and also the winner of the Irish Open
under 12 championship. In 2009, he coached the winning couple of the British Open to the World Championship.