About Our Instructors

Amelia Line Dance Instructor Dance Country

Amelia

Amelia is the newest addition to our line dance teaching team and our youngest at 17! She was hooked on line dancing after her very

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Charlotte Dance Country Yoga Instructor

Charlotte

Charlotte Kading, RYT-200, has been teaching yoga since 2019 and practicing yoga for 20 years. Her practice weaves strong alignment principles

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Dawn

Dawn has loved movement her entire life. She grew up as a gymnast, and has a 200 hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher certification and a 2nd

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Heather Dance Country Instructor

Heather

A native of Gales ferry, Connecticut, Heather Tamer Rowley has been teaching Jazzercise for a combined total of 11 years.  Heather was certified in 2001

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Leslie Instructor Dance Country

Leslie

Leslie has been involved in dance her entire life. She joined Jazzercise and Line Dance in 2019. After retiring from a career in public education

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Margaret Line Dance Instructor Dance Country

Margaret

After retiring from a career in teaching, Margaret began line dancing with Dance Country in 2017. She enjoyed dancing so much that she became an

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Mellisa Line Dance Instructor Dance Country

Mellisa

Mellisa is a proud Mom of two and was a Navy wife for almost 25 years. Her love of fitness and instruction started over 30

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Missy Jazzercise Instructor Dance Country

Missy

Missy has always loved to dance. She has taken Jazzercise on and off for almost 20 years and became certified to teach in 2012, which

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Sabrina Instructor Dance Country

Sabrina

Sabrina graduated from University of Alabama (Roll Tide!) with her Masters in Speech Pathology before moving to CT in 2002. Once in CT, she began

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Shari Jazzercise Instructor Dance Country

Shari

Shari took her first Jazzercise class in early 1994 at St. David’s and was hooked. She became a certified instructor in 1997 and taught for

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Shiala Instructor Dance Country

Shiala

Shiala is a native Floridian who has called Connecticut home since 1992, retiring in 2019 after 38 years as an elementary teacher and reading specialist.

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Theresa Line Dance Instructor Dance Country

Theresa

Theresa has always loved to dance, but could usually be found rocking out with students in her kindergarten classroom. After retiring in 2019, she took

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