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Dance 2 Shine

We Bring Out the Star in You! Our studio dance floor is your stage! Come take the stage at Dance 2 Shine Studio.

Dance 2 Shine

This course teaches you how to blend body sculpting techniques and specific Zumba moves into one calorie burning, strength training class. Sign up for one of our classes today!

Dance 2 Shine

We have certified instructors to guide you to a beautiful first dance at your wedding. Let us help you add to the excellence of your wedding day.

Dance 2 Shine

We have certified instructors to guide you to a beautiful first dance at your wedding. Let us help you add to the excellence of your wedding day.

Dance 2 Shine

Whether a student is dancing for fun and exercise or planning to enter the arts on a professional level, we are here to guide you along the way.

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Dance 2 Shine Studio is committed to the art of Ballroom and Dance classes. We have been in existence for over 10 years, now under new management, who strives for the best in dance excellence. All instructors are passionate about their form of dance and will take the class to the next level. We work hard to introduce and instill just the right amount of self-expression, discipline, and passion in each of our students. Whether a student is dancing for fun and exercise or planning to enter the arts on a professional level, we are here to guide you along the way.

 

personel bio picBridget Czup, Instructor: Bridget Czup began her dancing career in 1995 at Colleen's Studio of Danse in Ashtabula, Ohio under the direction of Colleen Czup in ballet, tap and jazz hip hop. Bridget instructed and assisted in classes in jazz hip hop, ballet and tap from 2008-2011 and attended several workshops and a seminar in New York with Darin Henson. Bridget's class has performed for 3 seasons at the Quickens Loan Arena, Cleveland, Ohio with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Bridget's extensive training focuses on young student classes. Bridget has performed and choreographed for annual dance concerts in Ashtabula and Cleveland. She has appeared in and choreographed for area fashion shows at the Ashtabula Mall and Great Lakes Mall in Mentor, Ohio.
Annual summer dance camps for kids were directed by her beginning in 2008.

personel bio picColleen Czup, Instructor: Colleen began her dancing career at the age of 11 in Ashtabula, Ohio. She furthered her studies on a full scholarship with the Cleveland Ballet Guild at the age of 13.
She won a Ford Foundation scholarship at the age of 15 and continued her studies with the American Ballet, home of the New York City Ballet.
Colleen has studied dance and performed at Chautauqua Lake, New York, University of Utah dance company in residence and The Fairmont Center in Chesterland, Ohio where she lecture demonstrated for the Cleveland Schools.
Colleen presently is owner and artistic director of Colleen's Studio of Danse in Ashtabula, Ohio since 1995. Over the years she's had 30,000 students.
Colleen has choreographed annual dance concerts for 17 years and many of her students perform in the surrounding areas. Many students have continued their dance studies at colleges and universities.
Colleen is presently directing a dance program at the Jefferson Community Center in Jefferson, Ohio.

personel bio picJudy Kidner, Instructor: A retired senior, Judy Kidner shares her enthusiasm for health and wellness by instructing Zumba® Fitness classes.

Judy is licensed to teach Zumba® Fitness, Zumba Gold®, Zumba Toning®, Zumba Gold Toning® and Zumba® In The Circuit Classes. Judy is a member of the Zin Instructor Network, ZIN #338143.
Judy has certification for CPR/AED from The American Heart Association.
A member of AFFA, Judy is active in acquiring knowledge and skills related to the fitness industry and is currently studying to pass the group instruction certification exam.

Zumba Gold® targets the largest growing segment of the population: baby boomers. It takes the Zumba® formula and modifies the moves and pacing to suit the needs of the active older participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a fit and healthy lifestyle. What stays the same are all the elements of the Zumba® Fitness Party is known for, the zesty Latin music, the exhilarating easy to follow moves, and the party-like atmosphere. Active older adults want camaraderie, excitement and fitness as a regular part of their weekly schedule. Zumba Gold® is the perfect fit. It’s a dance fitness class that feels friendly, and most of all, fun.

personel bio picBallroom Matt, Instructor: Matthew “Matt “McCuller, affectionately known as “Ballroom Matt” was raised in the city of Detroit, Michigan where Urban Ballroom originated. Though Matt started dancing just a few years ago, he soon realized his passion for dancing was a vehicle in which he could express his unique and explosive dance style. Avie and Leila Klien of Cheek 2 Cheek dance studio who trained and licensed him associated with the National Dance Council of America. In April 2006, he successfully competed at the Virginia State Dance sport Championships placing First and Second Place in the Latin American Style. It was then that he formed relationships and friendships that have allowed him to bring Urban Ballroom to the national Arena.

personel bio picSandra Paris-Moore, Instructor: Sandra (Sandi) Paris-Moore resides in Northfield, Ohio and has been a member of the local line dance community since 1994. When she isn’t line dancing she is busy working as a Sr. Mortgage Underwriter for a national financial organization. Sandi has line danced as a student at local line dance classes, instructed line dance, created and choreographed line dances, and been a member of three performance line dance groups; Exotica, managed by David Sharp; On Line Dancers, managed by Frank Graves, and the “Divas” line dance group, managed by Brenda Simpson. As a member of these groups she has performed throughout the Cleveland area as well as in Toledo, Ohio and Detroit Michigan. She has also performed in several instructional line dance videos.

Sandi has been affectionately called the “Line Dance Queen” due to her love of line dancing and her knowledge of the dance.

 

personel bio picBrenda Simpson, Instructor: Brenda is known thru out the line dance community nationwide as the "Line Dance Diva". She has taught line dancing since 1998 in the Cleveland/Akron area and beginning in 1999 branched out thru out the United States, teaching in Michigan, Georgia, Missouri, Indiana, and Southern Ohio, to name a few.. She has also participated as a performer in an International Line Dance Performance Group, known as the Millineum Line Dancers. This group has performed in the continental United States and in the Caribbean. She has been an instructor as well as a performer in various instructional line dance videos. Brenda has also been manger and choreographer of several line dance groups, most recently "The Divas" and "The Diamond Divas of Cleveland. When she is not busy showing off her exceptional skills in line dancing she can be found working as a Dental Assistant. Brenda also participants in community outreach programs brightening up the lives of the elderly and disabled at various nursing homes through out the area, through line dancing.

 

personel bio picMichael Carter - Cardio Hip Hop Instructor: Michael has been acting, dancing, and choreographing for over 15 years. Training consisted of college and accreditations from within the film and dance industry. You may have seen Michael in music videos with Michael and Janet Jackson, as well as Melba Moore. He also has been on numerous television shows such as the Gregory Hines show, Martin, Murphy Brown, and Murder She Wrote., just to name a few. Michael also has film and theater experience and was featured in Dr. Dolittle, Liar Liar, Batman, Star Trek VI, and the list goes on and on. He is now using his multifaceted talents to enhance his students training. in cardio hip hop instruction here at Dance 2 Shine.

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Dance 2 Shine's MIND BENDER - MONTH ENDER PARTY has been suspended until further notice.
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First time visitors to our studio can receive a free class.

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