Denise has over 40 years of dance training and knowledge, trained in the areas of Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop and Lyrical with Knapp School of Dance in Warren, MI where she began taking lessons at the age of four. She has successfully instructed/coached from primary to high school level dance teams in the Metro Detroit area as well as the Mid-Michigan area. Choreographing, instructing and directing multiple dance styles for over 20 years collectively. Over her career as a dancer, coach, choreographer and director Denise has attended numerous summer dance camps, conventions and competitions. She has worked with competitive dance teams at the regional, state and national level receiving instructor certifications along with numerous awards. Denise's experience as a recital performer, competitive dancer at her childhood studio as well as a member/co captain on her high school dance team have helped her to achieve many personal and business goals.
Along with the responsibilities of running the office you may find Jody doing computer support, building things/upgrades for the studio, maintenance around the studio, janitorial work, or whatever is necessary to help! Feel free to ask him questions about the studio if he doesn't have the answer, he will get the answer for you! He also enjoys taking Adult tap class and also being a part of the Dad's dance. Jody is also our Vocal and Trombone instructor as well.