Meet Our Faculty

Joy of Motion Dance Center is proud to employ a team of full-time faculty as well as a number of part-time faculty. Our faculty members embody our core values in their instruction. They offer student-centered teaching with a focus on progress and individual care in a nurturing environment where every student counts.

Core Faculty

Helen Hayes
Danielle Quirion
Jenifer Dobbins
Samantha Greymont
Kourtney Ginn
Angela Ingram
Kelly Kunst
Zena Maddox
Elizabeth Malone
Chivas Merchant-Buckman
Krystal Odom
Matina Phillips
Mackenzie Shimon

Adjunct Faculty

Amanda Adams
Savanna Alfanos
Elana Anderson
Jasmine Andrews
Matthew Bennett
Lauren Borchard
Derek Brown
Vanessa Carmichael
Hayley Cutler
Tina Fowler
Nikki Gambhir
Gabriella Di Giuseppe
Susan Gresko
Laurel Victoria Grey
Tiffany Haughn
Natasha Hawkins
Tamara Henry
Sara Herrera
Miya Hisaka
Christie Horan
Brian Huynh
Jocelyn Isaac
Maurice Johnson
Samantha Johnson
Desmond Jordan
Jesse Kelley
Kat Flores
Abby Leithart
Stephen Lyons II
Robert Maynard
Michelle Michaels
Terah Minor-Jones
Erica Molina
Megan Morrison
Tyrone Murray
Josephine Nicholson
Tanya Nuchols
Yao Odamtten
Sarah Beth Oppenheim
Daniel Paredez
Estela Vélez de Paredez
Jared Porter
Melrose Pyne
Danilo Rivera
Samantha Salters
Annabelle Trousdelle
Stephanie Vadala
Ghita von Bonsdorff
Sharon Werth
Vincent Williams
Cynthia Word