Studio Information

SOUTH BARRINGTON TEAM

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Aaron
Dance Instructor
Aaron comes to South Barrington with a vast knowledge of music and dance. Growing up he was involved in band, choir, and orchestra where he played the Clarinet and Violin.  Aaron still loves playing his Clarinet and Tenor Saxophone! Not only is he very musically inclined but he has been dancing for over 10 years. He studied dance at the Missouri Valley College where he was on the Competitive Cheerleading Squad. Aaron was on Competitive Lyrical, Jazz, Contemporary and Acro dance teams as well. He enjoyed being a student of dance so much, that he went on to teach dance to kids, as well coach ICE All Star Cheer.  His favorite part of teaching is being able to take students on a journey that leads them to falling in love with dance. Aaron’s favorite dances are the Waltz and Tango, but he enjoys dancing both styles!
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Alissa
Dance Instructor
Alissa was born and raised in Hampshire, IL. She is very active and involved with her community. An animal lover, Alissa grew up around horses and worked as an Equine Specialist for Equine Assistant Psycho Therapy.  Her Bachelors in Social Work provided her with the opportunity to council kids and families with the help of horses. She has been involved with dance since the age of 3 and has a wide background in Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballroom, and Modern Dance.  Not only does Alissa dance, but she is also a member of the theater community. She has been involved in over 30 theater productions, as a performer, and a choreographer. Alissa loves both Smooth and Rhythm dances but her all time favorite dance is the Swing!
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Kim
Training Director/Studio Owner
Kim is a Dyer, Indiana native. When asked what she loves most about teaching she says, “Introducing new clients to the exciting world of dancing!”
One thing most people do not know about Kim is that she has a pet turtle named “Marguerita.” Kim likes Country Music the most and her favorite dances are the West Coast Swing and the Tango

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Bill
Training Director/Studio Owner
Bill hails from Chicago, Illinois. His competition styles were Pro/Am and Professional  American Smooth, Rhythm and Theatre Arts. When asked what he loves most about teaching he says, “Watching the transformation from non-dancer to dancer.”
He says he admires his wife, Kim, the most because “through all the ups and downs of entrepreneurship, she has stood by me with love, bravery and confidence, which has given me confidence to move forward.”
One thing most people do not know about Bill, is he likes playing paintball. Bill enjoys smooth Jazz music and his favorite dance is the Foxtrot.