Studio Information

SOUTH BARRINGTON TEAM

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Mark
Dance Instructor

Mark was born in Chicago, IL. He began dancing with Fred Astaire Dance Studios in 2010. After working in Health and Fitness; he loves to bring his energy and positive attitude to the dance floor. Dance is not something you’re born good or bad at; Fred Astaire says, “All the good dancers I’ve known have been taught or trained.” As an instructor at the South Barrington Studio Mark believes atmosphere is the most important. Fun, easy, and energetic lessons are what make dancing such a great experience for our students.
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Meghan
Dance Instructor

Meghan grew up in the South Suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. Her competition styles are American Rhythm and Smooth in Pro-Am and in Professional her style is American Rhythm.  When asked what she loves most about teaching, Meghan says, “helping people achieve their dreams and goals. No matter how big or small, it is truly rewarding.”Meghan says the person she admires most is her cousin, Kristen, who taught her to cherish every experience and live with love and passion. One thing most people do not know about Meghan is that her favorite activity next to dancing is snowboarding. She enjoys the challenge of extreme sports!Meghan enjoys Indie Rock as well as Rhythm and Blues and her favorite dances are the Tango and the Mambo.


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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.