Kathy has been teaching Michiana to dance for over 40 years. She was awarded Top Teacher within a six state region by Arthur Murray Dance Studios at the young age of 21. Since that time she has performed on stage and television and does a wide range of choreography for performing troupes.
Her keen eye for detail has not only allowed her the honor of adjudicating and preparing couples for competition, but also a published writer on dance topics. She not only brings her expertise of ballroom dancing to her students, but also her love for West Coast Swing, Shag, and Country 2-Step. Kathy is known for setting up onsite dance programs for schools and country clubs. She is the American Style Coach for the University of Notre Dame Competition Team!.
Mario Skonieczny and his partner Mary Jester compete professionally at a national level. A visiting instructor from Chicago, he travels weekly to provide our students with the best of instruction in Salsa, Argentine Tango, along with the International Competiive Style of Ballroom dance. He is the Latin Coach for the University of Notre Dame DanceSport Team.
At Michiana Dance, we offer a variety of dance instruction unparalleled in the area, taught by highly professional, well-trained and friendly instructors in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Our lessons are available at very competitive prices with no contracts or membership dues required.
Introducing Julie Woodbridge
Michiana Dance is excited to have a wedding specialist on staff. Couples are delighted to have their first dance choreographed by an expert. Julie also specializes in working with beginner dancers who want to dance at the social level.
We are so pleased Julie has joined Michiana Dance!