Instructors

  • Melanie Emory

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    With a background in Early Childhood Education, Melanie has been teaching for 19 years. She trained and taught at Regina’s School of Dance and was in the competitive dance company, Southern Dazzle. She has been teaching at Dance Dynamics for the past 12 years, and has traveled to New York and taken classes at Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway. She stays current by taking classes from Mia Michaels, Wade Robson, and Stacey Tookey, to name a few. Melanie continues to update her training through annual workshops and conventions. Competitively, her choreography has won Top Overall Awards to Best Choreography at numerous dance competitions.

  • Kathryn Ginaldi

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    Kathryn has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from FSU. She has studied at the North Carolina School of the Arts and at the Joffery School of Ballet in NYC. While attending college she was a principal dancer with the Tallassee Ballet where she performed leading roles such as the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella, Clara in The Nutcracker, and Swanhilda in Coppelia. Kathryn is in her 13th year of teaching at Dance Dynamics.

  • Spring Joy Christensen

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    Spring has a Bachelor of Arts in Dance with a minor in Psychology from Point Park University. She is certified through Southern Association of Dance Masters in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Acrobatics. Spring also has Level 1 certification through Dance Educators of America in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acrobatics, and Modern. In 2013, she founded Breaking Walls Dance Company. Her Company provides professional training for adults who show a unique style and passion through their dance.

  • Allison Pohlman Swinson

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    Allison grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, where she trained with Annette Wilson, Natalie Fotopoulos, and Alexei Moskalenko. She attended the University of Alabama, where she was a member of the Dance Department. After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance in 2012, Allison moved to Atlanta, Georgia to pursue her career in dance, working with Project 7 Contemporary Dance Company, and teaching at various studios. Allison was recently part of Project 7’s “SHE,” and 1st runner-up at the Capezio A.C.E. awards in New York City in 2014.

  • Airianna Tauanuu

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    Airianna is a former member of the Dance Dynamics Dance Company, and trained extensively in the areas of ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop and lyrical. She has taken classes from various well-known choreographers in New York (on scholarship at Broadway Dance Center) and numerous national conventions. As a choreographer, she has won several awards from Best Choreography to being an inductee for her Tap dance at Hall of Fame Dance Challenge. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Kennesaw State University.

  • Nicole de Lecia

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    Growing up in Canada, Nicole focused on gymnastics at an early age, and then moved into Caribbean and African cultural dance. She soon realized her passion for performance and began training in jazz, ballet, and hip hop Dance. She attended a summer dance study in New York City and moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams. She quickly found success dancing for top artists such as Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Carrie Underwood, The Backstreet Boys, Shakira, The Black-Eyed Peas, and more.

  • Kennedy Meredith Jones

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    Kennedy has been training in all genres of dance since age 2. She gained most of her growth and passion while attending the International City School of Ballet directed by Georne Acoin. Later, she began to explore the dance world by competing, attending conventions, winning many different awards and scholarships and dancing with Ready for Action directed by Brent Smith. She continues to grow with her teaching growing her passion through movement hoping to inspire young dancers with her technique, training, and choreography.

  • Stephanie Gore

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    Bio coming soon