Owner & Instructor
Wedding Instruction: Kendall adores working with wedding couples. She believes that working on a first dance is the most fun item on the wedding to-do check list! Dance lessons at her studio are spent laughing, learning, and connecting. She lives for the moments when her couples grin from ear to ear after learning a new step, nailing their dip, or simply getting lost in each other on the dance floor. She believes that no matter how you feel about your dance skills, she can get you to a place of ease and comfort for your first dance! She has worked with many couples in New England and is excited to meet you!
Social/Competitive Instruction: Always wanted to feel comfortable social dancing? Kendall is just the girl for you! Her passion lies in helping others find both comfort and confidence on the dance floor. Not only will she will help you learn quickly, but you will ENJOY the whole process. Kendall classically trained in ballet for over 18 years, has her B.F.A in dance from Point Park University, and is a Fred Astaire National Rhythm Finalist, as well as a regional Standard Champion.
Esmeralda "Essy" Liddell
Essy has been dancing up a whirlwind since she was 8. Starting out with ballet in Mexico, her love for movement has grown to encompass pointe, jazz, modern, tap, hip hop, and ballroom dancing.
Interested in expanding her knowledge about injury prevention, she attended Umass Amherst and Boston where she achieved degrees in Exercise Physiology and Dance. She started her ballroom career working for Fred Astaire Dance Studios in Belmont and Dedham, where she has been an Open American Rhythm finalist and also competed as an amateur in International Latin dance. Not only an experienced choreographer, she continued her focus on healthy movement with past experience as a personal trainer and Zumba instructor. When she is not performing, doing fitness competitions or teaching ballroom, she works in movies including Ted 2, Black Mass, and Joy.
Taimy Miranda is a teacher, dancer and choreographer born in Cuba. As a teacher, she likes to deepen the technique and intention of the movement, thus making each student aware of his body while executing the movement. As a choreographer, she generates new works in a highly collaborative process, seeking to strengthen the relationship between art and the community. Taimy was recently nominated by the Arizona Mayor’s Art Award to receive the “Alley Award.”
Taimy taught Modern III and ballet II at The Mark Morris Dance Group, The School in NYC, was a choreography assistant for Parsons Dance in NYC and taught master choreography workshops with David Parsons at Columbia University- Barnard College. She has danced with Trey McIntyre at Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival multiple times, as well as at The Joyce Theater with Ron K. Brown. She is an extremely talented teacher and choreographer who is looking forward to working with the young students of db.