"It is a wonderful thing to be able to be around so many dance educators who are focused in the same direction with a variety of approaches. I have always loved what I do and your amazing faculty reaffirms that!"
                      ~Marcia Sarosik, Marcia Sarosik Dance Studio; So. Lake Tahoe, CA

Diverse teachers, speakers and special guests come together to bring you traditional and innovative curriculum. Along with our successful business presenters, you will find no better faculty than those at DanceLife Teacher Conference. Their up-close and personal approach will inspire you to be the best version of yourself!


Agostino, Belinda

Belinda is a co-founder of Ready Set Dance, the leading preschool dance program Worldwide. The program proudly created by studio owners for studio owners, has seen such success that Nickelodeon turned it into a TV show. With her degree in Business, majoring in Marketing and experience as a dance educator,...
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Altuve, Kristian

Kristian Altuve and his team are reinventing how Dance Studios can grow with more ease and less headaches. When Kristian is not at the desk - as co-founder of Dance Motion Marketing he’s always at his desk - you’ll find him trail running through the LA mountains. He’s always up...
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Barnes, Lyndzi

Lyndzi Barnes, a native of Colorado Springs, is a seasoned entrepreneur who began her career at just 19 years old. She has endured the highs and lows of small business, turning her struggling enterprise into a thriving 7-figure business. Despite her success, Lyndzi remains deeply connected to the challenges faced...
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Bettencourt, Gregory

Gregory Bettencourt is the Executive Director of the Rhee Gold Company and has worked for Rhee and his various interests for over 8 years. Greg has brought his knowledge in business and personnel management to Rhee Gold's DanceLife and assists in the leadership of I.D.E.A., helping studio owners grow both...
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Bettonvil, Ann

Ann Bettonvil is the Artistic Director/Co-Owner of The Studio in Brampton, Ontario and is a graduate of the Music Theatre Program at Sheridan College where she graduated at the top of her class. Ann is a triple threat who is trained in singing, acting and dance; and is the recipient...
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Bolduc, Tammy

Tammy Bolduc began her career as a dance educator at North Shore Dance Academy in 1987. In 1994, she became the owner and director of N.S.D.A. and has enjoyed every minute, sharing her joy of dance with young ladies and gentlemen throughout the North Shore of Massachusetts. A few years...
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Boreland, Adam

Adam Boreland has been a part of the professional ballet world for over 15 years. Proud first student of Sell’s Broadway Dance Company. Adam trained at San Francisco Ballet School & Orlando Ballet School. He held professional contracts at Texas Ballet Theater & Orlando Ballet along with guesting around the...
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Boyd, Joshua

Joshua Boyd is a licensed professional counselor who specializes in children, teens, and young adults. He also is a former dancer and gymnast who has coached and taught for the last 17 years. Alongside his job as a therapist, Josh is currently a high level gymnastics coach and acro skills...
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Breen, Kristi

Kristi Breen is a graduate of the Sheridan College Performing Arts Program, a longtime teacher, choreographer, performer and co-owner of The Studio. She began dance at the age of 6 at Nancie’s School of Dance (now The Studio). Her training includes ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical and acrobatics and teaches a...
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Brettingham-Filice, Rebecca

Rebecca Brettingham-Filice is a visionary entrepreneur and dedicated dance professional, making significant contributions to the dance community. Since the inception of Dance Extreme in 1997. she has played a pivotal role in shaping the dance experiences of over 26,000 individuals who have passed through the studio's doors. Rebecca's influence extends...
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Burgess, Drew

Ohio native, Drew Burgess made his industry debut on Live with Regis during Amazing Kids Week. Upon relocating to California, he trained at L.A.’s best studios including EDGE, Millennium, Fusion, and the PAC Annex. Drew is highly sought after as a performer, choreographer, guest teacher, dance supervisor, & dance captain....
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Canino, Jessica

Jessica Canino is the owner and artistic director of Creative Dance Studio in Plantation, FL. After receiving her MBA in Entrepreneurship in 2014 she opened the doors to her studio where she currently manages the business, teaches students of all ages in a variety of dance styles, produces two productions...
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