Island Groove Dance
At Island Groove Dance & Fitness, we strive to give every child & adult an outstanding experience every time they walk through the door. Our aim is to help each student "Embrace the Movement" & confidently foster a deep passion and love for dance & fitness by creating a safe & supportive space where they can explore the art of self-expression through movement. While enjoyment is the name of the game, hard work is an important pre-requisite.
DANCE INSTRUCTOR / OWNER
After 14 years of studying Lyrical, Modern, & hip hop at a local Dance School, Renee spent 3 of the following years studying Hip Hop Dance & Fitness with world-famous Beach Body Instructor, Shaun T (Insanity & Hip Hop Abs) at Tricia Sloan Dance Center in Wenonah, NJ. She has also studied Modern Dance I & II at Camden County Community College. She is the founder/operator of Hip Hop & Groovy Dance & Island Groove Dance Studio.
MUSICAL THEATRE TEACHER
Melissa specializes in Musical Theatre, acting, voice and stage presence techniques. She spent most of her youth performing in productions and learning every aspect of theatre including stage & special effects makeup, set building, sound, lights and costume design. With over 18 years teaching experience, her students have performed at Carnegie Hall, many community events and have won major talent competitions.
Krysti has been dancing for 24 years. In those years, she also partook in a traveling competitive dance team, show choir, & cheerleading team. Krysti has studied all genres of dance and has worked with Choreographers for Britney Spears, Missy Elliott, & Michael Jackson. She is certified in group fitness, La Barre, & Gymnastics.
BOOT CAMP TEACHER
Jessica earned her Boot Camp Instructor certification in 2016. When she's not dreaming up new workouts, she’s logging miles on the road as an accomplished ultra runner. She’s competed and placed in dozens of races including two 100 mile ultra marathon races. She prides herself on making each workout different, challenging, and fun.
AFAA Certified Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor and aspiring Health Coach. Loving living the Island Life in the Florida Keys & on a mission to invite Fitness, Health & Wellness into as many lives as possible!
Staci found a passion for Zumba and became a licensed instructor in 2011 and began teaching. She has lived in the Keys since 2012 and absolutely loves teaching Zumba classes! Come join her, I guarantee you will have a great time!
31109 Avenue A, Unit 5
Big PIne Key, FL 33043