Shay

Shay Smith

Co-DIRECTOR | iNSTRUCTOR

SHAY@DANCE352.COM

Shay has had training in Classical Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Swing Dance and has touched on various other dance styles.

She has choreographed shows as well as performed in several local community theater productions over the past 20 years.

Shay enjoys teaching at Talbot Elementary School, working with Babies and Toddlers at the United Church of Gainesville, performing at the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire, being a mom and raising Guide Dogs for Southeastern Guide Dogs.

Photo by John Bollinger Photography

 

Karin

Karin Baker

Co-director | instructor

KARIN@DANCE352.COM

Karin Baker is a multi-award-winning dancer, instructor, and, choreographer based in North Central Florida

With almost a decade of experience, Karin is constantly continuing her dance education by being a student first, teacher second. She believes that no matter your level, there is always something you can learn.

She has been trained in many genres of dance under the instruction of master dancers.

Her main priority when teaching is to focus on proper technique, versatility, creativity, rhythm, and discipline.

In 2017 she received her ATS ® General Skills Classic certification under the direction of Carolena Nericcio.

PHOTO BY THE DANCERS EYE/CARRIE MEYER

 

 
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Garret Pogue

Instructor

Photo by David LOVE PHOTOGRAPHY

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Gabby Lafond

Instructor

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Sunshine Andrei

Instructor

Photo By John Bollinger PHotography