Becki has been a dance instructor for over 35 years. Many of her students have gone on to major or minor in dance in college. Several have gone on to pursue a career with their dance training. Becki is proud to say she is “Mom” to dozens of wonderful young people. She is a member of Chicago National Association Of Dance Masters.
Melissa is a graduate of Millikin University & is a Quality Coordinator at ADM. She has been a student at Studio B since the age of 5, as well as an assistant. This will be her 18th year teaching at Studio B. Melissa is also the former coach of the Cerro Gordo Pom-Pon Squad.
Shannon is now the Office Manager at Studio B and will no longer be teaching Yoga.
Holly has been a student at Studio B since the age of 3. She was an assistant for many years and competed with the Studio B Dance Team. She is now a surgical nurse at DMH. She is the mother of our adorable Brynlee and new baby Maverick.
Kirsten was a student at Studio B since the age of 6. She is now a mom with a dancer of her own here at Studio B. Kirsten was a member of the Decatur Area Dance Co. and was a former assistant at Studio B. In addition to her studies at Studio B, she has attended numerous competitions and workshops. She is the former coach of the Mt. Zion H.S. Pom Squad.
Lindy was a student of Studio B at Age 5. She attended numerous master classes & workshops as well as studying with Gus Giordano. She has been an instructor for 17 years. Lindy has two Master's Degrees and is currently at DMH as a Certified Pediatric Physical Therapist. Lindy has created a program we are quite proud of. The “Releve” program is a dance program for dancers with special needs. We are proud to offer this unique program to this community. She is the mom of AJ & Lucy who are both dancers at Studio B.
Carrie was a student at Studio B at the age of 3 & now has been a teacher for 17 years. She is the mom of Lillie & Reed who are both Studio B dancers. She is currently Director of the office of Student Success at Millikin University. Carrie was the poms coach at Mt. Zion H.S. & The Millikin Sapphires Dance Team. She was a member of the Decatur Area Dance Co. and has been involved in numerous competitions and workshops.
Jill is a marketing rep for a pharmaceutical company. She was Studio B’s very first graduate & is now mom to Samantha and Sloane. She was one of the very first assistants at Studio B. She taught at the YWCA for many years before taking some time off. Jill is a graduate of Millikin University with a Minor in Dance.
Carly returns to Studio B after taking a few years off to finish her degree in Speech Therapy. We are so pleased to have her back with us for the 2nd year. Carly was a long-time student, assistant, and teacher.
Chasity was a student at Studio B since the age of 3. She has an Associate’s Degree in Education & is currently working for the YWCA & is the assistant coach for Argenta/Oreana.