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Phoebe DeVincenzi

School Manager
Phoebe is a New York City native and has been dancing since the age of 4. For the past five years Phoebe has been working in art education as both an educator and administrator. She has worked in the public schools as a teaching artist, Read more…

Jenny Boissiere

Special Events Coordinator
Jenny Boissiere is a choreographer, Pilates Instructor, and event coordinator from New Orleans. She graduated in 2007 from Washington University in St. Louis with a BA in Dance and Marketing. Read more…

Lisa Sainvil

D-Wave in Motion ○ Hip Hop

Lisa Sainvil is a professional dancer residing in NY. She’s worked with top choreographers such as Keone & Mari Madrid and has worked on jobs such as Pepsi, Coke, performed with artists like Maluma, Teyana Taylor, Silento etc. Lisa recently performed in Australia Read more…

Adult Dance & Fitness

Ra Ruíz Leon

D-Wave in Motion ○ Salsa

Ra Ruíz Leon is a poet and dancer from Ponce, Puerto Rico. Ra began her studies in dance with traditional Boricua roots music, Bomba y Plena. Ra served as Managing Director for the flamenco dance company Xianix Barrera Flamenco. Currently she is Latin Dance Teaching Artist Read more…

Ella Rosewood

School at Dancewave ○ Ballet

Ella Rosewood is a dance specialist at I.S. 347 School of Humanities in Brooklyn, NY. Rosewood holds dual degrees in Dance and Elementary Education from UW-Madison and a masters degree in Dance Education from the Inaugural Cohort of the Lincoln Center Scholars Read more…

Aria Roach

Youth Company Program ○ Coach

Aria Roach is a Brooklyn-based dance artist. Raised in Vermont, she graduated summa cum laude from Virginia Commonwealth University with her BFA in Dance and Choreography. As an undergraduate, Aria spent a semester at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in Israel, Read more…

Kuni Quimby

Adult Classes ○ Zumba

Kuni is a Certified Zumba Fitness instructor for five years. She has been studying various styles of dance and performed for more than 20 years. Since Kuni discovered Zumba Fitness, it has played a transformative role in her life. She instantly fell in love with Zumba Read more…

Autumn Oftedal

Adult Classes ○ Barre Vida

Autumn Oftedal is from Yakima, WA and graduated cum laude with her BFA in Dance at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA. She is trained in ballet, modern, jazz, and tap, as well as creative movement and choreography. Graduating with several chronic injuries, Autumn turned to yoga Read more…

Laura Mercer

School at Dancewave ○ Creative Movement

Laura Mercer is a dance educator specializing in early childhood dance education. She also works full time at Dancewave as the D-Wave in Motion Manager. While completing a BA (Hons) Dance and Culture at the University of Surrey, Read more…