Madeline Warriner

School at Dancewave ○ Modern
Youth Company Program ○ Coach

Madeline Warriner is a movement artist, educator, and advocate in New York City. Originally from New Jersey, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rutgers University with a BFA in Dance and an EdM in Dance Education. She has performed works by Doug Elkins, Read more…

Marion Spencer

Adult Classes  Modern & Modern Company
Youth Company Program ○ Choreographer

Marion is a New York-based dancer, choreographer and educator. Since moving to New York, Marion has had the pleasure of collaborating and performing with Athena Kokoronis, Melissa Riker/Kinesis 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…

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…

Debbie Mausner

School at Dancewave ○ Modern
Youth Company Program ○ Choreographer

Debbie Mausner graduated magna cum laude from Barnard College. Originally from Brooklyn, NY, she began her formal dance training at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School and The Ailey School. As part of Barnard/Columbia Dances she performed in works by Pam Tanowitz,
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