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When you learn from an instructor at the SAVOY rest assure that you are learning from some of the best social dancers in the area. You can read specific information about all of our instructors below.
Keira S Lemonis, Owner/ Latin/Tango Instructor
Keira Lemonis dances all types of social dancing, but specializes in Club Style Latin dancing as well as Argentine Tango. Keira has been dancing for as long as she can remember with her earlier years focusing on jazz, and modern dance.
Keira has taken instruction from some of the best dancers in the world, such as Argentine Tango specialists Claudio Asprea and Agustina Vidella. She likes to focus on the lead and follow of a dance, musicality, as well as the fun social aspects. "Learning the steps is important, but understanding lead and follow is the key. Being able to move comfortably with your partner will greatly enhance your experiences on the dance floor. Having fun by making the dance your own is also crucial to your success as a dancer." Outside of dancing, Keira is a designer/ fine artists. Her passion for dance and creativity is evident in any of her classes!
David F Wolf, Co-Owner/ Instructor
David dances all types of Social Dancing, but mainly specializes in American Standard Ballroom and Argentine Tango. Dave has many years of dance experience and has had training with some of the world's best dancers. He is also no stranger to instruction, for he has experience as a high school teacher as well as an instructor of college level courses. No matter where you take a class with David you are sure to enjoy every minute! David is known for his incredible sense of humor and extraordinary teaching skills. He is also filled with tons of dance history knowledge as well as strange factoids that surprise most everyone. We tease him and say that he should go on Jeopardy or something...Any class with him is sure to be educational, fun and memorable!
Jenna Caputo, Office Manager / Instructor / Community Outreach Coordinator
Jenna wears many hats at the SAVOY. She is our office manager extaordinaire, our community outreach coordinator as well as a dance instructor, specializing in Ballroom and first dance wedding dances. Aside from her dance career, Jenna is a writer and is very involved in theater.
Samra of Hollywood
Samra has years of experience performing and teaching belly dance in Jamaica, Hawaii, and California. Now she brings her incredible knowledge and experience to the SAVOY! Besides looking amazing, she makes learning to look that good easy.
Melody Kenyon, Ballroom/Lindy Instructor
Melody's earlier dance years were focused in ballet. She now teaches Ballroom, Swing and Lindy Hop at the Saratoga SAVOY with an emphasis in Lindy Hop and Blues dancing. She has trained with some of the greats of Swing such as Frankie Manning and Bill Borgida. She is constanty attending dance training weekends and keeping up with the trends of dance. She has a very friendly personality that will immediately put you at ease in her class.
Brad McNeil, Pop-n-Lock/Club Latin
Brad has an extensive background in Hip Hop and Pop-n-Lock dancing (he can do "the Robot" like you wouldn't believe!). His passion for danced flared an interest in Club Latin, which he consequently has studied and is now teaching at the Saratoga SAVOY. He is extremely charismatic and you are sure to have a blast in class!
Eric Moulton, Guest Instructor
Eric teaches Swing and Lindy Hop. He is a fun and energetic Instructor who has received training from some of the world's best dancers, such as Frankie Manning and Stephen Mitchell. Eric's classes are nothing short of pure entertainment. You will learn to look good and have fun. Maybe if you're lucky he will perform John Travolta's solo dance from Saturday Night Fever for you, as he is also known as the king of Hustle Line Dances!
Samra of Hollywood
Keira Lemonis, Co-Owner
David Wolf, Co-Owner
Keira Lemonis & Dave Wolf
Jenna & Brad
Eric Moulton & Melody Kenyon