Jeff Sherman, Owner/Instructor
Teaching the art of ballroom and social dancing has
been Jeff's passion for over 30 years. Formally trained by the top artistic trainers from Fred Astaire Studios
in New York City. Whether Competitive Dancing in his youth, or continuing to educate in the art of dance, Jeff has brought
the joy of dance to many.
Rochele Seskin, Studio Director
is the founder of Cabaret Kids and she is now bringing it to Bet U Can Dance. She has been featured in
many Theater Tours as well as many TV Shows. Ranging from the Int’l and B’way Tours of Hair
to being a Featured Dancer on MTV as well as the Conan O’Brian Show. She then became a Talent Agent
at J. Michael Bloom and Innovative Arts. Her resume goes on and on and we are thrilled to have her bringing
Cabaret Kids to our Studio.
Rodrique Edouard, Instructor
Rodrigue has demonstrated his talents as a seasoned
teacher, competitor and performer during a dance career that has now spanned over 20 years. Born and raised in Haiti, Rodrigue
first established himself as a well-known High School Math instructor at some of the most prominent High Schools in Port-Au-Prince.
It was during this period of his life that Rodrigue discovered his love of dance, consequently training and developing his
skills at some of the prestigious ballrooms in Haiti. Since coming to the United States only a few years ago, Rodrigue has
made a significant impact to the ballroom and Latin dance culture in South Florida and he now brings his talents to NY. In
the competition circuit, Rodrigue placed fourth place in the 2003 World Mambo competition and the 2008 U.S Nationanal Mambo
Championship. Numerous audiences have had the pleasure of enjoying his performances at National shows and events held in the
South Florida area. His most recent TV appearance was on Season 10 of Dancing with the Stars.
Susan Rubin, Zumba Instructor
Susan has very quickly established herself here
at Bet U Can Dance as one of our top Zumba Instructors. Regardless of whether it is her Zumba Classes for Adults or
the Zumbatomic Classes for kids she brings a high energy, enthusiastic dance workout to all that attend. Come join Susan
in any of her morning or evening classes to experience the intensity that you should get out of Zumba.
Lori Ann Greenhouse, Instructor
Lori Ann has been dancing since the age of four.
She was a student of the Royal Academy of Dance for 15 years. At the age of 21, she began her Ballroom career. In just a few
short years, she won many Rising Star titles and went on to become a finalist in both American Rhythm and Theater Arts. Moreover,
she received an invitation to compete in Blackpool and placed 5th in the world in Theater Arts. She also holds the prestigious
title of 9-time World Hustle Champion. Her most recent championship title is that of 1st Place in the Professional Show Dance
Competition at The New Jersey State Open Championships, Oct. 2008.
Ed Velazquez, Zumba Instructor
Born and raised in Washington Heights, New York,
Latin music and dance has always been a major part of my life. Now, I have the opportunity to share that essence with my students
through the gift of Zumba! Join me as we unplug from the day-to-day world and dance our way to a better mind, body, and soul.
Ed's Zumba Classes have very quickly become some of our most popular classes so be sure to come down and try any one of his
4 weekly Zumba Classes.
Annette Alicanti, Instructor
Annette is a well known and respected Dancer
and Dance Educator on Long Island. She has been teaching people how to dance socially for many years. It doesn't
matter what dance you want to learn as Annette does them all. Ranging from American Standard to all of the most current
Social Dances, Annette brings a relaxed and thorough educational experience to every lesson. One of Annette's specialties
is working with Wedding Couples getting them to feel extremely comfortable on the dance floor on their special day.
Annette is available for private lessons during most days and evenings.
Sam Poleschuk, Instructor
Sam is one of the true rising stars on the dance
circuit today. He has been training for many years and specializes in the International Latin Competitive Dances.
If you are looking to take your dancing to the next level Sam is the teacher for you. The focus with Sam will be toward
Competition Dancing working on International Rumba, Cha Cha, Samba, Jive and Paso Doble. Sam's energy on the dance floor
is second to none so get ready for an exhilerating dance experience. At this time Sam is available for private lessons
on Thursdays and Saturdays.
Katrina Trisha Moise, Instructor
Katrina Trisha Moise is a well
versed dancer in the areas of ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, modern, and of course ballroom. She has won Multiple First
prize awards at the Northeastern Open Invitational, Constitution State Challenge, Empire State Ballroom Competition, Caribbean
Dancesport Festival, Roseland Ballroom Competition, Manhattan Dancesport Competition, and Stardust Bowl Competition. She recently
came in third place in the Latin Pro-Am International Scholarship and the Pro-Am International Open Scholarship at the Northeastern
Open Invitational. She actively competes throughout the ballroom circuit. Most recently
Katrina appeared on Dancing with the Stars during a Tribute to Haiti.
Ellen McCreery, Instructor
At age 16 , Ellen’s love of dance began when she went square dancing with her parents. She later studied Country
Dancing which included Texas Two Step, Line Dancing, Lindy Hop, West Coast Swing, Waltz and Cha Cha. From there she branched
out into Ballroom Dancing. She has been in two performance groups, the Sundancers and the Lindy Hoppers. She has
won several Jack & Jill contests over the years in West Coast Swing and Two Step. She has been teaching Two step and west
coast swing for 20 years. Although an accomplished dancer, Ellen thinks her main skill is making dance fun for her students
whatever their level of accomplishment....particularly for those who are newcomers to the world of dance.
Mike Villanti, Zumba Instructor
Mike just loves to Zumba. After taking
Zumba as a personal excercise class Mike quickly got the Zumba Bug. It's the kind of program that just keeps you coming
back and it helped Mike to shed over 20lbs very quickly. Mike then got certified to teach the class and has now joined
our team. His classes are currently listed on our schedule and they are starting to fill up. Mike is an Educator
by trade and he has taken his passion for this workout to a new level.
Frances Ferriso, Zumba Instructor
CERTIFIED GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR SINCE1997.
CERTIIFED TO TEACH "ZUMBA" SINCE 2003 ! IT'S
MY PASSION ! ALSO A PERSONAL TRAINER & CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR. Zumba Basics 1, Basics 2, Zumba Gold and Zumba Toning
Ceritified. Fran brings an incredible energy to all of her classes that keep her customers coming back for more and
Deb Velazquez, Zumbatomic Instructor
Deb is a certified Zumba and Zumbatomic Instructor
here at Bet U Can Dance. At this time her focus is working with the Zumbatomic Lil Starz and Big Starz Programs on the
weekends. Deb is also front and center for most Classes with Ed during the week. Her easy style of working
with children have lead to the growth of our Zumbatomic Program on the weekends. Bring your kids down to experience
this great program, Big Starz on Sat at 10 and Little Starz on Sun at 10.