Liza is a friendly, patient, and talented dance instructor who has been choreographing and teaching wedding dances as well as country, ballroom, swing, & Latin dance in San Diego for twenty years. She was professionally trained at Mac Vitties Dance Studio where she taught for a few years and then branched out on her own furthering her training with experts in the field. The daughter of an accomplished international folk dancer, Liza has been dancing all her life and enjoys musicality (how a dancer interprets and expresses the music) and the creative process of choreographing wedding dances, With her love of music, Liza is also a DJ. Check out Country DJ Events for more information about her DJ service.
Mark comes with twenty-five years of dance experience and is an enthusiastic, kind, and gifted dance instructor who brings out the best in his students. He loves to laugh and enjoy life and will make learning to dance a joy. His expertise is in Hip Hop, West Coast Swing, Argentine Tango, Bachata, Salsa, Cha Cha, Merengue, and basic social dance. Mark and Liza make a great team of co-instructors: Mark focuses on connection, technique, and lyrical expression while Liza focuses on dance moves and having fun. Mark also teaches the classes at the Dance Diego parties.
Vernetta is the owner of one of San Diego's most prominent and celebrated dance studios, Vernetta's Dance Studio. She is a master instructor of ballroom, East Coast Swing, tap, ballet, and musical theater. She loves teaching dance to all ages and is passionate about performing. Vernetta taught Liza and her husband Keith the Foxtrot and Swing for their wedding dance!
A Texas native, the talented "Queen of Zydeco Line Dancing" has been choreographing and teaching line dancing for over twenty years. Although Lori loves Zydeco, Hip Hop, and R&B, she also enjoys country music and country line dancing. She is especially talented at getting people onto the dance floor at country western hoedowns, weddings, and other events. Lori coaches her own team called the "L" Train and teaches line dancing often.
Vernetta and Fred dance East Coast Swing at one of her birthday parties.
Mark dances west coast swing with dance partner Christann at a winery.
Lori teaches line dancing at a hoedown.
Liza dances nightclub two-step with Victor.
Mark dances Argentine Tango.