Debbie began her career in Ballroom Dancing for Arthur Murray Studios in 1981. She moved to Charleston in 1984 to work for the local Arthur Murray Studio. From 1998 to 2009 Debbie was the Franchisee owner/operator of the Charleston Arthur Murray. She was hired by Toni Basil (singer of "Oh Mickey") to instruct Julia Roberts and Dennis Quaid for the movie "Something to Talk About". In 2009 Debbie became an independent instructor for Ballroom Dance Charleston. Annually Debbie teaches the debutants and their partners for the Debutant Ball held at Hibernian Hall in downtown Charleston. In addition, Debbie works with Cindy Grosso, world renowned etiquette expert teaching Cotillion young adults the value of ballroom dancing. Just to name a few of the functions she instructs. Furthermore, she is the instructor for the advanced classes as well as the beginner classes held weekly at Ballroom Dance Charleston.
Stanley has been teaching for 38 years. He previously taught at Fred Astaire studios, Celebrity cruise line, The Citadel, and owned/operated Ballroomplus for 13 years. He has professional certifications from NDTA in Master: American Smooth and American Rhythm and a Silver Dance Achievement Certificate from Arthur Murray International. Stanley is a certified Professional Member of NDTA and a member of the US Terpsichore Association - C+D+ (Style & Level).
David started as a student in 1976, and received instructions for 6 years. He passed his Bronze Level 3 as a student. After he left the Navy in 1985 he started teaching and worked for Arthur Murray for 17 years teaching all levels of dance. He competed professionally for 3 years and has been an Independent Instructor since 2002. David was also certified as a Master Examiner from 2002-2005.
From a competitive dancer to a father of two. James has realized dancing has brought him such a positive impact in his life. With over 20 years of teaching experience, he has trained professional competitors to complete beginners, from age of 5 years old to age of 80 years young. His goal is to share his passion with whomever seeks it with a personalized approach.