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About Me

I believe that ballroom and social dancing is one of the best and healthiest activities for all kinds of people and I'm making it my business to teach and promote dance throughout the community. 

Experience

Dance instructor

learn to dance with ian, llc
20162017

I started my own business in 2016, where I was able to work independently and gain invaluable teaching and business experience. 

Dance instructor

city of las vegas arts
20162017

This was my first teaching job, where I worked among talented instructors of many different crafts for the city.

Education

Elite Dance Studio

Primary Instructor: Lynssay Ray
20142017

This was my first introduction to the world of dance outside of the Arthur Murray chain and where I became familiar with the DVIDA syllabus

Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Primary Instructor: Angela Perez
20132015

This is the studio where I really fostered my love of dance and began my serious study of ballroom. I have been exposed to many styles of dances and teaching methods, always with an emphasis on good leading skills and technique.

Sergei's Dance Studio

Primary Instructor: Christine Bar
2015

I studied at this studio for outside coaching as I pursue my teaching goals

Other Studios

Various
20102015

Aside from my formal training with instructors in different one-on-one dance programs, I've participated in a number of social dance groups including Aruba Swings and Sin City Salseros over the last few years.

Skills

American Smooth
  • Waltz
  • Tango
  • Foxtrot
  • Vienesse Waltz
American Rhythm 
  • Rumba
  • Cha Cha
  • Bolero
  • East Coast Swing
Social dances
  • Salsa
  • West Coast Swing
  • Bachata
  • Hustle