Naomi is a performer, choreographer and professional dance instructor from Austin, TX. She attended New Mexico State University where she competed and performed on the University’s Ballroom dance company where she earned a degree in education with a minor in dance. Since graduating she has taught, choreographed, and performed for a variety of theater and dance companies. Some credits include a National Tour with the Utah Ballroom Dance Company, SLO Repertory Theatre, Central Coast Follies, Walt Disney World, and D.A.M. Entertainment. Locally, Naomi has performed with The Philharmonic Orchestra and the Fine Arts Center. Naomi is an active social dancer who regularly travels all over the country to take lessons and dance with some of the top pros in the world. Naomi is also a loving mother and a proud Air Force wife who shares her passion for dance wherever the Air Force sends her.
Jesse Greaves-Smith holds a master’s degree in instruction from the University of Denver and brings 12 years of teaching experience to Dance Wonderland. He performed with CU Boulder’s Rueda de Casino salsa team, and has spent the last three years teaching salsa and Bachata basics to 1000+ people through Black Belt Salsa. Having taught dance, rock climbing, archery, and martial arts to groups of all ages, he excels at helping people master new physical motions in ways that work for them. He focuses on helping individuals become comfortable with whichever social dance they’re learning, and helping couples connect as dance partners. He strives to bring a sense of humor, enjoyment, and personal growth to his classes