Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Jennifer has always known that dancing was her true passion. With ove 20 years of dance training and Pilates certifications, she has a large amount of knowledge and experience in dance and body mechanics.
For 14 years Jennifer pursued extensive training in classical ballet, pas de deux, Pointe, jazz, modern/contemporary, hip hop, and tap. She had the opportunity to train at many well-known schools including Atlanta Ballet, Georgia Ballet, and Ballet Memphis. In addition to her dance training Jennifer pursued an education in Pilates ultimately obtaining her instructor certifications in 2007.
In 2008 Jennifer took her first ballroom dance lesson, where she fell in love with the style. From that day forward, she devoted herself to pursuing a career in ballroom dancing. Jennifer quickly became a strong competitor in the International division and finalist at the United States Dance Championships. Since then, her career in ballroom dancing has taken her all over the country including California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.
For Patrizio dancing is not only a way of life but a passion. With over 22 years of dance training and over 13 years of teaching experience he is truly a world-class instructor.
In 1996 Patrizio participated in his first competition where he not only won his first title, but discovered his love for the sport. For the next 18 years Patrizio trained with some of the top professional coaches in Italy winning many 1st place titles, leading up to his placement in the final at the Italian Championships.
Wanting to share his knowledge and love for dance, Patrizio began teaching in 2002. With his drive to provide the best dance experience to his students, he became one of the most sought-after instructors. Under his instruction, many of his students earned 1’st place Italian championship titles. In addition to teaching his students Patrizio also wanted to give back to the community, obtaining his certification to provide dance instruction to children with disabilities.
In 2013, Patrizio moved to the United States; where he is now happy to call Atlanta, Georgia his new home.