Danica | Studio Owner & Instructor
Danica Vittoria began as a student with Tracie Whitman of Whitman Dance Studio in 2001 and continued her training up until today. Danica has trained at the Pulse Dance Teacher’s Workshop in NYC in 2014 as well as the Dance Teacher’s Summit in Long Beach in 2015, 2017 and in San Diego 2018. She has taken many different styles of dance classes from renown teachers and choreographers such as Mia Michaels, Tyce Diorio, Gil Duldulao, and Denise Wall. Danica believes in continuous education, even as a teacher one never stops learning especially in the constant changing world of dance. She has danced and worked for Disneyland in Anaheim as well as an NBA D-league dance team in Bakersfield. She teaches and firmly believes that dance just like any other sport is only developed and crafted through hard work and dedication.
Aside from teaching dance Danica is also the head preschool teacher at South Fork Preschool and the director of the Kern Valley Aquatics Program. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Child and Adolescent Psychology in August 2017.
Danica loves teaching children and watching them grow as they learn new skills. She is also a certified Zumba instructor.
Ms. Mia- Student Assistant
Favorite Style of Dance- Hip hop
Has been dancing 11 years
Favorite part of being assistant- Helping young dancers understand and watching the joy it gives them when they finally master something.
Advice to dancers- "Don't compare yourself to the dancer next to you, you bring your own talent to the table."
Fun fact about Ms. Mia- She is working on getting her hunting license.
Ms. Madison- Student Assistant
Favorite style of dance- Modern/ Jazz
Has been dancing for 10 years
Favorite part about being an assistant- I love watching the kids learn and progress.
Advice to dancers- "Never give up, always give 110%, never lower your standards, always strive to meet your goals."
Fun Fact: I have 15 pets
Ms. Kalayna- Student Assistant
Favorite style of dance- Improv/ Hip Hop
Has been dancing 9 years
Favorite part of being an assistant- Getting to build bonds with all the young dancers
Advice to dancers- "Don't let any obstacles put you down, always stay positive."
Fun fact: I have danced at many conventions with some great teachers such as Will Loftis, Blake McGrath, and Debbie Allen.