Leslie P. Ryan - Sensei, Master Instructor and Owner of Dinwiddie Karate Club
RIP Mrs. Kirstie 4/26/76 - 4/20/21
Kirstie A. Rauch - Teacher and Choregrapher
Kirstie has been dancing since the age of 2. She started dancing with her mom at Gloria Dance School of Dance and continued when her mom opened up Deborah School of Dance in 1981. Kirstie has been teaching since she was 18. She holds a degree in Early Childhood Education, is certified in CPR and First Aid and takes annual classes on child abuse. She currently teaches classes for Age 2-Grade 3 students.
Hollie R. Casey - Teacher, Choreographer & Business Manager
Hollie has danced since the age of 2 under the direction of Deborah. She has twirled baton since the age of 4. She is a certified Baton Twirling Coach through the National Baton Twirling Association. She has taken classes from various baton coaches and dance teachers. She has attended numerous dance workshops with national dance teachers. Hollie holds a BBA in Business Administration. Her dance career includes teaching at the Deborah School of Dance, coaching Prince George High School and Dinwiddie High School Majorettes, and teaching tap at the Chesterfield School of Ballet.
DeShon Rollins - Teacher and Choreographer
Colleen Parker - Irish Instructor
Colleen joined the staff in 2019 as our Irish Instructor
Sarah Holdsworth - Teacher for Ages 2-5
Alana Tyler - Teaches Hip Hop
Saranda Facemire - Saranda is a former student of the DSOD and has assisted with classes over the years. She joined our staff in 2021 as a teacher for various styles.
Tracy Dorgan - Teaches Zumba Fitness and Adult Classes