is the principle male instructor of Terry Dean’s Ballroom Dance Studio. He originally started as an instructor with Arthur Murray’s Ballroom Dance studio, and he stayed with them for 19 years, while winning numerous awards and competitions with his students. Terry opened his own professional ballroom dance studio in Charlottesville in 1996. Not only is Terry a wonderful dancer, but he has had the most successful ballroom dance studio in town for years! He continues to win awards as an independent studio. For example, his student won “Top Student” at the 2008 Yuletide Ball Championships in Washington DC, and Terry won a prized Top Teacher award. This past December Terry Dean’s Dance Studio was presented the Top Studio Award at the 2013 Yuletide Ball Championships out of 35 represented studios from the east coast and midwest. No need to be a competitor to enjoy lessons with Terry, though. He loves bringing out the best in his students regardless of level!
Tara joined the staff at Terry Dean's in early 2009, and has provided an injection of fun, energy, and enthusiasm. She is a terrific dancers and helps all our students put dance into their lives. One of her students placed 3rd Overall Top Male Student at the 2013 Yuletide Ball Championships in Washington, D.C. Weather you are a brand new dancer, or more experienced, she loves teaching couples and singles, and makes an exceptionally great member of our team.
Adam Mehring joined our staff in 2011. He teaches private and group lessons, and enjoys working with couples and singles. In 2013 he had one of his students earn a Top Student award at the Yuletide Ball Championships in Washington, D.C. and was awarded a Top Teacher Prize, himself.
Join his growing student body and have a lot of fun learning to dance!
Justin started working here at Terry Dean's in 2008 and has explored many parts of the world furthering his dancing. He is back with our staff and teaching once again with new flair and infectious energy! A great member of our team he adds technique and styling that will help to make you the dancer everyone has the potential to be. Be sure to grab him for a dance and be swept off your feet!
Taylor joined our staff in late 2012 and has been a wonderful addition to the studio. His unique blend of humor and technique is sure to get you dancing. In December 2013 Taylor had two students awarded Top Student awards at the Yuletide Ball Championships in Washington, D.C. Taylor is driven to
bring out the best in his students and wants to teach YOU to dance!