Linda has taught dancing to students of all ages and levels for over 30 years. She has owned her own studio and been the dance director an another studio, producing outstanding dance programs. She trained in the Northern Virginia area, NYC, and teacher trained by Dance Masters of America at Kent State University in ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical and Acrobatics. Linda's dancers have won numerous awards, made high school and college dance teams, performed in Disney World, Universal Studios, Fox Channel 5 as well have professional careers teaching dance and performing on Broadway.
In 1989 Linda was selected to choreograph three routines for twenty of her students to perform in the Bob McGraff Show at the International Children's Festival at Wolf Trap. Linda teaches our top award winning Company Tap classes at Dance Xone, and in 2016 her Youth Tap dance received the "Starstruck Cup." Ms Linda is the Mother of four adult children and a proud Grandmother.
Joanne has over twenty five years of experience providing innovative dance, baton and acrobatics instruction to her students. She studied dance under dance masters from Tidewater Ballet, Richmond Ballet and New York City Ballet.
She has danceD professionally for Kings Productions and has numerous Musical Theater production credits to include: Pippin, 42nd Street, and Fiddler On The Roof.
She was principle dancer with the Petersburg Ballet and also has danced with Concert Ballet of Virginia and Tidewater Ballet Association.
Before marrying and traveling extensively with her Army Colonel husband, Joanne owned and directed Sussex Surry Dance Academy. She has many years experience choreographing award winning pieces for competitions.
Margie Bozek is our office assistant in the Xone and we are lucky to have her! Her daughter, Denise, is a DXX graduate having danced at Dance Xone for 13 years. Margie has incredible experience working with children having been a pre school teacher for many years and also serving on the board of another pre school. Her enthusiasm and positive energy brighten our sutdio!
Margie is a Mom to three adult children and the proud and loving Grandmother to two beautiful granddaughters.
Joy is a 2016 graduate of Shenandoah University where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance and a minor in Religion. While at Shenandoah Joy had the opportunity to be a part of several dance residencies including: John Lehrer, Mike Esperanza, Stephanie Martinez and Company E. She also participated two Summers with the Christopher K Morgan Company Summer intensives. In the Summer of 2015 Joy was a back up dancer for "Weird Al Yankovich World Tour" in Baltimore. While in College, Joy has continued to choreograph many award winning pieces for Dance Xone. In June 2016, Joy danced a solo in closing worship at the Virginia United Methodist annual conference.
Joy grew up dancing since the age of 2. She is a graduate of Robinson High school where she was on their dance team, Captain her Senior year. She danced in the halftime of the Capitol One Bowl game in Orlando three times. She has taken master classes with Ron Brown, Paul Taylor and Angelo Rivera. Joy won the National championship with her solo dance in Hershey Pennsylvania.
Joy works for the Spiritual Life Department at Shenandoah University and returns to the full time Dance Xone staff as choreographer and teacher.
Allie graduated from Virginia Tech in 2015 where she studied Biology. Allie grew up dancing at a local dance studio, where she began to teach dance to younger children. She was a graduate of Centreville High School where she was a member of their dance team. While at Virginia Tech, Allie was a member of the Fusion Dance Team and continued to teach dance and choreograph.
Allie came to Dance Xone n the Summer of 2015 where she teaches youth ballet and jazz. In addition,she has choreographed duets and ensembles for our studio that have received awards both at the local and national levels. Allie is teacher's aide in Fairfax County Public Schools.
Megan is co teaches dances at Dance Xone is office an office assistant two days a week. She is a 2015 DXX graduate having studied all types of dance Including three years of choreography training. . She has taken numerous master classes and performed in the halftime show of the Capital One Bowl Game.
Megan is attending college part time and is a manager for American Eagle Outfitters.
Tori started taking dance classes at age 4 where she fell in love with the "spotlight." She has since studied ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop, lyrical, poms and tap at several local dance studios, joining Dance Xone in its early years while she was in middle school. Tori was a 4 year member of the Robinson High School Dance Team, serving as Captain her junior and senior years.
In college, Tori was a member of the Longwood Company of Dancers, where she was Costume Mistress and choreographed several pieces. She has worked as an instructor for Eastern Cheer and Dance Association and danced with Mayzsoul Inc. Dance Company. She has danced in the Pro Bowl halftime show in Honolulu, HI as well as at the Dance Place, the Warner Theater, Atlas Performing Arts Center, and the Verizon Center in Washington, DC and Dance New Amsterdam in NYC. In recent seasons, Tori's choreography has won National Championship in Ocean City, MD as well as the Fusion Judge's Award and Outstanding Ensemble Judge's Award in Woodbridge, VA.
Tori graduated from Longwood University with her B.A. in Liberal Studies: Elementary Education and from George Mason University with her M.Ed. in Educational Leadership: Math Specialist Leader. She is currently a Title I Math Resource teacher with Fairfax County Public Schools and dances with the Beth Elliott Dance Group.