Heidi Smith-Miranda is a seasoned professional Ballroom Dance Instructor and former Ballroom Dance Champion. For ten years Heidi and her partners traveled the United States, Canada and England to compete, often winning first place titles. During those ten years, she and her partners also traveled extensively to train with only the best Ballroom Dance coaches, including United States Professional Champions and World Professional Champions.Heidi began teaching in 1997 and finds great joy in helping others discover the wonderful world of Ballroom dance!
Monica Mohn is a 3- time “USA Dance” National Ballroom champion, winning titles in 9 different styles of dance. A dancer her whole life, she “highkicked” her way through high school and college on the dance lines. (She holds a Bachelor of Arts from St Cloud State University.) Her exposure to ballroom dance came one night while listening to a big band dance concert. She signed up for group lessons, entering her first competition with thesimple goal of using it as practice and… the passion for ballroom dance soon took hold! In 2002 she transferred her passion and enthusiasm from competition into teaching. Monica is a talented teacher. Her teaching style makes it easy and fun to learn dance for all levels. With a full range of dance styles from Ballroom to Thriller Line Dance everyone can enjoy dance from her instruction! She brings the joy of dance to Special needs groups, senior groups, high school groups and church groups. Working with wedding couples, in 2010 her wedding dance instruction was up for "Best Of" awards, presented by MN Bride. In addition to teaching, she’s coached competitive ballroom performance teams, choreographed flash mobs for MN based Fortune 500 companies and dance routines for local MN bands.