JoAnn is most famous in the studio for being Brian’s mom, and the voice of Dance Louisville. She started working at Dance Louisville in 2012 and has continued to be a great asset to the studio. JoAnn is in charge student scheduling, studio rental and other important functions that allow the the dancers to dance and the studio to run smoothly!
There is a good chance that JoAnn, also known as JoMama, is the first person you will talk to on the phone and the first smiling face you will see as you walk in for group class. She works hard at being very helpful in getting new students started. JoAnn is one our ‘secret weapons’ in making people feel comfortable when they first begin dancing!
Here are a few fun facts about JoMama!
- What is your favorite thing about watching people dance?
~ I absolutely love watching people’s expressions. From faces to feet…the body language of various skill levels fascinates me!
- What are some words of wisdom for people who are wanting to come try dance for the first time?
~ Try a class or a private lesson! You’ll laugh a lot, meet new people, and learn a new skill. It can become your one hour vacation from the rest of your life.
- What are your super powers as JoMama!?!
~ Hmmm I think my super powers are as follows: making people feel comfortable whenever they step foot in the studio or over the phone, matching students with instructors when they are first starting out AND my ability to maintain my voice after using up all 6 hours of time on my blue tooth. That’s a looooong time on the phone!
- Do you have a favorite dance movie?
~ Dirty Dancing! A classic among classics!
- What is your favorite thing about Dance Louisville?
~ For sure THE PEOPLE, also known as MY PEOPLE! As well as our ability to provide a welcoming, fun atmosphere where people can laugh, learn and grow in confidence!
- Do you have a favorite time of year? If so, when?
~ Yes! Definitely the Fall…because it leads to the Christmas season (And JoMama loves her holiday Hallmark movies!
- What’s your favorite dance style?
~ Gotta be West Coast Swing…We were the first studio to teach it in Louisville and it’s still going strong in our 14th year!
JoMama is the coolest! Come in and meet her yourself!! 🙂