With over ten years of ballroom teaching, competition, and choreography experience, Justin is ready to help students of all levels reach their full potential.
Justin has been teaching as a full-time dance instructor since the age of 19, where he trained under Terry Dean. He went on to teach in Charlottesville, Virginia for many years. Justin has competed in Pro-Am competitions around the country, winning multiple Top Teacher and Top Studio awards.
Justin specializes in American Smooth, Rhythm and International Standard. He currently competes in the Rising Star and Open Professional categories in American Smooth with his partner Lynda Petersen.
Justin recognizes the importance of continual learning not only for himself but also for his students. He sharpens his technique as he regularly trains with industry’s leading coaches and passes these lessons along to his students. Justin believes when his students succeed, he succeeds.