Our Team of Dance Instructors

Just Dancin has recruited some of Rock Hill's most accomplished dance instructors, each of whom brings their own personal approach to the dance floor. See below who they are:

Lori Sneed
Owner / Artistic Director

Lori Grissom-Sneed is the Owner and Artistic Director of Just Dancin' Dance Studio. Lori has danced for 42 years and has 30 years teaching experience. She has traveled the country taking classes under numerous choreographers such as Gregory Hines, Frank Hatchet, Debbie Dee, Savion Glover, Debbie Allen and many many more. Lori has also traveled to New York many times taking master classes in various studios, including Broadway Dance Center. She is currently the Regional Director for a national dance competition, Dance Machines Productions Americas, and also a staff member of Boogie Fever USA dance competition.

 

She and her students have competed up and down the East coast and on Carnival cruise lines. Her students have won many regional and national awards over the years. Lori has also yearly won many choreography awards at regional and national competitions. Several of Lori's dancers have gone on to dance in shows and on cruises.  She also has students and former teachers in training who have opened their own studios. Lori was also previously the Spirit Coordinator / Dance Team Coach for Winthrop University for 7 years.  

 

Lori's goal is to have every child she teaches have the best dance experience they can and bring out the best in every dancer through training and technique. Dance is life to Lori and she wants all of her students to feel the same. She treats students like family because family is important. Lori is married to David Sneed and they have four children Kassidy 13 yrs, Tristan 8 yrs, Preston 7 yrs, and Anniston 4 yrs old. Lori looks forward to teaching your child and hopes her training will be an asset to your child in his or her dance life.

Brooke Ashley Barber
Instructor: Tap / Jazz / Technique

 

Brooke has over 20 years of dance experience as both a performer and choreographer. She has trained extensively in tap, ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, and hip-hop taking classes in professional studios in New York City and San Francisco. Brooke has competed nationally with the Winthrop University Dance Team, as well as with a dance company overseas in Germany.  She has received numerous overall and performance awards, as well as choreography awards. She teaches all ages at the studio and is looking forward to another great year at Just Dancin'.

Danielle Albaqammi
Instructor: Ballet

Danielle began her ballet training at the age of six at Miss Donna's School of Dance in Rock Hill,SC. She continued her training in ballet, jazz, tap modern and lyrical at the Academy of the Arts at Winthorp University. In 2001, she attended Just Dancin' Dance Studio for two years. After competing for a year at Just Dancin', she was accepted to the South Carolina's Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities with a concentration in dance.

 

At the age of fifteen she began studying under Stanislav Issaev, Iria Ushakova, Robert Barnett, Sandra Neels and Loyd Whitmore. While attending Governor's School for three years she added to her repertoire classical works as well as original pieces by students and faculty. After graduating from Governor's School with an Arts diploma, she has continued studying dance with The North Carolina Dance Theatre and at Winthorp University Dance Department.

April Buddin
Instructor: Tap / Jazz / Ballet for Children's Program

April Buddin has been dancing for 30 plus years. April has taken from Just Dancin' for many years, and has been a teacher at Just Dancin' for several years. April taught at Gymnastics Unlimited , assisted at Laura Smith and is a camp dance instructor for kids at nursery schools. April is also the Youth Director at India Hook UMC.  April worked for Walt Disney World and played the role of many different characters and was a part of the light parades. April's favorite dance style is tap , but she loves all styles of dance. April will be a big part of our children’s dance program.

Brittany Burris Graff

Instructor: Tap / Jazz / Lyrical for Children's Program

 

Brittany Burris has been dancing for 15 years. Brittany started dancing at Just Dancin’ at the age of 7 and has been here ever since. She has been teaching dance for 8 years, and she is also a full time nanny. Brittany attended York Technical College and received the Medical Office Certificate. Brittany has traveled to New York and Georgia to take master classes from top choreographers. She has won many awards in her career.  Brittany is looking forward to teaching your kids this year and always has a great time with them at the studio.

Where to Find the Studio

Just Dancin
2685 Celanese Rd
Rock Hill, SC 29732
 
Phone: +1 803-230-3031

Email: justdancindancestudio@gmail.com

 

Or use our contact form.

Studio Hours

Our dance studio is open during the following hours:

 

Mon. - Thurs.:  

4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

 

Summer Hours:

Please call studiio for hours.

Studio News

Registration for 2017-2018 dance year is now open! 

We are excited to start another dance year at Just Dancin!  We offer classes from ages 2 through adult, both recreational and competitive classes.  Classes will start the week of August 7, 2017.  

 

Registration Dates:

July 27 - 5:00 - 8:00 pm

July 29 - 10:00 - 12:00 noon

July 31 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Aug. 1 - 3 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm

 

Please contact Lori Grissom-Sneed at 803-230-3031 if you need to schedule another date for registration.


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