About The Staff of Premier Tumbling & Dance

Cincinnati, OH Dance Instructors

Vicki Wallace – Program Director

Vicki is the Owner of Premier Tumbling & Dance. She has been involved in the Dance, Tumbling and Cheer industry since 1991. She has coached tumbling, dance and cheer teams on a Regional and National level. Vicki has managed recreational and competitive programs for various gyms and studios.

In addition to owning Premier Tumbling and Dance, she also created and directed the tumbling/gymnastic/cheer program for the City of Mason. Vicki has two daughters who have grown up in the dance and cheer world.

Attending teacher/owner workshops and conventions around the country has helped her build Premier Tumbling & Dance to the level of success it has reached and still climbing.

Vicki is USAG Safety certified and has outstanding credentials in Childhood Developmental Education and Movement.

Angie McNeil – Competition Director

Angie is one of the top choreographers and teachers of Premier Tumbling & Dance. Angie’s passion and love for all types of dance shines through in her enthusiasm, excitement and encouragement toward her students. She attended the University of Cincinnati and was a member the UC Dance team which holds four National Champion Titles, 3 Gold Medals/3 World Champion Titles and been placed among the nation's elite dance teams.

Angie has been tumbling and dancing since the age of 3. She is trained in all forms of dance such as ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, hip-hop and acro. Angie has traveled to many dance intensive workshops throughout the country. During these workshops she got the privilege of not only meeting, but dancing and learning from some of the top choreographers in the dance world today.

Angie is planning on continuing to travel and expand her dance experience as well as teach and choreograph for all the Premier Tumbling & Dance students.

Shannon Wallace – Recital Director

Shannon is a graduate of Loveland High School and is attending the University of Cincinnati in the College of Business. She has been dancing, tumbling and cheering since the age of 3.

Shannon has been coaching tumbling, dance and competition teams since 2005. She has danced many styles of dance throughout her youth, high school and college years on a regional and national level.

Shannon continues to improve her knowledge of the most current choreography trends by attending workshops across the country.

Learning from the top choreographers in the dance world has given Shannon the opportunity to coach the students of Premier with all of the newest and most popular dance styles and routines.

In the past few years, Shannon has won choreography awards and produced many National titles for Premier.



Karla Park

Karla is a mother of two boys and resides in the Cincinnati area. Karla joined Premier Tumbling & Dance in 2010 after moving back to Cincinnati from Phoenix, Arizona.

During her 15 years in Arizona, she was involved in many facets of the tumbling, cheer and fitness industry. Karla was a tumbling and cheer instructor during this time at Desert Tumbling and directed many after school programs in the Arizona area. Karla has been a head instructor for NCA (National Cheer Association) since 1992 and Competition Coordinator since 2006.

Her background also includes a love for fitness as she is a fitness instructor teaching aerobics and boot camps for all ages. Karla’s certification as a back office medical assistant is also a positive for the students at Premier. Karla’s knowledge brings many talents, skills and ideas to Premier Tumbling and Dance.
 

Cory Tomasetti - Fitness Director

After graduating high school, Cory attended Miami University of Ohio and majored in Exercise Science and Physiology in pursuit of a degree in Corporate Fitness. While studying at Miami, she was hired to teach cardio-aerobic classes on campus for the staff and students.

Shortly after college, Cory began teaching fitness classes and worked as a personal trainer at Bally’s and Paramount Fitness here in Cincinnati.

Cory is also a former Cincinnati Ben-Gal cheerleader. She is currently teaching cardio-fitness and weight training classes at Premier Tumbling and Dance and works alongside her husband in their own health and wellness company.

Both opportunities allow Cory to pursue her passion in the wellness industry and, most importantly, to make a positive difference in the lives of others. Cory resides in Goshen, Ohio with her husband and 6 children.

Laurie Cawood

Laurie has been a member of the Premier Tumbling and Dance Staff since 2005. She directed the tumbling and gymnastics program at the Mason Community Center prior to joining the Premier family. She is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. Laurie has been working with children since 1985 in various education and youth programs.

Laurie’s background in education is a great asset to Premier. Our youth programs continue to flourish as a result of Laurie’s educational background.

Laurie also owns and manages Cawood Flooring Company in Blue Ash Ohio with her husband Jeff.


Debbie Burns

 

Debbie resides in Batavia, Ohio and is a mother of 8.  During her busy life, she has dedicated her time coaching various youth sports including gymnastics and tumbling.
 
She has been a coach for Premier Tumbling and Dance since 2005.  Debbie is trained in all levels of tumbling and works especially well with the upper level tumblers.  


Her background as an EMT is also a major benefit here at Premier.  Her knowledge in injury prevention has proven to be a plus for the students she coaches.
 
Debbie has an awesome approach to teaching which strengthens the Premier programs.




Lainee Moody

Lainee is a graduate of Loveland High School and is attending the University of Cincinnati, majoring in English Literature with a minor in communication. She has been cheering, tumbling and dancing since the first grade. She cheered all four years of high school and was part of the schools competitive cheerleading squad, going to numerous competitions around the tri-state area. She tumbled at Premier and was part of our hip-hop competition team, dancing with her varsity cheerleading squad.

Lainee attended Eastern Kentucky University for two years with a cheerleading scholarship before returning home. Cheering at the collegiate level advanced Lainee’s knowledge in cheering, tumbling and stunting at a highly disciplined level.
Lainee still practices her skills in tumbling as well as putting together routine material.  She has also assisted coaches from different schools with judging cheerleading try-outs. 


Hannah Dorfmueller
began her formal ballet training in the Greater Cincinnati under former Cincinnati Ballet principal dancers and current Joffrey Academy of Dance Artistic Directors Alexei Kremnev and Anna Reznik. At the same time she studied modern under former Dayton Contemporary Dance Company dancer Terrence Greene. In summer intensives she studied under coaches such as Bolshoi Master Teacher Aleksander Bondarenko and former prima ballerina of the Joffrey Ballet and American Ballet Theater Eleanor D’Antuono.  Ms. Dorfmueller attended the prestigious Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts two year residency program where she studied under Elena Tchernichova, former Ballet Mistress for American Ballet Theater and coach to Mikhail Baryshnikov. While at Nutmeg she was chosen to perform choreography created and coached by Momix Director Moses Pendleton.  Ms. Dorfmueller joined Ballet Quad Cities in the 2002 though 2008 where she performed many principal and soloist roles in choreographies by Johanne Jackelln, Mathew Keefe, Deanna Carter and Steve Beirens.
 
Throughout Ms. Dorfmueller’s career she has enjoyed teaching and coaching in pre-professional schools as well as developing and fulfilling outreach programs in elementary schools.

Miranda Hamilton 

Kara Lam


Junior Staff :
Kendyl Edwards
Catherine McNeil
Kendra Crouch
Erica Padgett
Ally Wallace
Brittany Weeder

Jr. Assistants:
Ashley Fasola
Madyson Hoffman

Shaina Kadakia
Chloe Etter
Avery Finley

Desk Staff:
Traci McReynolds - Office Manager
Lindy Crouch
Pam McNeil
Tish Powers
Dena Etter


Contact Premier Tumbling & Dance today at 513-677-1240 for all of your Cincinnati, OH dance instruction needs.

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