Erik Novoa has been dancing for 21 years, starting with ballet and continuing through jazz, modern dance, musical theatre, tap and, finally in 1998, West Coast Swing. In the years following, he soared through the rankings and has been a top-10 finalist in the US Open three times. Two years after starting West Coast Swing, he also won the national championships for Hustle. He is currently one of the major torches of both dances in the Northeast and in 2006 received the "Best of the Gold Coast" award for Best Way to Get in Step. Erik has an inspiring dance style and a standout teaching ability which you won't want to miss.
Originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Anna Brady combines the discipline of classical ballet with the creativity of partner dancing. She trained and performed in both classical and modern styles and also competed in ballroom/latin dance while at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Anna has recently performed with Erik Novoa in contemporary ballet pieces "Ordinary Day" (Choreographed by Erik & Anna) and "The Player" (Choreographed by Anna). She is known throughout the northeast for her "Spins, Turns & Technique" classes for partner dancing