Chad Geiger is from Dallas, TX, where he gained experience dancing with companies like 6 o'clock Dance Theater, 8 & 1 Dance Company and The Neighborhood.  He worked as an assistant director at Dance Company of Wylie, a local studio whose focus was to create a healthy environment for kids to grow and dance.  Since moving to LA, Chad has had the opportunity to appear in national commercials, work on television shows such as 'So You Think You Can Dance' and 'America's Got Talent' and dance behind artists including Alexa Friedman, Dua Lipa and Miguel.  Chad currently dances with the acclaimed dance company, 'Academy of Villains' and is excited for the opportunity to teach again.  

Lynne Schabhetl graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelors Degree in Dance from Dean College in 2013. She also attended the Alvin Ailey summer intensive in 2012. She has extensive training in both Horton and Limon techniques as well as ballet, contemporary, jazz, musical theater, hip hop and tap. Post graduation she began teaching dance camps, classes, repertory classes and working as a freelance choreographer throughout southern Maine.  Her piece "Raven Like A Writing Desk" was showcased at the American College Dance Festival Association (ACDFA) in 2014.  She became the choreographer in residence for IndieDance Works, a modern dance company located in Portland, Maine for their 2014-2015 season. Upon moving to Los Angeles she has been training with Academy of Villains and teaching fitness and dance.

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Miss Meghann:  A Boston native who's been dancing since she was three, Meghann studied Dance and Theatre at both Hofstra and Jacksonville Universities.  She has been teaching dance for the past 15 years in both the New England and Los Angeles areas.  She has performed with local dance and theatre companies and most notably in the hybrid dance-theater company, Thrance.  In addition to Kick Start, she runs a preschool dance program at local area preschools.  She is also a proud director and choreographer with Upstage Theater Schools.  Now in it's twelfth successful year, Kick Start Dance has become her west coast family.  She couldn't be happier teaching kids...and dancing!