Meet Our Team

Professional and Experienced

Changing Lives and Building Relationships Through Dance. 

Owner, Founder, Manager, Competition Director, Instructor, Choreographer

Leah Stupeck

Bachelor of Science in Dance Performance and Education from Ball State University. 25 years of performance and teaching experience. National dance competition title-winning teacher and choreographer. State and national title-winning dance team coach. Award-winning choreographer. National dance competition judge. Professional dance training in NYC. Professional dancer.

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Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor

Katie Tuttle

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Indiana University. Katie worked in the Cardiopulmonary rehab department at Dekalb Hospital and Luthern Hospital before managing the Cardiopulmonary Rehab and Fitness Center at St. Joe Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Instructor and Choreographer

Samantha Cooke

Samantha has been dancing since she was 5 years old, and instantly fell in love with dance. She danced for two different studios in Fort Wayne studying and competing in Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Lyrical and more. She continued dancing through college at Purdue University studying Organization Leadership and Supervision with minors in Dance and Communications. She started teaching classes in college, and moved back to Fort Wayne after graduating and continued teaching. Since college, she has become Acrobatic Arts Certified, and she is also Leap n Learn certified. Samantha, now, has been married for 5 years and has an adorable five year old son, named Nate. During the day, she works in independent medical coding and billing with her mom, and spends nights teaching for her second family, Ratio Dance.

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Instructor and Choreographer

Gabbie Snyder

Gabbie began her journey with dance at the age of three and by eight began competing with various studios around the Fort Wayne area. Joining the SACS dance team program in sixth grade she found her passion for dance and leadership and continued with Homestead Dance Team up until her senior year. After a season with the Madame Ants, Pacers Dance Team Affiliate, she has focused on her love for teaching and helping kids.

Instructor and Choreographer

Tessa Leins

Acrobatic Arts Certification, Alixa Flexibility Certification, USA Gymnastics Certified Acrobatics Instructor, USA Gymnastics Certified First Aid Safety and Risk Management Instructor, Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach.

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Instructor and Choreographer

Nikki Prichard

Nikki is the owner of AMP Tap Board, a portable tap floor business that just started in March of 2020.
She has been a professional choreographer for over 20 years. Most recently she choreographed for the Showboat Branson Belle in Branson, Mo. She has choreographed at amusement parks such as Cedar Point, King’s Dominion, Va., Kings Island, Oh. Carowinds, N.C. and Dorney Park, Pa. Nikki has won 8 international choreography awards for amusement parks. She choreographs for NBA half time shows, America’s Got Talent finalists, The
MOTHMEN, recording artist, Chaz Robinson, On the Fly Entertainment, studios, dance teams, show choirs, and pageants. She is a dance convention teacher and judges for a number of different companies, most recently joining the Dancewerks team out of Chicago, Ill. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Musical Theatre with a minor in Dance from Ball State University and is an Acro Arts certified instructor. As a professional performer, she danced on Carnival Cruise Lines, Legends In Concert, the Isle of Capri Casino’s, Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre, the Carousel Dinner Theatre, Cedar Point, a featured tap dancer with the Duke Ellington Orchestra NYC, the Elvis Birthday Tribute Tour, The Magic of Tim Hill, and many others.

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