Dashawn Davis

Dashawn is a professional dancer from Hartford, CT.  As a professional dancer, Dashawn has performed as a member of the Connecticut Sun “Solar Power” dance team and is the coach for the 860 Boys Dance Team as well as the Hartford Yard Goats youth dance team. Dashawn has also been involved in various dance projects including MTV’s Next Big Dance Move and a dancer for the Emmy award winning film “While You Were Gone” featured in Online Dance Magazine. 

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Tricia DeSario

Tricia DeSario is a dancer and an early childhood educator. She received her undergraduate degree in communication disorders and sciences from SUNY Geneseo. She worked as an early intervention therapist as well as in public schools as a speech therapist while living in NYC. Tricia then left that profession to pursue her dance career, performing in the musical theatre industry in regional theatre productions such as Holiday Inn at the Paper Mill Playhouse, in the national touring production of 42nd Street, and in television on the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. The pandemic brought a change in perspective with the birth of her daughter  and a change in location. She is now merging her two passions of early childhood development and dance, to bring the community of toddlers and their grownups together with movement and music classes. 

Daphne Zneimer

Daphne Zneimer is originally from Los Angeles, CA where she trained with Los Angeles Classical Ballet, Yuri Grigoriev, and Marat Daukayev School of Ballet. When in Los Angeles, she has performed with Royal Danish Ballet, Los Angeles Classical Ballet and been a guest artist for Aoelian Ballet. Daphne has studied during the summers with ABT, the Kirov Academy, Boston Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School, and LINES Ballet. Daphne spent a decade in San Francisco dancing nationally and internationally with Liss Fain Dance, Napoles Ballet, Adhesive Dance Theatre, Perceptions West, Maligrad, and Push Up Something Hidden. Daphne graduated with a B.F.A in Ballet Pedagogy from The Hartt School, University of Hartford. There she was featured in La Bayadere, Sleeping Beauty, works by Martha Graham, the title role of Juliet in Jean Grand-Maitre’s Romeo and Juliet and, performed with Adam Miller Dance Project. When Daphne moved back to Los Angeles she earned her pilates certification from Whole Body Method. Daphne is now teaching dance and pilates at Marat Daukayev School of Ballet and Bodyscape PT Clinic. Her focus is using all her ballet, modern, and pilates knowledge to build strong and healthy movers and dancers.

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