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Our Professionals 

Our instructors are committed to helping you learn the art of DANCE! 

All instructors are CPR/First Aid Certified.  

Rachael Moore Founder/Lead Instructor/Fitness Professional Ballroom Fit
Founder/Lead Instructor/
Fitness Professional 

Rachael has been dancing since a very young age. With over two decades of Gymnastics and Cheerleading under her belt, she has taken ballroom dancing by storm. Rachael started ballroom dancing in 2005 and knew from the first moments that she had a passion for it. Being a coach since she was 15 years old, Rachael knows how to train beginners to advanced students ranging in ages all the way from kids to adults. With her Bachelors in Health and Science from Armstrong Atlantic State University, Rachael plans to use her knowledge and abilities to teach anyone who wants to learn about Fitness and dance or both. Rachael uses her knowledge contributed by Anatomy, Exercise Physiology, and Nutrition to help others thrive in the world of dance and fitness. She has studied many theorists like Laban/Bartenieff to enhance the programs that she teaches and creates. She contributes her time to local charities like CASA and Alzheimer's Association that supports dance to raise awareness. She has started a Kids/Teen Ballroom Dance Team that competes and showcases in the area of the Lowcountry. Rachael currently competes professionally with her students in Pro/Am divisions. With her dance fitness experience, Rachael has developed a program called, "Ballroom Fit and Latin Cardio" based on her expertise in the Health and Fitness field pairing with the Independent Ballroom company called DVIDA/Dance Vision for dance patterns. Rachael’s active lifestyle encourages everyone to eat, drink, and live dancing and is now mixed with FITNESS! Rachael lives in the area with her husband where she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and fur-babies while continuing her education in Dance and Exercise. 

Darrell Hip Hop Ballet Twerkfit

Darrell Davis 

Hip Hop and Twerkfit Director

Darrell Davis started his dance career at 4 years old in New York City. In 1989, he moved to Savannah, GA to continue his dance education. He began his study of dance in more detail at age 9 while attending local performing arts and magnet schools. Darrell's training allowed him to travel across the US with scholarships and internships while learning various styles.

He is well versed at teaching Ballet, Modern, African, Horton, Contemporary, and various styles in Hip Hop.

Darrell has created a program called "Twerk-fit" at Salon de Baile Dance & Fitness Studio.

Darrell is well versed in teaching all ages how to dance while continuing to educate himself every day!

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Kimberly Capracotta

Bronze Ballroom Instructor

Kimberly began dancing in March 2018 when she went to her first ballroom fitness class with a friend. Within a few months, she was hooked on dance, participating in group classes, private lessons, showcases and even her first competition! The self-proclaimed book nerd quickly fell in love with a sport!

Now, sharing her love for people, dancing, and life, Kimberly has joined SdeB as a ballroom dance and fitness instructor.

She loves working with, and teaching, other dancers, regardless of experience.  As someone who did not begin her own dance journey until she was in her 30s, she has a special spot in her heart for beginners wanting to take that first step into a new experience.

Kimberly is the owner of Becoming U, a Health and Fitness Coaching business to help people desiring a cheerleader and coach on their journey to living their best lives!

She is a certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant, who obtained certification through American Fitness Professionals & Associates and is Board Certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. Kimberly is certified as a Group Fitness Instructor through AFFA. 

Kimberly fully embraces our studio motto: Dance and Fitness is for Everyone!

Kimberly looks forward to accompanying YOU on YOUR journey to better health through the world of dance - physically and mentally.

Allison Gaydish

Turn Up, Dirtylicicous & Stretching for Dance Instructor

Allison Gaydish lives in Rincon with her three children and husband. She was raised in New Jersey and danced and baton twirled competitively from the ages of four to 13. From the ages of eight to 16, she was involved in competitive cheerleading, developing a passion for dance and demonstrating great skill in gymnastics. Her high energy performances led to her winning many cheerleading awards. 

 

As she was entering adulthood, Allison encountered several traumatic life events which affected her health and well-being. During this time, she stopped doing what she loved: Dance. Fortunately, after becoming a young mother and building a strong family environment, she once again found her passion for dance and fitness. From these experiences, she knew her soul's purpose was to help others heal through the power and dance and movement. 

 

Allison is a graduate of the Dharma Coaching Institute and is a Spiritual and Soul Purpose Life Coach. She loves to connect on a deeper level with women 1-on-1 through her coaching business: I AM Alive Again. She offers guidance to women, helping them feel confident in their own skin, sharing how important it is to make time for themselves and the things that make them feel Alive.

 

Allison is certified to teach DIRTYLICIOUS DANCE FITNESS, a fun and sexy choreographed cardio-based workout for all dance levels, and TURN UP DANCE FITNESS, a high intensity interval training (H.I.I.T.) workout for all dance and fitness levels.  She encourages everyone to dance ruthlessly, live loudly, and evolve unapologetically! Both formats leave you feeling empowered, confident, and sexy. She looks forward to bringing her flavor to SdeB. 

Rick Argentine Tango

Rick started his career in Dance with Music first.  He is an honorable veteran with the United States Army where he served as the Military Band Conductor.  After his retirement, Rick started his dance career in ballroom and quickly loved the art of Argentine Tango and Swing. Rick has trained with the best in the World for Argentine Tango and loves to share his knowledge with others. He is known for his dry, quick sense of humor and will get your feet moving quickly on the dance floor.  Rick currently is an instructor of Musicality/Movement, Argentine Tango, and West Coast Swing. 


Rick is only accepting private lessons at this time. 

Argentine Tango Instructor 

Rick Cody

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Alfredo Horna 

Master Ballroom Instructor 

Alfredo is dedicated to providing quality dance instruction by bringing national and world renowned training to his instruction, Alfredo is able to offer students top notch choreography and technique.

Alfredo is knowledgeable and teaches all levels from social to competitive in American Style Smooth, American Style Rhythm, International Latin, International Ballroom, and ALL social club style dances that are recognized in the partnership world of dance. 

With over 30 years of experience, he is excited for the journey that he has at SdeB! 

Alfredo donates his time to local charities like CASA and the Alzheimer's Association that supports dance to raise awareness for their great causes. He also assists with the Kids/Teen Dance Team at SdeBDanceStudio.  

Alfredo moved here from Columbus, Ohio and lives in Savannah with his wife and dog Lola. 

Rachael Moore Rich

Whitley Salsa Bachata
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Heels Dance Fitness/Instructional Instructor
"Heel Symphony"

DeAngela started dancing at the age of 3 and has had a passion for it ever since. She was born in Houston, TX where she grew up learning different styles and techniques in ballet, tap, hip hop, and jazz. Her career as professional dancer started in Atlanta, GA performing for different artists, training under known choreographers, and building connections in order to develop her craft. She is a member of House Arrest II Championship Dance Team Inc., Chapter 10 founded on Clark Atlanta University campus where she served as a captain choreographing for the team. 

 

DeAngela later joined the military as an Intelligence Analyst and is currently serving in the Georgia National Guard. She attends Georgia Southern University where she plans to finish her Bachelors degree in Radiological Sciences. 

 

DeAngela specializes in heels dancing and hopes to share her knowledge with the community. She wants her students to connect within themselves and be ready to dig into their mental strength so that you, together can create "Heel Symphony."

"Dee" is eager to gain a presence in the Lowcountry at Salon de Baile Dance & Fitness Studio.  Check out the calendar to join her classes and Workshops. 

DeAngela "Dee" Smith

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