Meet the Team
David has been an active instructor and competitor in ballroom dance for over 30 years. He started at the Arthur Murray Dance Studio in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He then moved to one of the largest, most competitive studios in the world, Dance New York. David trained with many amazing instructors including Eddie Simon, Karina Smirnoff, Tony Dovolani, Louis Van Amstel, Nick Kosvich just to name a few.
Throughout his career, he won or placed within the top 6 in Smooth and International Ballroom dance styles, in countless competitions throughout the United States and Europe. He has been involved with the film industry choreographing multiple nationally televised commercials, and participated in one of the top grossing American documentaries - Mad Hot Ballroom. Currently, he teaches, competes and participates in showcases with students all over New England.
Specialties: Ballroom (American Style), West Coast Swing, Country Western, Wedding Couples, Competitive, Pro-Am and Social Dances.
Kendra King Instructor
Pablo Sanchez Instructor
started dancing all styles of smooth and rhythm in college at her undergraduate, URI. There she helped run the URI ballroom dance club where she reinstated summer technique classes. Upon graduation, Kendra continued her education at RIC where she obtained her certificate in education. She taught high school students for 5 years due to a passion for learning and challenging students to see they matter. This background helps Kendra plan and push her private students to grow.
Prior to dancing, she taught figure skating for 5 years where she performed in numerous showcases and choreographed multiple routines. Her love of routines translates onto the dance floor where she most recently co-choreographed routines for the studio's student/pro show.
Kendra has been at Endicott Dance Studios for two years as a coordinator, student, and teacher. Most recently competed at the Delaware Valley Invitationals where she placed first. She hopes to see you out on the dance floor soon
Pablo has been active in the local Latin dance community for 8 years and will be teaching Bachata at 7 and Salsa on 2 at 8 on Thursday nights.
Pablo has a wealth of knowledge and experience in both performing and choreography and is sure to bring fresh insights and a dynamic teaching style to our studio.
Pablo began studying dance in his native Mexico. After coming to the US, Pablo started taking classes in several types of Latin dance, most recently with Mori Granot-Sanchez at Rhode Island Latin Dance. Pablo has performed in many salsa festivals around New England, including the Boston Salsa Festival. Pablo is excited to share his love of Latin dance with his students and to foster the growth of a vibrant Latin dance community here at Endicott Dance Academy.