For Move With Me Owner Ryan Herbert, dancing was a late in life discovery. Whilst studying Psychology (UWS) & attaining full certification as a Personal Trainer (ACPE), he also decided to broaden his skillset and take up ballroom dancing.
After completing his studies, Ryan received an employment opportunity at one of the most widely recognised international ballroom dance franchises. He was given the opportunity to teach hundreds of people, ranging in difficulty level and dance styles. Ryan was able to perform, compete and train with industry legends. It was here that he found his own niche as an instructor, combining humour and precision to help make dance more accessible.
Brittany, hailing from Auckland, New Zealand, is a seasoned international Ballroom and Latin dancer. Her journey in the world of dance commenced at the age of 4 with ballet, but at 8, she embraced the realm of Ballroom and Latin alongside her older brother.
Over the span of 18 years, Brittany has clinched numerous titles in competitions held across New Zealand and Australia, showcasing her prowess as an open-level dancer. Her notable presence extends to the dance floor of DWTS NZ, where she graced the stages in 2018, 2019, and 2022. A testament to her skill, she reached the finals twice, securing impressive 3rd and 4th place finishes with her celebrity partners
Jonathan started his American Smooth & Rhythm Dance career in 2008, under the expert tutiledge of Marko & Sharon Pekkarinen. Jonathan continued to pursue his dance career in Melbourne learning Ballroom & Latin Dances in International Syllabus.
He specialises in wedding dance choreography and he has taught thousands of wedding couples over 15 years. He is especially passionate about Street Latin dances such as Salsa & Bachata.
Career Highlight: Jonathan once performed as 'Psy' of Gang-Nam Style fame to a crowd of over 20,000 people at Sydney Olympic Park in 2012!
Adelina Abushaeva specialises in Latin & Ballroom, Salsa, Bachata and Burlesque Styles. Adelina has an extensive history of dance; both competing and teaching. Her dance training began at a young age in Uzbekistan with a primary focus on Latin & Ballroom Styles. She was a finalist of Latin American and Ballroom International Championships in Uzbekistan, Russia and Kazakhstan.
After moving to Australia in 2006 Adelina has continued to pursue her dance career by achieving Adult A grade level with the DanceSport and now competing at the Professional level. She has also successfully competed at the Australian Salsa Championships in Professional and Pro-Am Divisions.
Meet Sarina, a ballroom dance instructor with a passion for dance that began at a young age. Coming from a family with a rich history in ballroom dance, she was exposed to the art form from an early age and has been dancing since she was a little girl. She has extensive training under esteemed instructors at Move With Me Dance Studio and has become a skilled dancer and teacher, able to instruct in a variety of styles including Salsa, Tango, and Waltz.
Sarina has the knowledge and expertise to help you reach your goals, whether you're a beginner looking to learn the basics or an experienced dancer looking to improve your technique.