Miguel, Navy Veteran with an Associates of Science degree in Electronics and a Bachelors degree in International Business Management. He is a an Entrepreneur by nature. An enthusiast in Astronomy, History, Geography, Languages, Arts, Culture, Soccer and Education. He has five yrs of experience as a children soccer coach, and 23 years of business experience and administration. His passion and perseverance have taken him to explore countries and cultures through his entire life. Miguel is a former owner of an Iberian bistro and importer in WA state. He is the Adminsitrative Manager and Co-owner of In Motion Co.
Willysha D Shaw-Parker
Cheer leading, Hip-Hop, Dance.
Willysha (Willy) Shaw-Parker is a long time resident of Whidbey Island‘s Oak harbor, WA. She has been dancing and cheerleading since the age of 6. Growing up as an inner city youth in Colorado she has participated in a variety of sports and activities such as volleyball, golf, hockey, football, basketball, softball, competitive dance teams, cheerleading, drama, musical productions, Shakespeare festivals, city wide choirs and symphony orchestras. After moving to Whidbey Island during her high school years she joined the varsity cheerleading squad at our local Oak Harbor High School where she was captain for multiple seasons. Willy attended Southwestern Oregon Comm. College with a cheer and dance scholarship where she studied early childhood education and music theory. Willy also studied small business management and entrepreneurship at Community College of Aurora. She is the owner of 2 small businesses and continues to strive to uplift the community. “As a mother of four young girls I recognize the need for activities catered to them! I am excited and grateful for the opportunity to pass along my knowledge and love for cheerleading and dance to the youth in my community! GO PANTHERS!”
Daunne Bacon Zinger
Tap & Jazz
Daunne has been dancing since she was eight years old, first starting with Ballet and then moving into Jazz. She taught Jazz Dance briefly in the mid 70’s. After a 30-year career in Construction Management, she retired and obtained a Bachelors of Arts degree in Dance from the University of Washington. Since that time she has taught a variety of dance classes on Whidbey Island, including Jazz, Tap, Creative Movement and Choreography Workshops.
She teaches several types of water aerobics classes and various Zumba classes on Whidbey Island and Seattle. She has been a choreographer for Whidbey Playhouse in Oak Harbor since 2008 and was recently selected to choreograph for Whidbey Island Center for the Arts in Langley. Daunne owns a Bachelor of Arts Degree with minors in Dance and Music – University of Northern Colorado 1976 – Dance specialties :Luigi jazz, Graham Modern, Contact Improvisation and Choreography. She played Chorus dancer and soloist for Black Arts West, dance company of Black Arts West Theatre Group. Seattle, WA 1974-75. She was a Jazz instructor for Experimental College, University of Washington 1976-78. She owns a Master’s Degree in Public Administration – University of Washington 1981.
Participated in: Summer Integrated Dance Intensives – AXIS Dance Company, Oakland CA 2006, 2007.
Qualified to teach Integrated dance for Physically Challenged/Special Needs dancers. Aquatics Exercise Association Certification since 2010.
Licensed Zumba Gold, Aqua Zumba, ZIC instructor since 2009.
Resident Choreographer for Whidbey Playhouse Theater: “Peter Pan”- 2007; Choreographer – “Zombies from the Beyond” – 2008; Dance Captain – “Chicago” – 2010; Choreographer – “Disney Revue” – 2011; Choreographer and Performer – “Man of La Mancha” – 2011; Choreographer, Performer and Recital Director – “Christmas Snapshots” – 2012; Choreographer – “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” – 2013; Choreographer – “1776” – 2014; Co-Choreographer – “SPAMALOT” – 2015; Co-Choreographer – “Pirates of Penzance”– 2015. Artist-in-Residence, Atlantic Center for the Arts – New Smryna Beach, Florida – 2014. Choreographer for Whidbey Center for the Arts – The Addams Family – 2015.
She travels to NYC 3-5 times a year to study at Luigi’s dance studio to keep up her jazz dance skills as well as attend tap and jazz dance classes in Seattle twice a week.
She is currently teaching Tap and Jazz at In Motion Co.
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