Kathy St Jean is the Co-Director of The Dancing Feeling. She has an extensive background in dance, spanning ballroom, country, performing arts, and holds a degree in dance.
Her classes and private lessons are lots of fun yet very focused on good technique and giving her students what they need to achieve their goals whether it be just plain fun social dancing or up through professional competitive dancing.
Kathy is a certified championship ballroom judge registered with the National Dance Council of America and is a certified master level judge with the United Country Western Dance Council. Kathy has also served as the Vice President of the UCWDC Judge Certification Program where she governed the world-wide Judge Certification program. This position gave Kathy the opportunity to train judges worldwide, most recently in Asia and Europe. Kathy is a professional member of Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance, North American Dance Teacher Association, Dance Teachers Club of Boston (with dual membership in ballroom and performing arts), Dance Educators of America(performing arts). She has served as chairman and examiner of the ballroom section of Dance Teachers’ Club of Boston (DTCB). Kathy has also served as a member of the faculty for the Rhode Island College Dance Department for 8 years.
Her students have consistently place at the top of their divisions (including winning numerous world titles and top male student awards). To date Kathy’s students have won 9 world titles! She is also the recipient of numerous top teacher awards. Her students have also performed with Kathy at the Samsung Dancing with the Stars Road Tour Pre-Show at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence.
Kathy has appeared on the original NBC-TV series “Dance Fever” and has taught aboard the Crystal Harmony Cruise Ship. Her Performing Arts dance company performed in Disney World as well as winning numerous competitive awards. She is also co-event director of the New England Dance Festival. Kathy’s passion throughout life has been dance and finds great rewards passing on her love and knowledge of dance to her students. Combine Kathy’s passion along with her credentials above and you will find she can help you have fun and be the best you can be.