Katie Black
Katie BlackOwner & Director
Katie’s journey with dance began at age 9, as a level 7 gymnast looking for something more. Dance soon became her passion, training in all styles of dance including, ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical/contemporary, modern, hip hop, musical theatre, acro, and voice.

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Brittany Mains
Brittany MainsTeam Co-Director, Dance Instructor/Choreographer
Master teacher, performer and choreographer, Brittany Mains draws from her 15 years of dance training when in front of a classroom or on a stage.

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Jenna Tollefson
Jenna TollefsonDance Instructor
Jenna is thrilled to continue to share her love of dance while teaching Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Tap, and Musical Theater classes this year at Ignite. She minored in dance at the University of Washington with a focus on Jazz, Ballet, and Salsa technique.

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Katherine Marin
Katherine MarinDance Instructor
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Chris Mercado
Chris MercadoDance Instructor/Choreographer
Christopher is thrilled to be joining the IGNITE family. After years of working and training professionally, Christopher is happy to be back in Washington teaching and inspiring dancers. He has trained in all styles of dance with a focus on Hip Hop and Musical Theater.

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Brenda Herman
Brenda HermanDance Instructor
Brenda was born in Portland, OR and started dancing at an early age in Ballet and Tap. She was a member of a troop that performed Tap and Jazz through-out the Portland metropolitan area.

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Lisa O'Dell
Lisa O’DellZumba Director
I knew I loved Zumba the very first time I tried it. As a homeschool mother of four, it gave me a creative and physical release that I loved (and needed)!

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