Cathi Nett, Founder & Owner, DanSing Instructor, Keyboard & Vocal Instructor
Cathi Nett founded and directed an international dance/exercise program, developed training curricula for fitness instructors, originated and produced instructional video programs, taught fitness classes at world renowned health spas, local gyms, and fitness conventions. As a “pioneer” of aerobics dance exercise classes, she was trained at the Cooper Institute (Dallas Texas) by Dr. Kenneth Cooper who coined the word “aerobics.” Aerobic classes, a phenomenon of the 1980’s, changed the course of fitness. We still enjoy the benefits today of the work that was done in that era.
Cathi taught music in the San Diego and Orange County public school systems for many years, designed curricula, directed full-scale musical theater productions in high schools, middle schools, and large community theaters. She also taught keyboard classes in several private music academies.
Tracy McClintock, “Aerobics Workshop” Instructor
Tracy McClintock is an American Council of Exercise (ACE) certified instructor who has been teaching fitness classes since 1983. She has a very functional & simple approach to her classes as they are individually paced & modified to accommodate a more comfortable attitude towards getting in shape.
Tracy’s classes are perfect if you want to combat stress, build strong bones & make some muscle, build stamina & increase your energy level by boosting your metabolism & mood – try it you might like it!!
Nicholas Corrin, OMD, L.AC (Tai Chi Instructor)
Nicholas Corrin is the director of Friday Harbor Holistic Health. His dynamic and inspiring classes include priceless health tips from his 20+ years as an Oriental Medicine doctor.
Taoist philosophy has been the guiding force of his life and work. Nicholas’s nationally patented Vibrational Medicine methods and their magical healing effects are the result of his life-long dedication to mastering and teaching the profound wisdom of Qigong and Tai Chi.
Katerina Wen, M.ED, RYT (Yoga Instructor)
Katerina Wen is widely admired for the grace and expressiveness of her yoga practice. She has appeared on the cover of Yoga International Magazine. With over 20 years of teaching experience in a wide range of capacities, Katerina has much sought out professional teachers and health providers. Her style is humorous, empathetic, and compassionate. Katerina has a rare mastery to reach people of all ages and abilities, touching people in their hearts in a way few ever forget. Come experience Katerina’s expert guidance.
Scott Kenney, Ballroom Dance Instructor
Scott Kenney has over 30 years experience in American Smooth and Rhythm (Latin) Ballroom dance styles. He is Gold Level trained in the waltz, foxtrot, tango, rumba, cha-cha, swing, and salsa. Scott spent 17 years in professional competition dancing as well as pro/am (professional/amateur) dance competitions. Having just moved to San Juan Island in May 2019, Scott is looking forward to sharing Ballroom and Latin dance with Friday Harbor.
Margie Aipopo, Line Dancing Instructor
Margie Aipopo began line dancing in 2004 and enjoys sharing her love of line dancing here in Friday Harbor. The class is a very basic introduction to line dance, easy and fun for everyone. Regardless of your reasons, one thing’s for sure, the physical, mental, and emotional health benefits of dancing are endless.
Rachelle Radonski, Tap / Jazz Instructor
Rachelle Radonski loves to dance!!! She has taught tap, jazz, hip hop, and lyrical dance for 24 years. Choreographing and designing many stage shows and a few dance programs has taken her up and down the west coast where Rachelle had the opportunity to experience some amazing dance cultures. She broadened her horizons in Seattle by training as a professional ballroom dance instructor and competitor. Rachelle has a passion for teaching others the love of expression to music and has enjoyed her career every step of the way. Rachelle looks forward to dancing with you soon!