We employ highly qualified instructors with professional certifications to challenge and nurture our dancers as they grow and excel in their dance education and develop into well-rounded individuals.
Founder and Director
Shanon founded Dance Infinity Performing Arts in 2017 to educate and enrich students in the fine art of dance. She is a graduate from one of the top 10 dance programs in the United States at the University of Arizona and received a BFA in dance. She attended the distinguished University of Arizona on a dance scholarship where she trained in ballet, modern and jazz. Besides having a BFA in dance, she also has a Masters in Elementary Education. Shanon started her professional career dancing with a contemporary company, Twilight Dance. She also worked as a professional choreographer in the US setting pieces for TV and theatre such as “Fire in the Sky”. Once finishing her professional career, Shanon owned a premier dance school, Creative Movement Dance Company, for over 15 years in Des Moines, IA. Many of her graduates have received dance scholarships to college and Joffery Ballet School. Additionally, Shanon’s former students went on to have professional careers in dance and theater such as Mid-American Ballet Company, and various broadway shows. Shanon is highly recognized for her choreography winning many US National Awards.
Born in Romania, Marica-Victoria graduated from Ecologic University of Bucharest with a Dancesport degree, Trainer degree from CNFPA and Judge Classification book from Romanian Dancesport Federation. She is not only a professional dancer and certified instructor, she is also an official judge and choreographer on “Dancing with the stars” – Romania. She teaches both adults and children and specializes in different dance style such as Romanian Folklore, Salsa, bachata, merengue, ballroom dance. She also does private sessions and helps couples rehearse their wedding dance. additionally , she was a part of a professional team of dancers lead by WDSF judge Cornelia Dobre and collaborated with popular restaurants in Bucharest such as Caru cu Bere and Hanu Berarilor performing shows every night. She’s also been on popular tv channels in Bucharest, videoclips and commercials.
Marica represented Romania in international competitions and won the following awards:
2002 – 2nd place in Latin Junior
2003 – Winner of Romanian Cup for Latin Junior 2, Finalist in IDSF Oradea open, Albena open and Bourgas open
2004 – 2nd place National championship latin junior 2, 22nd place in World Championship Latin junior 2 in Riga-Latvia.
2005 – Finalist in National competition – youth category
2006 – Champion in youth latin and 10 dance category
2013 – Won the national dance show championship (standard and latin)