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DANCE INSTRUCTORS

Our instructors have spent many years devoted to training in the Performing Arts and have attained a high level of expertise to qualify them not only as teachers, but mentors as well. 
Dorina Dilullo
Dorina Dilullo received her B.A. in Theater Dance from Queens College. She  taught dance and worked in show business professionally for over 20 years. Dorina danced with Gail Conrade Dance Company at “Theatre For New York City,” performed in San Francisco at Kmel Summer Jam with Mariah Carey, and has worked all over the tri-state area in various musicals and children’s theater. She continued to perform as a dancer, singer, and actress all over the country. Dorina taught dance at On Hudson for over 15 years. Unfortunately Miss Dorina Domenica Dilullo passed away suddenly and tragically in March of 2013.  We feel very lucky to have had her as part of our family for so many years and are so very sad to have lost her. We will all miss her exuberant and gentle spirit. We will always remember and love you forever, Miss Dorina.
                  
Alex Martin                    Modern * Tap * Ballet * Pointe * Lyrical * Jazz
Alex Martin graduated in 2010 from Wayne State University with a B.F.A. in Dance. Throughout Alex’s career at WSU, she performed works by Melissa Allen, Twyla Tharp, Meg Paul, Penny Godboldo, Ben Munisteri, and Nicholas Leichter.  One of her choreographed works, “Area of Stability”, was selected to be featured at the American College Dance Festival East Central Gala in 2009. Invited as a guest performer in 2009, she performed with Nicholas Leichter Dance at the Joyce Theatre for the premiere of “Killa”.  She is currently a member of Evolve Dance, Inc. and has recently travelled with the company to perform in California at the MixMatch Festival.  Alex is also a member of John J. Zullo Dance where she has performed at the HOT! Festival, Dixon Place, and Theatre for the New City with the company. In addition to actively pursuing her career as a professional dancer, she teachers and choreographs at several dance schools throughout the Metropolitan area. Her choreography is absolutely amazing and she always manages to make the dancers look incredible!

Jessica Whitehorne      Ballet * Pointe * Modern * Jazz * Pre-School
  Jessica Whitehorne originally hails from the Boston area. After earning a B.A. in Dance from Dean College she enjoyed dancing as a Soloist for Boston Dance Company. As a teacher, Jessica held positions at some of the areas top schools, most notably The Boston Ballet School. After leaving Boston, Jessica spent time in North Carolina where she performed as a Principal dancer with the Greensboro Ballet. Now settled in New York, Jessica resides in Hastings on Hudson with her husband and daughter and loves teaching ballet and modern to the next generation of dedicated dancers! She is also currently performing with the Classics Dance Theatre, Mooney Cooley Dance Company and Signature Dance Company. Jessica is by far one of the best ballet teachers in Westchester county!

Davon Chance                Ballet * Contemporary * Modern * Jazz Hip Hop



Davon "D" Chance is a dancer, teacher, and an aspiring choreographer with an extensive background in modern, ballet, jazz and hip-hop. Trained with prestigious schools such as Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Paul Taylor Dance, as well as many dance intensives and workshops; doing so brings innovation and creativity to his teaching style and choreography. This Native to Westchester County graduated from SUNY Purchase College where he double majored in Dance (BFA) and Arts Management (BA). Davon also has a background in personal training, dance fitness  and sports rehabilitation. Davon has been teaching and choreographing since he was 15 years old. He hopes to one day have his own dance company as well as open up his very own dance/fitness and wellness center. He currently teaches all over Westchester County and New York City and is a dancer in the DiMauro Dance Company. Having Davon on our staff is like bringing New York City intense, high energy, quality instruction to the burbs!

Irina Antonenko                                          Tap
   Irina Antonenko studied dance at the University of Culture in Moscow, where she also earned her degree in piano, conducting, and music education. She also studied dance at Vienna's Dance Academy. It was her passion for tap dance that brought her to New York, where she continued her studies at the Broadway Dance Center, Steps On Broadway, Carnegie Hall, and other studios. Her teachers included Buster Brown, Jimmy Slyde, Savion Glover, Barbara Duffy, Max Pollack, and her idol, Gregory Hines. Meeting him and becoming his student was a high point in her early career, and she became a devotee of his style in dance and especially in tap improvisation. Irina became a regular at the Swing 46 Tap Jam with Buster Brown, and performed with the Feraba African Rhythm Tap Company, as well as appearing with her own jazz trio at various NYC venues. She has traveled extensively in Europe and in her native Russia to perform and teach. Irina has been featured on television several times as a performer, and as a choreographer and producer for special events in Moscow. She was featured as a solo performer with "Alex's Show' Dance Company, and for the TV Show "From a Women's Life", and as a choreographer and performer on the Television Awards Shows in Moscow and Brussels (Belgium). She taught at the School of Modern Choreography, the National College of Theatrical Arts, and the Russian Imperial Ballet in Moscow. Irina has taught tap dance and improvisation for over 11 years. She currently resides in the New York City area, teaching and developing new projects. Irina is currently on leave choreographing a Broadway production. Good luck Irina!


 FITNESS INSTRUCTORS

Each of our amazing fitness instructor brings their own experience, personality, and style to their classes. No matter who you take class with though, you're always in for a great workout in a fun, safe environment!
           

Andrea Chillemi                           (See our founder page)




Pam Campana                                           Fitness

Pam Campana, who has been teaching fitness classes in the Westchester area for over 25 years, is one of the finest around. She is highly qualified and holds certifications in many areas of fitness including: IMX Pilates, Step, Yoga, and Weight Training. She has been part of the On Hudson family for many years now and is loved by all!! 

 Stacey Steeg                                              Fitness
 Stacey Steeg has been part of the fitness community for 20 years. Group exercise instruction sparked her interest in 1991 while undergoing knee surgery rehabilitation at a gym in her hometown of Chicago. Since her move to NY in 1994, Stacey has taught thousands of fitness classes to both adults and children at numerous facilities throughout Westchester County. Nationally certified through the Fitour organization, she bills her teaching style as 'old school'; her forte being step aerobics, high/low aerobics, body sculpting and interval training. With her flair for aerobic choreography, she's always bound to challenge her class participants with fresh and innovative routines. Outside of a group setting, Stacey also uses her exercise expertise as a proficient gym-based and at-home personal trainer.
                            
                                                      
John Maczynski      
                                      Fitness         
National Aerobic Champion and Triple “A” National Champion. Former gymnast and figure skater. 
Former dancer with Joffrey Ballet Company and other national dance companies. Musician and composer.
Involved with the fitness industry for 29 years and a group exercise instructor for the past 20 years. Teaching experience includes Kickboxing, Multi-Impact, Low-Impact, Stretching, Ab-Blast, Power Sculpt, Cardio Pump, 
Total Body Conditioning, Dance ‘n Funk, Step/ Floor Interval and Spinning.
John fills in for Andrea whenever he is available and everyone loves his exuberant personality and style!