Joanne is a graduate of Montclair State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. Among her performance credits- she has appeared in the Citrus Bowl Halftime Extravaganza, Channel 12 News and was a member of the Modern Dance Company- EDP Dance Project based out of North Jersey.
Joanne has taught at local dance studios for the past 10 years, and has won numerous choreography awards, which have been recognized throughout various competitions! In 2013 Joanne completed Colt Neck Yoga’s Teacher Training Program and is a Certified RYT 200 with Yoga Alliance.
Joanne is the Dance Team Coach/ Choreographer for Monmouth University & has been since 2016. She is also the mother of 3 year old Keira aka Mini Jo. Joanne is now the co-owner of DANZhouse Fitness in Shrewsbury, NJ! Her classes are always high energy & lots of fun!
Jackie Lukas is a graduate of Rider University, where she received a B.A. in dance through study at the Princeton Ballet School and a B.S. in Business Management. She also has her Pilates certification through Pilates Physical Mind Institute.
For 5 years, Jackie worked for American Repertory Ballet’s Princeton Ballet School, where she was an instructor & coordinator for a program called DANCE POWER in the New Brunswick Public Elementary Schools.
Jackie is the co-owner of DANZhouse Fitness, an adult Dance Fitness Studio in Shrewsbury, NJ. Currently Jackie teaches various classes for NJ’s leading hip hop dance studio, Icon Dance Complex, located in Englishtown NJ. She also teaches Barre & Pilates classes at Karma Barre & Yoga and at DSN!!
Jackie is a former Philadelphia Soulmate for the Arena Football League, Philadelphia Soul. She was on the team for four seasons, where she was captain for two of them.