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meet our team

Our friendly staff and talented Dance Instructors can help you realize your dance goals - and you'll have lots of fun doing it!

Stephen & Elisa McCann

Stephen and Elisa share a lifetime love of dancing. They currently compete professionally in the American Smooth Ballroom Division, but both have experience competing in all styles. Together they have achieved great success, including: Blackpool Dance Festival Finalists x2; United States Showdance Vice Champions; World Professional Ballroom Showdance Finalists; Embassy Ballroom World Rising Star Smooth Champions. Stephen and Elisa have over 30 years of combined training and teaching experience, which they are excited to use to help you take your dancing to the next level!

Daniel Sikkema

Dan was exposed to many styles of dance before he dove into the world of ballroom dancing. He has studied in the Arthur Murray system for the past eight years. He was a Future Champion finalist multiple times and won the Future Champion smooth category in 2016. Having studied multiple styles of dance, he is well versed in American Smooth and Rhythm, alongside many club style dances, including west coast swing, hustle, argentine tango, and many more. He believes that anyone can learn how to dance and loves helping people grow no matter what your experience level.


Analiese Hoekwater

McCann Dance is thrilled to welcome the exceptionally talented Analiese Hoekwater to our incredible team of teachers! Analiese brings with her a wealth of knowledge, passion, and expertise, and we couldn't be more excited to have her on board. She does everything from Salsa to Viennese waltz, and works with both social and competitive dancers!

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Chris Chung & Rachel Rivera

Chris and Rachel are McCann Dance's expert West Coast Swing dancers and instructors. This talented duo knows everything from basics to styling, freestyling, fundamentals of lead and follow, musicality... the list goes on! They offer beginner and intermediate group classes on Monday nights and private lessons by appointment. Come check them out!

Heather Best

Heather is McCann Dance's Associate Studio Manager. As first point of contact for students and staff, Heather's professionalism and helpfulness make a lasting impression. Not only is she a great studio coordinator, she also dances most styles, competes in the Gold Smooth Division and has won many accolades including placing in the Pro-Am Open Division Final at Blackpool Dance Festival.

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