Our Instructors

David Cook

David is a Native Floridian and started dancing as a teenager at his Uncles studio in Naples. He has been teaching professionally for 21 years and has been awarded numerous Top Teacher Awards both Nationally and Internationally. After managing a dance studio in Jupiter, David decided to open Palm Beach Ballroom in an effort bring quality dance instruction to the residents of West Palm Beach. David competes regularly in PRO/AM and is also available for coaching. 

Alexis Grey

Alexis is originally from Northern California and was introduced to the dance floor at a young age. She is a classically trained ballet dancer and received her training from the prestigious Kirov Academy. Her true passion for dance ignited after discovering Ballroom dancing and soon started competing and performing. She has had the opportunity to train with top ballroom instructors in the country and enjoys sharing her knowledge and excitement for dance! 

Elvis Avila

Elvis started dancing at the young age of six in the Dominican Republic, the birthplace of Merengue and Bachata. He is not only well versed in the dances of his homeland but is an accomplished Ballroom dancer and instructor. He is a very compassionate and patient teacher, we are excited to have him here at the studio! 

Vicky Sierra

Vicky was born in Cali, Colombia and studied classical ballet at the Instituto Colombiano de Ballet Clasico Incolballet. Later on, with renown teachers in Colombia and Europe, she studied Contemporary Dance, Jazz, Colombian Salsa, Belly Dance and Argentine Tango. Vicky has danced with many well known professionals and won numerous Tango awards including Argentina World Champion 2008, National Tango Salon Champion in Colombia and World Champion in Argentina 2006. Learn Argentine Tango directly from a world renowned Dancer on Monday nights!


Kimiko Deguchi

Kimiko is originally from Japan, her  love for ballroom dancing is infectious and teaching is simply her passion. She starting out as a social dancer and quickly became an International style 10 dance competitor. She is available to teach both American and International styles as well as wedding choreography upon request. Kimiko lights up any dance floor!