Here, you'll find a positive, friendly environment to learn the art of Dance,
Basic Aerial, & Aerial Yoga or Conditioning.
Meet Our Wonderful Staff . . .
Mona Swanson will probably be one of the more familiar faces in our studio. As the owner of Just Gotta Dance, Mona has taken the position of Executive Director with the Just Gotta Dance Board. In addition to her duties as Director, Mona continues to teach an impressive list of classes including Acrobatic Arts, Aerial and Aerial Yoga, Dazzling Discoverers Ballet/Jazz and Ballet/Tap, Eager Explorers Ballet/Jazz and Ballet/Tap, Marvelous Masters Tap, Meet Me at The Barre, Team Tap, and Team Technique. Mona has over 25 years of experience in Dance and her enthusiasm for sharing her love of the arts is obvious in her classes.
Jacinda Orozco is in her fourth year of teaching with Just Gotta Dance. Throughout the years, she taught disciplines including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, HIp Hop, and Lyrical. Jacinda has been dancing for 15 years. Being the oldest of 6 younger siblings she has always been around young ones so loves being around younger kids and thrives off of their energy. Jacinda has trained with professional choreographers including Gary Abbott, Toby Bertch, and many more. This fall, Jacinda will be working with our Marvelous Masters in Hip-Hop and Jazz, instructing Pre-Pointe, and our Team Ballet and Jazz.
Ashley has been dancing since 1999! Ashley has been a dance instructor at Just Gotta Dance since 2013. Ashley also works as a Legal Assistant here in Gillette and graduated from Campbell County High School. She is teaching her favorite styles, Contemporary/Lyrical and Musical Theatre.
Synneva Hakert grew up on a ranch north of Gillette. She has always enjoyed helping, learning, and gymnastics. She found her love of aerial yoga & aerial silks through Just Gotta Dance. She is very excited to be continuing her learning and teaching! Synneva will be working with the students in Aerial Basics and Adult Aerial Yoga.
"TO MAKE DANCE AND OTHER PERFORMING ARTS AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE REGARDLESS OF ABILITY, INCOME OR AGE. TRANSFORMING LIVES THROUGH THE POWER OF DANCE IN A FRIENDLY, POSITIVE, FAMILY-ORIENTED ENVIROMENT