image TRISH SHAW

After 13 years of competitive ice skating and dreams of being in the Olympics, Trish quickly fell in love with ballroom dancing after attending her first professional dance competition. As she left the ballroom that night she turned to her friends and said “I want to do that one day!” Little did she know, 2 years later she would be approached about an opportunity to make ballroom dance her career.‚Äč Several years later she has become one of the most respected dance professionals in the industry. She is DVIDA certified with high honors in American Rhythm, Smooth, Night Club 2 Step, Salsa and Move Like a Champion. She was the master teacher of the Teachers Ballroom Dance College in Michigan and is currently a DVIDA Regional Examiner for Houston. She has won various top teacher awards while her students have won top student awards and she is a professional American Rhythm finalist. Also, Trish is fortunate enough to be the main ballroom instructor for the ice dancers at the Arctic Edge in Canton, MI (where she previously trained).