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Meet Our Team

Ms. Candace


Candace started performing arts at a very young age, participating in local pageants and enjoying her first role as a princess in The King And I, at Michigan’s oldest operating theatre, the Croswell Opera House. Continuing to take dance classes throughout her youth, she also performed in several local musical theatre productions both onstage and as part of the production crew.  Some of Candace’s current activities include:

  • Director; DMM VIP Youth Membership

  • Instructor; Modern Choreography Class, DMM Solo Title (2014-Present)

  • Instructor; Acrobatics and Social Dance, Lenawee Arts Day

  • Instructor; Acrobatics Workshop, Algonac, MI

  • Judge; NAIA Dance Team Competitions

  • Attendee; Educational Workshops, Dance Masters



  • Dance Masters Certified

  • Zumba Fitness® Teacher Certifications Include:

    • Zumba Basic 1®

    • Zumba Fitness®

    • Zumba Kids®

    • Zumba Kids Jr.®

    • Zumba in the Circuit®

    • Aqua Zumba®

  • Completion of Teachers Exam for Certification in Cecchetti Grade 1 Ballet

  • Certified through extensive examination to teach Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acrobatics, and Modern through Dance Masters of America and Dance Masters of Michigan

  • 2012 Janet Bachna Scholarship Award Recipient

  • Dance Masters of America - Teacher Training School, New York

    • Continual summer session attendee

  • Member in good standing with:

  • Graduate – Teachers Training School of Dance Masters of America


When she's not teaching her students, Candace enjoys spending time with her husband Ben and her daughters Jolee and Emery.

Candace Birdsall, Dance With Heart Studios


for what we do.


of dance.


to our students.

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