Amy Woropay is our wonderful teacher of the Bibbidi, Bobbidi, Ballet, and Acro classes. She’s been dancing all of her life. She excels in Ballet, Tap and Jazz! Amy is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. She’s been in the Bay Area at Studio S for four years now. Amy dances in our Can Can group which performs throughout the Bay Area. We are so proud to have Amy on our staff!
Barbara Miron is the founder and CEO of Community Street Jam 1990-Present. Currently she is teaching Dance Fitness at Studio S Broadway. Currently her focus is on her students and developing herself as a “freestyle Locker” in the Bay Area Dance Community. She provides booking services for professional dancers and business consulting to small businesses.
Cynthia Guzman (Front Desk & Customer Service)
Cynthia has a passion for dance and fitness. She started dancing at the age of five with Ballet folkloric which is a Mexican Dance style. She has an associate’s degree in psychology and an E.C.E. teacher’s assistant certificate and plans to pursue a degree that will allow her to help kids and their families in the community. She also has a long customer service background. Cynthia and her son started at Community Street Jam as dancers. After a few month of dancing at CSJ, Cynthia discovered she had found the perfect setting for her and her son. What has made her so happy is at such a young age she already knows what she wants to do with her life, thanks to the community of wonderful dancers that welcomed her and her son with open arms. As a parent of a dancer and a dancer herself she will be able to identify with many of the questions and concerns parents and new members might have.
Francisco Menera (Youth & Adult Hip Hop)
Francisco comes from a family where everybody has danced their whole life. He became interested in hip hop at age 9 watching Chris Brown and Colby O’Donis videos. A few months later he came to Community Street Jam where Barbara Miron awakened his passion for choreography. Class after class and everyday he learned from each of his instructors. He auditioned and made the youth dance crew called Young Skull Club and placed at Hip Hop International and World of Dance. He currently is teaching bboying and hip hop to kids and adults at Studio S Broadway and he says, “Dance is not my life. I am dance!”
Makaila McLeod is our fantastic kids teacher. Her energy and love for dance is contagious. All the kids adore her. Makaila started dancing at 2 years old and has never stopped. She’s great with Tap, Jazz, Ballet and Hip Hop. She teaches our “Special Needs” class at the studio and loves her kids. It’s her mission to make sure everyone loves to dance and loves music. Makaila’s first professional show was for the Grand Opening of “Holiday at Stanford” at seven years old. She then toured nationally as a dancer for “Danger Rangers” while opening for the “Wiggles.” Makaila is one of our Can Can dancers performing professional industrials throughout the Bay Area. In our Studio S Broadway Entertainment Company, she is magical when she sings and dances. Makaila is also behind the scenes on every aspect of the Studio business. We are so lucky to have “Mak!”
Sam McLeod is in charge of many Hip Hop, Tap and Jazz classes. She has won numerous awards and scholarships for her dance abilities. During her 12 years in modeling. She has been featured in Macy’s, Mervyn’s, Nordstroms, and is on the cover of Cranium’s Cadoo box and the Leap Frogs “Mind Wars” cover. She is also the bubble girl in the Nsync video ” This I Promise You” Sam is currently dancing for the new upcoming artist Arielle Paige and is in her new music video “Money Don’t Make a Difference.” Sam has been selected to represent Los Angeles Dance Magic touring the United States. This year she earned the honor of Miss Peninsula Celebration Association of Redwood City.