The teachers are AWESOME - very friendly, positive people and very talented dancers. They are also encouraging to new people, helping them to get caught up with the dances. I remember Marissa gave me a high five after about my third class and it made me feel like maybe I can do this. I like Dance Trance because Your mind is so focused on the dancing and getting the moves right that forget you are exercising. For me, in the past, exercising was a chore. Now exercise is FUN! Every day after work I think how I much I am looking forward to going to Dance Trance! And, an added benefit, my teenage son thinks I am cool cause I know a lot of the same music he does.