Terry Peyton is a native Alexandrian.She began dance as a tot and earned a spot as a member of the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes.Her talents took her to Broadway to appear in West Side Story.
Terry’s credits include choreographing commercials and musicals.She has judged regional and national talent competitions, beauty pageants and auditions for the Redskinnets and many other football team cheerleading clubs.
Locally, she has coached and choreographed routines for NorthernFairfaxCountyHigh School dance teams, cheerleaders, flag teams and marching bands.Terry has coached NorthernFairfaxCountyHigh School football teams and has worked with their summer camp programs to condition the players.
Terry is a certified gymnastics instructor through the United States Gymnastics Safety Association.
Terry consistently receives top honors at regional and national competitions, including Top Teacher, Top Choreographer, Star Studio and Most Outstanding Overall.
SHALET PEYTON - Teacher
Shalet Peyton is the youngest daughter of Terry and Jack and of course, has danced her entire life.
Shalet’s past have taken her to Los Angeles, California, where she performed in commercials, videos, modeling and became a member of a five girl singing group named “Nothing But the Truth” which opened for Regina Bell.
She moved to Los Angeles at the age of 19 and received a full scholarship to Tremaine’s Dance Center. She trained with Margarite Derricks (choreographer for “Austin Powers”), Wade Robson (choreographer for Britney Spears and N-Sync), Carla and Melissa (choreographers for Prince). Shalet continued to work with Carla and Melissa after completing her scholarship
Shalet has earned many awards and honors The most resent was this past summer at the Star Systems National Dance Competition in Myrtle Beach. Shalet won The Top Teacher Award as well as Top Choreographer.
Soraya Fallah – Gymnastics Coach
Soraya began started doing gymnastics at the age of seven. Soraya has been Head Coach of many top gymnastics clubs. She is also know for her expertise with preschool and elementary level children. She has over 5 years experience working with the National Gymnastics Team and over 19 years experience coaching gymnastics.
LINDA FISHER – Gymnastics Coach Linda is a native of Alexandria, Virginia and graduated from Mount VernonHigh School where she competed with the gymnastics team. She also graduated from GeorgeMasonUniversity in Fairfax, Virginia with a degree in Accounting.
Linda started taking classes with Terry’s School of Dance and Gymnastics at the age of 7 and competed with Jack’s gym team from age 12 thru 18. She started assisting Jack at the age of 15.
Linda is also a part-time coach at Mount VernonHigh School. Her gym team has won National District Championships and Linda herself has won “Women in Sports Coach of the Year”.