Director of R.D.I Lyrical, Classical & Liturgical Ballet Instructor
Ms. Guin has been dancing for 22 years in the fields of Lyrical, Classical & Liturgical Ballet. After taking lessons for years she decided to join an apprenticeship program to assist in instructing, 6 years later she decided to go through Dance Educators of America and become a qualified teacher and found Redemption Dance Institute. She has danced internationally and locally at many special events, conferences, benefit performances and as a guest instructor at other local art organizations. She deeply enjoys being with young ladies of all ages and dancing for hours on end.
Classical, Lyrical & Liturgical Instructor
Margaret is one of our own, raised within Redemption Dance Institute she specializes in Classical, Lyrical & Liturgical Ballet. Apprentice to Ms. Guin Giles for over 5 years she is now one of our Children’s Instructors. She loves to dance with young children and has a unique way of captivating any 2 year old on up! She is currently still dancing with R.D.I under the instruction of Ms. Sara Senecal. She is star quality and adds such joy to the company.
Tap, Pop & Aerobics Instructor
Ms. Rebecca specializes in the areas of Tap, Pop & Aerobics. She has been dancing for over 2 decades in the fields of Tap, Irish Step, Modern, Ballet, Hip Hop, Aerobics, Jazz & Old Time Pop. When she is not instructing she is performing with a local band at regional and local venues signing various styles of music. She is a brilliant instructor and instructs ages 12 months – Adult. The girls are always engaged dancing with Ms. Rebecca and find her to be a fun and expressive instructor!
Sarah Deeb has been dancing for over 2 decades. She has been with Redemption Dance Institute as an instructor for a decade and specializes in the field of Classical & Lyrical Ballet as a technical instructor. She delves into modern and contemporary as well. As a mother of 4 and one child with special needs, she has extensive background at overcoming physical challenges and helps each student conquer their individual goals.
Jen Cassel has danced for years in the area of Hip Hop & Pop. She loves to take music and add a dimension of energy and fun that is unparalleled within the industry. She works outside of RDI with families helping long term relationships and healthy life outlooks. She is truly able to connect with each student helping them to achieve their goals in dance in the most fun upbeat way possible! She is a mother of 3 beautiful girls!
Ms. Senecal graduated magna cum laude and phi beta kappa from the University at Buffalo with a BA in Dance and a minor in Education. She has studied with various artists such as LehrerDance, Jump Rhythm Jazz Project, Urban Bush Women, and collaborated with visual artist Saya Woolfalk as a dancer and co-choreographer for her performance art exhibit, No Place: A Ritual of the Empathics, shown in Buffalo, NY and New York City.
She is a currently a dancer and an Arts in Education Coordinator for the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company, the resident company of The Egg Performing Arts Center in Albany, NY as well as performing her own choreography at various choreographic showcases throughout New York State for the past 5 years.
Sara enjoys teaching students of all ages and ability levels from Pre-K students to adults in a range of styles including ballet, pointe, modern, tap, and jazz. Along with teaching traditional dance, Sara has helped develop and taught workshops for students and adults with developmental disabilities through the Center for Disability Services and Living Resources. Bringing creative movement to people of all abilities and sharing the love of dance is a cornerstone of her dance career.