Please contact individual instructors
regarding their classes. 
For any other questions or info,
call 661-303-6787
Our Instructors
Edgar Rivera
EDGAR RIVERA 
LEAD SALSA INSTRUCTOR

Edgar is the lead Salsa dance instructor and performance group 
Director for Studio 9.  He has been giving Salsa lessons for the past 10 years here in Bakersfield, California.  Edgar's dance style is influenced by LA Club Style Salsa and his background as a Salsa band musician and conga player. Private and Group lessons are available. Call Edgar at 661-301-2941 for more information.
Cianne McGinnis

CIANNE McGINNIS
BALLROOM, SWING AND COUNTRY WESTERN  DANCE INSTRUCTOR

Cianne is an independent contractor who has been teaching social dance in Bakersfield, since 1981, and at Studio 9 since 2011.  She teaches a variety of styles of dances such as Foxtrot, Waltz, Swing (East Coast, West Coast, Charleston, and Retro Jitterbug), Cha-Cha, Tango, Samba, Rumba, Salsa, Merengue, Polka, Country 2-Step, and Country Waltz. Cianne also choreographs wedding dances and father & daughter dances, and is available for both group and private lessons.
Call 661-303-6787 or visit her website at www.cianne.com
Billy Chenoweth
Billy Chenoweth has been teaching Salsa and Casino Rueda for 15 years, and has been teaching at Studio 9 for 10 years.  (More info to come).  Private and Group lessons available.

For more information, call Billy at 661-619-7012
E-mail: pleasebilly@yahoo.com
Karina Villareal
Karina Villareal
Director of Apasionados Dance Co., former dancer of Paso de Oro Dance Co., former Bachata instructor at RhythmAddict Dance Studio.

Let this beautiful lady help you take your Bachata to the next level every Monday at 7:30 PM.  Learn sexy, smooth new moves and also how to really feel the music, ensuring your partner will have a blast and forget there's anyone else in the room! Group and private lessons are available. 

Call Karina for more information 661-444-7956
Robert "Happy Feet" Hernandez
This personable gentleman has been dancing for over 15 years, and happily teaching dance for the last 7 years. Due to a triple bypass ten years ago, health and wellness has become Robert's passion, and his line dancing class fits in with that perfectly. Mr. "Happy Feet" wants everyone to keep healthy through line dancing, where you can lose calories and have fun at the same time.  Come on down on the 1st and 3rd Friday evenings and let Robert show YOU how to have happy feet too - AND a healthy body!
https://youtu.be/rRIE1UN6mEk
Juan Zamora
Juan is our sexy urban style Bachata specialist. Juan does not have regulary scheduled classes with us, but watch for fliers in the studio and notices on our website and don't miss an opportunity to take a class from this very talented Bachata Instructor and Competitor
Brandee Culpepper

Hey Bake-town! My name is Brandee Culpepper. I am a professionally trained dance-fitness instructor and am certified in Piyo LIVE!  I am from Saint Louis, MO and moved to Bakersfield just 1 year ago. I have worked with several elite studios back home, (Fitchix Studios, The Dollhouse Studios), along with a few well-known artists, such as but not limited to professional athlete, Jackie Joyner Kersee, dancer and actress, Andrea Kelly, American Idol contestant, Nikko Smith, and former STL Rams football cheerleaders. I teach hip hop, pole performance, piyo, and floor technique classes. All classes are fitness based while having tons of fun. I have already started sharing my passion within the Bakersfield area teaching at ‘Warrior 1 Yoga’ and performing at a few art festivals and colleges. I am looking forward to sharing more of my love for fitness through dance with you all here at Studio 9!