Instructor - Melanie Lecher Pagurko
Melanie Lecher Pagurko, DanceMaineia's founder, has been teaching dance in Midcoast Maine for over 30 years. She received her early training at the Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio and the Portland School of Ballet. Her traveling dance training includes a trip to Natal, Brazil, a stint of training and teaching at the Phoenix School of Ballet, and a venture to Chicago, Illinois, where she danced at the Lou Conte Studio. Melanie also took classes with many master teachers at the Bates Dance Festival and continues to train with Elizabeth Drucker and with various teachers at the Casco Bay Movers.
Melanie's passion is teaching dance to students of all ages and abilities. Her desire is to see all students at all levels experience the joy of movement in a positive, fun setting.
Photo courtesy of Midcoast Photo