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Meet The Team

Staff Bios

Erica Ogle


Lead Dance Instructor

Erica has over 40 years of dance experience and training. She can teach all styles of dance but specializes in bringing music to life through movement and artistic story telling. Erica opened AIM 15 years ago with the idea of teaching young humans to express themselves and help them find the greatness that lies within them. She will continue to make magic happen here in VERO for many years to come. 


Jen Perez

Acting Instructor

Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Acting

Jen has been acting since the age of 12 and teaching the arts to children and teens for over 20 years. Her main goal is to help her students embrace their uniqueness and to be confident in who they are. To think out of the box and if they feel silly, they are doing it right


Hedi Khursandi

Ballet Master

Intermediate & Advanced Ballet
Pointe Ballet

Hedi is well versed in the strong training traditions of the Royal Academy, Cecchetti, Vaganova, Bournonville, and the French School. Hedi was Senior Dance Instructor at the Alabama School of Fine Arts before coming to Florida and is currently the Ballet teacher at Indian River Charter High School. 


Addison Ogle

Dance Instructor

Advanced Musical Theater
Intermediate & Advanced Hip Hop
Advanced Contemporary/Hip Hop Fusion

Addison has been dancing here at AIM since its opening fifteen years ago and has been teaching for the past four years. Her main goal is to give her students the opportunity to express themselves in an environment that promotes positivity, encouragement, and the love for dance— leaving all of the pressures and dramas of the world at the door. 


Logan Monaco

Dance Instructor

Beginner & Intermediate Hip Hop
Intermediate Musical Theater Jazz

Logan has loved growing up with and now teaching at Artistry In Motion! The studio has been my like a second home for thirteen years now and it is so amazing to be able to share his love of dance with all of the children that walk into the studio doors. He can’t wait to see how they grow as both dancers and humans!


Aliyah Perez

Dance Instructor

Beginner Ballet | Beginner & Intermediate Contemporary

Aliyah has been dancing for eight years and has trained in the styles of contemporary, ballet, jazz, musical theater, hip hop, acro, and modern. The goal of her classes is to inspire and help students learn something new that they can bring into their everyday lives. She wants her students to leave her class feeling proud and confident in themselves.


Aria LaBarca

Dance Instructor

Beginner Hip Hop

Aria has been dancing since she was three and has been with our studio for 7 years. She enjoys helping students embrace their love of dance and creativity. As dance is her passion, she hopes to share and inspire others with her art. 


Alex Bacelo

Dance Instructor

Beginner Jazz

Alex joined the Artistry in Motion family 4 years ago. Her endless love for dancing has driven her to teach kids how to be respectful, technical and dedicated dancers, yet also have fun while doing it. Alex’s main goal is to have kids feeling good about themselves, and to create those passions within the young students. Just like the one that sparked in her heart for dance.


Shayden Ogle

Dance Instructor

Beginner Jazz
Tiny Dancers

Shayden has been dancing at AIM for 9 years and counting. She loves to help shape and mold young dancers into beautiful athletes. Even though she happens to be younger, she still takes her job just as serious as any other teacher would here at AIM.


Kathryn "Kit Kat" Rahal

Dance Instructor

Beginner Ballet

Kit Kat has been dancing since she was 7 and has been competing since she was 9. She is experienced in many styles of dance. She loves working with kids and being able to share her joy for dance with them. 


Jackie Stoelting

Studio Manager

Jackie joined our team a few years ago and helps make the studio run smoothly behind the scenes. The best part about being at the studio is working alongside her family and seeing her son dance in class! 

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