STAFF



SCOTT & DIANA HOFFMAN

Scott is the Technical Director of Praise His Name With Dancing. His heart for the Lord, heart for worship, as well as his giftings in vision, choreography, and technical aspects of show production have been an excellent complement to our ministry. He has been to numerous worship seminars. He has also been on Covenant of Grace's Worship Team for many years.
Diana is the Artistic Director of Praise His Dancing. She has been teaching worship dance classes since 1993. Diana studied classical Ballet, Pointe, and Modern dance for fifteen years at Wadsworth School of Ballet, Pointe West Studio & North East Ohio Dance and continues her study through intensive programs. She has attended numerous worship dance and aerobic seminars for continuing education and inspiration. In addition, she has six years experience as an aerobics instructor. Her aerobic training consisted of an aerobic certification and knowledge of basic anatomy in relation to movement.



ANGELA ULRICH

Ms. Ulrich is a senior company member, instructor, choreographer, and administrative assistant with Praise His Name With Dancing. She started as a student with the company in 2000, training in ballet, pointe work, and modern technique, and joined the teaching staff in 2008. She has been involved in choreography for several years, collaborating with and creating on Praise His Name With Dancing students of all ages and technique levels. Ms. Ulrich has supplemented her dance training by participating in master classes, college courses, and workshops, including Inlet's Summer Dance Intensive, 2012, and Ballet Magnificat!'s Summer Dance Intensive, 2012 and 2018. Ms. Ulrich has also gained invaluable ministry experience through her missions work in Nicaragua. From 2013-2017 she served with Four Square Go Team to Managua every summer, working with and twice leading the Children's Team to use dance, song, and drama to communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Ms. Ulrich is passionate about using everything she has learned to help train the next generation of dancers/worship leaders, who will cultivate their God-given gifts to see the gospel spread and hearts changed by the love of Jesus.



JESSICA LAPIN

Jessica has been instructing group exercise classes and personal training for 15 years. During this time, she graduated from The University of Akron with a major in Exercise Science/Exercise Physiology and a minor in Dietetics. She interned and worked full time for a Sports Medicine/Physical Therapy Clinic in Fairlawn for 5 years. Over the years, Jessica has attained my YogaFit, Speciality Pilates, Simply Barre, Kickboxing, and Indoor Cycling certifications, along with other continuing education courses in health and fitness. She is currently teaching our Pilates/Barre Fusion and Praise His Name With Yoga classes!



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