About Our Studio
Footnotes Ballroom Studio is leading the way in the ballroom world in Ann Arbor. Established in 2013, Ashleigh and Trish have created a fun, friendly, and stress-free dance environment for social and competitive dancers alike!
Certified in all styles of ballroom and nightclub dances, Footnotes is the place for those just starting out and those experienced, who would like to learn more. If you are a new student with our studio, check out our Introductory Special to see how to begin your dance journey!
Studio Owner, InstructorThe art of dancing brings so much positivity, connection and playfulness into people’s lives! Ashleigh DeWeese has a passion to share such experiences through ballroom dancing as a caring dedicated instructor and driven professional performer and competitor.
Studio Owner, InstructorTrish Stuckey is a driven, charismatic dance professional who believes that dance has the unique ability to bring happiness to everyone. Known by many as the firecracker, she has the passion to inspire others to find happiness through dance. She has a bold goal every day to help her students achieve their goals and leave the studio feeling fulfilled by their progress.
InstructorKirk is an Indiana University graduate who received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. It was at Indiana University that he discovered his affinity for Ballroom and Latin Dance. He and his partner competed in the silver collegiate division of Ballroom and Latin Dance.
Melissa & Chris Moy
InstructorsKnown for their entertaining style and emotionally captivating musicality, Chris and Melissa Moy are premier West Coast Swing Dance Instructors in the Ann Arbor and Metro Detroit area. They offer a unique teaching experience focused on technique, purposeful practice and fun all while adapting their instruction technique to each student and fostering each dancer’s unique style. Melissa and Chris enjoy coaching competitors as much as they enjoy teaching beginners and offer a wide variety of learning experiences. As two of the original members of the Ann Arbor Swing Society, they are enthusiastic about competing, teaching, traveling and dancing with one of Michigan’s newest WCS clubs. Chris and Melissa Moy are pleased to offer their instruction services for workshops, private lessons, group lessons, choreography and demonstrations.