Our Teachers 


Amber Nickolea began her professional career in 2013 at the Asheville Ballroom and Dance Centre (Asheville NC)

She became certified in DVIDA and has trained pro/am competitors in regional and national events. 

Amber is an Argentine Stage Tango National Finalist and Professional Competitor in Open Pro Theatre Arts.

Amber has trained and worked under World Champion Eric Luna.

Amber is the founder of Ultimate Dance Asheville (2016) 

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2004 United States Professional Rising Star American Rhythym Champion

Professional United States American Rhythm and Smooth Ohio Star Ball finalist.

Certified Championship Level Judge with the United States Terpsichore Association

Certified Gold Level Instructor with Fred Astaire Studios

Registered Professional and Championship level adjudicator with USA Dance Inc.

John King has been instructing and coaching ballroom and latin dance for over 25 years. He is dedicated to providing high quality dance training to the social and competitive dancesport competitor. 
John has taught thousands of social and dance sport competitors over the years. Over the course of his career he has trained more than 20 students who became
World and  United States Amateur  Champions.