Teachers

We rounded up some of the best teachers and professional dancers to provide you with quality dance education and fitness. They have logged in countless hours at the studio and on stage to perfect their craft, which are now yours to enjoy and learn from.

Cathee Lee Roslovtsev
Cathee Lee Roslovtsev Principal, Faculty Head Classical Ballet
STOTT PILATES®

Cathee is a certified STOTT PILATES® instructor and a former professional ballet dancer. She has been teaching STOTT PILATES® since 2004 and has helped people of all ages become stronger, healthier and free from injury.

As a dancer, Cathee has performed around the world as a company member of the Philippine Ballet Theatre in 1989 to 2003. She completed the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet (ACB) teacher’s seminars from Pre-Primary to Level 4 in 2016.

Cathee’s passion for teaching directed her to open Elan Ballet & Pilates.

Bianca Trocino
Bianca Trocino Faculty
Classical Ballet

Bianca is a professional ballet dancer. She became a company member of the Philippine Ballet Theatre in 2007 and has since performed principal, soloist, and corps de ballet roles in the company’s repertoire including Coppelia, The Nutcracker, Carmen, Giselle, Swan Lake, La Bayadere, Don Quixote, Le Corsaire and Paquita. She also danced the title role in Sabel: Love and Passion.

Bianca completed the Royal Academy of Dance Professional Dancers’ Teaching Diploma Program in London in 2015. She wants to inspire dancers to become the best artists that they can be. She provides her students with bespoke teaching, helping develop sound classical technique and artistry, and imparts invaluable life skills.

Joni Galeste
Joni Galeste
Faculty
Ballet

Joni is a professional ballet dancer. She has been dancing with the Philippine Ballet Theatre since 2007 and has played roles in Esmeralda, Raymonda, Palikhayaw, The Nutcracker, Darangen Ni Bantugen, Andres KKK, Cinderella, Le Corsaire, Carmen, and Don Quixote. Joni studied classical and modern ballet in the Philippines and Hong Kong and was part of a cultural exchange program in Shanghai.

Crimson Guirjem
Crimson Guirjem Faculty Streetdance
Jazz

Crimson is a professional dancer and choreographer. He started teaching hip hop, jazz, contemporary and ballet in Iloilo, where he also received most of his dance training. He enjoys teaching, knowing that he is shaping the next generation of dancers. To Crimson, dance is like a fresh morning breeze that makes him feel good, fulfilled and relaxed.

Mimi Garcia
Mimi Garcia Faculty
Tap

Mimi has been teaching tap at the International School Manila since 2005. She teaches elementary to middle school students using the graded tap curriculum. She is also a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor.

Mimi feels fulfilled when she teaches dance, which, for her, is an expression of passion and freedom.