ABOUT US

Our story

The dream has always been to inspire our youth & build the confidence in themselves.

ultimate dance on the move

here to inspire, here to dance.

We have been serving dancers in the West Suburbs of Chicago since June 2013 with a studio in Sandwich IL and multiple mobile locations. Ultimate Dance opened a pop-up dance studio in downtown Plano in September 2016 which has now expanded to a permanent full running studio location in January 2017. We continue to grow our mobile program to daycares and schools in the area. In 2019 we opened our pop up Naperville dance studio that is continuously growing. We are committed to continued growth in the studio, staff and students at Ultimate Dance On The Move.

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plano studio

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1200 US 34 Suite 2A Plano IL 60545

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naperville studio CLASSES

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605 E Ogden Ave, Naperville, IL 60563

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on the move (Mobile Classes)

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Please Contact our Office at
(630)809-2010

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THE MISSION

We build kids’ confidencE

No matter their background, experience, or level of confidence at their first class, every child that joins us at Ultimate Dance on the Move leaves a more confident child and certainly a better dancer. Our mission is inspiring the you through dance, care to join?

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Meet Our educators

Meet our amazing team. You will find we have a true love for what we do and a love to inspire your children to go after the same.

CHEYANNE DIAZ

FOUNDER & CEO

Cheyanne is the owner and founder of Ultimate Dance On the Move. Dance has been in her life since she was 3 years old. She was involved in recreational, competition, and pre-professional dancing. Cheyanne has experience in gymnastics and cheerleading as well and her passion for all 3 lead to her opening a dance studio 8 years ago to inspire the youth through movement and building confidence in any avenue they take at Ultimate Dance On The Move!

Miss Cassidy

INSTRUCTOR

Cassidy is a dance teacher, performer, and choreographer from Roseville, Minnesota. Cassidy has been dancing since age two and is a recent graduate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. Cassidy has trained in various styles, including Modern, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Acro, Hip Hop, etc, and loves to share her knowledge and passion for dance.
Cassidy values using dance to inspire confidence and teach valuable transferable skills, such as commitment, teamwork, communication, and perseverance. She works to make her classes a place for kids to try new things, work together, and have fun along the way! This year at Ultimate Dance on the Move, Cassidy's goal is to have her students trying their best, making friends, working together, and most importantly having fun!

Miss Lexi

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Lexi has been dancing for over 18 years, receiving her technical training at Sole Dance Academy and Revolution Dance Studio. Throughout her competitive career, she has trained under and assisted many choreographers including Emily Shock, Jonas Shumpert, Justin Tyda, Mary Tisa, and Zada Cheeks. In addition to her competitive experience, Lexi led the Yorkville Varsity Dance Team as captain during her high school years, choreographing routines for the football field, basketball court, and competitive arena. Lexi continued dancing at North Central College, and served as the treasurer and president of the Cardinal Dance Company during her time as a Cardinal. She graduated from NCC with honors in 2020, earning her B.A. in Molecular Neuroscience.

Lexi has been teaching at Ultimate Dance On The Move since 2016. She is passionate about helping her students identify and achieve their dance goals, as well as explore their creativity through improvisation. She is eager to pursue these passions with her students in the upcoming year!

Miss Enrica

INSTRUCTOR

Enrica comes from Downers Grove and is a student at North Central College. She has been teaching since she was fourteen years old, making this her eighth year teaching. She's previously taught at studios located in the Chicagoland area with her favorite style as tap. She has been dancing for eighteen years and continues to learn with every opportunity thrown her way.
Continuing to college, she was offered many scholarships including dance, vocal and musical theatre. She committed to North Central with a vocal scholarship and danced on NCC's Dance Team and Cardinal Dance Company for four years, competing in regional dance competitions with both large group and solos.
Enrica is excited to be part of the Ultimate Dance family and looks forward to teaching every week. It is her belief that each student's energy, resilience and creativity are the most important factors when learning something new and remembering choreography.

Miss sarah

INSTRUCTOR

Sarah has been working at Ultimate Dance on the Move since fall of 2016. At Ultimate Dance on the Move she has taught all styles of dance, coached award winning competition teams, and taught master classes and special events. Along with Ultimate Dance, she has also taught at the Naperville Park District, Spotlight Youth Theater, and Christian Youth Theater. She has choreographed full stage musical productions, taught dance summer camps, and a variety of dance classes from ages 18 months-adult. She danced with Aurora's Project Dance team for 4 years during high school performing in lyrical, jazz, and hip-hop dances and danced at College of DuPage and Hubbard Street during her senior year of high school, she also performed as a dancer in over 20 stage productions.

Sarah graduated from North Central College in 2017 with a bachelors in Psychology and a minor in dance. While at North Central she performed with the Cardinal Dance Company and performed a solo in a choreography showcase. In summer of 2020, she graduated from Lewis University with her masters in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Counseling. Sarah loves getting to meet new students and helping them find their passion for dance and seeing her current students grow in their dance ability and confidence. Her favorite dance styles include musical theater, tap, contemporary, lyrical, jazz, and ballet. She can't wait to meet you and your student!

Miss Vanessa

INSTRUCTOR

Vanessa began her dance training at the age of 3 studying ballet, tap, jazz, and gymnastics. At the age of 12, she discovered her true passion in hip hop and joined the competitive company at Xtreme Dance Force. During her time on Xtreme’s competitive team, Vanessa received numerous awards with the company for small and large groups, lines and productions. Vanessa graduated with a Bachelors in Music from North Central College in 2020 and will be finishing with a Masters in Higher Education Leadership from North Central in the Spring of 2022. Vanessa loves dance because of the personal growth in character and attitude that it brings to its students. She loves teaching because it brings her closer to the activity she loves most while sharing her passion with others. In her classes, students will experience teamwork and excitement for the activity while learning upbeat and fun dance routines!

MISS MIRANDA

DANCE INSTRUCTOR

Miranda is a dancer and musical theatre actress from Sun Prairie, Wisconsin who has been dancing before she could walk and singing before she could talk! She has performed in over 35 shows, danced professionally at amusement parks, developed over 15 years of artistic movement training, and presented many styles of dance as well as gymnastics. Miranda's first choreography experience came when she was an artistic intern at the Sun Prairie Civic Theatre for four summers, and since then, Miranda has additionally choreographed for North Central College (Almost Living) and Oswego East High School (Rodger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella and Freaky Friday). In the spring of 2020, Miranda graduated with BA degrees in Musical Theatre and Theatre as well as minors in Dance, Music, and Leadership. Following graduation, she has had such joy exploring her passion for teaching, and she has had so much fun teaching what she loves to do with Ultimate Dance on the Move!




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