Aleem is a successful Figure Skating Coach who works with children and adults. He helps them develop basic skills and ensures they appreciate the art and joy of figure skating. His core strength is his foot work and his strong foundation for competitive and recreational figure skating. He has been an international competitor, earning seven skating medals from domestic and international competitions between 2009 - 2015 in Chicago, Paris, Spain and Bucharest, Romania. He has been skating for more than 20 years (seven as competitive skater and three as an instructor). He has also passed Adult Bronze Moves In the Field and Pre-Bronze Freestyle.
Miranda AllisonMiranda has been skating since her mother first took her to the ice rink at the age of two. During her 19 years of skating experience, she skated as a member of the Washington Figure Skating Club and was a South Atlantic Regional medalist. She has completed her Intermediate Freestyle test and is a U.S. Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field. Miranda is currently a member of the PSA, WFSC, and USFS. She has been coaching for 4 years and enjoys sharing her knowledge and love for skating with her students. She is available to teach both group and private lessons and is available to take students to test sessions and non-qualifying competitions. Miranda enjoys working with students of all ages, but specializes in working with children. She uses on ice games and drawings to create a fun approach to building basic fundamentals and confidence on the ice.
Jennifer has been skating for 17 years and has more than five years of coaching experience. She specializes in basic skills, moves in the field, freestyle, and ice dance, and has experience teaching in the USFS and ISI systems. Jennifer has worked with all ages and skill levels, and enjoys teaching everyone from beginner to advanced students. She has taught many international students in the past, and speaks French and Russian.
Born and raised in Canada, Marion moved to the USA in 2006. A former nationally ranked Synchronized skater for over 15 years who retired after the birth of her twins. She is the mother of 4 children & teaches skating from 2 thru adult. She holds 1 bronze medal as well as 2 silver medals from the Canadian National Synchronized skating championships & USA National Synchronized skating championships. She is a CFSA Senior silver ice dancer who is available to teach basic skills through Freestyle 6, hockey drills, prelim dances and moves in the field, choreography & off-ice. She teaches both group/private lessons and is a member of the PSA & WFSC. She enjoys working with tots, adults, group lesson skaters, and specializes in special needs skaters. Her focus is to help each student achieve their skating goals by giving them the solid basic skating fundamentals that will assist them in whatever skating discipline they choose.
Margo has been skating off and on for over 30 years. As a serious recreational figure skater for the past eight years, she has worked with a number of coaches to continually improve and refine her technique. Margo began teaching group lessons as an assistant to her own coach and quickly developed her own style to help beginning skaters of all ages overcome anxiety and gain confidence on the ice. A registered yoga teacher, Margo emphasizes proper alignment and body awareness with all of her skating students. She especially enjoys working with adult beginners, but has worked with students as young as 2 years old, as well as senior citizens, and takes great pleasure helping motivated students of all ages move on to more advanced skills. More information at www.iceflowskating.com.
Sorina RosoiuSorina first took to the ice at the age of 5 in her native Romania and fell in love immediately. By age 7, she was a serious international competitor,winning two Romanian titles back to back. Over the past 3 years, Sorina has taught skaters as young as 2 years old all the way to adults, from first-time beginners to figure skaters learning jumps and spins. In addition to being able to pass along her passion for skating, Sorina’s favorite part of teaching is sharing her students’ sense of pride and achievement as they overcome obstacles and learn new skills.
Andrew has been skating competitively for ten years, and has been a member of the United States sectional and national teams, competing at the Novice level at the 2015 U.S. National Championships. He is a Gold Medalist in Moves in the Field and skates at Junior level in Freestyle. He is completely devoted to the sport of figure skating, finding in the combination of technique, precision and control a truly unique form of artistic expression. Andrew loves sharing the joy of skating with enthusiastic and hesitant students alike, and has coached students ranging in age from 3 to 70. He is able to work at all levels, from helping beginners to take their first steps on the ice, to choreographing high level freestyle programs. By taking the time to listen to and connect with his students, Andrew is able to personalize his teaching approach based on the individual student’s goals, needs and comfort level.
Laura WeberLaura started skating on an outdoor ice rink at the age of ten and loves all things winter. A recreational skater, she has participated in both ISI and USFS
programs through Freestyle 5, taking lessons on/off for over thirty years. She has trained in Kentucky, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, California, and Virginia. Laura is a USFS and PSA member. This is her third season as a Learn to Skate instructor. She has taught students of all ages, and especially enjoys working with teens and adults. Her goal for all skating students is to learn new skills while having fun and enjoying the outdoors.