Shannon Hall is the owner, director and teacher at Shannon’s Studio II – school of dance. Dance has always been a part of Shannon’s life. Shannon’s mother was a ballroom dancer/competitor and business woman. She signed Shannon up for dance, as a toddler. In 1981, Shannon graduated from The Ohio State University and acquired a B.A. of Science in Education with a Major in Dance. Shannon continues to stay current with her dance education by attending numerous seminars, workshops and master classes.
Shannon’s Studio II – school of dance was founded in 1978 by Shannon (Martin) Hall. Over the years Shannon’s Studio II has become well known for providing the community with quality dance education. Shannon’s Studio II offers the young dancer the opportunity to have fun and enjoy the art of dance, while also developing self-confidence, increasing personal health and refining dance technique. Shannon and her competition dancers have received many top honors and awards. Dancers have won Top overall rankings in the competitive and recreational divisions. Shannon’s students often receive scholarships to classes and camps. Shannon has been recognized for her work as a choreographer and received acknowledgements for her outstanding years as a quality dance instructor. Many SSII alumni dancers have kept the art of dance in their lives by continuing their dance education at the college level, teaching at private studios, performing in shows and musicals, and one former student has opened her own dance studio. There are also countless former students who have continued to be part of the studio by bringing their children to experience Shannon’s love and commitment to dance.
Prior to graduating from Waverly High School in 2009, Ryan took dance as a child. Ryan was a member of the Shannon’s Studio II competition dance team for 6 years. Ryan also danced competitively in
Addison, Illinois with Gotta Dance Studio.
Ryan was a young dance helper at Shannon’s Studio II – school of dance for 4 years. She advanced to having her own studio Hip Hop class in 2009. In 2010, Ryan began her career as a competition team choreographer and instructor. Working in her sixth year at the studio, Ryan’s choreography and training has helped young dancers achieve Top Overall Awards.
Ryan now works in all aspect of the studio – choreography, teaching, office work and planning. Ryan is a graduate of The Paul Mitchell Academy in Columbus and currently holds her manager’s license.