Adrenaline Dance Fitness is…

more than just a dance studio – we’re a family!

At Adrenaline we focus on the love of dancing & music instead of weight & calories. When you join our classes and feel the routines, the weight loss follows. Our atmosphere is warm & inviting and all our welcome! No matter your fitness level or dancing skills, you will fit right in at Adrenaline. Currently, our studio is offering Hip Hop/Cardio dance, Zumba toning, HIIT, Power Flow, Vixen & Zumba classes. Dance fitness has proved itself to be a great fitness activity burning anywhere from 600 to 1200 calories per hour. The best part is that you hardly even realize you are working out…it just feels like a party!

Our Mission

Our mission at Adrenaline is to provide everyone with a care-free, energy packed, super fun hour in a positive, upbeat & inclusive atmosphere.  We want to meet you where you’re at and partner with you in your fitness journey.

Our Values

Excellence · Positivity · Inclusivity · Integrity · Diversity · Mindfulness

Meet the Adrenaline Team!

Tiffany Norris

Owner & Instructor

 

ClubADF • FuseADF • ADF Burn

Tiffany has had a passion for dance since she was a little girl.  She discovered Zumba about 8 years ago, fell in love with the fitness workout and has been dancing ever since.  Having dance fitness and clean eating as constants has lead to a healthy and happier lifestyle.  The impact these changes made on her life stirred a drive and passion for helping others also have healthier lifestyles.  Tiffany grew up in Greenville, SC with her 4 younger siblings.  She loves Jesus, people, her dog Harmony, traveling, wine and coffee.  She is involved with several different volunteer programs in Greenville – Fostering Great Ideas, Mentor Upstate, VITA and Meals on Wheels.  Tiffany graduated from North Greenville University with her Bachelor’s in Accounting and Business.  She currently works on the leadership team for another local woman-owned small business, High Spirits Hospitality, handling their accounting and finances, when she’s not at Adrenaline.

Jessica Ruiz

Instructor

 

ClubADF • FuseADF

Jessica had always been an athlete. Growing up in New York, she played field hockey from 4th grade all the way into college at Clemson University. Besides field hockey, she never found an exercise she loved to do until she found Zumba in 2012. Although she didn’t get her license until about two years later, she fell in love with dance fitness. She moved to Greenville after attending Clemson University. Jessica has always struggled with her weight and body issues, but with Zumba and Weight Watchers, Jessica has lost over 50 lbs and couldn’t be happier. Jessica married her husband, Thomas, in June of 2017 and became a mother to a beautiful baby boy in April of 2019. When Jessica isn’t dancing at Adrenaline, she is enriching the lives of children as a elementary teacher.

Lori Simpson

Instructor

 

ClubADF • FuseADF • Zumba Toning

Lori was born in Columbia, SC and raised in beautiful Greenville, SC. Lori has been involved in dance since she was a child. She decided to become a Zumba instructor after attending many Zumba classes at a local studio. Over the years, she developed a love for Latin beats such as: salsa, merengue, and bachata. Lori enjoys every moment of teaching classes, sharing choreography, and supporting the ever growing Zumba family of students and instructors! Lori has two sons and although she feels that at times balancing family and a career may be tough , she believes that finding time for yourself and your health is very important and a great example for family. She hopes her passion for dance and fitness will inspire and motivate people to have fun while working out and begin a healthy and positive lifestyle of their own. Lori loves helping people ease into a healthy and active lifestyle with a Make it Fun! attitude. Her love for dance and people shines through wherever she goes! When Lori is not working or teaching Zumba you can find her in Columbia cheering on her Gamecocks, spending time with friends, family and her 3 dogs.

Megan Crawford

Instructor

 

ClubADF • FuseADF • ADF Burn

Megan has always had a passion for fitness, dance and music. She danced as a little girl, and played volleyball and basketball during her school years. Once that ended, she was very excited to find an exercise that incorporated all three of her passions! Megan has been licensed in Zumba and Zumba Kids for 5 years and has been licensed in Insanity Live for 2 years. She loves hip hop music and really enjoys incorporating it into her playlists for class.  She is good at encouraging people to push their limits but still making the workout fun! Dance fitness has proven to be the perfect activity to help her maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.  Megan has always worked in homes and classrooms with children who have special needs, but recently made the decision to stay home with her sweet baby girl, Avery. She now runs her own small cleaning business and teaches fitness classes at Adrenaline.

Travis McGowan

Instructor

 

ClubADF • FuseADF • Zumba Toning

Travis is a licensed instructor in Zumba, Zumba toning, Insanity Live, and Dance Fitness. He helps clients have fun and feel free while exercising in a no judgement zone. Travis has always enjoyed dancing and teaching others and has been instructing for 8 years. He got into the line of business in 2012 when he attended a Zumba studio with family. Travis’ favorite part about being a dance instructor is the freedom, because it allows him to show his personality through dancing. Also, to choreograph and teach clients his routines is always a lot of fun. When Travis is not working on new dance routines or Insanity workouts, he likes to workout at the gym, jog at the park, meet with family downtown, or read a good book. Travis is a dog lover, at home cook, and devoted son residing in Mauldin, South Carolina. He thinks of himself as a shy person, although he’s been known to break out of his shell when instructing a class. The things Travis loves most in life are his relationship with God, family, and dancing. A perfect day for him would include a six mile jog in the morning, teaching a class and hanging out with family. The kind of people Travis would like to meet are ones who are passionate about dance and have a positive attitude.

Katie Williams

Instructor

 

ClubADF • FuseADF • Zumba Toning • Vixen

Katie has had a love for dance, music and fitness since she was a child. Growing up in Miami, she was immersed in Latin music and dance flavor which fueled her passion to instruct dance and encourage others in their fitness journey. Dance fitness has been an avenue to enjoy working out, staying fit & be a part of a fitness community that has grown to feel like family.  Katie is a licensed Zumba, Zumba Toning and Vixen Workout instructor. When she’s not dancing, Katie is running her business, Peace, Love & Soap & hanging out with her family.

Amber Barksdale

Instructor

 

FuseADF • Zumba

Amber discovered her passion for dance when she joined a hip hop dance team back in high school. She also met her husband during high school while he was visiting on a church mission trip. Shortly after the wedding, they made the big move from New Mexico to South Carolina, his hometown.  After moving across the country and two pregnancies later, came the weight gain!  Once her kids were out of diapers she decided to take control of her health and trained for 5 and 10k races, which resulted in losing a total of 60 lbs! While training at the gym, she discovered a Zumba class, she tried it and fell in love with dance all over again! After attending several different instructors’ classes, Amber decided to get licensed in 2014. Latin is her absolute favorite rhythm, especially Cumbia and Reggaeton. Zumba has provided her with a fun way to stay consistently active.  She believes in order to stay fit, every person must find what exercise they love to do.

Brandon Graham

Instructor

 

FuseADF • Zumba

Brandon was born in Greenwood, SC, raised in Saluda, SC, and now lives in Greenville, SC. He has been a Licensed Zumba Instructor since May of 2018. Brandon is a really shy person but has discovered dancing allows him to express his emotions and feel free. During this past year of teaching, he has grown a love for dancing to Merengue, Salsa, and Reggaeton. Brandon is a big believer in self care and has found dancing to be his favorite form of self care! When he isn’t teaching, he is spending time with his family and friends. He also works for Pendleton Place and loves USC Gamecocks, Carolina Panthers, and the Charlotte Hornets!

Emily Skitt

Instructor

 

ClubADF • FuseADF • ADF Burn

Emily moved to Greenville, SC from California when she was 11 years old. She grew up in South Carolina and graduated from North Greenville University with a degree in Biology. She met her husband when they both were counselors at Camp Spearhead for special needs. She has always had a love for people and a passion to help others. Emily is a mother of two beautiful boys (and two incredible puppy dog) that have changed her world for the better! She loves spending time with her friends and family. Emily found a passion for fitness after the birth of her first son. She quickly found group fitness classes including Zumba and had to be a part of the movement! She began teaching Zumba in January 2014 and developed into teaching other group fitness classes including cardio dance, boot camp, indoor cycling, personal training, HIIT classes and many more! When she is not with her family, she enjoys running long distance, Spartan racing with her friends, and anything that challenges her mind and body. Emily is a strong believer in sharing compassion and love. “Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy” – Thomas Merton

Katie Egan

Instructor

 

Hip Hop Power Flow

Katie was born in Brooklyn, NY but has been a SC native for the past 20 years so she claims the south as her home.  After 15 years of ballet, tap, and jazz, she was drawn to yoga as a way to keep mindful movement in her life even through adulthood after college.  Since receiving her 200RYT in 2019, she’s been bringing a bit of light-heartedness to the otherwise intense practice of power yoga in her classes.  Usually the resident hippie wherever she goes, you can count on her trying to read your birth chart, encouraging you to try her new favorite vegan recipe, or fitting in a mini meditation before she hops out of her car when she gets to class.  Katie’s favorite part of writing classes is coming up with playlists so definitely expect some serious bops to go with your downward dogs.  Katie loves living in Greenville with her very patient husband, Cole, who puts up with her obsession with trash reality tv and annoyingly expensive craft beer.  She really, really can’t wait to have you in class!

Lauren Hargraves

Marketing Manager

Lauren walked into ADF never having taken a dance fitness class of any type! Quickly falling in love with the people, energy, and results, she joined our membership program and has been a faithful ADF cheerleader since day one! What better person to have as our social media manager than a loyal member? Lauren has been married to her college sweetheart Eric for almost 18 years. With a degree in education, she home-schools her 3 children. Growing up in PA, Lauren has a love for everything outdoors and uses these adventures to connect with family and friends. Lauren’s love for Jesus and others is evident in her joyful personality. With a passion to learn, she is always seeking new hobbies that spark her creativity. Lauren owns an embroidery business, loves thrifting and sustainable shopping, and dabbles in interior design when she’s not dancing with us at ADF.

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