Herb is a successful studio owner, competition organizer and a world event coordinator. He is a certified fellow in all five dancesport styles and has been awarded top teacher in America numerous times. Herb is a recipient of a lifetime achievement award for excellence in championship dancing. He has partnered numerous United states Champions and has demonstrated and promoted American-style dance at venues around the world.
Steve competed professionally in all 4 styles of dancing with his wife, Maria, Their best success was in the Standard Division. After 16 years running a successful dance studio in St. Pete and welcoming their beloved son, Chris in 1993, Maria and Steve started Designs To Shine in 1996 and have made it the Number One Dance Dress company in America. Steve & Maria are also NDCA adjudicators.