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Our Instructors

Our knowledgeable instructors offer a wide variety of weekly classes including art, fitness, and dance. There is sure to be a class that interests everyone, so visit us today and see for yourself why our Seniors love the Dearborn Adult Center.  

Julie Day - Silver Sneakers

Julie has been teach group fitness for the past 46yrs.  She was a professional dancer with the Detroit Dance Co. and an NFL pro cheerleader for the Cincinnati Bengals from 1988-1990.  She has her certifications in: AFAA Primary Group Fitness, AFAA Personal Training, Silver Sneakers, AFAA Yoga/Pilates, Spinning, Aqua/Water Fitness, and AFAA Kickboxing, Step and Strength Training.  She is energetic, motivational, and provides a safe and fun fitness class.  

Paul Hines - Tai Chi

Paul has been a student of the Martial Arts for 35 years. The last 15 years he has concentrated on learning and teaching Tai Chi. He is a certified Yang-style Tai Chi instructor and a level-three Reiki practitioner.

Cindy Crowfoot - Oil Painting

Cindy is an artist who enjoys painting all subjects from portraits to landscapes and still life. She is originally from Cincinnati, but moved to Greendale, Indiana 35 years ago. Her favorite art medium is oil paint. She has worked in this medium for the last 25yrs. She has taken oil painting classes at the Art Academy of Cincinnati as well as workshops with numerous oil painting masters such as Dan Gerhartz, Laura Robb, and C.W. Mundy.

Vera Curnow - Colored Pencil

Vera Curnow is the Founder of the Colored Pencil Society of America with over 1700 members worldwide and 20 District Chapters in the United States. She has authored and compiled ten books and written many magazine articles on colored pencil. Her artwork has been published internationally, featured in solo and group exhibitions, and included in corporate collections.

Joan Abdon - Water Color

Joan began teaching at DAC in 2004 and is now in her 18th year of instruction. She has been a member of the Southeastern Indiana Art Guild since 1989 and the Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati since 1993. “I’m so glad I was asked to teach at DAC – I truly love passing on my knowledge of art to all of my students, who have become friends and extended family.”

Connie Huffman - Line Dancing

For 30 years Connie has been a Director/Instructor of the Hoosier Hoedowner Cloggers, and has been the DAC line dancing instructor for 15yrs. “I dance because it makes me happy”