SPSG STAFF

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Meghan (Biba) Mueller

Owner/Director

Meghan is the founder, owner and artistic director of Shine Power Studio & Gym. Meghan began taking gymnastics at age 4 and dance at age 7. She grew up dancing in tap, ballet, pointe, and jazz classes at RC Dance & Gymnastics under the instruction of Monica Rynes. In 2008 she was honored to receive the "Natylee Geary Scholarship," at RCDG and in 2009 she was nominated as captain of her cheer team. After high school, Meghan continued her dance career by studying dance at Winona State University and dancing along side instructors such as Tabitha & Napoleon D'Uma, Dena Rizzo, Geo Hubela and Twitch. From 2013-2021 she choreographed competition routines that placed first in their category, were nationally ranked and were awarded with the several special awards. Including; "best transitions," "Most Likely to Start the Party", "Clean & Crisp" and "Full of Energy". She has studied and taught many forms of dance to children and adults alike: lyrical, hip hop, tap, cheerleading, tumbling, jazz, pointe, ballet and boys hip-hop. She studied business and received her Bachelors degree from UW-Platteville in 2014. Meghan is a proud Catholic and although she does not preach religion to her students, she keeps her religous beleifs in mind while teaching and choosing costumes and music. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Caleb, their son Brooks and daughter Collyns. Meghan originally began SPSG as a summer dance program under the name, "Boscobel Summer Dance Classes," in 2009 and then because of increase in interest, she opened the studio up full time in 2014. Meghan's goal is to create an environment where her students feel confident about themselves and their dancing abilities.

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Rachel Simon

Head Instructor/ Co-Director

 

Rachel has been apart of the SPSG journey from the beginning, helping assist in classes since the age of 10 and choreographing routines since the age of 13. Rachel began dancing at the age of 5 at RC Dance & Gymnastics under the direction of Monica Rynes in Richland Center. She was a member of her varsity high school cheer and dance team for four years, she has danced at several dance conventions, being taught by instructors such as Dena Rizzo, Dusty Button & Keltie Knight.  In 2019 she was hired as the head teacher and choreographer for four dance classes (tap and jazz) at the YMCA in Lacrosse. She danced competitively for years throughout highschool and is constantly working to better herself as a dancer and individual. Rachel steps in as a head instructor for dance, gymnastics AND cheer but is further known for her summer and winter dance intensives. She currently has a bachelors degree in psychology; graduating from UW-Lacrosse in 2020 and is continueing her education by going towards her Masters.  In her free time, Rachel enjoys watching the sunset with her husband, Payton. Rachel's favorite dance and primary dance style is ballet- her knowledge of ballet vocab, definitions and execution is a huge asset to SPSG.

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Shawna Bedward

Head Gymnastics Coach

Shawna has been an SPSG gymnastics coach for 3 years. She is an amazing coach to our tot-pre-team levels AND a great asset to the SPSG facility. Her expertise with children and background in gymnastics has made her an ideal coach, that all our students love. Shawna's background working with children goes back 20+ years. She was a girl scout leader for 8 years, a volunteer for the Boscobel Elementary for 12+ years, she coached the JV volleyball team at Boscobel for 1 year and is a mother to two. Dakota (age 15) who has been an SPSG performer for 6+ years and Shelby (18) who is currently going to school to be an RN. Shawna also has a great background and knowledge of gymnastics; she started tumbling classes as a toddler in the ICC Church basement. From there, she continued with gymnastics classes throughout her lifetime and was a member of the Fennimore/Boscobel high school team all four years of highschool. Her favorite event is beam and floor which she has helped choreograph routines for others. In her freetime, Shawna enjoys spending time with her husband Dayton (of 19 years), camping with her family, going on jeep rides and taking family vacations. Shawna has been a blessing to the SPSG program and to our students- she works hard and always makes sure the students are learning while enjoying their sport!

 

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Lydia Belz

Head Jazz & Cheer Instructor/ Class Assistant

Lydia began taking dance and acro classes at the age of 4; from there she expanded her level of dancing at SPSG, dancing under the direction of Meghan Mueller and Rachel Simon for 9 years. She has studied tap, ballet, clogging, jazz, tumbling, gymnastics, cheer & pointe. She has been a member of the SPSG competitive dance team (performing on the level I and II jazz teams, the hip-hop team and as a soloist) for the past six years. In fact, during the 2021 season, Lydia WON the senior division as a jazz soloist from the Showstoppers Dance Competition (the largest dance competition in the world). Lydia has also been a member of her high school dance team and she has participated in a variety of conventions and workshops throughout the United States. Her competitive routines have been nationally ranked and top scorers within their category. Lydia is enthusiastic, detail oriented, and dedicated to SPSG and her students. Her eye for the "little" things draws her out from the crowd. SPSG is so lucky to have her as a choreographer and assistant.

 

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Allie Pickett

Dance, & Gymnastics Coach

Allie came to SPSG in 2020 after gradutating from Winona State University with a degree in psychology. On Tuesdays, you can find her in the gym assisting our lower level gymnastics classes and coaching our toddlers. Allie's positive attitude and 20+ years of experience working with young children is what makes her an exceptional coach and perfect member of the SPSG team. Throughout highschool and through college Allie nannied for several families, took summer dance courses under Meghan Mueller and participated in several high school athletics. She worked at Wisconsin Badger camp in 2018-19 and serves her surrounding communities through a variety of mission trips. She has traveled to many places to serve through Christ, inlcluding Kentucky where she worked with the children in the Appalachia mountins this past summer. When she isn't at the gym, she can be found teaching at Boscobel Elementary or cuddling her new neice, Oaklynn. Allie is a very bright light and it is an honor to have her as an SPSG staff member.

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Hollie Waterman

Gymnastics & Cheer Coach

As a child, Hollie was invlolved in the Moser School of Dance & Gymnastics in Manchester, Iowa. Through high school, she continued her love of athletics as the head flyer of her baskeball and football cheerleading squad. In 1999, she graduated fron Fennimore High school and began classes at SWTC where she completed her CNA certificate in the fall and graduated in 2002 with an associate degree in nursing. She spent the next 18 1/2 years working at Crossing Rivers Health in many units including med/surg, OB, ER, ICU, and Surgery. While there, Hollie utilized her interest in teaching by becoming one of the safe sitter instructors, basic life support instructors and child passenger safety support instructors. In October of 2020, she changed her career path by becoming a patient liasion and BLS instructor with Gunderson Health Systems. This change, allowed her to be more involved in the things she loves; such as helping with several of her daughters activites. Hollie is also a very proud mother of four awesome kiddos. (Britan 23, Tyler 22, Lane 19 and Libbie 9 (an SPSG dance, cheer and gymnastics student). In her freetime she enjoys volunteering at church with their youth ministry programs and most recently in the dugout of girls summer, softball. Hollie and her daughter, Libbie have been a part of the SPSG family for 7 years and she couldn't be prouder to be a part of the team. SPSG is lucky to have them both as family and now staff members!

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Ariana Collins Miller

Dance Instructor

 Ariana can be found "living" at our SPSG facility. In addition to the ten hours a week that she trains (year-round), Ariana also assists and choreographs for our lower level classes, travels around Wisconsin to attend different conventions and intensives AND tags along as an assistant to Meghan while she instructs different dance/cheer camps. Ariana began dancing at the age of three- training in tap, ballet, jazz, clogging, competitive team, cheer and pointe and being instructed by Miss Meghan & Rachel for 10+ years. She is a key member to all of the SPSG competitive dance teams and recently ventured out as a soloist in 2020. She is a nationally ranked dancer and a very dedicated student. Her accountability and maturity and kind heart are a rare find. SPSG is grateful to have her as a student & staff member for the 2022 season!