Our Team! Introducing our highly skilled instructors

Our highly trained teachers are dedicated to providing exceptional technical training in a positive environment that focuses on responsibility, punctuality, dependability, teamwork, and most importantly, respect for others. At Downey Dance Center, we believe in teaching proper technique and flexibility skills from your very first dance class. Many of our teachers have worked professionally in the dance world and are thrilled to provide their knowledge of dance to our students. We pride ourselves on having a professional, fun and family-like atmosphere to learn in. Our teachers value our students and are here to provide the best dance experience for your dancer! 

b1 Belinda Lands Owner

Owner and Director of Downey Dance Center – “The Dance Studio of Downey”. Over the past 34 years,…

julie Juliane Westbrook Artistic Director

Julie has been dancing since the age of 3 at Belinda’s Dance Studio. She has been trained in tap,…

mindee Mindee Lands Assistant Director

Mindee has been dancing since she was 2 ½ years old. She has been trained in jazz, tap, ballet, l…

image1 Jessica & Nicole Erickson Tumbling Twins

Jessica and Nicole Erickson have been dancing and tumbling for the past 16 years. They started ou…

screen-shot-2016-09-21-at-7-51-36-pm Jake Chustz Dance Teacher

Jake has been performing since age 10. He started with a local community theatre where he came ou…

FullSizeRender-6 Shea Caudill Dance Teacher

Shea has been dancing since she was 4 under the instruction of Belinda Lands. She has been traine…