Mike McKerlie – Instructor

Mike McKerlie hails from Aberdeen, North Carolina and was invited to come work at the Memphis Fred Astaire Dance Studio by owner, Tom Korpitz.  Mike is a certified ballroom dance instructor with almost 6 years of experience.  He has been a Regional Finalist for Smooth and Rhythm, National Semi-Finalist for Smooth and Rhythm in the West Coast Dance Championships and won multiple Freddy Awards through the FADS organization.  Mike has trained under Dancing with the Stars’ Emmy-Award Winning, Mark Ballas, and Dancing with the Stars’ and Mambo World Champion, Fabian Sanchez, and Tony Dovolani who trained Jennifer Lopez for the hit movie Shall We Dance?