Tanya Payne

Tanya Payne was born in Vancouver BC Canada. Ever since she was little, her parents always had her on stage performing, singing and dancing. When she entered her teen years her parents moved her and her brothers to Wenatchee, Washington. She then danced and cheered till she was out of high school. When she turned 21 she moved back to Vancouver and danced and cheered professionally for the BC Felions Dance team. After a year she moved to Seattle where she became a Professional Ballroom Instructor for 4 years through Arthur Murray. She then learned the joys of social dancing and also joined a salsa team. Now she is happily working in Fred Astaire Dance studio and loving every minute of it