Zeljko "Jake" Lukic
Zeljko “Jake” Lukic, co-owner of All About Ballroom dance studio, started his dancing career in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He won his first championship at the age of 21. Jake combines his passion for dance and background in Athletic training/Physical education to prepare his students for competitions all over the world. Jake has taught Ballroom, Latin, Smooth, and Rhythm styles of dance to students of all levels since 2002.
Jake also hold a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from UNF.
Heather Kornick was born and raised in Jacksonville Florida and started her dance training at the age of 4. She trained in Ballet, tap ,jazz , and character dance under Mark Spivak Dance Institute all the way through high school and then attended FSU as a dance major. Heather found her love for Ballroom dance in 1996 and began her training to be an instructor . Heather competed professionally with multiple partners in the American Rhythm and American Smooth styles and was a United States Finalist in the American 9 Dance Division. Currently she is co owner of All About Ballroom Dance studio alongside dance partner Jake Lukic and mentor Mark Spivak while continuing to teach students of all levels .
Roseanna George, began dancing at the age of 11 in Miami, FL where she learned the styles of ballet, jazz and hiphop. She took up ballroom dancing in high school alongside her parents for a few years. In college she learned “Step” dancing and began teaching it at various schools in Duval county before returning to ballroom dancing in 2013 where she began teaching full time. Currently, Roseanna, now teaches at All About Ballroom and is the studio manager. She competes with her professional partner, William Brand, in both the rising-star and open divisions in the American Rhythm style of ballroom dancing.
Ballroom Dance Specialist
Brian Brocato was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida and has always had a love for dancing. Following his military career he started his training in ballroom and latin dancing in 2012, and began teaching in 2013. He loves teaching students of all ages and levels and has had a lot of experiences with Pro AM performances including, but not limited to, Jacksonville DWTS and local competitions. Brian joined All About Ballroom in 2019 and continues to instruct students in social dancing, wedding preparations and choreography, shows, and competition training.
Ballroom Dance Specialist
Gil Maldonado was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Kansas City. He found his live of dancing at a very young age while taking to street salsa , merengue ,and hip hop. Gil started his training in ballroom and Latin dancing through TC dance club in 1999and has been teaching and competing with students ever since. He moved to Florida in 2020 to join the All About Ballroom team and is ready for his next chapter in dance.