Dance Instructors


Our instructors are available for private and semi-private lessons



photo Mayra Fernandez

Mayra Fernandez is the owner and artistic director of River City Fine Arts Academy, home of F13rce Dance Theatre. Ms. Fernandez graduated from Jacksonville University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. Her  teaching credits include Kaluby's Ballroom Dance Studio, LaVilla School of the Arts, where she taught modern, ballet, and dance physicality classes, head coach of International Rhythmic Gymnastics and River City Rhythmic and Dance, a competitive training program that prepared amateur rhythmic gymnasts, 2005 Region VI Chair for USA Gymnastics, and coach of USA Rhythmic Gymnastics team gymnast. She has attended the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs and Lake Placid for competitions and camps. She is an Artistic Associate for the First Coast Nutcracker with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.