BENEFITING: The Eating Disorders Information Network, Inc.
EVENT DATE: Apr 14, 2016
Maryan develops and designs out of the box marketing programs. She blends her digital media expertise fusing it with her passion for producing intimate but power packed networking soirees where innovators and game changers take part. She partnered with some of the most innovative young minds to create WIRETREE MEDIA where the company consults, collaborates and designs marketing strategies for small to large size companies. She formed & co founded PAPERGLASS Media, a vibrant digital hub where some of the most fascinating game changers and movers and shakers are featured.
Maryan is passionate, she's a fearless entrepreneur and she’s a lucky mom to two remarkable young men!
Ballroom dancer/instructor, Matthew Gann, was trained at Arthur Murray Dance Schools where over several years he polished his skills to become of the region's top teachers and performers. He is certified in Bronze and Silver in both Arthur Murray, Fred Astaire Dance, and DVIDA Dance Syllabus. He also completed the NDCA and DVIDA Gold Professional Syllabus. With over 15 years of practical teaching and performance experience, Matthew’s has become one of Atlanta's leading independent dance entrepreneurs.
Following his training and several years of teaching and competing as a professional, Matthew opened his own dance studio in Atlanta. Allure Dance Studio quickly became a dance hot spot, hosting monthly dance socials, salsa seminars, and popular group classes, and training a multitude of student clients. Allure became known as one of the best places to learn to dance and have fun!
Matthew created and hosted his own Pro/Am dance competition, The Georgia Star Ball, from 2008-2013. His competition enjoyed 4 consecutive years of 100% growth in entrants. Dancers from all around the Southeast competed in this event.
In 2014, Matthew sold his studio and competition and has opened his own dance travel agency and dance and entertainment company, Premiere Dance Atlanta and Premiere Dance Vacations, where individuals can go on dance hosted vacations and cruises never having to worry about needing a dance partner! At Premiere Dance Atlanta, his dance entertainment company, he has developed different concepts of shows and performances. He also disc jockeys for all types of private and corporate events. Live shows, flash mobs, themed events, and more.
Matthew's mission is to help others have fun, grow and achieve their dreams through dance. He teaches couples and singles, wedding couples, and group classes with equal commitment and results.