Vicky Hollingsworth Vinchattle 

Vicky Hollingsworth Vinchattle began her dance and gymnastics training at the age of five under the direction of her parents/teachers at Hollingsworth School of Dance & Gymnastics. Coming from a dance and gymnastics family, she grew up in the joy of the artistic world in which she studied with numerous master teachers.

  • Fort Hays State University Bachelors Degree
    with a double emphasis in Business and Human Services
  • Authorized Substitute Teacher for the State of Iowa
  • United States Tumbling and Trampoline Association
  • Amateur Athletic Union
  • Safety Certified Coach w/United States Tumbling & Trampoline Association
  • Director of the Prairie Valley High School Dance Team
  • Teacher of the Southeast Valley Dance Team
  • Choreographer of Musicals & Swing Choirs
  • Certified Aerobics Instructor
  • Competition Judge
  • Coach at Hollingsworth Dance & Gymnastics.
  • Served on the Gowrie Arts Council

Tiffany DeCastro

Tiffany DeCastro is a professional dancer, choreographer, and teacher with over twenty years of classical dance training and an extensive professional resume. She is currently teaching alongside her mother and grandmother at their family-owned Dance & Gymnastics studios since relocating from Los Angeles.
Tiffany earned her B.A. With Triple Threat Major in Dance,Theatre, and Vocal from Oklahoma City University. The diverse range of disciplines she studied included ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, vocal, and theater under Jo Rowan. She also performed with The American Spirit Dance Company and OCU Pep Dancers. She continued her performance training in New York City at Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway. She then moved to Los Angeles, where she trained at the esteemed Groundlings School, The Edge Performing Arts Center, and Millennium Dance Complex.
Tiffany has worked professionally as an instructor, performer, model, choreographer and producer in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami and toured all over England. She has been in numerous movies, television shows, and theatre productions. Currently she has been travelling the United States as a highly sought after competition judge.
Some highlights include touring England and the United States as a professional dancer with The Satin Dollz and Jive Aces, headlining at Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Festival, Character Actor/Dancer at Disney, Cover Model for workout video, Dancer in Bo Bice(American Idol) music video, Dancer in Corbin Blue (High School Musical) Music video, MTV Movie Awards, Spike TV Scream Awards, Entourage, Reno 911, Hotwire Commercial, as well as performing at numerous prestigious venues in Southern California including the San Gabriel Play- house, historic Cicada Club, Auga Caliente Casino and Resort. Many of her students have won multiple national titles and have gone on to study dance on a professional level. Tiffany is also a sought after choregrapher who has won mulitple choreography awards. Tiffany is certified in Acrobatic Arts and YPAD (Youth Protection Advocate in Dance) Certified, 
United States Tumbling and Trampoline Association and CPR. 



Erica Nordin

Erica was born and raised in Gowrie and still resides in Gowrie today. She graduated from Southeast Valley where she was active in the dance team and several other extracurriculars. Erica is now the marketing associate for Heartland Bank where she has worked full-time for the last several years. 

Erica has been part of the Vicky’s Dance Academy family since the age of three and danced for Vicky for fifteen years. This is where she was trained in her dance technique and skills from both Vicky Vinchattle and Tiffany DeCastro. Her commitment did not stop there as she soon transitioned into becoming a teacher at Vicky’s Dance Academy. While in the studio she has taken part in several hours of workshops, dance competitions, assistant teaching, and dance camps. 

Erica was also a semi-professional dancer for the Iowa Wolves basketball team for three years. While representing the Iowa Wolves she performed alongside NKOTB (New Kids On The Block) and made several public appearances. Erica also taught routines for the Wolves' kids dance workshops, amongst several other opportunities. 

Erica is a busy bodied person, and it shows through her daily life. You can always find her doing something. Her passion is dance, and she enjoys being in the studio teaching our students. Her favorite part is watching our students grow while they accomplish their goals throughout the year.