Meet Our Instructors


Mewsette Cartwright

Mewsette is  a mother of three beautiful children and married to Michael Cartwright.  Mewsette has been dancing for over 20 years. She began as a  Contemporary dancer in 1994 and later fell in love with Ballroom dancing  in 2006. In 2010 Mewsette became a nationally certified (DVIDA) Dance  Instructor. Mewsette has several certifications (NETA & YogaFit) as a  group Yoga Instructor, yoga Trapeze Instructor (YogaBody) and certified  with the NDCA. Mewsette completed her Module 1 level Acrobatic  certification (AAC) in 2016. Mewsette is currently the LifePlex Dance  Academy (LDA) Director, since 2006, in Plymouth, Indiana. She has an  Associates degree in Business Administration from Ancilla College and is  the Fitness Forum Sports & Wellness Group Exercise Director. In  addition, her life purpose as a Professional Dance  instructor/coach/choreographer is to provide the best service and  quality training for her students. Her mission is to help dancers attain  their personal goals and dreams of dance, one step at a time.​


Destiny Cartwright

Destiny is a teacher in training assistant who has been dancing since the age  of 2 years old. She began dancing Ballet at Senter Stage dance studio in  Plymouth, Indiana and continued her dream of dance at the LifePlex  Dance Academy (LDA). Destiny continues her Ballet training under Marcia  Heintzberger, and Tumbling with Acro/Tumble Coach Holly Ripley. Destiny  is certified with Acrobatic Dance Arts (AAC I) and teaches pre-school  AcroDance at the LDA. Destiny's second love is riding horses and  competing for fun and pleasure, and her career goal is to continue to  teach dance and work with horses. Destiny's also teaches Creative Rhythm  class at LDA(Supervised by the Dance Director). Her class is intended  for dancers to explore the creativity of  improv and movement. Dancers  are encouraged to create, stretch their imagination, and bring a story  line to life through dance. Destiny is excited to attain her bachelors  degree in business at IUSB and move on to Meredith Manor in West  Virginia Equine School to further her education.


Marcia Heintzberger

Marcia joined  LDA in 2009, her background in dance began with her first teacher, Anna  Marie Sagi, who studied under Walter Camryn and Bently Stone. Marcia  has a professional relationship with Rosemary Doolas, Director of the  Chicago Dance Medium and continues to be involved with this company.  Register today for children's ballet class or adult and youth Jazz  contemporary class.


Holly Ripley

Holly is our Acrodance instructor here at LifePlex Dance Academy. She was a  formerly certified gymnastics coach as well as a gymnast for 7 years and  is new to the dance world. She is also one of our cheerleading and  hip-hop dance coaches. Holly loves working with first time students as  well as older ones and hopes to teach your kids in the near future! 


Leanne Senter

Leanne has been  dancing since the age of three and with TAP as her favorite!  Just this  summer she closed the doors of Senter Stage Dance Studio after 19 years  of making some great friends and memories with many, young and young at  heart,  from the Plymouth area.  Her children, Riley and Megan, are  almost grown and her husband, Mark, you will recognize as the  Mayor.  She looks forward to sharing TAP dancing with all of you! 


Desiree Felke


Desiree is married to Marc Felke and a proud mother of three children.  She has  an Associate's Degree in Elementary Education from Ancilla College.   Desiree is an Acrobatic Coach with the LifePlex Dance Academy.  Desiree  works at Plymouth High School as an aide.  Desiree enjoys playing  softball on an adult league, managing her small farm, and gardening in  her free time.