Owners

That you would choose "us" to work with your child (who is the most precious person in your life) is something that we hold very dear and make our best effort to honor your choice in every way possible.  Thank you dearly for entrusting your child to us, Mr D and Miss Dee.

Dubuque Dance Studio and Gymnastics Club was founded in 1953 , by Carolu Digman Welbes and her husband James Welbes.  The business transferred ownership in 1996 to Deanne and David Hohmann

Deanne M Hohmann  (owner and director) has been a member at the Dubuque Dance Studio and Gymnastics Club since the age of three.  Graduate of Hempstead High School in Dubuque, attended the University of Iowa a former adjunct Professor of Physical Education at the University of Dubuque.  She has been a professional instructor since 1980 in all disciplines; tap, ballet, jazz, pointe, tumbling, gymnastics, musical theater as well as choreography for many musical and stage productions around the area.  Many of her students not only continue through the college level pursuing their dance, but have professional careers and own club / studios.

David Hohmann has been coaching gymnastics since 1996.  He is a graduate of Hempstead High School in Dubuque.  He is certified as a skill evaluator with
USA Gymnastics, Safety Certified, and KAT Certified.  He was nominated Nationally for Coach of the Year with AAU/USTA, has several National, 1st Place Tumbling Champions and several first place contenders in Gymnastics under USA Gymnastics. David has also worked along side Internationally known Bela Karolyi, attending his summer camps and worked with his coaches.

David and Deanne have been married since 1986, have three children; Alicia, Austin, and AJ.  Alicia toured nationally with Dance Caravan USA in 2004 and won National Awards, and was awarded Miss Dance Caravan Kid at the close of the tour. Austin and AJ are former State Tumbling Champions.  The Hohmann Family welcomes you and your child(ren) into their Studio Family.

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