Giborim U Instructors

Dianne Billig

Dianne Billig — Yoga

Dianne “Cookie” Billig has been teaching yoga and meditation to kids, including those with special needs, for the past nine years.  She teaches at schools, yoga studios, after-school programs, summer camps, and at private one-on-one sessions. 

Tara Evans — Artsy Craftsy

Tara Evans has worked as a lead preschool teacher, art specialist and sports coach at the J for 23 years. She has a child development associate degree in early childhood. Tara offers art therapy for the students to express themselves creatively and freely.

Ysaac Kaplan — Boxing

Ysaac Kaplan is a certified trainer with the National Council on Strength & Fitness, Mad Dogg Spinning and is certified in first aid and CPR. He enjoys helping people reach their physical goals. 



Julie Sevilla — Swimming

Julie Sevilla, DPJCC aquatics coordinator, has over 27 years teaching experience in south Florida and has taught thousands of participants of every age to swim or overcome their fears in and around water. One of Julie's specialties is working with children with special needs, and she is certified in Adaptive Aquatics through the ISIA Institute. 

Jason SturaJason Stura — Basketball

Jason Stura began playing professional basketball at the age of 17 and continued to do so for more than 20 years.  Jason has been coaching youths for over eight years in both Italy and the USA.  He has spent the past five years coaching and training with DPJCC JHoops and runs an international basketball camp.

 Michael Thompson — Hip Hop Dance Party

Michael is an instructor and choreographer for Hip Hop Kidz with an extensive background in dance and working with children. Michael has been teaching for over 10 years.