Team DC

Dan & Cindi

Daniel Lee Tran

Meet Daniel Lee Tran, an accomplished Professional Ballroom dancer with 11 years of experience, boasting titles like 2-time United States champion, 2-time World Cup champion, and Top Teacher Award winner. His influence extends beyond personal accolades, having trained numerous champions and finalists. Featured at TEDxStanford, Daniel's dance journey is marked by an unwavering commitment to excellence. As a dedicated teacher, he strives to change lives through dance, employing effective communication and meticulously organized curricula tailored to individual success. Beyond teaching, Daniel graces the stage with a goal to inspire audiences through positive energy, charisma, and mastery of the dance. His story is not just one of personal achievement but a testament to the transformative power of dance.

Meet Cindi from San Ramon, currently a teacher of the visually impaired. Balancing her role as an educator and a parent, Cindi is acutely aware of the impact of social media on mental health. Dancing has become a profound source of joy, helping Cindi appreciate and love life even more. Beyond personal benefits, dancing has brought wonderful individuals into Cindi's life, turning acquaintances into close friends. Excited to participate in the Connections House Gala, Cindi looks forward to showcasing the joy and therapeutic effects of dancing, inspired by the positive impact it has had on her life.

Cindi Giannecchini