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Founder, Teacher  & Presenter

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Matt Mordini

Matt studied Carmelite spirituality for two years as a Carmelite seminarian. He has extensive experience in retreat work and liturgy. From 1999-2005 he was an adult leader on over 25 weekend retreats with the Happening in Christianity, Inc. a retreat program for high school and college students. In 2005 he was instrumental in getting a Spirit and Truth Young Adult Eucharistic Adoration community started and served as the area coordinator for Northern Illinois from 2009 to 2011. He also helped develop the Source and Summit Retreat for the group and served on leadership five weekends.


Matt started dancing in 2009 and teaching in 2012. While he had previously studied the Theology of the Body, learning to dance utterly revolutionized his understanding of this beautiful Catholic teaching. It was this experience that led him to found the Theology of Dance Institute. Through this institute

Matt has planned and led dances given presentations, lessons and retreats to youth, college students, young adults, couples,  both locally in Chicago and around the country. From 2020-2023 he was the ballroom dance teacher Chesterton Academy of he Sacred Heart in Volo Illinois. He help stat and was the official dance teacher for the St. Johns Ball in 2017 & 2018, teh Candlemas Ball in 2019 and the Ave Maria Ball in 2019. He has also been  the official dance teacher for the National Catholic Singles conference in 2014, 2021, 2023


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