Our Mission

As part of the Live Well mission of providing information and services that contribute to the wellness of it's clients, Live Well Dance offers ballroom and Latin dance classes that teach students an activity that is excellent for all aspects of health and well being. 

Allen Nugent


Raised in West Lafayette, Allen's love for dancing began as a child while he and his grandmother watched films starring actors from Hollywood's Golden Age such as Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby, and Fred Astaire. In 2000 Allen joined the Fred Astaire Dance Studio staff as a Ballroom and Latin Dance Instructor and has been teaching ever since. Allen serves as an Instructor and Co-owner of Live Well Dance.

Jessica Nugent


Jessica has had a love for ballroom dance for over 22 years. As an accomplished teacher, she has taught and competed in several studios including Arthur Murray and Fred Astaire. She began teaching at the Morton Center in 2008. Ballroom dancing has changed her life in many good ways, and she loves to help other people experience the many benefits of dance! She serves as Co-owner and  Instructor with Live Well Dance.