Mark Novak has been teaching ballroom and latin dancing for over 30 years, and was the owner and operator of Bay West Ballroom of San Rafael and Fresno. He holds titles as the 2005 Rising Star Ballroom Champion at Colorado Star Ball as well as Latin Champion at Hawaii Star Ball. He has done many shows and performances over the years for corporate, private and dance industry events. He has been teaching at The Ballroom since 2016.