Who are we?!


Heart & Soul Dance Company, founded by Melvin A.C Howell, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to touching hearts, changing lives, and improving the health of

others through music, dance and fine arts. We believe in getting involved in our communities

and asking questions that others overlook, in order to improve the culture and quality of our local



Melvin A.C Howell

Melvin A.C Howell

Melvin A.C Howell



Melvin AC Howell

is an internationally cultured choreographer and creative director who has been transforming and molding lives, while evolving the art of dance, for over 13 years. His approach is his purpose,

“Spread positivity, encouragement, and guidance through dance. The positivity movement.”

With a background in fitness, art, and many different cultural styles of dance, Melvin brings a unique vision to the world that is dance.

    As a movement expert and master instructor in Hip Hop, Street Dance Movement and Body Control, Broadway Production, Contemporary, Jazz, Jazz Funk, and Auditioning; Melvin emits a genuine uplifting abundance of positive energy and inspiration, which fills the atmosphere and effortlessly uplifts your spirits, leaving you motivated and wanting more. With dance serving as the primary purpose in his life, Melvin not only touches at the center of what inspires people to move; the desire to create, to feel, to connect, to speak without words. Moreover, Melvin focuses on the core of the human desire for motivation, support, inspiration, and love. It is his mission, his passion, his life goal: “To Change People’s Lives for the better.”

Kayla Wellman

Melvin A.C Howell

Melvin A.C Howell



Kayla is a woman of many experiences from legal work to community/volunteer work and has achieved many feats. Her most prized accomplishments include starting up her very own pet care company (Home Away From Home Pet Care), ranking up to the captain of our nonprofit dance team (Hazard Dance Academy), and most importantly increasing her faith! Kayla takes much pride and joy in doing any work that changes people's lives and makes a difference!