Swinging With the Stars – Regina 2024

Meet and Vote for Your Favorite Dancers!

Chad Engel

Brand and Marketing Manager at SaskPower. He is a proud Regina native and a University of Regina graduate who cherishes the city and enjoys spending time with friends and family when not working. Chad is an active sports enthusiast and finds his favorite place at his cabin on Last Mountain Lake, with his partner, Christine, and their goldendoodle, Cooper.

Chad is willing to humiliate himself for a good cause and has found joy in volunteering with the remarkable people associated with Hope’s Home.

Samantha Weber

Martin School of Dance. She has a passion for dance and has been teaching at Martin School of Dance for 8 years. She is also a coach for the University of Regina Dance Team. Recently, she retired from being a CKRM Rider Cheerleader after 4 seasons.

This is her 3rd year participating in Swinging with the Stars. She loves teaching something she loves to incredible people and raising money for a vital cause.

Dr. Erin Cuddington

A Saskatchewan native, who calls Regina home. She’s been a hospitalist since 2018, mainly at Pasqua Hospital but also involved in various services, including addictions, palliative care, and teaching with the College of Medicine. When not at work, Erin enjoys running, swimming, cycling, hiking in the mountains, skiing, building Lego, and reading.

She’s participating in Swinging With the Stars to challenge herself, learn new skills, and support the community and medically inclusive child care.

Chasity Delorme

From Treaty 4 Territory in Regina, Saskatchewan; from Cowessess First Nation,she has a bachelor’s degree in health studies with a focus on Indigenous Health and a Masters Certificate in Sustainable Community Development. Currently in the Education Psychology Graduate program at the University of Regina with a goal to bring together and inspire young indigenous communities and bring in contemporary inspiration to define a new genre of Indigenous dance and storytelling.

She has been Pow Wow dancing for 15 years, dancing beside many Pow Wow people at Pow Wows across North America. Her spiritual teachings about Pow Wow dancing came from the late Elder Lilly Daniels. Lilly’s legacy was her dedication and passion for teaching urban aboriginal children and youth to dance and compete and was dedicated to young women, single mothers and children who desired to be reconnected to traditional roots through dance. Lilly was the founder of the Rainbow Dance Troupe Pow Wow in the early 1980s which was handed down to Chasity in a ceremony in 2014.

Dr. Seema Goyle

Family Physician at the Regina Community Clinic. She was born and raised in Delhi India, moved to UK, where she did her training in pediatrics, obstetrics and family medicine, then made Regina home in 2010, where she continues to practice as a family physician. Seema takes pride in providing comprehensive care to her patients and takes a special interest in the medical needs of vulnerable transgender and refugee patients. She is active in her community, is a strong advocate of East Indian culture and throughout her time in Regina has been part of various fundraising events and causes.

She lives with her husband, Kunal. Her 19-year-old twin girls, Anika and Khushi left the nest in 2022 for university. She loves to ski and golf and try new recipes across various cuisines. Seema is currently working on starting a cooking show/channel on Instagram. She Is excited to dazzle you with her newly learned and perfected dance moves.

Fairuz Masud

Documentation Administrator at Hope’s Home. Originally from Bangladesh and currently residing in Regina with her husband. She holds a Master’s degree in administration. Dance has been a lifelong passion for her starting in childhood in different dance schools in Bangladesh and receiving training at Bulbul Lalitakala Academy (BAFA) in Dhaka.

Swinging with the Stars has given her the chance to dance for a meaningful purpose. Her hobbies include travelling, dancing, and painting as well as learning new things, exploring new places, and trying various cuisines.

Jenn Dean

Co-host, Sean & Jenn Show on Jack 94.5 and owner of Families Matter Most. She spends her afternoons as a radio host and the rest of her time motivating, teaching, and coaching parents in Regina and nationwide.

Jenn supports Hope’s Home and lent her voice to their radio commercials. Despite no dance experience, she’s eager to fulfill her dream of dancing to Disco with the help of her enthusiastic dance instructor. When not working, Jenn enjoys family time with her three children, woodworking, rock climbing, and sneaking her dog Pippa around in a purse.

Sydney Klippenstien

Class Act Studio.A Regina, native who has dedicated 16 years to dance training where she was a competitive dancer and performed in shows like the Nutcracker and Bullets over Broadway. Post-high school, she continued her dance education at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, then moved to New York City to attend The Ailey School and Fordham University’s Bachelor of Fine Arts Program. There, she performed various choreographies and trained in a range of dance styles.

In May 2022, Sydney returned to Regina, where she’s been performing, teaching, and choreographing. She’s also working towards a Master’s in Sports and Performance Psychology.

Pheobe Deciman

Special Advisor to the Provost and Vice-President, Academic Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Phoebe has called Regina home for the past 30 years. She has spent her career in the public and post-secondary sectors. She is an active member in the community serving on various boards, committees, and coaching sports. Phoebe and her husband Mark raise their 3 children – Ayana, Rhodes and Layla who are active in jujitsu, basketball, swimming and dance.

Her passion for people and giving back to the community is a key motivation for participating in Swinging with the Stars to support Hope’s Home. She loves music and hopes her knees, hips and lungs hold up for the 3-4 minute dance performance.

Samantha Weber

Martin School of Dance. She has a passion for dance and has been teaching at Martin School of Dance for 8 years. She is also a coach for the University of Regina Dance Team. Recently, she retired from being a CKRM Rider Cheerleader after 4 seasons.

This is her 3rd year participating in Swinging with the Stars. She loves teaching something she loves to incredible people and raising money for a vital cause.

Jennifer Buckingham

Realtor, Century 21 Dome Realty. A mom of 2 kids ages 3 and 6 years, a wife, a Realtor and a Real Estate investor. After graduating from the University of Regina with a BBA in marketing, she decided to pursue a career in Real Estate 11 years ago. In her spare time, she trains for half marathons, travels and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Swinging With The Stars is a fun way to explore a creative outlet and take her totally out of her comfort zone while raising money for kids and families with complex medical needs.

Conrad Ehman

This is Conrad’s 6th time dancing at Swinging With the Stars and he is thrilled to be part of the 2024 event. Conrad has been a professional ballroom dance instructor for over 30 years. He has won numerous awards and dance competitions. Through his years of teaching, he has trained with some of the best coaches the world has to offer. ⁠

Sarah Turnbull

Co-owns Bespoke Interior Design. A registered Interior Designer who works for the Saskatchewan Health Authority and co-owns Bespoke Interior Design. She is also a mom to Blake, a 4-year-old with complex medical needs, and her 2-year-old brother, Rowan.

They are part of the Hope’s Home family, which has been a vital support for them. Blake’s disability has turned Sarah into an advocate for accessible and inclusive spaces, working with various levels of government and campaigns for accessible playgrounds and elevators. Her hobbies include triathlons, adventures, and board games.

Shana Pasapa

Founder POW Self Defence & Senior Director of Indigenous Relations at the YWCA Regina. A Nakoda-Cree mother of 3 from the Whitebear First Nations in the Treaty 4 territory, and dancing at Swinging With The Stars for the third time. Part of her traditional teachings is to dance for those who can’t, who are sick, hurting or need healing.

Shana trained in martial arts and is a purple belt in jiujitsu at Ascendent Martial Arts. As the founder of POW Self Defence, she travels to First Nations communities to teach self-defence to women and girls. She enjoys hiking with her daughter Elizabeth and dog Caio and enjoys chill time with her two cool teenage boys, Romeo and Sol.

Zack Dumont

Pharmacist and Manager of Pharmacy Practice. Born and raised in Regina, where he and his wife Kelsey raise their young family. A pharmacist for 15 years, Zack serves a team of nearly 50 hospital-based pharmacists, as the manager of pharmacy practice. Zack and Kelsey, along with their 2 daughters Juliet (12) and Rose (8), and 2 sons Oliver (10) and Wells (6), enjoy playing outdoors, watching movies, glamping and hiking.

Zack also loves information technology, fitness, and DIY projects around the home. He enjoys spending time with his parents, sister’s family, in-laws, and friends. A Riders fan through thick and thin, Zack is prepared for both the ups and downs of his dancing endeavour.

Nikki McCall

Collective Studios. She is a country and ballroom dancer, mother of two, and wife, who is returning to Swinging with the Stars for the fourth time to share her love of dance and support Hope’s Home.

Her love of dance journey began at a young age and she later focused on ballroom dance and competed in the United Country Western Dance Council. In 2021, she founded Dance with Nikki to share her passion and help others achieve their dance dreams. She now teaches at Collective Studios.