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Dance is more about expression, than perfection.  We help you see your gifts and to harness your inner strengths so you can live your dreams.  Imagine a compassionate approach to dance education where we lead you into self-love and inspire you to be your very best.

 

     Dare to Shine!

Kelly King, Artistic Director

  • With over 39,000 hours in professional training and 25 years in dance education you receive our life's work.  Ballet is passed on from generation to generation & this is where lineage matters.  

  • BFA, Dance Performance, University of Arizona (Ranked 4th in the US)

Lineage of Education:

  • Trained by Marina Levasheva, daughter of the great Russian Ballet Master & Artistic Director of the Bolshoi Ballet

  • Trained by Melissa Lowe, Principal with Pacific Northwest Ballet

  • Trained by Vera Stephenson, Royal Academy of Dance Examiner

  • Heading into 25th Season Coaching Dancers!!!  What a gift!

  • Passed with Distinction:  

​          Royal Academy of Dance 

          Intermediate

          & Grade 7 Exam

          (Highest Honor)

  • Passed with Merit:

          RAD Advanced 1

          (2nd Highest Honor)

  • Cecchetti Certified Level 1 & 2 Educator

Five Fitness Certifications including:

  • Certified Nutrition Coach NASM

  • Cardio Yoga Certified 

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer 

  • Former Professional Dancer with Cindy Brandle Dance Company 

  • Former Professional Dancer with Kim Robards Modern Dance

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