Owner, Creative Director, Instructor
Early Childhood Dance Program Coordinator, Dance Instructor
Miss Julie has been teaching dance for over 20 years throughout New York. Miss Julie grew up in Horseheads, NY and danced there with The Dance Experience. She also had the opportunity to dance at yearly summer camps with renowned choreographer Bob Rizzo. Miss Julie then gained experience teaching at The Dance Experience, Elmira Gymnastics Club, Let’s Dance, and Dancer’s Alley. She graduated with a BS in Education from SUNY Fredonia in 2003. While at Fredonia, Julie was voted President of the SUNY Fredonia Dance Team, choreographed for the Orchesis spring dance concerts and taught at Dynamics Unlimited Gymnastics. Miss Julie graduated From SUNY Brockport in 2006 with a MS in Education with a concentration in Arts for Children. While at SUNY Brockport Miss Julie taught creative movement classes with the Greece School District and SUNY Brockport as well as other local dance studios in the Rochester area including Studio 19 and most recently Platinum Dance Company. Julie also danced professionally with the Rochester Knightingales Dance Team. She is a certified teacher and currently teaches English as a New Language at Mary McLeod Bethune School 45 in Rochester.
Miss Courtney has been teaching dance for 15 years throughout New York and Pennsylvania. She grew up in Lockport, NY where she began her dance teaching career at OnStage Dance Studio. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in 2007 from SUNY Brockport with dual majors in psychology and biology and a minor in dance. She graduated with a Masters in Creative Arts Therapy from Drexel Univeristy in Philadelphia, PA. While in Philly, she had the opportunity to dance with Koresh Dance Studio and Symmetry Dance Wellness. Miss Courtney then went on to get another Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Utica College. She has since taught dance to children of all ages and abilities. She has taught in Albany, North Tonawanda, and Buffalo, NY. She has also taught at several Rochester Dance Studios including Dance 22, and Ashford Dance Company. She especially likes teaching the “babies” and ballet and will be teaching our youngest dancers.
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