Partnering, Storytelling, Hip Hop, Creative Movement, Emmbody, Arts With a Purpose
Contemporary, Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Creative Movement, Prep Dance
Marika trained locally in ballet, jazz, musical theater, tap, lyrical, modern, and hip-hop and eventually started teaching dance by the age of 15. She came to understand that she not only had a passion for dance, but teaching it as well. Marika loves to teach dance and takes the opportunity to do so whenever possible. She previously taught regionally and in Thailand before joining The Dance School faculty in 2017. With a desire to impact students’ individual expression through dance, she brings high energy, passion, and joy to each of her classes.
Christina trained with former New York City Ballet principal Lynda Yourth and continued her studies with the California Ballet Company under Paul Koverman and Maxine Mahon, where she performed in both classical and contemporary ballets in roles from corps to soloist. She attended numerous prestigious summer programs, including the Pennsylvania Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, and the Washington Ballet in Washington, DC. She has also performed with the San Diego Opera, Michigan Opera Theater, Maui On Stage, and Maui Song & Dance. Her teaching experience spans national and international boundaries, with positions in California, Connecticut, Hawaii and Turkey. Christina joined The Dance School faculty in 2019.
Ballet, Pre Pointe, Choreography Studies, Stretching & Conditioning
Circus Arts, Acro, Yoga, Creative Movement
Shannon is a local instructor in Seattle with 5 + years of teaching of teaching and professional performing experience. She has trained throughout the West Coast in circus and yoga. She is the former lead circus coach for the Frances Anderson Center in Edmonds. Shannon has trained with most circus schools through out the Seattle area and is a 500hour registered yoga instructor who has trained with former world champion, Brandy Lyn (founder of Ivy Standard Yoga Institute). Shannon has studied a wide variety of circus arts including hula hoop, aerials, flexibility and juggling. Shannon uses her knowledge through the art of yoga in her circus arts education, creating patient, calm, curious and explorative classes. Shannon has a passion for all things circus and yoga and loves to teach!
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Vice President: Jessica Wicker
Treasurer: Julie Kafkalidis
Secretary: Jason Cohen
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