Bachelor of Science from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Major in Dance; pedagogy focus under Marina Svetlova and Jurgen Pagels. Studied from esteemed schools: National Academy of Dance, Briansky Saratoga Ballet Center, The Royal Academy of Dance, and Pennsylvania Ballet. Studied principal/solo roles under Lupe Serrano of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theater and taught at: HSPVA, St. Johns School, and Twin City Ballet. Former students have been accepted to prestigious schools: Joffrey New York, Royal Danish Ballet, Houston Ballet, Nutmeg Conservatory, American Ballet Theater, to name a few. Coached students at Youth America Grand Prix (SC Governor’s School for the Arts) and LaGuardia High School Visual and Performing Arts in NYC. She was invited and attended Juilliard School of Arts Summer Teacher Intensive for two consecutive years working with Laurence Rhodes, Stephen Pier, and Irene Dowd. Mother of two; grandmother of one.