Meet Our Dedicated Staff

MS. ARIA

OWNER/DIRECTOR & INSTRUCTOR

Aria began her dance training at age 7 with the Redwood Empire Ballet, in Santa Rosa California and spent the majority of her adolescent years dedicated to improving her ballet technique. While classical ballet has always been her passion, Aria has also studied jazz, hip hop and modern dance. Growing up, Aria received multiple dance…

READ MORE

MS. ANYA

INSTRUCTOR

Russian born, Anya began training in classical ballet in conjunction with a competitive career in figure skating. After discovering that her true passion was ballet, she left skating to devote herself to serious study with ballet masters such as Nolan T’Sani, Anne Merino and other notable teachers. Along the way, she discovered a genuine flare…

READ MORE

MRS. CHRISTINE

STUDIO COORDINATOR

Christine is our Studio Coordinator and is here to welcome and assist our clients each day with her energetic and friendly personality. When her eldest daughter expressed a committed interest in ballet, Christine decided to learn everything she could from other dance parents, studios and instructors, since it seemed like it was going to be…

READ MORE

MS. ALYSSA

INSTRUCTOR

Alyssa began dancing at the age of 4, taking classes in ballet, jazz and tap. While excelling at all three disciplines, by the age of 12, she realized that her real passion was ballet and decided to re-focus her training in ballet. Alyssa would later dance with the Danville Ballet Company, a pre-professional dance company,…

READ MORE

MS. KRISTINE

INSTRUCTOR

Kristine has always had a passion for performing, but her love for dance blossomed in her early teen years. While participating in her high school dance program, Kristine choreographed over ten full-length pieces for herself and her peers, performed in six productions, competed, and served as the dance team’s captain for 2 years. Upon graduating…

READ MORE

MS. JAIMIE

ASSISANT INSTRUCTOR

Bio coming soon…

READ MORE

Meet Our Guest Instructors

SAMUEL FULK

GUEST INSTRUCTOR

Samuel Fulk is a professional ballet dancer with experience in Contemporary, Modern and Classical styles. A dancer since a young age, Sam enjoys studying and performing many styles of dance, including Modern, African, Jazz, Hip Hop and Tap. Born and raised in California, he grew up performing in musical theatre and dramatic productions. When he…

READ MORE

NOLAN T’SANI

GUEST INSTRUCTOR

Following a successful and extensive performing career as a soloist with the New York City Ballet, Nolan T’Sani has been a choreographer, teacher, ballet master and director of his own company. Mr. T’Sani received his formal training on full scholarship at the North Carolina School of the Arts and the School of American Ballet prior…

READ MORE

KATHY BAILEY

GUEST INSTRUCTOR

Kathy Bailey has over 20 years of experience developing the dance talents of students of all ages and abilities.  A former studio owner, Kathy is currently serving as faculty at Sierra Community College and American River College teaching jazz, beginning and intermediate ballet, modern, and tap dance.  She has recently had the opportunity to work…

READ MORE

JESSICA LAWRENCE

GUEST INSTRUCTOR

Jessica Lawrence received her primary training while on full merit scholarship at the Sacramento Ballet, with additional training at the San Francisco Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, The Rock School, and The Washington Ballet. Professional credits include the Suzanne Farrell Ballet in Washington, DC; Ballet NY in New York City; The Sacramento Ballet; and Sunny Mitchell…

READ MORE

ALEXEY KULPIN

GUEST INSTRUCTOR

A native of St Petersburg Russia, Alexey Kulpin graduated from the University of Culture and Art (St. Petersburg) and became certified as a ballet teacher and choreographer. His professional dancing career has led him to dance principle roles with Charleston Ballet Theater, City Ballet of San Diego, Grand Rapids Ballet Theater, Isreal Ballet, St Petersburg…

READ MORE