I never danced in a studio before, and felt so welcomed. Love this place and will continue to go back
Kristen has been teaching and competing at a professional level in ballroom dancing for over 19 years. Competing in American Rhythm and winning several national titles in the Theater Arts division. She and her partner were featured on PBS' yearly “America's Ballroom Challenge” and were asked to perform with USO as well. Kristen is certified in the DVIDA Bronze-Gold syllabus and has had training in American Rhythm, Smooth and International Latin from some of the top instructors in the world as well as competed in Salsa and Bachata Sensual
She started her athletic career as a gymnast at the age of 3, where she competed at the national and junior olympic levels. Kristen received a full scholarship to attend Florida State of College for Theater and Dance where her love of dancing grew and she was offered the position of Teaching Assistant for both the school's Ballroom and Stage Movement classes. After college Kristen made the move to Orlando and got a job as an acrobat and stunt woman at both Disney and Universal Studio. She was also in the workshop/creation process and opening cast of the Marvel Universe Live touring stunt show. Besides dancing Kristen excels in tumbling, stilt walking, repelling, high falls, weaponry, eating food and telling jokes.
Favorite Dances: Swing & Tango
Favorite Food: Whatever you bring me but with no pickles!