Miss Destiny graduated from Salem College and Wake Forest University with a major in dance educational studies and minored in theater and arts management. Her favorite styles to teach are jazz, contemporary and hip hop. Miss Destiny has performed in over 45 shows, including Phantom of The Opera, Sister Act, Hairspray!, Beauty and the Beast and so many more. Miss Destiny believes in molding her students into individual artists, not teaching robots. she makes sure that her students understand that as much as the end product is important, the creative process to get there is what we learn the most from. When she’s not dancing with her students, she’s dancing with her two pups at home Mac and Peep.
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My name is Malia and I have been dancing for eighteen years. I am proficient in all styles of dance and I have danced competitively. I have taught multiple ages in all genres of dance since 2013. For four years, I was part of the Campbell University dance team and my senior year I was captain. I am Zumba certified and recently taught a workout fitness class called “Hip-hop fitness.” I’m excited to be a part of Ludmila European Art and Music Academy!
Melissa has over 15 years of dance experience and holds an Associate of Arts from in Dance and is Dance Teacher Certified. She grew up dancing ballet under the Royal Academy of Dance curriculum and is experienced in jazz, lyrical, tap, contemporary, and hip-hop. She enjoys teaching her students the fundamentals of dance and provides a creative environment where her students can learn and grow. Melissa has choreographed dance for most genres and her choreography has been performed at the American College Dance Festival. She has experience is choreographing both group dances as well as executing full length productions.
Monica Washington’s background includes performing and teaching in the styles of tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical contemporary, pom, and hip-hop. She studied dance in Charlotte, NC for 14 years prior to college, and competed in the styles of tap, jazz, lyrical, and hip hop for 12 years. Monica was a member of the Spartan G's Dance Team all 4 years of college and became a captain her senior year. During the summer of 2015, she was awarded the opportunity to dance abroad for renowned choreographer Jacqulyn Bulgisi in Umbria, Italy. During high school and college summer breaks, she taught dance classes and dance camps at local YMCA’s. While in college she was selected to teach for a non-profit organization that offered dance for students K-12. Monica has also taught recreational and pre-competition technique classes at two dance studios in North Carolina. Her last semester of college she completed her student teaching in dance in Kernersville, NC, where she choreographed for their high school musical and final dance showcase. Currently, Monica is the lead dance teacher and choreographer at a local high school in Cornelius, NC, where she teaches different levels and styles of dance, and creates the choreography for their school musicals each spring. Ms. Washington graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2016, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance with a concentration in K-12 dance studies.