Laura received her BFA in Dance Education from The Ohio State University, and is an American Ballet Theatre® Certified Teacher, Primary through Level 3 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum. She began dancing at the age of 4, taking private lessons in her living room. Laura has studied ballet, including six years at BalletMet, modern, tap, jazz, and liturgical dance. From the age of 12 until graduating high school, Laura was a member of the Charis Dance Company, ministering at various church functions in the Columbus area. In addition, Laura was part of the dance ministry at Christian Assembly Church. She enjoys teaching students of all ages and abilities. There is rarely a dull moment around her house with two energetic kids, one dog, and a husband who is a magician that also works in politics.