Ms Elyse has been dancing for nearly 16 yrs. She grew up in a very strict Russian ballet company where she learned respect, responsibility, and hard work in addition to technique. What Elyse loves most about ballet, and dance in general, is being able to express yourself and your emotions through soulful and passionate movements. She has performed in many ballet productions including The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella. Growing up in a small town, they held small showcases downtown and supported small businesses by performing on local stages. Elyse loves bringing joy to the audience and expressing herself through art. Elyse loves working with children, teaching everything she can to her students and loves watching them grow into extraordinary dancers.