Julie began ballet classes at the age of three, soon to be followed by tap, jazz and spanish dance. Julie earned her teaching qualifications through Dance Educators of America becoming certified in teaching ballet, pointe, contemporary, tap, jazz, and musical theatre, and acro through the Acrobatic Arts professional syllabus for acrobatic dance. Julie has also taken part in many workshops highlighting all types of dance over the years. In addition to being a member of the Dance Designs team as both a student and teacher for many years, Julie has also enjoyed working with many local figure skaters, sharing the benefits of dance both on and off the ice. Julie is thrilled to share her passion and love of dance with her students as Director of Dance Designs.