Laurie is a professional ballroom Latin champion who is retired from competition and has over 30 yrs. full time teaching experience. She toured with the professional Ballroom Theater group American Dance Montage for 7 yrs. performing in the U.S., El Salvador, and Hong Kong. She has several prestigious dance teaching degrees and is asked to judge dance competitions nationally. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and love of dance with every level of student from 1st timers to advanced competitive students.