Lauren Swedberg began her dance training at age 3 and has been dancing ever since. She has always had a passion for both dance and fitness and worked as a personal trainer and fitness instructor as she earned her bachelor’s degree in dance.
After performing for many years, Lauren moved on to teaching and choreographing both privately and in the Lee County School District. She thoroughly enjoys seeing her students evolve and develop the same love of dance that she has always had.
A little more about Lauren…
* Began dance training at age 3 -primarily in ballet, tap, and jazz
* Studied intensively at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
* Studied modern dance in college - mainly Graham technique
* Earned B.A. in Dance from Brooklyn College
* Worked as personal trainer and fitness instructor while earning degree and beyond (10 years)
* Performed with modern dance company Danzahora
* Taught recreational and competitive dance in NY for 8 years
* Former NYC Ballet workout instructor for NY Sports Club
* Dance Teacher for Lee County School District for 8 years
* During time at LCSD:
*Directed after-school dance company
*Directed/choreographed school musicals including Annie, Beauty and the Beast, Seussical, Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and more
*Grew dance program at Fort Myers Middle Academy, with many students going on to dance at the high school level
*Opened Kicks! School of Dance in August of 2017!
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