Kristen grew up in the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. She was a dedicated student at many studios throughout New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. While furthering her dance training she began teaching dance at Dancing Dreamzzz in Stroudsburg Pennsylvania. She has traveled and completed many dance intensives throughout the country and abroad including the Invitational Rockette Summer Intensives, World Dance Movement etc. This sparked her long-lasting passion to travel, teach, perform, choreograph and INSPIRE. She moved to Oklahoma City where she studied dance at Oklahoma City University. She was a dancer for the American Spirit Dance Company under the direction of Jo Rowan. Kristen continued on to dance professionally for Norwegian Cruise Line and Regent Seven Seas. Working for Norwegian Creative Studios brought her opportunities to work with Patty Wilcox, Chase Benz and Burn the Floor under Nick and Peta Roby. Kristen spent 3 years performing on the high seas while traveling the world. On board her contracts she doubled as a dancer and company manager of the cast. After recently relocating from Saint Augustine Florida, Kristen is excited to call Scottsdale her new home and she is thrilled to be a new teacher at Adaptive Force!