Dance Teacher

Dancing has always been a passion for Ms. Heather! She started dancing at the young age of 3 and hasn’t stopped yet. Ms. Heather began teaching at the age of 16 and continues teaching ages 2 – 12 today. She is the owner of Kinderdance Austin (since 2003) and Kinderdance Brazos County(since 2016). Her training includes ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical and contemporary. Her choreography for competitive teams have won numerous awards over the years. Ms. Heather has been on staff at Cedar Park Dance Company since 2002 and has served as the director of Standing Ovations (the studio performance company).

Some of the notable teachers Ms. Heather has trained with include: Jessica Epting, Brian Friedman, Mia Michaels, Brooke Lipton, Annie Day, Marcus Alford, Jeannie Strain, Joe Tremaine, Laurie Johnson, Daryl Retter, Becca Retter, Tommie Retter, Roland Dupree, and many more.

Ms. Heather holds a degree in Public Relations and Dance from Texas Tech University. She continues to attend teacher training and workshops every year to stay on top of the current teaching techniques and trends. When she is not dancing Ms. Heather volunteers at the Baca Senior Center in Round Rock, sings Soprano with the Round Rock Community Choir and enjoys spending time with her husband of 21 years, Dennis, and her 14 year old daughter Hallie.