I will praise the Lord with Tambourine and Dance
Psalm 150:4


Debbie Cashion
Owner/Director

Debbie has been teaching dance for 28 years. She is a native of Clinton Mississippi and a graduate of Mississippi College.



Krista Gearhart-Dance and Satellite Manager

Krista Gearhart is a native of Clinton.  She started dancing at the age of 5 at Mississippi Ballet .

Krista continued her dance education in tap, jazz and ballet. In 2014, Krista graduated from Mississippi College with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration.

In 2016, she and husband, Allen Gearhart welcomed their first son, Ellis.  Now the owner of Olde Towne Barre, a barre fitness studio, Krista will be managing the satellite classes at our partner schools and daycares.




Emma Orman Tumble and Cheer Instructor

Emma Orman has extensive experience in gymnastics, dance, tumbling, and cheer!  As a child, she started in dance, but fell in love with gymnastics and tuned her full focus into gymnastics.

She was a gymnast for 10 years and started training for level 7 when she decided to switch over to competitive cheerleading where she cheered with the Southaven Wildcats at levels 3 and 4. While there, her team won UCA Nationals.

 Upon graduating from high school she cheered at Mississippi College my freshman year. SHe now focuses on coaching and teaching. 






Lauren Breckenridge--Tumble and Cheer Instructor

Lauren began her training as a gymnast at the age of three and has trained for 12 years. She is currently ranked as a level 8 gymnast.  

She was Captain of her high school cheer team and has also attended UCA cheer camps. .

 




Constance Lowe--Dance Instructor

Constance is a native of Madison, Mississippi. She started her training at the age of three years old under Cherri Burnett, where she danced for 19 years.  In high school, she was part of the the Mystix's Dance Squad, a pom, hip hop and kick team. 
After high school she continued her training at Hinds Community College where she was a Hinds Hi Stepper and a member of the Montage Theatre of Dance. 
Constance is a graduate of Belhaven University where she received her BA in Dance. She is a skilled and experienced choreographer. 
Constance has been teaching at Kids For Christ for 4 years and is passionate about dance and the lives of the children she has touched throughout he career.





Kelsey Hammons- Dance Instructor

In 2004, Kelsey began her dance training in Clinton, Mississippi 

In 2009, she started her classical ballet training with Center Pointe Dance Academy. Kelsey was chosen to be a Magnificat Youth Ballet (MYB) member for Ballet Magnificat in 2013.

During Ballet Magnificat's Summer Dance Intensive of 2016 and 2017, she was placed in the Pre-Professional level and had the privilege of performing in TheScarlet Cord and Journey of the Prodigal Son.

In January 2017, Kelsey was accepted into Ballet Magnificat's professional trainee program for the 2017-2018 year.



Jamie Wood-Dance Instructor

Janie is a 2018 Graduate of Belhaven University with a degree in Classical Education and a minor in dance. While at Belhaven, she has performed in student choreography projects, the Urban Dance Club, and has understudied for BUDE, (Belhaven University's Dance Ensemble)

  
She has previously trained with Cheryl Siegfried, Emily Thompson and Mary Rosenberger at Seneca School of Performing Arts in upstate New York. She was also company artist with SSPA's residential company, In His Steps.

Wood also trained with Rafael Grigorian at Rafael Grigorian's School of Classical Ballet in Elmira, NY where she performed many classical ballet corps roles. She has spent summers training with Ballet Magnificat, Rafael Grigorian, SSPA and Ithaca Ballet.


Helenah Vah--Dance, Tumble/Cheer and Zumba Instructor


Jackson native Helena Vah, has a continuing background in dance. With early formal training in the areas of tap, ballet, and jazz, Ms. Vah continued her dance education after high school. 


Under the direction of Mrs. Tiffany Jefferson, she expanded her studies in various genres of dance including contemporary, modern, and African. Helena’s trainings also include studies from Dallas Black Dance Theater, Monsters of Hip-Hop, the Still and Moving Center in Hawaii, and a host of other intensives and workshops. An active member of Montage Theatre of Dance, Vah has performed on stages near and far.

Her performance opportunities have included many venues on the home front such opening for legendary artist Tito Jackson at the Jackson music Awards, David Mann at the city’s auditorium, The Universoul Circus, Rip the Runway, Belhaven Annual Community dance concert, and many more. She has also been privileged to travel across the nation and perform on iconic stages such as The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville Tennessee, and the Kennedy Center in Washington DC. International studies and performances are also checked off on her list of accomplishments. Italy, Sweden, London, and Paris are only a few of the places dance has taken her. She is a certified Zumba instructor , and also serves as an adjudicator for the prestigious A.C.T.S.O organization in Jackson. She is also serving as the performing arts dance instructor for the legendary Upward Bound program based at Tougaloo College.

Her most recent venture includes combining several of the things she loves, kids and the arts. She is the founder of Millennial Mindsets Arts Collective. A non profit organization that provides an array of extra curricular  activities  and technical resources for youth. A strong advocate for the arts, Ms. Vah wants to continue to inspire and spread love one dance at a time. 





Kristina Lorelli--Dance Instructor

Kristina was born and raised in North Carolina where she began her dance training at the age of three. Since then she has trained in ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, and tap with Lakecities Ballet Theatre in Dallas, TX. In 2017, she moved to Jackson, MS to further her dance education with Belhaven University by dancing with their Dance Ministry Ensemble and taking classes in dance technique, dance health, and pedagogy. She is currently a trainee with a professional Christian ballet company, Ballet Magniinished as a l

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