Growing up in Ohio, Liz became passionate about teaching at a very young age. She taught at local studios in Cleveland both recreationally and as an integral part of competitive teams. Liz created her high school dance team while simultaneously assisting the NBA Cleveland Cavalier Girls, opening her eyes to the professional dance industry. After high school graduation, Liz attended Wake Forest University on a Dance Team scholarship. As she earned her bachelor’s degree in Health & Exercise Science, she choreographed and taught classes regularly both on and off campus. During this time, Liz started to truly find her artistic voice, her passion for teaching, and her genuine love in watching students transform through training and class taking. Quickly she began traveling nationally to teach at studios, high schools, colleges, training programs and intensives. Liz has also taught at Movement Lifestyle, Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio, TMilly TV, and is currently on staff with Dance Connection.
Liz has immersed herself in the commercial industry both as a dancer, Associate Choreographer, and assistant on Creative Teams. Her performance credits include Demi Lovato, DNCE, Panic! At the Disco, Good Morning America, Justin Bieber, Kelly Clarkson, & The Ellen Show. She assisted choreographically and creatively on concepts including the Demi Lovato World Tour, Madison Beer World Tour, Coachella, Anitta, Halsey, The American Music Awards, Saturday Night Live, The CMA Awards, The Masked Singer Season 3, The Kelly Clarkson Show, Old Navy, Pentatonix, ESPN featuring John Legend, & more!
Liz encourages you to show up with an open mindset and to commit to leaving class better than you arrived. While focusing on musicality, textures, and shapes, her classes are fast-paced and hold her students to industry level standards in an encouraging environment. Using her background of technical training and commercial dance, her classes become a hybrid of of technique and stylization. Liz is a firm believer that how you do anything is how you do everything and this shines through in her teaching style and approach. She will push you outside of your comfort zone and provide the tools to become a smarter, more aware, and educated mover. Training with Liz provides a safe space for dancers to transform and grow into their best selves while fine tuning their skills to work in the industry.