Ms. Kristin was born in Greendale, WI and raised in Grafton, WI. As a child she danced ballet and jazz and was a ballroom dance student at the Fred Astaire Dance Studios. As a student she won many competitive awards such as top solo, Pro/Am Smooth and Rhythm champion and competed at the Fred Astaire Dance Studios national competition. She has also studied business and has a cosmetology degree.
In 2008 she took the leap from student to teacher. Her awards as a teacher include top new student instructor, three-time dance store specialist and Top Guest Getter for 2011. As a professional dancer she was a Rising Star Rhythm finalist at the Michigan competition and in 2012 a finalist in the Closed Professional Rhythm Division at the Fred Astaire World Championships held in Puerto Rico
Ms. Kristin likes dance lessons to be fun and easy. She wants students to feel good social dancing and to feel confident in competitive dancing. She believes repetition is a key factor to make sure students feel comfortable with the steps. Ms. Kristin enjoys helping people achieve their goals and finding how dance can change students’ lives. She also enjoys performing with students and other professionals.