Marlena Zahm has a Masters of Arts in Expressive Arts Therapy from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, CA. She has a BFA in Dance and Theater from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. In 2000, she was a member of the first graduating class of the Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter High School in South Hadley, MA. Marlena has danced with numerous companies in MA, NYC, and CA. In the Bay Area she danced with Sarah Bush Contemporary Dance Company, World Dance Fusion, Funk 4 Soul Hiphop dance Crew and Mixd Ingrdnts an all-female HipHop Dance Company. In 2017, she danced with Culture Shock San Diego 501(c)(3) a nonprofit Hip Hop dance troupe dedicated to innovative performance, artistic development, and community outreach. Marlena now dances with The Legible Bodies as well as Shakia Johnson in Northampton, MA. She would like to thank her family & friends for their endless support and wisdom.