Since the age of 3, dance has always been part of Mary Ann’s life. A graduate of Westfield State University, she continued her studies in dance while obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She later received a Master’s degree in Special Education and has taught within the Hampshire Regional, Northampton and Easthampton Public Schools. Mary Ann is presently on faculty at Berkshire Hills Music Academy in South Hadley. She continuously travels to workshops and conventions throughout the year to combine her professional teaching experience with her love of dance, music and fitness. She holds certificates in Aerobics, Pilates, Kripalu Yoga, Zumba and Shake Your Soul. She is a member and certified through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA). Mary Ann is also a Licensed Director & Instructor for Music Together for Families®. She has been a Reiki Master practitioner for over 10 years. Most recently, Mary Ann has been choreographing some of the Valley’s hit musicals including: Jesus Christ Superstar, The Wizard of Oz, Bye Bye Birdie, Hairspray, Annie, Fiddler on the Roof, Les Misérables, Anne of Green Gables, and Mary Poppins!