Lauren is passionate about teaching students how to become great choreographers, performers, and extending their creative minds. As a recent graduate of Utah Valley University, Lauren has received her Bachelor’s of Science in Dance Education, completed EdTPA (national performing arts certification), worked with many outstanding dance professionals, and was selected to present choreography in Utah Conference of Undergraduate Research. Lauren spent four years at Black Diamond Dance Academy training young dancers and was the studio director before coming to Cedar Valley High School. Prior to her time at UVU, Lauren trained in various styles including; ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, contemporary, Mexican Folklorico, and modern dance. Lauren plans on cultivating a cohesive and collaborative dance program that helps each student reach their artistic and technical potential.