Contemporary Dance Leslie is excited to be teaching at Downtown Dance & Movement. She received her BFA in Dance performance from Chapman University and then moved to NYC, where she became a founding member and rehearsal director of DAMAGEDANCE. She performed in the Off Broadway hit 8 Million Protagonists, toured with pop sensation Athena Reich, at the Coney Island Music Festival, among many other credits. Leslie is a board member of Contemporary Modern Dance Collective LA. She is a bi-coastal teacher of dance, fitness, Pilates, and choreography. She is certified in Pilates mat & apparatus and was voted top 11 trending fitness instructors in NYC. Leslie hopes to inspire her students to move passionately with love, excitement, artistic vision and appreciation for mind and body connectivity.