Julie is a twin cities based teacher, choreographer and dancer. She started dancing at Metro Dance Center at the age of 5. Julie has danced with several groups/events including: University Repertory Dance Theatre (MNSU/Mankato), Minnesota State Fair, Tappin in the Twin Cities, Timberwolves halftime show, Ordway Gala Fundraiser, MOA 10th year celebration, Disney theme parks, Minneapolis Fringe Festival and Rhythmically Speaking. Julie has done extensive training including her recent involvement with Human Rhythm Projects’ Rhythm World in Chicago. Her dancers have won top overall awards at regional and National competitions. Julie has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Speech Communications. She and her husband, Juan, reside in Coon Rapids with their three children – Mateo, Emilio, and Valentina.