Laura teaches on professional, educational, competitive and performance levels internationally-teaching hundreds of people a week. As a dancer, Laura toured and performed with acclaimed companies such as Luna Negra Dance Theatre, Ballet Magnificat, Piel Morena Contemporary Dance, Cerqua River Dance Theatre and performed along side legendary dance companies such as Joffrey Ballet, The Seldoms and Giodano Dance. As a teacher, Laura received The Dorothy Mullins Awards for her work with disadvantaged children. More recently, Laura traveled to Cape Town, South Africa where she was able to teach on the college level as well as in the townships.
Laura is an action and dance photographer based in Atlanta but, has pursued remarkable images from around the world. The visual drama and artistry of her photogrpahs are born of a keen eye for the many moods of children and adults alike. Laura's favorite moments to capture are the moments of sheer delight that come from artists and dancers as they move. Laura's clients have included dance schools, individual dancers, actors, models and people all around the world. More recently, Laura's pictures were showcased in an exhibit in San Francisco hosted by Misty Copeland.
Laura is the Artistic Director for Advocate Arts, an arts organization reaching out to children caught in abuse and trafficking. In addition to Advocate Arts where she's advocate for children, Laura was elected to the Duluth Public Arts Commission where she employs her skills to further the arts in the city of Duluth, GA. Laura has also published a children's book entitled Dancing with Kate that encourages children to use dance to express troubling emotions- a topic that she encounters in her advocacy of children often. Laura is also an active member in the National Dance Education Organization, Dance/USA, Americans for the Arts, ArtsGeorgia, ArtWorks! Gwinnett and C4 Atlanta.
Health and Fitness Coach.
Laura decide to teach yoga after taking eighteen years of a steady yoga practice. Not long before her 200 yoga certification course began, Laura trained in FlyBarre (FlyWheel) and Pop Physique barre methods. In addition to her formal certifications, Laura has taught many fitness classes including Latin Cardio, Hardcore Dance Fit, Dancer Strength and Stretch and many more. Laura has trained gymnastic state champions as well as Junior Olympic champions. more recently, Laura coached two NFL champions to the Superbowl. Not only are athletes follow Laura. Her clents include A-list actresses, high profile stunt doubles and models.