Dancing Studio Katy TX - Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern Dance Lessons
Maggie founder and owner of Faith Dance Studio opened in 2014 with the intent of combining her passion for faith, family, dance, and music and offering it up to the community in one faith based, professional dance academy. She attended Stephen F Austin State University, receiving a BBA in Business Management and Second Major in Modern Languages, and later received her MBA in Business. Her and her husband Alejandro, attend Church on the Rock, Katy. Together they have two daughters. Maggie currently directs and leads Church on the Rock's Performing Dance Ministry. She enjoys teaching dance in the Houston/Katy area and serving others. For the past 8 years she has been imparting the love of dance to young artists and helping them rise to the next level.
Ginger Arrieta was born and raised in Marquette, Michigan where she began her dance training in the Cecchetti Method at age five. She participated in summer programs at ABT, Milwaukee Ballet, Dance Olympus, and Just For Kix. Ginger is a graduate from Belhaven University, receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. At Belhaven, she studied under Stephen Wynne, Laura Morton, Britta Wynne, and Ravenna Tucker. After college, she continued her training in Milwaukee at Danceworks. In 2012, Ginger moved to Houston to dance with Ad Deum Dance in the second company. At that time, she began teaching at West University Dance Centre and Houston Academy of Dance. Ginger teaches all levels for the studios and continues her own training in ballet and contemporary dance.
Feather Weldon is a professional dancer and dance educator newly relocated to Houston from Cincinnati, Ohio. She is currently a member of Ad Deum 2 Dance Company and holds a BA in Dance Performance with a Business Cognate from the University of Akron. Prior to attending UA, Feather received the majority of her training from The Otto M. Budig Academy of the Cincinnati Ballet under Mishic and Val Liberatore, and Tevlin Ballet Company, under Michael and Amy Tevlin. Feather has been blessed to perform with many different companies including Cincinnati Ballet, Dayton Ballet, Verb Ballets, Dissonance Dance Theatre, Charlottesville Ballet, Trutek Dance Company, Among Women Dance Collective, Zion Dance Project, and most recently, American Neoclassical Ballet. In addition to dancing & teaching, Feather is a classically certified Pilates Instructor. Feather is thrilled to be joining the staff of Faith Dance Studio and cannot wait to cultivate the joy of dance in every student!
Stacie Baumberger has always loved to dance and been passionate about movement her whole life, she began her dance training at 11yr old and has been studying dance for the past 18yr.
She received her BA in Dance performance from Oral Roberts University in 2014. During her time in university she studied Ballet and Modern as well as many different styles of dance, including training in dance history, pedagogy, improvisation, and the choreographic elements of dance. Stacie has a specific passion for training dancers in Modern, contemporary, and lyrical dance on top of her many years of ballet experience. As well as being a passionate dance instructor Stacie is also a professional dancer herself and she has experience in on stage performance, street performing, choreography, and teaching. She is trained in diverse styles of dance including: Ballet, Modern, Lyrical, Contemporary, Improv, Contact Improv, and Worship dance. Stacie also has had 3 ½ years of very unique percussion/martial arts/contemporary-modern based movement, from her time with trEd a Performing Arts Ministry and Company run by Nate and Leah Nelson. While with TRED Stacie traveled the US and over 20 European countries performing at festivals, street squares, churches and theaters, using dancing to share the love of God with people from all over the US, Europe and Abroad. Stacie moved to Texas this summer to become a company member in Open Sky Arts Collective, a Non-Profit modern dance company and ministry which is run by Jeanna Sneed Vance. Stacie loves dance and sharing her love for God and dance with others. One of her greatest passions is to see students develop their technical skills and love for dance as they grow to discover who they are as not only dancers but humans!