Staff

Dancing Studio Katy TX - Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern Dance Lessons

Maggie is the founder and Director of Faith Dance Studio. She has been dancing since the age of four. During her teenage years, she was the captain of her drill team and was able to dance  in advanced technique. She then went on to get Bachelors Degree in Business Management and a Masters Degree in Business, while still studying and performing with various dance companies.  She currently directs and leads Church on the Rock performing company, as well as teaches dance around the Houston area to children the passion of dancing. For the past 8 years she has been imparting to the young artists of this generation the with the love of Christ and training that will take them to the next level. Maggie currently resides in the Katy/Richmond area with her husband and two daughters.

Christy Shepherd grew up dancing at various studios on the sunny coast of Florida until moving to Scotland in 2010 to work with Youth with a Mission (YWAM) and co-created a performing arts ministry.  During her time abroad Christy enjoyed choreographing and performing in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, helped co-ordinate outreaches for visiting performing arts teams and was honored to teach workshops in France, Switzerland and Scotland.

Christy now calls Houston home and has been privileged to work with Ad Deum Dance Company, Bridge Dance Collective, Mei Co and various independent choreographers. 
Christy loves passing on her passion for dance, she believes there is value in each person’s unique voice and takes joy in watching students grow in the expression of that voice.  She is excited and grateful to begin teaching at Faith Dance Studio this year.
Christy is an ABT Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 3 of the ABT National Training Curriculum.

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.

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