by Leslea Clark
Leslea Clark is a dedicated dance instructor, performer and fitness professional. Leslea began to dance at the age of 3 and took her desire for performing and training to the next level in college where she obtained a degree in Dance Arts. She then began to teach a variety of styles of dance for all ages and went on to pursue her love of movement through a fitness career. She has been sharing her passion for dance and fitness with others for over 10 years. Leslea teaches at her family-owned dance studio in New Jersey and travels to teach private lessons or group choreography. Her dance repertoire includes Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Pointe, Lyrical and Creative Movement. In 2002 she became a High School cheerleading coach which adds to her list of rewarding jobs. As an AFAA Certified Fitness Instructor, Leslea enjoys teaching Yoga, Pilates, Spinning, and group fitness classes at local gyms. Most recently in 2011, she became a certified Zumba Fitness instructor and is loving being able to blend her two passions of dance and fitness in one class. In 2012 Leslea became one of the few Zumbatomic(kids zumba) instructors in her area. Feel free to check out Leslea's Zumba credentials. She has even gone as far as creating a place for other Zumbaholics with her website Zumba in NJ. On her spare time you could find Leslea keeping up with her training at Broadway Dance Center in NYC or at various dance/fitness seminars and workshops. Her most recent accomplishments include hosting two children’s dance DVD’s which are included in the Tinkerbell Dance Studio series; and she was also featured as a demonstrator for Sphresa Perllesi’s Double Pump Lower Body Workout video. In 2007 she was accepted to Graziella Baratta’s dance company G-Volution and is thrilled to be performing with them. Leslea’s other professional experience includes the New Jersey Gladiators/New Jersey Red Dog Arena Football Dance Teams and the New York Red Bull Major League Soccer Dance Team. She has also had several years experience as a performer with a variety of entertainment companies in the NY/NJ area. Leslea always looks forward to sharing her love for movement and creativity with others and is continually excited about new opportunities to learn and grow in her fields. ... read more.