Kristyn Watson
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Kristyn Watson

Kristyn Watson has a great love of dance and has been sharing that love through teaching for over 10 years. She began her training at age four, taking ballet and tap. Over the years, she expanded her training to include jazz, lyrical, hip hop, and belly dancing. However, her true love has always been in...

Littles 3 – 6 Year Olds
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Littles 3 – 6 Year Olds

Dance is an amazing way to help your child’s developing nervous system grow in strength and coordination! Not to mention burning some of their endless energy! Classes for little bodies focuses on body understanding through play, imagination, and lots and lots of moving. For ages 3-6 the fundamentals are taught with energy and fun to...

Classes For Adults
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Classes For Adults

Always wanted to dance but just haven’t had the time or the guts? Now’s the time. Used to dance but life happened, and you find yourself wishing you could dance again? There’s a class for you. Need a fun way to get in shape that doesn’t require weights or awkward moments at a gym? We...

Ballet Program
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Ballet Program

Classical Ballet Technique is our forte. Ballet classes are offered for every age and level of technique. From pre-schoolers to adults Moonridge School of Dance focuses on teaching ballet technique through safe, body positive methods designed to continually challenge and develop the dancers whatever their dance goals may be. It is our joy to instill...

Maria Knisley – Studio Director
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Maria Knisley – Studio Director

Maria began studying Ballet at age 4, taking her first classes in Dana Point, Ca. Over the years, she studied and performed for companies and people such as Lila Zali of Ballet Pacifica, Deborah Palesch of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada and Santa Rosa Ballet, Petrus Von Moyden of the Royal Danish Ballet and...

Teresa
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Teresa

Teresa has been teaching dance and acting to children and adults for 25 years. After receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater from UC Santa Barbara she enjoyed a career in dance and acting in Los Angeles. She performed in various commercials (Bud Light, McDonalds, Gillette), acted in a full length independent feature film,...

Brianna
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Brianna

Brianna began her dance training at the age of 3 under the direction of Sharon McCormick. Accepted to the Lake Arrowhead Classical Ballet Company at the age of 12, Brianna performed with LACBC’s rendition of Tchaikovsky’s, Nutcracker Ballet from 1994 through 1998, dancing the parts of the Harlequin Doll, Toy Soldier, Snow soloist, Arabian, Merliton,...

Tabitha Sarah Bigbee-Highland
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Tabitha Sarah Bigbee-Highland

Tabitha didn’t take her first ballet class until she was 22 years old at Moorpark College in Ventura County, California. But that didn’t stop her from falling completely in love and pursuing the art-form despite all odds. She trained under several amazing teachers who contributed to who she is today including Kirsten Oakley, Dennon and...