Jodie Teates grew up in Haymarket, Virginia. She has been dancing for 20 years. As A student she was a part of Gainesville Dance Centers competition team and attended numerous conventions and competitions all over the United States. She Attended Radford University where she received a BFA in Dance.
Jodie has been awarded many Choreography awards at several competitions for her work. She has been teaching in various styles of acro,tap, jazz, ballet, point, musical theater, hip hop, lyrical, modern, and contemporary for over 10 years.
Her favorite style to teach is lyrical because it allows the students to have their own creativity while maintaining strong technique. She loves sharing the joy and love for dance with young artist.