Cecchetti USA Certified
Primary Dance & Ballet
Lindsey grew up in Rapid City, SD, and began dance training at Prima School of Dancing at the age of 3. She studied a variety of dance styles including ballet, tap, jazz, and hip hop. She furthered her dance experience by dancing on the dance team at South Dakota State University. After college, she had a wonderful opportunity to return to her home studio to teach dance. She taught Creative Dance, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Hip-Hop. At Prima, she worked with kids of all ages through the advanced levels.
Lindsey has a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in School Counseling. She has been teaching in CCSD since 2011. She has taught 3rd and 5th grade and is currently the School Counselor at Buffalo Ridge Elementary School.
Lindsey is married to her husband Shay (a Gillette native) and together they have called Gillette home since 2008. They have two beautiful children, Skylin and Breckin. Lindsey is an avid runner and has completed numerous half-marathons and several marathons. Lindsey is also one of the choreographer's for Gillette's YES House, Dancing With the Stars.
As a Certified CUSA Instructor, Lindsey leads our Primary Dance Program. Parents find her classes a brilliant balance of structure & creativity perfect for the young energetic age group she is passionate about teaching.
"I cannot put into words how amazing Dance Arts Gillette is! The professionalism, knowledge, and talent of the staff surpasses all expectations. The teachers work hard to challenge their dancers while making them feel confident & proud of their current skills. Dance Arts Gillette is a perfect fit if you want your child to advance as a dancer and a person of confidence and integrity."
- Lacey & Doug Baker