LeeAnne Pena is from Delaware where she began her ballet training with Elena Manakhova of SDA as well as Theresa Emmons of TDC. She then won a scholarship to attend Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet pre professional program in Carlisle, Pa. Under the teaching of Marcia Dale Weary and the CPYB staff she attended the yearly academic program and performed in works such as Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker and various Balanchine productions. She attended Southeastern University for Theater and performed in Harvey, Annie Got Your Gun, Camelot and several full length feature films. She is a certified barre instructor and has been teaching barre and fitness in the DC area for 8 years. She teaches ballet and fitness to all ages and dancing and teaching salsa with her husband. She still enjoys performing and has been in local productions with Joy of Motion and Joy of Dance studios. She loves bringing her natural creativity to her fitness classes and seeing how movement in any form does the body good!