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Hyunmi Jun

Hyunmi holds a Masters in Performing Arts from Kookmin University in South Korea. She has a comprehensive background in Ballet, Pointe, Yoga, Pilates, and Creative Movement. Hyunmi has 8 years teaching experience with children from ages 2 through senior citizens. She has taught on a recreational as well as university level, and has also instructed ballet classes to middle and high school aged children preparing them for college course work and dance majors.

 "I don't know what happened at the studio last night but it was definitely pretty magical! My girls both love the new ballet teacher. They raved about her and chattered individually to me in great detail about their positive experience and what they did in class. Katelyn told me last night she cannot wait for wednesday to get here so she can go to class again."

- Colleen

Hyunmi Jun

Khadijah Lindo

Khadijah Lindo is a 2017 Cornish graduate with a BFA in dance. She is originally from Orlando, Florida and specializes in Jazz, Lyrical, and Contemporary. She began dancing and competing at age 5 and has taught and choreographed students of all ages and levels from recreational to competitive. Khadijah is also the recipient of many awards and honors including the Millennia Award from Co. Dance, scholarships from Pulse and 'Co. Dance, 1st Place Soloist at Co. Dance Nationals, and was nominated for the Outstanding Dance Major Award at Cornish. She has also been active in Relay for Life and Make a Wish Foundation.

"We love your class so much! You are super fun and creative!"

- Lashea & Unique

 

Khadijah Lindo

Callan Moore

Callan specializes in Musical Theater, Jazz, and Contemporary. She was accepted to Cornish and will begin working towards her BFA. Callan has danced for 10 years and competed for 5. She has performed in many Musical Theater productions as a featured dancer, and also served as junior choreographer and dance captain. Callan also participated in advanced group choir, served as choir secretary, lettered in theater, and was inducted thespian, at Liberty High School. I feel a musical coming on!

Callan Moore

Annette Lago

Annette is the founder and director of Dance Arts. She holds a BFA in Dance from the University of Washington and loves to teach Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Lyrical, and Tap. Ms. Lago is passionate about encouraging self-expression, strong technique, a love of dance, and a sense of family amongst her students. She regularly attends dance workshops and conventions including Jump, Co. Dance, and Pacific Northwest Ballet. She is also an avid hot yoga and mountain biking enthusiast. She is known for incorporating athleticism and yoga training into her classes. In 1999 she founded the Fusion Competition Team so she could provide additional opportunities to students with a developing interest in dance. Today the team flourishes through performances, competitions, guest instructors, team bonding activities, and special events.  

"How can I ever thank Annette for what she has done? As a parent you will notice positive things that influence your child… Annette is one of those".

- Max (parent)

Annette Lago

Matthew Gregg

Matthew has been dancing professionally for over 15 years for companies including Nike, Ecko, and Nordstroms. His competitive choreography has won awards on both a regional and national level. Gregg also choreographs commercially for companies including Microsoft, Alaska Airlines, and Amazon. Matthew believes his biggest strength has been learning all aspects of the dance industry. He is a choreographer, DJ, videographer, creative consultant, and professional public speaker. Highlights include The Space Needle, Century Link Field, The Columbia Tower, and The Seattle Art Museum. After asking Matthew, what’s next? He replied: “I want to use what I've learned to continue teaching our children that anything is possible and believing in yourself will be the most important thing you ever do in life."

 

"I have had the privilege of watching many different instructors and coaches with kids. Matthew, was one of the best I have ever seen. "

- Michelle (Little Discoveries Owner)

Matthew Gregg

Corinne Keller

Corinne has been dancing since she was 5 years old. Her mother jokes that “she used to dance in the womb”. Corinne is a graduate of the RAD and ISTD disciplines of dance in both Ballet and Modern. She is also well versed in Contemporary, Jazz, and Hip Hop. Corinne danced throughout college and was a member of The East Side Moving and New Vision Dance Companies. During this time she had the opportunity to dance for top choreographers, including "So You think You can dance" darling, Mandy Moore. Corinne has been teaching students of all ages and levels for over 15 years. Her choreography has received countless high point and special awards. She is a wife and mother of two. Dance is her absolute love and passion, second only to her Family, friends, and the students she teaches.  

"You are a wonderful teacher so please don’t ever stop! My daughter has grown so much through dance and has become a beautiful, young woman ready for college. I had tears in my eyes watching her during her last dance recital…but she’ll dance through life, I’m sure of it. Thanks for your support and smiles".

- Tammi (parent)

 

Corinne Keller