Dana is formerly of the Magda Aunon School of Ballet. Her earliest training includes the Irene Folkine School of Classical Ballet in Ridgewood, NJ and many years at Magda Aunon School of Classical Ballet in Fort Lauderdale. She has received scholarships and acceptances to such prestigious schools as the San Francisco Ballet School, The Houston Ballet Academy, The Washington Ballet, The Boston Ballet, The Miami City Ballet, The Pittsburgh Ballet, The Milwaukee Ballet, and The Pennsylvania Ballet’s summer dance programs. Magda Aunon mentored Dana as a teacher of classical ballet since the early age of fourteen. After dancing professionally, Dana returned to the Magda Aunon School of Ballet and many local studios. She started the dance programs at The University School of Nova University, Summit Montessory Schools, Ft. Lauderdale Christian School, Abundant Life Christian Academy, and has also instructed ballet at Calvary Christian Academy. Dana started Ballet Elite back in 2001. She presently is the Artistic Director and instructs the intermediate – advanced students in Ballet Technique and Pointe. She is loved and respected by all of her students and staff.