Vanessa has extensive experience in teaching tap, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, and contemporary for ages 2-18. Her degree from The Ohio State University is in early childhood development and is inspired everyday by her students. She has studied at Broadway Dance Center, Steps in NYC, and Gus Giordano's with choreographers such as Mandy Moore, Mia Michaels, Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini , Nick Bass, and many more. As a young competitor growing up dancing along side Andi, Vanessa won Miss Petite Dance of Ohio and competed in national award-winning duos, trios, and groups. She has choreographed many national champion solos, duos, trios, and groups for the past 13 years and has been dancing for 36 years.