Stephanie Jenkins - Creative Director/Instructor
Stephanie was born here in Palm Springs, CA. She received her first training in Balanchine technique at CK Dance Company starting at three years old. Stephanie has studied with American Ballet Theatre, with Ballet Austin for five summers, at City Ballet, and Ballet Pacifica with instructors such as Charles Maples. Stephanie became a principal dancer for CK Dance at the age of 16, and starred in roles such as the Nutcracker’s Sugar Plum Fairy and Odile (or the Black Swan) of Swan Lake. She has performed for the guests of Disneyland in parades and the passengers of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. Stephanie has taken the first place title at Open Call, and she has also competed in Showbiz, Professional Dance Network, Youth America Grand Prix, and numerous other dance competitions. While Stephanie specializes in Ballet, she is also versed in the genres of Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Modern, and Contemporary Dance. Stephanie is an award winning choreographer at many National competitions, and her students regularly take tops awards.
Richard B. Jenkins - Business Manager
Richard is our Business and Public Relations Manager. He also teaches our Self-Defense classes for women and teens. Richard has over 30 years of experience working with kids. Over 20 of those years are in the sports industry. Richard is also a 10 year veteran of the Palm Springs Police Department and retired from the City of Palm Springs after a 23 year career in traffic engineering.
Brittany Wall - Instructor
Brittany started tumbling when she was five years old and joined recreational cheer in her community. That developed into All-Star cheer-leading which became her passion for 6 years from middle school through high school. She began coaching cheer-leading and tumbling after high school which evolved into a full-time gymnastics and tumbling coaching position in Chapel Hill, NC. Brittany was the Program Director for Chapel Hill Gymnastics for 10 years.
Brittany decided to continue to follow her passion for fitness and exercise by moving out to California where she could follow her dreams of becoming a professional body builder. She loves working with kids and teaching them to have strong minds and strong bodies and that having special skills like tumbling builds confidence and perseverance.