Miss Lydia is a recent graduate from Broken Arrow High School. She has danced with Miss Kristy's for the past 6 years, 3 of which she has been a student teacher. Lydia was also involved with the Broken Arrow Dance Program for the past 3 years where she studied classical ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, modern and contemporary dance. This will be Miss Lydia's 2nd year to teach.
Miss Amber Deen
Miss Kristy Gregory
Miss Katie Summers
Miss Kristy began dancing at the age of two. Dance was always a major part of her life growing up and even earned her a spot on the National Champion Union Highsteppers throughout high school. After graduating from Union High School in 1990, she attended the University of Oklahoma where she studied dance. Kristy was cast as a dancer in Discoveryland's Oklahoma from 1991-1995 where she danced the lead part of 'Dream Laurie'. Kristy began teaching dance at the age of 19. She taught at a South Tulsa dance studio for 14 years and then in 2005 she opened her own studio here in Broken Arrow. As well as continuing her dance education, Miss Kristy is also certified in BodyPump (TM), CXWORX (TM), Barre Fitness and cycle and is an instructor at a local gym. She thoroughly enjoys teaching every age and strives to be a positive influence in her students life.
Miss TeKi Stewart
Madi began dancing at a very young age. In 2007, she became an assistant teacher here at Miss Kristy's where she continued taking a variety of classes and even danced competitively in group and individual all throughout high school. Miss Madi graduated from Broken Arrow High School and then continued on to receive her Bachelors Degree in Business Management from Brigham Young University-Idaho. Miss Madi has taught at Miss Kristy's since 2015.
Miss Madison Vick
Katie graduated from Broken Arrow High School in 2016 and is currently in her Sophomore year at TCC pursuing a B.S. in Medical imaging-Sonography. Katie began her dance training at age 3. Her dance education and love for the art helped her earn a spot in The Pride of Broken Arrow's color guard. She performed with The Pride from Sophomore through Senior year, where they earned a 1st place national ranking. While at Broken Arrow, she also participated in the Broken Arrow Dance Program focusing on ballet, contemporary, jazz, and modern dance. This is Miss Katie's second year to teach at Miss Kristy's School of Dance.
Miss Kristy's School of Dance was established in 2005. Our studio focuses on introducing our students to a variety of dance forms through structure yet in a fun environment. During the school year, we hold programs, in studio, where family and friends can observe their dancer in an informal setting. We also hold a year end recital where dancers experience the stage, lights and costumes that goes along with performing in front of an audience. All of us at Miss Kristy's take pride in our job, enjoy our job and enjoying sharing our knowledge and talents to all of our students.
Miss Lydia Sanchez
Amber Marie Porter-Deen is a choreographer, dancer, teacher, and the creator of Intentional Movement Experience (IME). She received her BA in International Community Development and Minor in Dance Performance in 2014. Amber lead Common Artistry's Winter Gathering where she taught IME and lead discussion on art and vulnerability in 2015. Amber was a key instructor of IME for The You are Venus Spring retreat 2017.
Amber's undergraduate selected works include: Beloved Burden 2009, Stories 2012, and The Effervescent Heart part I & II, 2014. Amber's work Sojourner was featured in Living Art's 7 stories 7 Doorways project, and Exchange Choreography Festival 2016. Her current work Hereafter has been selected for Livings Art's Oh Tulsa! And Exchange Choreography Festival 2017. She has a passion for healing through viewing and participation in dance believing both bring therapeutic restoration. This is Miss Amber's second year teaching at Miss Kristy's.
TeKi Stewart was born in Dallas, Texas from a family of musicians. She began her dance training in high school on the Memorial Varsity Pom Squad. From gaining the interest in movement, she began to train at Tulsa Ballet, in many dancestyles such as ballet, jazz and more importantly hip-hop.
While receiving her Bachelor’s in Science and Psychology at the University of Oklahoma, TeKi traveled across the country to train from the best. Dance has taken her to Los Angeles, Florida, New York and even Canada. She has trained with choreographers such as Kevin Maher, Rhapsody, Dave Scott, Brian Friedman, Sean Everisto, Tabitha & Napoleon, Wade Robinson, Luam, Twitch, Tyce Diorio, Mia Michaels and more…
TeKi teaches and choreographs for several dance teams, workshops & studios in the tri-state area, is Creative Director / Choreographer for Christian Dance Entertainment. She has choreographed for Commercials, Musicians, Kidz Carnival and trained many dancers who are currently signed with dance agencies. Teki is motivated to influence the young to seek activities such as dance rather than to pursue violence and desires to create a movement that fulfills Gods word given in Romans 12:1-2. Creating an artistry & industry that help dancers not conform to the ways of the world. Miss TeKi has been an instructor at Miss Kristy's since 2015.