ABOUT OUR STAFF
Karly Griffith, the Owner and Director of Precious Dancers Academy, is native to the northwest Houston area. She is passionate about imparting to children a worshipful tender heart for the Lord expressed through a love of dance.
Karly has a background in competitive gymnastics, competitive cheer, and dance. She has ministered to children within the church and has also taught dance with organizations such as Kinderdance International and Point of Grace Studio. She holds a degree in Biblical Studies from Vision International University and maintains 24 credit hours annually for ongoing early childhood education training.
Karly opened Precious Dancers Academy in the fall of 2005 and is thrilled to be able to continue to play a role in educating children in the northwest Houston area.
Karin began her dance training at age 5 with Dorothy Taylor and Patsy Swayze. She continued her dance education at Northwest Houston Dance Academy, dancing on scholarship and teaching, as well as dancing in their company. From there, Karin danced with Houston Jazz Ballet and earned a scholarship to The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts where she had the opportunity to train with top teachers in our field. She has performed with a Broadway touring company, as well as earning a dance role on film.
Karin has attended teacher conventions in New York and Arizona at which she was trained by masters on how to effectively teach the next generation of dancers. She has also worked in the Special Education field in the public school system, as well as teaching music and movement in the private sector.
Karin is happy to be able to continue to share knowledge and joy with the dancers at Precious Dancers Academy!
Belle Briggs has been in dance training since the age of 13. She has many experiences including different competitive dance teams and working as an Assistant Dance Teacher. She continued her love for dance on the grand champion Silver Stars Drill Team at Tomball Memorial High School. She spends her summer's volunteering as a children's teacher at Prince of Peace Church where she enjoys teaching God's little ones about his great love for them. She is very excited for the opportunity to spread the word of God through her love for dance.