Miss Leslie Howell began dancing at the age of 5, and studied all forms of dance for 15 years until she opened her studio in 1978. She has since been teaching dance for 44 years. Miss Leslie studied at the University of New York in Buffalo, where she completed the Dance Masters of America Teacher’s training school. She also studied Hawaiian & Polynesian dance at the Polynesian Cultural Center in Hawaii. Miss Leslie continues her dance education by attending yearly dance workshops and conventions. She is certified to teach by Dance Masters of America, Dance Educators of America, Miami Valley Dance Teachers Association, and the Polynesian Cultural Center. Miss Leslie has a passion for dancing and teaching all ages of students, and is so excited to begin yet another year!