About The InstructorVanessa Padilla
Vanessa has enjoyed a fruitful career devoted to the art of classical ballet. Originally from Puerto Rico, Vanessa boasts many honorable accolades including performing principal and soloist roles in such famed ballets as Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, and Don Quixote. Upon retiring from the stage, she founded her own ballet school in Puerto Rico and taught at several high profile private schools, producing and choreographing several ballets for hundreds of students throughout her career. She believes in teaching ballet in a fun, encouraging and supportive way, while giving students the essential foundation of classical ballet technique. In 2012, she relocated to Fort Lauderdale to further share in her love of teaching and is loving every minute of it.