Our Instructors

Heather Beltran: Pre-K & Kids Yoga,  Adult Yoga 

Heather Beltran,

E-RYT is a Los Angeles-based Certified Yoga Instructor. She holds the designation of Experienced Registered Yoga Instructor from the Yoga Alliance. 


Heather’s classes include a fusion of different styles of Yoga; best described as Strength, Balance, and Flow, with thoughtfully sequenced breath and movement, that allows you to feel connected and strong. She loves exploring poses and letting you discover what your body can do. 
She truly loves seeing her students have fun, grow in their practice and find those moments of connection during class. Heather can often be heard saying, if I can do it, you can do it! 
Heather loves teaching Yoga and Mindfulness to children and seeing their strength and confidence grow as they learn breathwork and poses. One of her favorite things is when parents and teachers share how her students successfully use breathwork or yoga to self-regulate. As a mom, Heather understands that every child is different. Her classes offer a non-competitive environment; to strengthen, build stamina, work on balance, and the ability to relax. Seeing little yogis relax in Savasana (resting pose) warms her heart. Heather Beltran has led thousands of hours of Yoga & Mindfulness classes and would love to have you join our community. Come discover the peace and balance Yoga can bring to your life. All levels are welcome. 

Marissa Hoffman: BFA Assistant, Pre-K Dance Classes, Intermediate/ Advanced Ballet 

Marissa Lee Hoffman was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and started her dance training at the age of three. Throughout Marissa’s childhood, she studied various styles of dance with many different instructors, and has performed, choreographed, and competed with styles including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, and Contemporary. She is also a certified Early Childhood Educator. Marissa is very involved in working with the local YMCA's teaching fitness classes to all ages.  She also travels, working with multiple schools in the LA area, sharing her love and knowledge of dance and healthy lifestyles with children of all ages. Marissa is so excited to be teaching and assisting with the Burbank First Academy.

Dominique Napolitano: Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced Jazz and Hip Hop

Dominique Napolitano has been dancing for 23 years. She trained at Art of the Dance Academy, Media City Ballet, and Millennium Dance Complex, She was President of the John Burroughs High School Junior/Varsity Dance Team. She has engaged in various showcases and stage plays. Dominique has experience teaching toddlers to teens. Her style comprises Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, and Hip Hop. On top of performing and teaching, she aspires to build her resume and one day have her own dance studio. She is grateful to her loving Mother Miss Monica for introducing her to the world of dance at a young age and encourages everyone to "Dance like no one is watching!" 

KiLeigh Williams: Beginning and Advanced/Intermediate Tap

KiLeigh Williams, was born and raised in Marion Indiana, where she started training in tap at the age of 3. She worked under Lisa Hopkins for 9 years touring in the off-Broadway show called Tap Kids. After high school, she studied Forensic Science at Point Park University, while teaching tap for the Community Tap program at the school. She now goes back to Pittsburgh every summer and teaches at Point Park's 6-week International Summer Dance Camp. She has also taught at many dance studios throughout her career and hopes to keep passing along her knowledge of the arts wherever she goes. 

Tsubasa Nakatani: Tots Dance

Tsubasa has studied Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet, and Contemporary for over 12 years. Since she started to dance, she has performed professionally in music videos, musical theater, live and commercial performances, and TV shows. Tsubasa has been teaching dance for over 8 years and her goal is to create a fun positive environment for her students! She focuses on improving her student’s stamina, strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance! 

 

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