Raven has been dancing all her life and began as a student of Dance Arts under Bette Downs. She has trained and performed With Westside School of Ballet in Santa Monica, Contra Costa Ballet in Walnut Creek, and Central California Ballet in Fresno. She has also performed in the “Nutcracker” under Berkley Concert Ballet and Westside Ballet, as well as “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Raven has also had the privilege to perform through-out her youth with Andrew Veyette, now Principal dancer for the New York City ballet. Raven loves teaching the basics and having fun in the pre-ballet program as well as instructing proper technique and form through the high school girls. She enjoys teaching ballet, tap and jazz and has been teaching at Dance Arts for over 15 years.