Lauren Hitchell - Owner   Teaches: Booty Barre, Knockout, Hip Hop Cardio, Booty Shakin Friday, Vertical Fitness, and HIIT Express    Lauren studied dance at Rhythm Dance Center, an award winning studio in Atlanta Georiga, for 10 years. She was a member of their prestigious competition company for 8 years and started teaching at the age of 16.  Lauren founded Studio B Dance Center in 2016. Lauren enjoys teaching, sharing her passion for dance and fitness with her community as well as giving back!

Lauren Hitchell - Owner
Teaches: Booty Barre, Knockout, Hip Hop Cardio, Booty Shakin Friday, Vertical Fitness, and HIIT Express

Lauren studied dance at Rhythm Dance Center, an award winning studio in Atlanta Georiga, for 10 years. She was a member of their prestigious competition company for 8 years and started teaching at the age of 16.

Lauren founded Studio B Dance Center in 2016. Lauren enjoys teaching, sharing her passion for dance and fitness with her community as well as giving back!

Ruth Nash - Booty Barre   Ruth brings her energy and love for dance to every Barre class! Ruth found Barre when she was looking to strengthen her leg after an ACL injury from a skiing accident, and has loved it ever since!  Ruth has 10 years of dance training in styles including ballet, jazz, acrobatics, tap, and modern dance. In addition, she is a committed student of yoga, and has strong anatomy and physiology knowledge, as she is also an experienced Registered Nurse currently working in emergency services.  With her dance background, yoga practice, and medical knowledge, let Ruth help you strengthen and lengthen your muscles in Booty Barre!

Ruth Nash - Booty Barre

Ruth brings her energy and love for dance to every Barre class! Ruth found Barre when she was looking to strengthen her leg after an ACL injury from a skiing accident, and has loved it ever since!

Ruth has 10 years of dance training in styles including ballet, jazz, acrobatics, tap, and modern dance. In addition, she is a committed student of yoga, and has strong anatomy and physiology knowledge, as she is also an experienced Registered Nurse currently working in emergency services.

With her dance background, yoga practice, and medical knowledge, let Ruth help you strengthen and lengthen your muscles in Booty Barre!

Eva Martinez Leon – Zumba®   Eva is originally from Houston, Texas, but has lived in a number of other big cities (e.g. Fort Lauderdale,San Francisco, DC, Calabasas, and Charlotte) before settling into Frisco, CO in late 2015. Eva has been enjoying Zumba® for over 10 years, and became certified for Zumba® and Zumba Gold® in April 2018. As the daughter of a Grammy nominated second generation musician, music is in Eva’s blood. Eva’s ability to “feel” the music is evident with even the most basic choreography, and her bubbly personality and winning smile are infectious. Eva is excited to share her enthusiastic approach to your Zumba® dance party experience.

Eva Martinez Leon – Zumba®

Eva is originally from Houston, Texas, but has lived in a number of other big cities (e.g. Fort Lauderdale,San Francisco, DC, Calabasas, and Charlotte) before settling into Frisco, CO in late 2015. Eva has been enjoying Zumba® for over 10 years, and became certified for Zumba® and Zumba Gold® in April 2018. As the daughter of a Grammy nominated second generation musician, music is in Eva’s blood. Eva’s ability to “feel” the music is evident with even the most basic choreography, and her bubbly personality and winning smile are infectious. Eva is excited to share her enthusiastic approach to your Zumba® dance party experience.

Haruko Smith - Ballet   Starting out as a figure skater and later an ice dancer, Haruko has had extensive ballet training in the San Fransico Bay Area (Ballet Califia), Paris (l'Academie de Danse Montparnasse and Centre du Danse du Marais), and New York City (Steps, Broadway Dance Center, and Alvin Ailey). She moved to Summit County in 2012, and is also an Adjunct Faculty of Ballet at Colorado Mountain College and cross country ski instructor.

Haruko Smith - Ballet

Starting out as a figure skater and later an ice dancer, Haruko has had extensive ballet training in the San Fransico Bay Area (Ballet Califia), Paris (l'Academie de Danse Montparnasse and Centre du Danse du Marais), and New York City (Steps, Broadway Dance Center, and Alvin Ailey). She moved to Summit County in 2012, and is also an Adjunct Faculty of Ballet at Colorado Mountain College and cross country ski instructor.

 
Henna Titola - Vertical Fit: Intro to Spin and Russian Exotic   Henna is originally from Finland, but has livied in Summit County for 5 years. Henna comes from an athletic background and used to compete in running and snowboarding, and recently found her passion in pole dancing. After training in Pole for over 2 years, Henna has traveled all over the world to train from some of the best dancers including, Cleo the hurricane, Miss Filly Pole Diva, Gemma Lux, and many others. Henna believes pole dancing empowers women and brings women together and she is excited to share her passion and love of Pole/ Vertical Fitness with Studio B!

Henna Titola - Vertical Fit: Intro to Spin and Russian Exotic

Henna is originally from Finland, but has livied in Summit County for 5 years. Henna comes from an athletic background and used to compete in running and snowboarding, and recently found her passion in pole dancing. After training in Pole for over 2 years, Henna has traveled all over the world to train from some of the best dancers including, Cleo the hurricane, Miss Filly Pole Diva, Gemma Lux, and many others. Henna believes pole dancing empowers women and brings women together and she is excited to share her passion and love of Pole/ Vertical Fitness with Studio B!

Shelly McDaniel - Vertical Fitness: Level 1   Shelly made the journey to Colorado about 4 years ago and is currently a junior at Metropolitan State University of Denver for a Bachelor’s Degree in Outdoor Adventure Programming. She has a passion for fitness and loves to share her experience and knowledge with others. Not only is she a certified personal training through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) but has continued education with the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and is a certified Nutrition Specialist. Her true love though has always been Pole Fitness. Shelly has been active in the pole community for over twelve years with performing in charity events, competitions and showcases. She has been certified since 2007 from the Pole Fitness Studio in Las Vegas and wants to share this exotic, athletic, and empowering dance with you

Shelly McDaniel - Vertical Fitness: Level 1

Shelly made the journey to Colorado about 4 years ago and is currently a junior at Metropolitan State University of Denver for a Bachelor’s Degree in Outdoor Adventure Programming. She has a passion for fitness and loves to share her experience and knowledge with others. Not only is she a certified personal training through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) but has continued education with the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and is a certified Nutrition Specialist. Her true love though has always been Pole Fitness. Shelly has been active in the pole community for over twelve years with performing in charity events, competitions and showcases. She has been certified since 2007 from the Pole Fitness Studio in Las Vegas and wants to share this exotic, athletic, and empowering dance with you

Austin Bresina - Swing / Ballroom   Austin was asked to join show choir in high school and was a member for 4 years. After high school, he continued to dance in local musical productions such as  Beauty and the Beast, Wizard of Oz, High school Musical, and Seussical the Musical.  In 2008 he began training as a ballroom dance specialist at Arthur Murray Dance Studio of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. While instructing at Arthur Murray Dance Studio for 5 years, Austin also performed and competed professionally at local ballroom competitions. Austin was asked to be a choreographer for  Dancing with the Eau Claire Stars  in 2009 and continued to be a choreographer for the event until 2012. Austin moved to Vail, Colorado in 2012 and has taught ballroom independently in Summit and Vail.

Austin Bresina - Swing / Ballroom

Austin was asked to join show choir in high school and was a member for 4 years. After high school, he continued to dance in local musical productions such as Beauty and the Beast, Wizard of Oz, High school Musical, and Seussical the Musical. In 2008 he began training as a ballroom dance specialist at Arthur Murray Dance Studio of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. While instructing at Arthur Murray Dance Studio for 5 years, Austin also performed and competed professionally at local ballroom competitions. Austin was asked to be a choreographer for Dancing with the Eau Claire Stars in 2009 and continued to be a choreographer for the event until 2012. Austin moved to Vail, Colorado in 2012 and has taught ballroom independently in Summit and Vail.

Melica Ladd - Vertical Fitness: Intro and Poleography   Melica started dancing in the streets of St. Louis where she learned hip-hop and more important how to twerk. She always loved to dance but met her dance soul-mate when she found pole dancing 8 years ago. Since then she has been certified as a pole instructor in Budapest and loves to teach sexy choreography more than just about anything else. Melica sees pole as not only a fabulous workout but also as an empowering, creative outlet for women.

Melica Ladd - Vertical Fitness: Intro and Poleography

Melica started dancing in the streets of St. Louis where she learned hip-hop and more important how to twerk. She always loved to dance but met her dance soul-mate when she found pole dancing 8 years ago. Since then she has been certified as a pole instructor in Budapest and loves to teach sexy choreography more than just about anything else. Melica sees pole as not only a fabulous workout but also as an empowering, creative outlet for women.

Rachel Halteman - Knockout & Barre   Rachel grew up in Boulder, Colorado where she was a competitive gymnast and a member of the dance team. She attended Denison University in Ohio where she graduated from in 2015 with a degree in dance performance and production. Rachel has been teaching Zumba® since 2014 and loves how it combines two of her passions, dance and fitness. She has lived in Summit County for a little over two years and is excited to continue growing the Studio B community. When she’s not teaching she works at the Dillon Dam Brewery and enjoys spending time with others exploring the county and collaborating in new projects.

Rachel Halteman - Knockout & Barre

Rachel grew up in Boulder, Colorado where she was a competitive gymnast and a member of the dance team. She attended Denison University in Ohio where she graduated from in 2015 with a degree in dance performance and production. Rachel has been teaching Zumba® since 2014 and loves how it combines two of her passions, dance and fitness. She has lived in Summit County for a little over two years and is excited to continue growing the Studio B community. When she’s not teaching she works at the Dillon Dam Brewery and enjoys spending time with others exploring the county and collaborating in new projects.

 
Meghan Underwood - Booty Barre   Meghan Underwood is our newest Booty Barre teacher who recently moved to Breckenridge from Tyler, TX with her husband and 2 girls. She has been in the fitness world for over 10 years and started teaching barre over 2 years ago. Meghan is excited to bring her knowledge and teaching experience to Studio B!

Meghan Underwood - Booty Barre

Meghan Underwood is our newest Booty Barre teacher who recently moved to Breckenridge from Tyler, TX with her husband and 2 girls. She has been in the fitness world for over 10 years and started teaching barre over 2 years ago. Meghan is excited to bring her knowledge and teaching experience to Studio B!