Taryn T. Francis
Pole'Ography, Intro to Jazz/Ballet
As a professional dancer and choreographer, Taryn's love for dance started before the age of 2 years old. She has a background in all styles of dance including ballet/pointe, jazz, hip hop, and many others, competitive gymnastics, professional cheerleading, martial arts, fitness, and the entertainment industry. Taryn is a former level 10 nationally ranked gymnast who was an undefeated Floor Champion throughout her gymnastics career. Her dance credits include Star Search Dance Grand Champion, work with Michael Jackson, Paula Abdul, MC Hammer, Bob Hope, Disney, PEPSI, and has been featured in Dance Magazines and Cheerleader Magazine. She has worked with some of the industry's top dancers and choreographers and performed in many prestigious venues. At the age of 16, Taryn opened her own dance studio in her hometown alongside her family and operated the studio for 10 years before relocating to Los Angeles. Taryn is certified in First Aid, Zumba, Silver Sneakers, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts/Dance. She is interested in pursuing certifications in Yoga as well as Pilates. Currently, Taryn continues to dance, teach workshops, and judge competitions all across the nation. Her aspiration is to help others achieve their goals in dance and healthy lifestyles. Taryn is available for choreography and private training.