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Professional Summary

Talented Crew Trainer with expertise in food preparation, money handling,and opening and closing procedures. Bringing 4 years of experience as a versatile and hardworking team member.

Work History
McDonald's - Crew Member Dacula, GA 06/2019 - Current
  • Successfully communicated with all team members to navigate job duties and complete daily tasks
  • Closely followed protocols for emergency situations, maintaining calmness and efficiency
  • Adhered to company safety standards
  • Operated cash register for cash and credit card transactions
  • Answered questions about store policies and concerns to support positive customer experiences
  • Checked bills with counterfeit pens and examined coins to spot and refuse foreign currency
  • Placed orders by listening to customers, documenting selected menu items, substitutions and add-ons
  • Maintained clean, sanitized and well-organized food preparation zones to promote store efficiency
  • Promoted customer loyalty by efficiently handling food and service complaints
  • Arranged food items on serving trays and placed in take-out packaging to produce orders for customers
  • Checked completed orders for accuracy and bagged meals for easy carrying
  • Processed payments and counted change to complete transactions
  • Consistently met sales targets by encouraging customers to buy extra food items such as drinks, desserts and sides
  • Wiped counters and sanitized equipment to maintain clean food prep and dining areas
Altar of Grace International Church - Worship Band Member Snellville, GA 01/2015 - 05/2019
  • Studied scores at length to learn music in detail and develop suitable interpretations
  • Monitor dance program quality by observing dance classes
  • Work as a team player with co-workers and in conjunction with other departments
  • Selected and arranged music for holiday performances and special events
  • Practiced 30 hours per week to maintain and improve technical skills
  • Collaborated with dance department in creating scores for choreography projects
  • Branched out from the drums to learn the keyboard
Skills
  • Complex problem solving
  • Component functions and testing requirements
  • Advanced critical thinking
  • Quick learner
  • Strong decision maker
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong communication skills
  • Accurate and detailed
  • Works well under pressure
  • Works well in diverse team environment
Education
2019 Mountain View High School Lawrenceville, GA High School Diploma
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Summary

Energetic dance instructor and dedicated performer looking to combine dance training and teaching experience for the purpose of investing into the professional and personal growth of young, aspiring dancers. Strong ability to teach via demonstration and interaction. Possesses a strong ability to relate to and communicate with students, parents and colleagues.

Core Strengths
  • Acrobatics/Gymnastics
  • Contemporary 
  • Jazz
  • Modern/Lyrical 
  • Musical Theater
  • Dance Team
  • Ballet/Pointe (Vaganova and Balanchine styles)
  • Audition Prep
  • Dance Competitions & Conventions
  • Backstage Management
  • Studio Administration
  • Group Teaching
Experience
Dance Instructor/Choreographer | 11/2018 to Current Trilogy Hill Country - Bulverde, TX
  • Currently providing individual and group dance instruction in the styles of jazz, contemporary, lyrical, hip-hop, ballet, acrobatics and dance team for children ages 2-16 in groups of up to 30 students. 
  • In the process of directing and choreographing several individual and group performance pieces.
  • Constantly collaborating in a team-based environment to uphold quality and continuity of service to all clients.
  • Providing weekly individual instruction to several hand-picked students. 
Dance Instructor/Choreographer | 07/2015 to 11/2018 Diamond Dance Academy - San Antonio, TX
  • Created class lesson plans that were implemented studio-wide.
  • Judged company auditions.
  • Managed performance rehearsals.
  • Documented and reported students' progress.
  • Choreographed competition pieces.
  • Traveled around the state of Texas to manage a team of competition dancers at regional and national dance competitions and conventions.
  • Taught multiple weekly dance classes in the styles of jazz, ballet, contemporary, hip-hop, acrobatics and dance team for children ages 2 to 16 years old.
Teacher's Assistant | 08/2013 to 06/2014 Elite Dance Company - East Lansing, MI
  • Primarily assisted the main instructor in demonstrating, choreographing and instructing students on proper dance technique in the styles of ballet, jazz and modern. 
Training

Summary

Received 20 hours/wk of training at each dance studio location from award-winning professionals in the styles of ballet, jazz, musical theater, acrobatics, contemporary, dance team, and modern. Competed in national dance competitions in the styles of jazz and contemporary. Received years of gymnastics training from 2011 USA World Team Head Coach and 2012 USA Olympic Team Head Coach, John Geddert and his staff. Competed with Twistars at regional and national gymnastics competitions as a level 6 gymnast. Consistently attending master classes, workshops and dance conventions in an ongoing effort to improve my own dance training as well as my training as a dedicated instructor.

 

Locations

  • Lou Conte Dance Studio - 08/16 to 06/17 - Chicago, IL
  • Diamond Dance Academy - 01/15 to 06/16Bulverde, TX
  • LA Performing Arts - 10/14 to 02/15San Antonio, TX
  • Elite Dance Company - 08/13 to 06/15East Lansing, MI 
  • Geddert's Twistars Gymnastics Club - 01/07 to 06/13Dimondale, MI
  • Patsy Watson's School of Dance - 09/03 to 05/05 - Lansing, MI
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Summary

Results-driven community service professional and manager with 12 years in the public sector. Highly personable, with extraordinary attention to detail and talent for gaining trust.

Skills
  • Valid Virginia driver's license
  • Strong communicator
  • Creative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Skilled multi-tasker
  • Fast learner
  • Self-starter
  • Passion for social work
  • Sound judgment
  • Addictions training
  • Natural leader
  • Compassionate
  • Charismatic public speaker
  • Exceptional problem solver
  • Curriculum Development
  • Website Development and Maintenance
  • POS Experience/ Mindbody Software
Experience
Adjunct Instructor 08/2018 to Current College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA

Teaching an experiential course in Yoga. Guiding students in the philosophy, history, and methodology of group yoga class. Using both physical practice and lecture to educate the students.

Director Of Education/Manager 01/2015 to 05/2019 Body Balance Studio Williamsburg, VA

Taught a variety of classes toward multiple populations, including Vinyasa Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Hot Yoga, and Pilates Mat. Created and implemented a curriculum for Yoga Teacher Training. Responsible for hiring, training, and scheduling staff. Assisted in daily operations of the studio as well as marketing, including the development of design and content for the monthly newsletter.

Owner/Operator 11/2005 to 01/2015 Body Balance Studio Williamsburg, VA

Instrumental in the conception of what is currently Body Balance Studio. Owned and operated the business for ten years. Created class schedules, hired and trained staff, and oversight of daily operations; including marketing, payroll and book keeping. Taught varying classes in both Yoga and Pilates, including Pilates Reformer classes and privates.

Wellness Advocate 12/2013 to Current DoTERRA Essential OIls Williamsburg, VA Conduct small group classes and one to one sessions with clients explaining the benefits of using therapeutic grade essential oils. Strong knowledge of the science behind plant based medicine.
Education
Bachelor of Science: Health Promotion 1997 Appalachain State University Boone, NC
General studies in overall wellness with focus in epidemiology, diet, fitness, and basic mental health. Minored in Nutrition. Graduated with honors.
Pilates Mat and Equipment 2005 Pilates Certification Center Raleigh, NC

Certified in Pilates Mat level I and II, and Reformer.

Yoga Teacher Training 2007 In Balance Yoga Blacksburg, VA

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Vinyasa Yoga 2008 Rolf Gates Yoga Santa Cruz, CA

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training.

Yoga for 12 Step Recovery Leadership Training 2012 Y12SR Richmond, VA

Learned how to create and hold safe space for those impacted by addiction.
Gained the tools, knowledge and support to offer weekly Yoga of 12-Step Recovery meetings in your community.

Master of Arts: Counseling 2015 College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA

Began studies toward a masters degree in counseling. Completed a course in Group Counseling with a 4.0 average. Looking to further my studies in the field of Social Work.

 


Master of Science: Social Work Expected in 2022 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA

Pursuing a Master of Science in Social Work with a focus in addiction and recovery.

Professional Affiliations
Member of Yoga Alliance Organization. I have acquired more than 1,000 hours in yoga teacher training to attain the following credentials RYT500 (Registered Yoga Teacher) and E-RYT200 (Educator of Yoga Teachers).
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Professional Summary
Being a dance teacher, I absolutely love to see people better themselves and strive for greatness in dance and in life. Helping people achieve their goals is a huge passion of mine, and teaching dance as well as spending time at The Bridge has shown me this. Being a patient at The Bridge, I love spending time with the impeccable staff and all the patients. The positive environment is something that has had such a big impact on my life, and I would be honored to work at such an amazing facility.
Skills

- Strong communication skills

- Learns efficiently

- Punctual

- Takes direction well, always open to constructive criticism

- Positive outlook

- Dedicated worker

- Good writing skills

Work History
August 2014-Current Dance Instructor | Knock School of Irish Dance | 3131 92 St NW, Edmonton Assistant instructor for dancers ages 3 and up. Depending on which level would determine which dances and skills they're taught.
Education
Current High School Diploma Vimy Ridge Academy, 8205 90 Ave NW, Edmonton
Hobbies

- Irish Dance

- Working out

- Learning new things