Christa began dancing when young and continued through college and beyond.  She trained as a youth at studios in Ohio and Indiana, then expanded her dance education at Ball State, Indiana University, and Ballet Internationale. She completed her education at IUPUI, training and performing with The Moving Company. She served as the president of the company her senior year.  Christa holds a bachelors in education and a minor in dance. She has loved teaching dance since high school, and while in college taught for Indy Parks and other studios around the Indianapolis area.  While living in Florida she taught both school and dance around Tampa, and kept up her own training at the Patel Conservatory and Straz Center for the performing arts. Christa remembers visiting TDC for classes as a young adult with Miss Daine. She and her family are now living back in Indianapolis and she is excited to be on board and teaching as part of The Dance Company family.