208.466.1229 16175 High Desert Street Nampa, ID 83687

Faculty

Alexis Langworthy - Director

Alexis Langworthy - Director

Alexis is a Boise native and began her dance training at a very young age. She was a member of the Sweet Liberty Dance team at Centennial High School and continued her dance education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Alexis danced professionally as a cast member for the Royal Caribbean Cruise line. In addition to the many hours she spends with her studio students, Alexis shares her passion for quality dance education as a member of the Boise Valley Dance Teacher’s Association. Alexis lives in Meridian with her husband Ben and their three sons, Yale, Easton and Bowen. The Xpressions Dance Academy is the fulfillment of her life-long dream and a commitment to dance education in the Treasure Valley.

Erin Bastian

Erin Bastian

Erin was born and raised in Kansas. She started dancing and tumbling when she was 7 years old. She moved to Idaho to attended school at BYU-Idaho where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences. During college, Erin danced on the BYU-Idaho International Folk Dance Team and coached tumbling for both the cheerleading and tumbling teams. Erin has over 12 years of experience teaching gymnastics, tumbling, jazz, tap and clogging and recently received her accreditation in Acrobatic Arts. Erin lives in Nampa with her husband and their 3 children. She loves teaching and is looking forward to another year of teaching Tumbling classes at Xpressions.

Jada Terry

Jada started dancing at a young age with the Central Washington Dance Academy where she had the opportunity to peform in The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Alice in Wonderland, and Cinderella. She also student taught beginning levels of ballet and attended summer intensives around the country at the Rock School of Ballet, State Street Ballet, and Evergreen City Ballet. Jada took dance classes at Central Washington University during high school and performed with Orchesis Dance Company. After graduation she moved to Santa Barbara, CA as a trainee with State Street Ballet. Jada came to Boise to apprentice with Ballet Idaho, performing in The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and several New Works. We are very excited to have Jada at Xpressions!

 

Kim Phelps

Kim Phelps has been teaching dance and gymnastics for over 10 years. Teaching little kids is her specialty and she loves that she gets to be a kid again with them. Her dance background consists of high school dance team, performing groups and Mane Line Dance team at  Boise State. Kim is an Escrow Assistant by day and is excited to be back on our staff and teaching her passion at night!

Danielle Bleier

Danielle Bleier is a long-time dancer and teacher at Xpressions. After spending several years on the Blue Angels dance team, Danielle is continuing her studies at Boise State and traveling abroad.  She has a passion for helping kids learn new skills. Danielle  has spent her summer working as a spirited staff member at Camp Laurel in Maine. She is returning to teach Tiny Toes and Jazz at Xpressions and is excited for another incredible season of dance! 

Kristina Hahn

Kristina is a former student of Xpressions Dance Academy and is thrilled to return as a Tap and Jazz teacher this season.  After graduating from Idaho Arts Charter School in 2009, she continued her education as a Dance Performance major at Oklahoma City University. Immediately after graduation she moved to Tampa, Florida where she began her dance career. Over the past 7 years she has been a dancer for Busch Gardens, Universal Studios, Stiletto Entertainment, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises. Kristina is excited for this new adventure with Xpressions and looking forward to a great season!

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Xpressions Dance Academy

Alexis Langworthy, Director
Karen Campbell, Business Manager
16175 High Desert Street Nampa, ID 83687
Phone: 208.466.1229