Ann received a BFA from UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance with a focus in Modern in 2002. She has supplemented her training by taking workshops and intensives in New York, Philadelphia, Dallas, Houston, Phoenix, and here in Kansas City. She performed with City in Motion Dance Theater for eight seasons, and also with Dramatic Truth Dance Theater, aha! dance, Reach...a movement collective, and Gurukul Dance. She has over 20 years experience of teaching dance to all ages, and in a variety of styles including Modern, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Swing, and Creative Movement. She has taught at UMKC, Metropolitan Community Colleges, Kansas City Ballet School and Studio Division, City in Motion, Kansas City Young Audiences, Community Music and Dance Academy, and at several other local dance studios.