true impact

5930 Mahood Drive
Huntington, WV

(304) 633-1238
trueimpactperformingarts@gmail.com

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Amy York
STUDIO OWNER | INSTRUCTOR
Amy (Fulks) York is a native of Barboursville, WV and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Dance) degree from The University of Akron, which was named one of the most sought after dance programs in the nation by Dance Spirit magazine. While at The University of Akron, Mrs. York studied dance technique, performance, and choreography with an emphasis on dance education. Mrs. York is privileged to have studied under the instruction of Marc Ozanich and Maryanne Black, both formerly of the Ohio Ballet; Cydney Spohn, formerly of the Pennsylvania Ballet, Kaye Davis a leader in dance education in Ohio, Lana Heylock, formerly of New York City's Muller and The Works and Tom Smith, formerly of the Martha Graham Dance Company. Mrs. York is a former professional modern dancer with Living Fountain Dance Company (Canton, OH) and is an expert in teaching the wonderful art of dance. She has participated in several master classes with the Ohio Ballet's Jeffrey Graham Hughes, Stomp, Cleveland's Dancing Wheels, the former Cleveland San Jose Ballet, and in her youth the West Virginia Dance Festival. Mrs. York has lead students to participate in the annual Ohio Dance Festival and she is currently preparing students to attend the West Virginia Dance Festival classes and performances. Both festivals host world renowned instructors.

Mrs. York is the founder of the original Miracles in Motion Dance Academy established in Akron, OH in 2002. She was also awarded the WV Chamber of Commerce "Who's Who Award" in 2009 for displaying strong business and community leadership.

Amy is the daughter of local artists Rabert and Sheila Fulks and the wife of Olen L. York III, Esq. She has two daughters, Sara Elizabeth and Meredith LeAnne.

 

Heather Looney
INSTRUCTOR | Dance

 

Sharnice Taylor
INSTRUCTOR | DANCE
 

Mikaila McGinnis
INSTRUCTOR | DANCE

 

Theresa Koon
INSTRUCTOR | DANCE
 

Tiffany Baker
INSTRUCTOR

Tiffany Baker is from Beckley, WV where she began her dance training at the age of four at Beckley Dance Theater under the direction of Jerry Rose. She performed in their yearly recitals, fall performances, spring concerts, and WV dance festival performances. At the age of eight, Tiffany also was cast in various roles for BDT's yearly Nutcracker Ballet, including snow, flowers, and marzipan. She continued dancing with Beckley Dance Theater until the age of 18 when she began attending Marshall University.

Tiffany graduated cum laude from Marshall University with an undergraduate degree in Psychology. She went on to receive her Master's Degree in teaching preschool and preschool special needs. She is certified in a cardio-dance exercise program called REFIT®, which is offered at the studio. She also teaches ballet and tap to our younger students.

Tiffany is married and a stay at home mom of two boys.

 

True Impact Performing and Visual Arts   |   5930 Mahood Drive   |    Huntington, WV   |    (304) 633-1238   |    trueimpactperformingarts@gmail.com
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