Aloha! I am a BYUH graduate in Business & Entrepreneurship and have been living in Laie for the past 5 years, now with my husband. I have been dancing since I was 3 years old. I was trained & competed dance in all styles, specifically ballet, contemporary, & hip-hop. I started teaching at age 15 and have had opportunities to choreograph competitively. Dance and teaching are my passions and it's been a dream of mine to share my passion with others by owning my own studio. I am so grateful & excited about the North Shore Dance Academy and to serve this great community!
Dance & Tumble Instructor
Hi my name is Natalie Prestwich and I am currently a Junior at BYUH double majoring in biology and exercise science. I started both dance and gymnastics when I was 2 years old and for the next 15 years competed at Denver School of Gymnastics on the Junior Olympic Team and Grace Studios School of Dance as part of the company. I was planning on continuing my gymnastics career in college until a broken arm left me unable to compete. I love that I have been able to continue my hobbies and passions through teaching others and I am so excited to work at NSDA!
My name is Holly, and I could not be more excited to teach at NSDA. Dancing is apart of my identity. I danced at a studio since I was 3, was on my dance team in high school and taught dance at my studio. I was also cheerleader in high school and have choreographed for many cheer teams as well as dance companies. My favorite styles are jazz, contemporary, and hip hop! My favorite part about being a dance teacher is getting to know each student and watching them completely be themselves at dance class.
My name is Nicole and I am so excited to start teaching tumbling at NSDA! I am currently attending BYU-Hawaii and majoring in Social Work. I did gymnastics growing up until I was 15, and then have taught gymnastics and tumbling off and on since then. Teaching gymnastics has always been my absolute favorite job. I love getting to work with the students and watch them improve and learn new skills. I look forward to teaching here in Hawaii!