Growing up, Linnea was a full-time competitor and has received many special awards for her entertaining performances and holds many high point titles from various competitions. Her love of teaching blossomed when she began assisting classes at her home studio in 2009.
In the summer of 2014, Linnea graduated from the Dance Teacher’s Club of Boston Inc. in association with the American Society Dance Educator's Training Program. Linnea is also a co-instructor for the Peabody Recreational Department under Jade Alexa Baglio. Linnea is on the faculty at the Beverly Richards Dance Center (East Boston), St. Mary's High School, and Marian Division After School Dance Programs (Lynn). She is also a member of National Dance Education Organization.
Linnea is in her fourth year at Salem State University, where she will graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Movement Science, with a concentration in Dance. Linnea has performed and choreographed for the Salem Dance Ensemble and Repertory Dance Theatre through Salem State University, and was the recipient of the Presidential Arts Scholarship. In the spring of 2015, Linnea participated in the “I Am Malala” tribute for Salem State’s First Year Experience program. A video of her choreography was displayed on their website and she also received a cash prize for her creativity. Linnea now works for the Salem Dance Ensemble as a Dance Program Associate: Sound Manager.
This is Linnea’s second year on faculty at The Dance Carousel! She could not be any more excited to pass on her love and knowledge of dance onto every one around her in the dance world!