Emily Guibert has over 30 years of dance experience in ballet, modern, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, tap, hip hop, musical theater, ballroom, and tumbling. She performed under the direction of Debbie Allen at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, studied at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York, and traveled to England to dance in the London New Year’s Parade. She attended California State University, Long Beach on academic and dance scholarships and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.F.A. degree in Dance. She has professional performance experience with two southern California-based companies, Lorin Johnson’s Body Current Dance and Andrew Vaca’s Jazzworks. Emily is a certified teacher of Progressive Ballet Technique and Progressive Contemporary Technique. Her most recent certification includes the Basic Level of NGCP of the Giordano Jazz Technique. Emily served 12 years on the United Spirit Association Dance Staff. Her roles included Dance Program Manager, judge and director of regional and national dance competitions, Head Instructor for USA summer dance camps, and choreographer for dance teams throughout the United States and Japan. Emily was named Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player, and Hardest Working. She received the 2015 Leadership Award and the prestigious Robert Olmstead Award in 2016. She had the privilege to represent the USA in the San Francisco 49ers’ Halftime Show, the Sacramento Kings’ Spirit Rally, and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. Dedicated to her career of dance instruction and choreography, Emily has returned to school to study Kinesiology and Child Development at San Jose City College. Not only does she enjoy watching her students succeed in the classroom, but she is also committed to teaching them life skills. In her free time, Emily enjoys spending time with her husband, Matt, and her son, Landon. She loves the beach and concerts and is learning how to play the guitar and speak Spanish. Emily has worked with the amazing students and staff of Studio 10 Dance for more than 10 years, and she’s excited for more.