Kristie Mullins started dancing at the age of six, studying tap, jazz, ballet, and character dance. She began teaching Ballroom at one of the chain studios in Springfield, Ma. Her professional competitive career spanned fourteen years, during which she competed extensively throughout the U.S. and Canada. Kristie competed professionally in American Style Smooth and Rhythm, as well as International Style Standard. She still competes at the Pro-Am level with her students and consistently places in the Top Teacher standings. Kristie is a member of the National Dance Council of America and is certified through NDTA and FADS. Kristie currently teaches at Steps in Time in Canton, Ct. and Balera in Newton, Ma. Kristie has been involved with teaching youth in both private and public school systems as well as at the college level. She has choreographed for numerous venues and judges inter-district and collegiate competitions. She teaches students of all levels-beginner through advanced, social and competitive. She loves sharing her lifelong passion of dance with others! Kristie has taught her husband, Terry and their three children; Meg, Ian, and Sarah to dance. She is still working on their Jack Russell, Bogie. He has four left feet!!!