Classes: Ballet Barre Fit, Inside Out, Barre Fit, Stretch, Ballet Fit
Location: Atlanta, GA
Lauren Banks began her dance training at Carla's Dance Factory in Fayetteville, Georgia, where she studied ballet, tap, and jazz. After graduating high school, Lauren taught for the Universal Dance Association (UDA), teaching middle school and high school students across the southeast. Following her UDA experience, she attended Kennesaw State University (KSU). She performed with the KSU Rhythm Dance Team and the KSU Dance Company. Under the direction of Ivan Pulinkala,
Lauren performed at the American College Dance Festival, where KSU was chosen for the national gala. Lauren graduated suma cum laude from KSU with a B.S. in Communication and a minor in dance. Upon graduating college with honors, she began performing with Young Aundiences at the Woodruff Arts Center and teaching at Georgia Dance Conservatory, where she is still a faculty member. Currently, she is performing with Ellisorous Rex and the Dance Machine as well as Gathering Wild Dance Company, under the direction of Corian Ellisor and Jerylann Warner respectively.