During her younger years, Hanna was a member of a competitive dance studio focusing on ballet, lyrical, jazz, tap and hip-hop. Throughout high school, she trained in modern, kickline, and novelty as well. A performer at heart, novelty became a fast favorite and Hanna was a dancing chorus member for her high school's theater department too. She was a competing member of her high school dance team all four years and a captain for the final three. Hanna loves to travel, meet new people, and experience different cultures. As a Rotary International Youth Ambassador in South Korea, she learned traditional fan dancing and joined a KPop dance club. The camaraderie and community building are Hanna's favorite aspect of dance so she's taught dance fitness at a nursing home, talent show routines for a girl scout troupe and a graduation flash mob for a special education program.
Hanna has been partner dancing for years and loves working with the Duet students. Ballroom dance is so special because it focuses on the connection between two people. Her favorite part of teaching ballroom is watching couples relax and have fun together. She really enjoys the relationships she builds with her students and being part of such a special time in their life.
If Hanna isn't at Duet, she's most likely at a coffee shop working towards her Small Business Administration degree. She will try to DIY anything at least once - home projects, beauty services, clothing, you name it! Hanna also loves checking out new bars and restaurants with her boyfriend and running down the lakefront with her dog.