Cassie Coulas (Ballet/Pointe) is a Kansas City native. Her early dance training began with the Miller Marley Youth Ballet, Kansas City Ballet faculty, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and The Jillana School. Cassie graduated cum laude from SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance with a BFA in Dance Performance and a Certificate in Non-Profit Arts Management. Her favorite performance credits include: Babes In Toyland at Lincoln Center, Neil Young's Greendale concert at Kansas City Starlight Theater, Jacob's Pillow Inside/Out Series with Continuum Contemporary Ballet and West Side Story with La Boheme Opera Company. She has also modeled dancewear for Body Wrappers Costume Catalogue. Offstage, Cassie can be seen in online, on-demand workout videos as both lead instructor and modifier. She is a certified Pilates Mat Instructor through Pilates Academy International, a 200-hour Yoga Alliance Registered Instructor, TRX-qualified for group fitness and CPR-certified with experience that spans over a decade. Cassie is dedicated to instilling within her students proper technique, class etiquette and excitement for ballet. She is very happy to be a part of the Dance Gallery family!