love for dance in college, where she minored in Dance at Hofstra University, studying both Ballet and Modern. After transferring to The College of New Jersey, Ariel became a member of Synergy Dance, where she enjoyed learning from, teaching, and performing with her peers. At that time, she also continued to teach a variety of styles of dance to all ages at Star Maker, creating programs from the ground up, including a program for dancers as young as 18 months old. Ariel received her Bachelors degree from The College of New Jersey in Secondary Education and English. She loves working with kids in the traditional classroom setting and in the studio. She comes to each class hoping to spread positivity and an appreciation for dance. Ariel’s goal is to help inspire a love for dance, teach technique and style, and most importantly, encourage a fun learning environment in all of her classes. 

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Ariel Baxter has been dancing for most of her life. She began dancing at The Star Maker School of Performing Arts, where she both trained and taught her own classes at an early age. Ariel competed competitively for many years and has had the opportunity to take classes with and be trained by many accomplished choreographers over the years. She continued her