• Lisa Zeuner
    Lisa Zeuner

    Lisa Zeuner received her BA in Dance Arts from the Richard Stockton College of NJ and was awarded the National Dance Association's Outstanding Student in Dance Award in 1994. She was accepted on a graduate scholarship to the University of New Mexico, where she studied choreography, dance theory, modern dance, kinesiology, and curriculum development. While in NM, Lisa performed with the UNM Dance Company, studied Laban technique and Bartenieff fundamentals from dance master Bill Evans, and was a faculty member of the University of New Mexico, where she taught and co-directed the Children's Dance Workshop. For six years, she worked as Artistic Director of Dance for GAM Dance where she instructed students of all levels and directed the Albuquerque Children's Dance Company. She studied Horton Pedagogy with Anne Marie Forsythe at the The Ailey School and participated in "Setting the National Dance Standards in Motion" and "Academic Concepts Through The Kinesthetic Intelligence" workshops with National Dance Association dance arts advocate Ann Greene Gilbert. For 11 years, Lisa was a faculty member of Absegami High School, where she developed several dance curriculums and taught dance arts to students grades 9 through 12. She founded the Absegami Company Dance and directed and choreographed for the performing arts program from 2002 to 2013. She is presently teaching dance at ACIT in Mays Landing, NJ, where she is collaboratively developing the newly founded Performing Arts Academy. Lisa is an adjunct professor of dance at The Richard Stockton College of NJ and artistic director of Kinetic Poetic Dance Company & School for Dance Arts, located in Galloway, NJ. She founded The Kinetic Poetic Dance Company in 2010 as a vehicle to spread her love of dance within her community.
  • Hannah Rzasa
    Hannah Rzasa

    Hannah Rzasa graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) with a BA in both Dance and English Literature. She began studying dance at age two and attended high school at the Southern New Jersey Academy of the Performing Arts, where she trained intensively under former dancers from Pennsylvania Ballet, Ailey II, and Broadway musical productions. She continued her training in college, adding composition and production elements to her technical background. While at UMBC, she received several awards for excellence in dance performance, choreography, and academic achievement. In 2008, she received an Undergraduate Research Award, enabling her to film a dance video on location in England exploring the life of author Jane Austen. Hannah has performed extensively in her dancing career, notably as a soloist with Baltimore Dance Project and also in the Christian musical “Winnow Winds.” Hannah’s studies include a variety of styles and methods of dance. As an educator, she draws largely from her experience in Horton technique, Limon technique, and a blend of classical ballet techniques. Hannah is very happy to be a part of the Kinetic Poetic community and plans to remain involved in dance performance, dance education, and dance ministry.
  • Healani Harper
    Healani Harper

    Healani Harper began her classical ballet training under the direction of Phyllis Papa at the Atlantic Contemporary Ballet Theatre. After graduating early from the Atlantic Contemporary Ballet Theatre’s academic program, she earned dance credits from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, became a resident instructor at ACBT, and joined the school’s parent company--the Atlantic City Ballet--as an apprentice. During her time with ACB she danced as a member of the corps de ballet and was featured in various pieces including ‘Drums’, an ethnic ballet in which she performed a pas de deux. Currently, Healani holds an Associate’s Degree and works as an assistant instructor at The Children’s House of Galloway, the area’s closest Montessori School. She has worked at various dance schools in the South Jersey area teaching classical ballet to all age groups and is excited to be a part of Kinetic Poetic’s artistic community.
  • Julia Allen
    Julia Allen

    Julia Allen is a graduate of The University of the Arts in Philadelphia and holds a B.F.A. in modern dance. While in Philadelphia she studied dance with a variety of professionals including Roni Koresh, LaVaughn Robinson, Ruth Andrien, Andrew Pap, and participated in a semester intensive at Philadanco studying Horton, Graham, and classical ballet. The University of the Arts gave her many opportunities to perform and choreograph in productions at the Drake Theater and the Merriam Theater. After college, Julia went on to teach the dance portion of the Arts and Humanities classes to students at the middle and high school levels in South Jersey and then in the state of Kentucky. She has broad experience in teaching classical ballet, modern, jazz, tap, and hip-hop and has held various administrative duties in private dance studios. Julia returned to New Jersey after the birth of her son to be closer to her family and is very excited to be sharing her love and passion of dance at Kinetic Poetic.
  • Kristen Ciccarelli
    Kristen Ciccarelli

    Kristen Ciccarelli is originally from Langhorne, PA and currently lives in Mays Landing, NJ. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University in Journalism and minored in Sociology. She started dancing when she was 3 years old and continued through high school. She danced for Carol Wilson’s Dance Studio in Bristol, PA as part of her company and competed in competitions. After suffering a back injury from a slip and fall, Kristen turned to Pilates and frequent massages to help rehabilitate her body. Due to experiences from her own injury, Kristen decided she wanted to help others who suffer from chronic pain. Kristen is a certified instructor in Mat and Equipment Pilates from Chi Balance Center in Langhorne, PA, a Certified Personal Trainer and Sports Nutrition Consultant under AAAI/ISMA, as well as a Certified PILOXING Instructor under the Piloxing Academy. She is also certified in massage therapy under the NJ Board of Nursing. Through various forms of exercise including running races and triathlons, Kristen works to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Kristen is currently teaching PILOXING at Kinetic Poetic Dance Studio as well as part of the Senior Dance Company. She teaches private Reformer Pilates sessions and offers massages from her home in Mays Landing.
  • Claudine Padayhag
    Claudine Padayhag

    Claudine Padayahg began dancing at the age of 5 at the Marilu's Dance Studio in Brigantine, taking jazz and tap classes. She advanced her skills with further training in modern, contemporary, and ballet techniques through the teachings of Lisa Zeuner during her years at Absegami High School and through her continuous studies with Kinetic Poetic. She has a great love for hip hop and considers that her favorite dance style. She is currently attending the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey as a health science major with a Spanish minor and is also a community leader in her youth group, Couples for Christ Youth for Family and Life. She very much enjoys teaching and learning the art of dance and hopes to continue to share her love for dance with everyone she meets.
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Kinetic Poetic Dance will be closed for the Fall 2015 season due to a restructuring of the business. For information on private lessons with Kinetic Poetic Company members, guest choreographers, or dance hosts for home birthday parties, please email us at Kineticpoeticdance@gmail.com.
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Tuition InfoTUITION September 2014 through August 2015 Tuition is due before the first class at the beginning of each month. A Non-Refundable REGISTRATION FEE of $20.00 per family is due with enrollment. FITNESS CLASS FEES ONE- SINGLE CLASS--------$10.00 per class. MONTHLY DANCE CLASS FEES ONE MONTHLY CLASS ---------$48.00 per month paid in advance. SINGLE OPEN DANCE CLASS FEES ONE- SINGLE CLASS--------$15.00 per class. 10 Class Cards are available for $100 per Month* (Attend 10 dance classes per month at discounted rate and save $50)
*Class card must be used within the same month of purchase and cannot be combined with any other discount. Any persons other than the individual named on the class card cannot use class card credits.
DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR MULTIPLE DANCE CLASSES Receive 10% off 2nd, 3rd, & 4th class. $43.00 each additional monthly class. FAMILY DISCOUNTS ARE AVAILABLE Receive 10% off additional family members within the immediate family. $43.00 per monthly class. COLLEGE STUDENT DISCOUNT Show your current college ID and take any class for only $10. • DISCOUNTS will only be applied to payments made on time. • A LATE FEE of $3.00 PER CLASS will be added to all late payments. • Students may make up a missed class in a duplicate class of age and level during the same month of the registered class. • There is a $25 fee for all return checks. • All accounts must be paid in full in order for child to participate in performances. A Performance will take place on Friday June 19th at the Richard Stockton College PAC. (Performance participation is optional). Do you wish to participate in the performance? YES ( ) NO ( )