Kelley Atlee has been dancing for over 40 years.
She was a long-time student and graduate of the LaPierre School of dance in Reading, where she studied under the direction of Margaret LaPierre in ballet, tap, jazz, and lyrical.
She was a 1989 graduate of the Dance Teachers Club of Boston and received the Marjorie Duff ballet Scholarship.
She studied dance at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and spent her summers at José Mateo Ballet Theatre in Cambridge, MA and Jeanette Neill dance studio.
After graduating college she returned to the LaPierre School of Dance where she taught p re-dance, technique in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical and beginner classes for adults.
Kelley has certifications through the Dance Teachers club of Boston, CORE BARRE™, and AIS-Active Isolated Stretching (THE MATTES METHOD).
She has spent the last seven years teaching Barre and Ballet throughout the seacoast. While most of her time is spent raising her three daughters, she adores her Thrive "family" and always strives to keep her classes fresh and light-hearted!