Ballet & Pointe
Krista trained at the Washington Academy of Performing Arts under Deborah Hadley and Vera Altunina. In 2006 she received her Pilates Teacher Certification from Pilates @ TRD after completing the 600 hour training program, and in 2010 she received a SURDNA grant to study with Netherlands Dance Theater. Continuing education credits also include workshops with Dana Santi Pilates, Mark Morris Dance Group, and Bill Evans. Krista danced professionally with Nashville Ballet, Virginia Ballet Theatre (VBT), Virginia Opera and was a founding member of Todd Rosenlieb Dance. During her career, Krista performed the works of Frederick Ashton, Kathy Brenner, Lew Christensen, Bill Evans, Erick Hawkins, John Lehrer, Trey McIntyre, Ricardo Melendez, Marius Petipa, Todd Rosenlieb, Kim Whittam and Paul Vasterling. In addition to her instruction at the TRD Center and Pilates @ TRD, Krista has been on the faculty of The Governor’s School for the Arts since 2001 and Performance Pilates since 2012. She has also taught for VBT and Virginia School for the Arts.