Since the age of 3, Valerie Lehman has had a passion for dance forms, including ballet, pointe, lyrical, and jazz. She started her dance career in Parma Heights then attended Studio 82 where she studied pointe under various professional quest instructors. Valerie started taking classes at Strongsville Dance Company under Diana Horvath when she was a freshman in high school. At the age of 16, she was an assistant teacher. While attending Ashland University, she worked for Strongsville Dance Studio. Valerie has her bachelors of science in Early Childhood Education. She has her masters of science in administration. Valerie enjoys watching her students grow by instilling elements of confidence, encouragement, and the love of dance!