LisaMarie started her dance career at the age of 18 as a professional ballroom dancer and instructor in Brookfield, Wi. She then moved to Chicago, IL where she earned a B.A. in Arts, Entertainment, Media Management focusing on Talent Management from Columbia College Chicago. LisaMarie relocated to Los Angeles to pursue the business side of the arts and it was there she discovered and fell in love with the art of belly dance. LisaMarie currently works and performs as a professional belly dancer and teacher in the Los Angeles area. She not only dances traditional belly dance styles, she also loves to combine other forms of dance with belly dance to create her own brand of fusion. LisaMarie considers herself to be a dance collector and is continually broadening her repertoire, she has studied ballroom dance, Egyptian belly dance, American cabaret belly dance, ATS belly dance, tribal fusion belly dance, Latin fusion belly dance, Brazilian samba, Persian, Iraqi, bollywood, hip hop, and popping. She is also a choreographer and wedding dance teacher. LisaMarie teaches in the Los Angeles metro area and also travels to perform and teach