Growing up as a child in Dayton, Ohio, Rachael Hayes has always had a passion for dance. From the age of seven until eighteen, she dominated the dance circuit, competing in a variety of nationally recognized dance competitions. In college, Rachael decided to expand her knowledge of dance and immersed herself into numerous techniques and artistry. As a student in the Wright State University Dance Program, she has worked with notable teachers and choreographers such as Teressa McWilliams, Gina Walters, Christin Denise, Ray Mercer, just to name a few. After graduating with her B.F.A. in Dance, she has used her knowledge and determination to pursue her passion as a dance teacher and choreographer; empowering and inspiring young dancers to tap into their creativity and potential.