Shelby Ward was born in San Antonio, TX and has been dancing since the age of 3. She attended the North East School of the Arts double majoring in Dance and Musical Theater and continued her education at Oklahoma City University. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Performing Arts, she accepted a Triple Contract as a cast dancer with Princess Cruises. Shelby joined the Smart Barre instructor team in November 2020 and has been loves teaching! When Shelby is not teaching at Smart Barre you can find her dancing, singing on the worship team at her church or teaching jazz, lyrical, and tap dance classes.
Favorite Move: Russian twists, I want that six pack!
Favorite Cue: “Make the last one your BEST one!!!” ”