Amelia Bolyard is a native of Seattle, and received her dance training in the Cornish Preparatory Dance department in the 80’s and 90’s. She also spent a year in the college dance program in 1994. From there, Amelia performed with various local modern dance companies from 1994-2002, and has been teaching ballet, modern, jazz, hip-hop and primary dance since 2004.
Amelia teaches adult ballet locally, as well as being a faculty member for the Preparatory Dance Department. Since sustaining several injuries leading up to 2002, Amelia has made it her mission to teach conscious, considerate movement, particularly ballet, with her goal being injury & pain prevention. Amelia is pleased to be a part of the Cornish Summer Dance Program and the Preparatory Department, where she can share her desire to inspire young people to dance with respect, awareness and excellent ability with like-minded conscious instructors.