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Daria Vartanian-Gibbs
Daria began training at ContempraDance School and was a member of ContempraYouth Dance Ensemble from age 7-18. She debuted in ContempraDANCE Theatre's "Woman" as the daughter at the age of 4. Daria attended the Creative and Performing Arts High School (CAPA) in Philadelphia her freshman and sophomore years studying with LeDeva Davis, Michael Susten, Derrell Williams, Shawn Lamere Williams and Peter Sabasino. She also trains regularly with Meghan Braun of Waves Dance Company. Daria has performed in Disney World, Ladek Zdroj International Dance Festival in Poland and Schuylkill Valley Regional Dance Company's Nutcracker. She also performed with the College of Marin dance company. Currently, she performs with Melange Dance Company as well as ContempraDANCE Theatre Company. Daria currently teaches various styles of dance including jazz, ballet, funk and pre-dance as well as yoga for all ages. Before moving back to Philadelphia, she was the director for a dance and yoga program at a pre-school in Marin County, California. Daria’s other passion in life is yoga. She is a certified 300hr Jivamukti Yoga instructor. She has been studying yoga regularly with Sharon Gannon and David Life, Amy Gordon, Kristin Page as well as many other respected teachers from around the world since the age of 7. Daria is now teaching yoga for all ages around the Philadelphia area.

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