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Daria Vartanian-Gibbs
Daria trained 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 four. She attended the Creative and Performing Arts High School in Philadelphia her freshman and sophomore years studying with LeDeva Davis, Michael Susten, Darrell Williams, Shawn Lamere Williams and Peter Sabasino. She performed in Disney World, Ladek Zdroj International Dance Festival in Poland, Schuylkill Valley Dance Company's Nutcracker and Melange Dance Company. She also performed with the College of Marin dance company in California. Daria has been a member of ContempraDANCE Theatre Company for over 6 years and is currently one of the lead dancers. She trains regularly with Meghan Braun of Waves Dance Company. In June 2014, Daria received her yoga teacher training certification for Jivamukti Yoga attending a 300 hour program in Costa Rica training with Sharon Gannon and David Life. She has also studied yoga with Amy Gordon, Sarah and Alan Finger and Kristin Paige. Daria received her BFA from Temple University receiving the College of Liberal Art’s Annie Hyman Award for Outstanding Service & Honors Society. Daria’s passion is teaching and performing. She is presently a dance & yoga instructor throughout the Philadelphia area.

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