Ariel Freilich became an instructor at the Pewaukee Fred Astaire Dance Studio in July of 2015. Originally from New Mexico, she received her Master’s Degree in Teaching Ballroom Dance at New Mexico State University. Ariel is certified in teaching the American/ International dance styles as well as certified in Para Dance Sport. This has allowed her to inspire even more people to embrace the power of dance! She has been competing professionally in both the Cabaret and Smooth dance styles since 2015 and is a multiple time National Finalist. However, her favorite part of her day is teaching students the power of dance on the mind, body and spirit!