Jackie Bowden is the founder and director of Mini Movers Studio. Jackie is a graduate of Salem State University were she graduated with honors with a minor in dance. She received the Creativity Award in dance and was awarded an arts grant to study at Broadway Dance Center's Training Program.
Jackie teaches various styles of dance at studios around the North Shore and is co-director of Kaleidoscope Dance Company. Additionally, she is an actress and cheerleading coach.
While working as a substitute teacher, Jackie realized how there is a lack of movement in the every day life of young children and was inspired to start Mini Movers Studio.
Jackie's mission for Mini Movers Studio is to get kids moving and establish the building blocks of creativity and a healthy lifestyle!
Rebecca has been teaching contemporary, competition, jazz, ballet, and tap for the past four years and is excited to expand her teaching career. She is currently a graduate student at Salem State Universities School of Social Work. She received her bachelor’s in social work with a minor in Dance. Rebecca has danced and choreographed for Salem Dance Ensemble, On Stage, Kaleidoscope Dance Company, Green Street Studios and The Dance Complex in Cambridge, MA.
Her work as a dance teacher greatly encourages creativity and expressiveness. Rebecca incorporates empowerment and developmental skills into her dance classes. She enjoys working with kids because of their playful approach to dance.
Molly Quinn is a junior at Salem State from Dudley, Massachusetts. She is majoring in dance with a modern/contemporary concentration, minoring in education, and pursuing a certificate in dance education.
At Salem State Molly is vice president, choreographer, and dancer for Repertory Dance Theatre. She also choreographs and dances for the Salem Dance Ensemble and is a dance program associate for the dance department. In her spare time, Molly works and teaches fitness classes at the Gassett Fitness Center, and teaches dance classes at local studios.
Grace Mason-Brown is a 24-year-old who attended Brown University and the Boston Conservatory for Dance. She trained for a year in Contemporary and Ballet with Gibney Dance Company and American Ballet Theater in New York City. Grace started teaching dance last year to children ages 2-10 in California. She currently works with elementary school children in Arlington, MA.
Grace believes dance is food for the soul that everyone should have access to. It is a joyful, cathartic experience and should be brought to children as just that!
Jasmine Senn is a recent graduate of Salem State University where she graduated with honors and a major in dance. She received the Meghan Noel Scholarship and is a current member of the National Dance Education Organization. (NDEO) Jasmine teaches at several local dance studios within the north shore area.
Jasmine strives to build a community that provides programs that will help develop self-esteem, confidence, and respect for themselves as well as others.