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Yulia Zhmutski

Studio Founder &

Ballet Instructor

Yulia founded Julia’s Dance Academy in 2009 out of a desire to share her passion for dance with the Norman community.

Yulia has professional training in Russian classical ballet, more specifically the Vaganova Method, which she received in Tashkent, Uzebekistan.

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Amelia Morris


Amelia is passionate about ballet and is pursuing a degree in dance education. She loves working with children and her dream is to teach ballet. Amelia has been dancing for 16 years. She's trained at Julia’s Dance for the past 8 years. 

Georgina Ledesma

Ballet & Ballroom

Georgina started teaching ballroom dance in 1990.  She is certified in the Terpsichore syllabus and was a dance major at BYU. She loves the beauty and creativity that is a part of dance and is excited to see her students excel in their talents.

Jessica Michael


Jessica specializes in dance technique. She  started teaching at Julia's Dance Academy in 2011.
Besides enjoying the great outdoors and dancing, she enjoys watching her students develop into amazing dancers.

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Briana Sayles


Briana is a current graduate student at University of Oklahoma, pursuing an MFA in Modern dance, and received her Bachelor's in Arts Entrepreneurship in Dance from the University of Oklahoma. She has been dancing for 20+ years, teaching for 10+ years, and values artistry, injury prevention, and smiles from confident students above all else.

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Audrey Morris

Ballet Assistant

Audrey has studied dance for 12 years, and has been at Julia's Dance for the past 7 years. She enjoys all styles of dance but ballet has her heart. She has been assisting in our ballet classes for the past year.

Peter Zhmutski

Stretching & Acting

Peter is the creator of Premeditative Stretching, 

a unique stretching and toning system. His knowledge  comes from attending an Olympic Style Russian sport’s school, years of martial arts experience and practice of mind body correlation skills. He also teaches acting for dancers and trains contestants for pageants. 


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Erica Jenkins


Angel Morris

Studio manager

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