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Kristy Junio

Staff Info

Position: Dance Instructor, Choreographer, Dancer
ADP Classes: Intermediate Jazz, Zumba Fitness/Zumba Toning
Training: Jazz, Modern, Ballet, Hip Hop, Tahitian, Belly Dance, Zumba, Zumba Toning, and ZumbAtomic


kristy junio

Kristy has been dancing since the age of five and has trained in the disciplines of jazz, modern,ballet, hip hop, Tahitian, belly dancing, and ZumbaR. She joined Ariel Dance Productions in 1995 as a dancer, choreographer, and staff member. After a four year hiatus, Kristy rejoined Ariel Dance Productions in 2007 as a jazz dance instructor and choreographer. Her passion for jazz dance has been shared through the numerous choreographies that she has contributed to Ariel Dance Productions since 1995.

She has trained with Bay Area dance professionals such as Keith Banks of Studio 10, Ehud Krauss, Patricia Pierson and Kelly Dodd of IndepenDance (1991-1993), and Oanh Tretter of Ariel Dance Productions. Kristy has also performed with Ote'a 'Api, a nationally recognized and award-winning Tahitian dance troupe.

Most recently, Kristy obtained her license to teach Zumba, Zumba Toning, Zumba Gold, and Zumbatomic for children.

Kristy is a graduate of Santa Clara University, and currently works as a marketing and communications executive for one of the nation's largest health care brands.