SMILE GARCIA CO-DIRECTOR
Los Angeles native, Smile Apolonia Garcia began her dance and theater training in Elementary. It was there when she discovered her love for dance and performance. Throughout her life she decided to engage in dance, by learning various techniques and styles.
As alumni of the prestigious Hollywood High School Drill Team/Color guard, Smile had the amazing opportunity to perform at Disneyland, The Rose Parade and the Hollywood Christmas Parade. Then she decided to follow her passion for dance by continuing her studies at Santa Monica College, performing in their Folklorico World Dance Company and Synapse Dance Company. Creatively growing and learning various world cultural dances she decide to captivate more of the Los Angeles dance culture at Los Angeles City College and joined Rune Dance Company and Brazeros Contemporary Dance Company. Stepping outside of the box she experience on playing different roles and portraying the energy of the moon through dance. In the summer of 2010 she graduated from L.A.C.C. with a Associates Degree in Liberal Arts. She then graduated from Cal State University Northridge in 2013 with a B.A. in Dance- Kinesiology.
Smile is staying focused on her dreams by making everlasting experiences, networking with her community, and creating choreography. In 2013 Smile traveled to Peru with Operations Groundswell and had the opportunity to host dance classes in various small villages of Peru. She loves to give back to her community three times a week for two hours she coaches the world famous Hollywood High School drill team and color guard. She also teaches in Van Nuys at Universal Fitness Club Smile Style cardio dance and yoga. Moving progressively and professionally Smile is still engaging in the art of dance by dedicating and committing to achieving her dreams through the art culture as well as inspiring billions to achieve their goals in order to be successful mentally, spiritually, emotionally, and physically. Education and imagination can help guide anyone to bliss.