Michelle Hanbury, Head Instructor
Michelle began studying dance at the age of 5. She studied various forms of dance including jazz, tap, modern, ballet, point and lyrical. She began her journey as a dance teacher at age 12, where she instructed children ages 3-11. While attending Carrick High School, Michelle was a member of their competing indoor and outdoor colorguard team as well as the independent colorgurad team “Dark Horizons”. While she was a member of both teams she was featured on rifle, sabre and movement. While Michelle was in her senior year at Carrick High School she had the opportunity to design and choreograph their competitive color guard team for the Raider Marching Band and the indoor winterguard. Along with Carrick High School, Michelle instructed the colorgurad and winterguard at Elizabeth Forward High School. She continued to teach dance as well. Michelle is married and is the mother of 3 beautiful children. She has been the head instructor for CoMotion Dance team since 2006. With much hard work and dedication Michelle has helped to grow the organization from one team to several teams ranging in both age and skill set. For the past four years, Michelle has served as the Vice President for the Region 8 Tournament of Bands/Tournament Indoor Association organization. She is a Recruiter for Aerotek which is a skilled trade staffing company. Michelle is extremely grateful for the opportunity to coach these amazing young people but more than her love for teaching she is proud to be a mentor and role model for all whom she comes in contact with.