Ballet Idaho Faculty
Kimberly Nichole Johnson has been teaching for over a decade with a strong foundation in classical ballet, classical music, early childhood education, and group exercise. She founded Barre Remedy Outreach in 2016 to expand on the dance and performance opportunities for the Canyon County community and has been teaching Suzuki violin lessons since 2014. Prior to teaching dance and music, she worked in early childhood education. Kimberly is an ABT® Certified Teacher, successfully completing the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 3. She has received additional teacher training from Runqiao Du Ballet Coaching, the Suzuki Association Of The Americas as well as from Patricia Blair with Ballet Chicago. Kimberly holds certifications in Progressive Ballet Technique as well as Principles of Dance, Dancer Injury Prevention, Dancer Nutrition, and Pre Pointe Assessment through NDEO and Harkness Center for Dance Injuries.
Although Kimberly has studied at a number of different studios, she has spent the last eight years training at Ballet Idaho with the Adult Division. She is currently a teacher for the Learning Through Dance Outreach Program, the Adult Foundational Workshop, and the Children’s Division at Ballet Idaho. She also teaches ballet at several other studios in the Treasure Valley. Kimberly has guest taught for Manoa Dance Studio, HI, and has choreographed for Explore Dance Company, Dance Unlimited, and Barre Remedy. She also assists as an admin for Kathryn Morgan’s Online Community. When Kimberly is not teaching, she is playing music with her husband or spending time with her three children.