Justine Ades began her training at Steps on Broadway in New York City and is disciplined in Hip Hop, Modern, Horton Technique, Ballet, Jazz, and Salsa. She attended Tulane University and majored in Sociology and Dance under the study and mentorship of Ms. Alice Pascal. She was a member of the Newcomb Dance Company her senior year and choreographed and performed annually in the Young Performers recital. Upon graduating, Justine met Executive Director Laura Stein, and began providing administrative support for Dancing Grounds. Since then, Justine has been teaching dance to adults and youth across New Orleans through school programs and workshops. She is currently a member of BUKU, a New Orleans based Hip Hop company, the K-8 dance teacher at Arise Academy through Dancing Grounds ‘Rising’, the Summer 2016 Kids Hip Hop Instructor, and teaches adult Hip Hop at the studio!