Christa Gonzales- Director/ Owner

Dance Styles: Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Cheer, Pom, Lyrical, Contemporary, Modern, African Caribbean, Salsa, Heels, Acro Dance, Musical Theater, Belly Dancing, Line Country Dance & Zumba

Christa Gonzales is the Director & Owner of Image Dance Studio since 2007. She has been dancing for 42 years. She started when she was 2 years old. She is trained in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Heels, Cheer, Pom, African Caribbean, Lyrical, Modern, Contemporary, Salsa, and Mexican Folklorico. Christa has trained under: Pam Rogers, Sherri Stockdale, Sandy Nugent, Dale Scholl, Dr. Goodrich, Nolan T, Lisa Ross and Nathan Jones. Christa was a member of the Vintage High School cheerleading squad for 4 years as captain and choreographer for her squad. Christa sang in the Vintage High School choirs and choreographed for Vocal Music Workshop Choir her senior year. In 1998, Christa was crowned Miss Teen Napa County U.S.A. Christa attended Napa Valley College and received an AA in Humanities and Fine Arts. While attending NVC she participated in dance productions and assisted in choreography. Christa graduated from Sacramento State University with a B.A in Dance/ Theater. While at CSUS she performed and choreographed for Jazzee Company & Jazzee Touring Company. She also performed in Sacramento's Best of Broadway show in 2002. Christa has expanded her talent into a singer career. For 3 years she was a back-up singer for a Latin band called "Che Su Barrio Latino". She also explored acting as another talent. She was featured in a independent film called "Render". Christa was a teacher at Expressions Dance Studio in Napa for 2 years. She helped coach and choreograph for their competition teams. For 9 years, Christa was involved in the Napa Valley Junior Miss Scholarship Program "Distinguished Young Women". Christa as the producer, choreographer and director for the organization. Christa has taught and choreographed for the 6th grade Musical Theater classes for Napa Valley Language Academy for 5 years. She has also had the privilege of working with Boys & Girls Club at Redwood, Silverado, Harvest & River. For 2 years Christa taught at Precision Dance Studio. She coached for their Jazz and Lyrical Competition Teams. She also was a guest choreographer for El Camino High School Dance Department in San Mateo for their halftime routine for the Big Game Basketball. Christa has also choreographed and performed for big corporate events through "Capstone Events" and "Stark Advantage". Christa was a contestant for Season 7 & 8 on Fox Television Show " So You Think You Can Dance". In season 7 of "SYTUCD" Christa was one of the 36 contestants left out of 3,000 people who auditioned for L.A. She also coached and choreographed for the North Bay Rattler Girls Semi-Pro Cheerleading team for 2 years from 2012-2013. Christa was the cheerleading coach this last year in 2019 for Justin Sienna High School. Christa loves teaching kids and seeing them develop over the years. She wouldn't trade it for the world.

Gracie Hill - Teacher

Dance Styles: Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Cheer, Acro & Musical Theater

Gracie started dance at an early age and was at Expressions Dance Studio where she studied Ballet & Jazz. She was on the St. John's Luther Dance Team for 3 years & was captain her 8th grade year. Gracie is a Image Dance Alumni & was with us for 3 seasons. She took Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop & Acro at the studio. She was on our Competition Jazz & Hip Hop Teams for 2 seasons winning Platinum & overall awards in her category.  She also won a scholarship through our dance studio as "Dancer of the Year" in 2019. Gracie is currently a senior at Justin Siena. She has been a cheerleader for 4 years at the school & was captain her senior year. She was also involved in the Jazz program & musicals at Justin for 2 years. This is Gracie's first year teaching at Image Dance Studio & she is excited to be back to her old stomping grounds. She looks forward to teaching the younger kids in the studio & sharing why she loves dance so much.

Omari Johnson - Teacher

Dance Style: Hip Hop

Omari Johnson has 6 years experience instructing dance. Co-founder/director of Natural Order Dance Team at Napa Valley College. Former dance instructor at Farnsworth Dance Academy and Image Dance Studio. Competed most recently with Identity X from UC Berkeley at Hip Hop International in 2018, and also competed in the past at World of Dance, Prelude NorCal, and Breakthrough Dance Competition. His class will have a strong base in basic grooves. Movement and choreography learned will derive from fusion styles of hip hop, belly dance, voguing, waacking, popping, house, waving, and many other urban dance styles. Omari is exciting to be teaching at the studio again and inspiring others. This is Omari's 6th year teaching at Image Dance Studio.

Christina Voeller

 Dance Style: Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop & Contemporary

Christina started dance at the age of 12 at Image Dance Studio in 2013. She was a part of Image Dance Studio’s competition team for six years and Vintage High School’s Dance Department for all four years of high school. She has won several awards with her teammates throughout her years at Image Dance Studio. Christina was also dance team captain for a couple years for the competition team. She was a dancer in "Dance The Magic" Disneyland Parade for 2 years. Christina has recently graduated from Sacramento State University with a Bachelors Degree in Sociology. She is currently continuing her career as a Resident Services Coordinator in Napa County where she helps people find resources and creates fun activities/programs for people to enjoy! Christina also loves to go to the gym and has competed in Olympic weightlifting and powerlifting events. This will be Christina’s third year teaching for Image Dance Studio. She is very excited to work with all students taking dance classes. She hopes to have fun and exciting classes this season. 

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Omari Khalid -  Website www.omarikhalid.com / Instagram: @omarikhalid.art

Jennifer Marie Lindsey - Instagram: @jennifer_marie_photography

Melissa Ziegler - Instagram: @melissaziegler

Christa Gonzales - Instagram: @imagedancestudio

Jasmine Gonzalez- Website www.jasminegonzalezphotography.com / Instagram: @jasminegonzalezphotography

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Christa Gonzales - Instagram: @imagedancestudio