Joyce has been teaching for 14 years. She began dancing at age 6 & has trained in all styles of dance in Southington, Connecticut. She also studied Cheerleading & Gymnastics where she found a love in choreography & fitness training.  Joyce was a dancer, cheerleader & gymnast, competing in many competitions & was awarded many medals & trophies in state & regional competitions. She performed professionally as a back up dancer for local artist, in NYC & LA including Tyrese Gibson and Leila Martin at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch, to name the few.  Joyce has been teaching all styles of dance & was a Dance Company Teacher for 11 years, winning several awards including Top High Scoring Dances, Best Choreography, Most Entertaining & Overall National Champions. Joyce continues to share her knowledge & love for dance & fitness with her students. In 2016 she generated a Fitness & Training Program that helps dancers enhance technique abilities. Her program was created to improve dancers, create muscle memory by strengthening & lengthening muscles that are used for technical skills.  Joyce continues to work with dancers from various studios with choreography and training. She’s excited to train and work with Dance Connection Dancers.