Kelli Forman is a dance instructor, choreographer, Yoga instructor, CA Certified Massage Therapist, and the National Director for Everybody Dance Now!. Kelli began dancing at the age of four, attended the University of Kansas on a full dance scholarship, and later moved to New York City and Los Angeles, where she danced professionally on shows such as X-Factor, Dancing With the Stars, America’s Got Talent, and Glee. Kelli joined the EDN! team in 2013 and to further pursue her passion for teaching, choreography, community involvement and non-profit work. After directing the Santa Barbara chapter for five years, growing programming in the county while also growing the national team, she has now transitioned to a full time national position to facilitate growth in EDN!'s newest chapters. Kelli is an advocate for equity and access in quality arts education for all K-12 students, as well as diversity in dance programs at higher education institutions. Kelli enjoys conducting research about street dance history/heritage, and is member of Creation Global, an international Chicago Footwork crew.
Photo Credits: Lianna Nakashima, Fritz Olenberger, Larry Tang, Anthony Sugarmann