Laura grew up dancing at Fitzsimmons Dance Factory since the age of seven. While at the studio, she became an advanced level competition student and received many top placements and awards in Fitzsimmons' ensembles.
Laura also has a gymanstics and cheerleading background. She was a Fairport High School varsity cheerleader, a St. John Fisher College cheerleader, and a Rochester Sirens Dance Team member (Arena Football). Since 2000, Laura has been teaching lyrical, jazz, and tap disciplines at the competitive and non-competitive levels.
In addition to teaching, Laura helps out with marketing of the studio. Her degrees include a B.A. in English and B.A. in Communications/Journalism from St. John Fisher College, and a M.A. in Professional Writing from Chatham University.