Ms. Stephanie has been a classical ballet dancer for over 35 years training in Russian Ballet Style. She was a member of the Central Valley Civic Ballet Company for six years in performance and competition dancing.  Stephanie has lived in Hollister for over 15 years and has taught with San Benito Dance Academy since its inception. Ms. Stephanie teaches all ballet level through advanced pointe.

"I most enjoy watching my students transform on stage into something greater than they could ever imagine.  My philosophy is: work hard and dance with purpose.  I am privileged to work with such committed dancers who truly inspire me."

Stephanie Hicks

 Instructor of: Ballet VI & VII, Pointe and Choreographer

      Snow Scene

Choreography by Ms. Stephanie

" All that is important is this moment of movement.  Make the moment important, vital, and worth living.  Do not let it slip away unnoticed and unused."- Martha Graham