Kati is the Owner & Director of The Dance Factory & is a certified instructor with Dance Educators of American and the University of Las Vegas. She has studied choreography, pedagogy and technique from dance education masters such as Charles Kelly, Raymond Lukens, Louis Kavouris, David Scala & Dr. Halifu Osmare. Kati also danced at Bowling Green State University where she was a member of the University Performing Dancers. She has choreographed a critically acclaimed performance “Summertime” for the Toledo Ballet as well as instructed several of their programs. Kati has instructed outreach for Maumee Valley Country Day School, Toledo Public Schools, Penta Career Center and Lott Industries. She has also recently founded Kindersteps, an outreach program that brings dance education to the kindergarten classroom.