Hannah Nichols is a dancer, choreographer, fitness professional and Reiki practitioner currently traveling the world. Hannah was born and raised in South Dakota, where she grew up dancing in various pre-professional companies.
Hannah received her Bachelor's of Arts in Contemporary Dance from New Mexico State University, where she studied under Debra Knapp and Ann Gavit. During college she traveled around the world training with various companies such as Lux Boreal and Noble Motion, and studied techniques such as Evans Technique, Flying Low and Passing Through and GaGa. She continues to travel, and has studied extensively with David Zambrano in the last six months.
During her time in New Mexico, Hannah also performed with knee-jerk, an improvisational movement and music group based in El Paso, Texas. She has choreographed and performed in many works set at NMSU. After completing her studies, Hannah moved to North Carolina, where she performed with JOYEMOVEMENT under the direction of Alexandra Joye Warren. She also served as an Artist in Residence for the Dance Project in the spring of 2019.
She enjoys using Reiki, yoga and her other fitness platforms to balance her ever-changing dance schedule, and especially loves watching her students grow in confidents to become leaders themselves!