Social Media is such a large part of today’s world, how about some fun social media facts!

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Social Media is such a large part of today's world, how about some fun social media facts!

The #2 largest search engine in the world is YouTube
34% of bloggers post opinions about products & brands
1 out of 8 couples married in the U.S. last year met via social media 
What happens in Vegas stays on YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, Facebook…
If Facebook were a country it would be the world’s 4th largest between the United States and Indonesia
According to Nielsen, internet users continue to spend more time with social media sites than any other type of site
24 of the 25 largest newspapers are experiencing record declines in circulation because we no longer search for the news, the news finds us.

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Featured Dance Instructor Marie-France Levesque

 

Born in Montreal, Canada, Marie-France began her ballet training at the age 7. In 1982, she joined Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, performing lead roles for 3 years. She received grants from the Canada Council of the Arts and from the Government of Quebec to study in New York and Bulgaria. In 1985, Marie danced the lead role in The Garden of the Heart, which was broadcast live on CBS National TV. That same year, Marie was recruited by Mikhail Baryshnikov to join American Ballet Theatre, where she danced for 11 years. Her repertoire includes several featured roles, many PBS specials on dance, and a host of guest-artist credits across the U.S. and Canada. Since moving to L.A. in 1996 Marie has been providing the highest level of professional instruction at studios such as West Side Academy of Dance, Southland Ballet Academy, and CSU Long Beach.

Featured Instructor Samantha Lee

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Samantha graduated from Oklahoma City University with a B.A. in Performing Arts. She has performed for the American Music Awards, Up Close and Personal Tour for Brian McKnight, as well as Beyonce’s Dancer for the NBA All Star Game. She danced in Snow White at Disneyland and has appeared in many commercials. Samantha teaches ballet, Jazz, and Hip Hop. We are pleased to have her as an addition to A Step In Time!

Featured Faculty Member Marie France Levesque

Born in Montreal, Canada, Marie-France began her ballet training at the age 7. In 1982, she joined Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, performing lead roles for 3 years. She received grants from the Canada Council of the Arts and from the Government of Quebec to study in New York and Bulgaria. In 1985, Marie danced the lead role in The Garden of the Heart, which was broadcast live on CBS National TV. That same year, Marie was recruited by Mikhail Baryshnikov to join American Ballet Theatre, where she danced for 11 years. Her repertoire includes several featured roles, many PBS specials on dance, and a host of guest-artist credits across the U.S. and Canada. Since moving to L.A. in 1996 Marie has been providing the highest level of professional instruction at studios such as West Side Academy of Dance, Southland Ballet Academy, and CSU Long Beach.