Degrees and Certifications:
Bethany holds a Masters degree in Business Administration with a focus on Organizational Leadership and Management from Concordia University Texas in Austin. Fine Arts Leadership, education, dance, yoga and action-learning have been lifelong passions that are evident in the way she serves her students. Bethany is a Cum Laude graduate of Texas Woman's University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Dance with a Secondary Dance Teaching Certification, and a double minor in Entrepreneurship and Early Childhood Education. Her achievements as a professional dancer and performing artist include past roles and partnerships as an improvisational performer in TWU’s DanceLab Company, Dance Aerialist with Austin’s renowned site-specific company Blue Lapis, and a founding company member in the contemporary modern dance company Borealis Dance. Her vast portfolio of modern performance pieces and set works include some of the most impressive household named choreographers of our time. Her love for Contemporary Modern Dance, Horton Technique, and Yoga has grown into a solid teaching philosophy. Her goal is to provide others the opportunity to share in the benefits of art, fitness and dance. Ms. Meinke's professional teaching licenses include EC-4 Generalist, Physical Education EC-12, and a Secondary Dance Specialist. This serves her students and communities well.