Sacramento Dance Instructor
BA Dance Fine Arts Degree San Jose State University
Worked at Fancy Feet: July 2022- Present
Dance Instructor & Customer Service
Professional dance educator, choreographer and administrator Joan Pasion uses dance to promote mental health, passion for the arts and community. The Sacramento native graduated Cum Laude from San Jose State University and received a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts degree in Dance. She trained in Ballet, Hip-Hop, Lyrical, Jazz and Contemporary dance and has experience in teaching all skill levels and age groups. Pasion trained with San Jose State’s dance ensemble, University Dance Theatre (UDT), under the direction of Raphael Boumaila, former principal dancer at Limon Dance Company. Additionally, she has performed at Jacob’s Pillow in Becket, Massachusetts and has worked with New York choreographers Kyle Abraham, Andrea Miller and more. Pasion has also served as studio manager, dance educator and guest master instructor for a plethora of dance studios throughout the Bay and Stockton areas in California. Overall, Joan Pasion is excited to be given the opportunity to impact more of her dance community through Fancy Feet Dance Academy.