Colleen Farnum is a New York University Tisch School of the Arts graduate. After her successful performing arts career as a dancer, she began rehearsal directing, choreographing, creating sets, costume designing and directing for numerous dance companies including her own Atma Yoga Dance nationally and internationally. Colleen has worked at Miami City Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Performing Arts Network, Jiva Mukti yoga center NYC and danced for Bill T. Jones Arnie Zane dance company and many other dance and yoga training and performing centers. Her passion is teaching, inspiring children, teens, and adults with her unique approach to incorporating dance, yoga,pilates and meditation into a movement therapy called YogaDance. This technique is for professionals and non professionals alike.Her passion and enthusiasm for being creative perfectly fits into the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education.