Meet your Dance Teachers at Mismo Gym!

Callie Morris

Callie Morris

Teaches music classes at OCPA
Taught at OCPA for < 1 year
High School: Flathead High School (Kalispell, MT)
College: University of MT, Music & Entertainment Management
Certifications: 20+ years of music lessons
Music: Dolce Canto, recording an album with her band
Hobbies: Organizing, playing music, exercising
Major Accomplishments: Started a non-profit: Missoula Area Music Association (MAMA)

Isabella Garrard

Isabella Garrard

Teaches baby ballet, pre ballet/tap, dance fusion, Jr. level classes
Taught at OCPA for 2 years
High School: Frenchtown High School (Frenchtown, MT)
College: University of MT - in school
Certifications: Instructor training at OCPA
Sports: Cheer, volleyball, basketball, dance
Hobbies: Sculpting, hiking, lake activities
Major Accomplishments: Captain of cheer team, competition awars, started college as a senior in HS, company at OCPA

Lauren Maes

Lauren Maes

Teaches pre-ballet/tap, baby ballet, jazz, tap
Taught at OCPA for 6 years, danced at OCPA for 14 years
High School: Big Sky High School (Missoula, MT)
College: Montana State - Community Health. Currently in UM Law School
Certifications: Instructor Training Graduate
Sports: Dance
Hobbies: Running, hiking, camping
Major Accomplishments: Curtain Up! Company member for 5 years, graduated college with Honors

Lindsey Barnard

Lindsey Barnard

Teaches tap, hip-hop, contemporary, dance fusion, jazz, ballet
Taught at OCPA for 4 years
High School: Sinagua High School (Flagstaff, AZ)
College: University of MT. BS & MS Wildlife Biology
Certifications: First Aid/CPR
Sports: Tennis, Rock Climbing, Dance Club
Hobbies: Eating, reading, talking to animals (being snow white)
Major Accomplishments: Being married for 7 years!

Lynnae Giffin

Lynnae Giffin

Teaches baby ballet, tap, hip hop, company, jazz
Taught at OCPA for 4 years
High School: Home schooled
Certifications: Aesthetics license
Sports: Dance for 19+ years
Hobbies: Dancing, singing, acting
Major Accomplishments: Multiple awards and national titles for dance. Pro make-up artist, dog mom

Tara McFarland

Tara McFarland

Teaches ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip-hop
Taught at OCPA for 2 years
High School: Moscow Senior High
College: University of Idaho, BSc Dance, City Uaniv. of London (Laban), MSc Dance Science
Certifications: First Aid/CPR
Sports: Bowling, baseball, basketball, cheer, volleyball, track, Horse Vaulting
Hobbies: Drawing, reading, hiking
Major Accomplishments: Becoming a pro dancer, teacher, and my degrees