Karlie Kurtz began dancing at Woodbury Dance Center when she was 2 years old. She started at the studio as a recreational dancer but after a few years she decided to give competitive dance a try. Karlie absolutely fell in love with competing and Woodbury Dance Center quickly became her second home. After dancing at the studio for 16 years, Karlie attended the University of Minnesota where she received her Master’s degree in Education. Karlie is very excited to bring her passion of teaching and dance back to Woodbury Dance Center.