“Life Is Not Measured By the Number of Breaths We Take, But By the Moments That Take Our Breath Away”

Zina Nesler, Leadership Team, Competition Program Manager/Instructor

Zina began dancing at the age of 4 and danced competitively starting at age 12.  She danced at several different studios locally, including Larkin and Metro Dance.  She was also a gymnast and figure skater for several years.

Zina teaches tap, jazz, lyrical and musical theater classes to both recreational and competitive dancers.  She also works as a secretary and scheduler at Fairview Lakes Hospital in the Cardiac Rehab and Physical Therapy departments.  Zina absolutely loves teaching the younger dancers and feels this is her specialty.  In her personal life she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter.  Her daughter is starting her senior year in college and also danced at the Dance Factory for 14 years competitively and continues to dance in college.