Based out of New York City, Lainey Silver is a globetrotting jazz era dancer, performer, choreographer, DJ, and vintage fashionista. As an avid competitor, Lainey has placed in a number of contests: 1st in the 2016 and 2015 Lonestar Open Balboa Jack and Jill, 1st in the 2014 ULHS Slow Dance division, and 3rd in the Intergalactic Balboa Championships at All Balboa Weekend. As a performer, she's entertained audiences at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Rainbow Room, and the Edison Ballroom. Lainey is a part of the You Should Be Dancing...! Studios team where she emphasizes connection to your partner, a solid base in fundamentals, proper body mechanics, and dancing as an expression of the music. Her mission is to help her students find their own voice and creative ideas.