Sierra Woods - Atlanta Havoc Dance Team Coordinator
Sierra Woods has always possessed a natural desire for dance, fitness and the performing arts!! At the young age of 3 she had her first dance recital in preschool. Throughout her elementary years she joined a neighborhood Cheerleading Team “The Sims Raiders” in which this team opened her mind to a new creative way of moving!! She was also able to compete in Nationals, traveling to Orlando, Florida for Finals!!!
She soon would audition for the Cleveland School of the Performing Arts in the 6th grade as a dance major. While there she was able to train amongst the greats, learning a variety of techniques such as, Ballet, Contemporary Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, and west African just to name a few. With her hard work, dedication and persistence she was able to attend prestigious dance camps and workshops throughout the US.
After graduating from CSA, she decided to focus on dance in College! She was able to attend Ohio University as a dance major receiving the King Chavez parks scholarships, Fine Arts talent awards and the Shirley Wimmer dance award in dance.
After receiving her Bachelors in Fine Arts, she then moved back to Ohio to pursue dance full time!! Not shortly after returning she was able to dance as a Cleveland Cavaliers Cheerleader!!! This was by far one of her greatest accomplishments!!! She was honored to dance and cheer for her home team!!!
With courage and great determination Sierra relocated to Atlanta, Georgia in 2013 to pursue another big dream of becoming a commercial dancer, NBA Cheerleader for the Atlanta Hawks and film actress. Those dreams became a reality when she joined the Atlanta Hawks Cheerleading team in 2013!!!
She was able to dance and cheer three amazing years with the organization! Sierra has been able to travel overseas with her teammates creating special memories that will last a lifetime, dance in front of over 18,000 fans and interact with awesome people!!!!!!!
Sierra is now teaching dance, choreographing shows upon request, coaching and acting. She has been a featured dancer in the movie “Bolden” and BET’s hit tv show “The Quad” She is an avid practitioner of yoga and Pilates and loves a good green smoothie! Sierra is so excited to be joining the Atlanta Havoc team and is looking forward to giving back all that she has received growing up!!!
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