Cassondra "Cassie" Cole
Director of Ballet & Pilates
To The Pointe Dance & Pilates Centre, LLC
Cassie Cole grew up in the Santa Clarita Valley and has been dancing since the age of three. While growing up she received training at many different studios including Studio One Dance Academy, Studio 84 and The Performing Arts Center. She has been trained in all styles of dance including Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Lyrical, Modern and intensive training in Classical Ballet for the past 22 years.
At the age of 13, she received scholarships to multiple ballet Intensives such as School of American Ballet, American Ballet Theater, San Francisco Ballet and received a scholarship to Joffrey Ballet. She also had the opportunity to dance and act in a Hollywood featured film, The Amati Girls. She appeared on the Clint Howard Comedy Show, The Hollywood Christmas Parade and performed at The Edge Carnival Showcase.
In 2001, Cassie joined the Valencia High School Dance Team where she became a four time regional USA Soloist Champion and a two time Miss National USA Soloist Champion. Cassie's dance achievements through her High School years led to her Dance Scholarship to Loyola Marymount University. There she received a Bachelor’s Degree of Fine Arts in Dance.
At LMU, she developed a passion for Pilates. She was introduced to Pilates through her dance career as a cross training program for dance. During her senior year she completed the comprehensive certification course through Body Arts and Science International (BASI), founded by Rael Isacowitz.
Since her graduation in 2009, she has continued to pursue her passion in the teaching of dance and Pilates. She had the opportunity to teach and run a ballet program for the past 5 years. On top of running the ballet program, she has also been teaching Pilates. She has taught at many different studios in Southern California including; Playa Pilates, Artform Pilates Studio and The Pilates Pros. She has attended many different continuing education courses including, Learn from the Leaders by BASI.
Cassie enjoys helping dancers meet their fullest potential by sharing her passion and intensive classical ballet training. She also loves to help others meet their personal and physical goals through the conditioning aspects of movement.