Dena Cloward

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Dena Cloward has been married for 10 years and is the mother of two beautiful girls. Originally from Cedar City, she has made Utah County her home for the past 3 years. Dena was born into the dance world. She is a third- generation dance teacher and choreographer. Dena has been teaching now for 18 years. She started teaching some classes when she was 13 years old for her mother’s studio. She found a passion for pushing dancers to become their best and seeing them succeed. As a Junior on the High School drill team she became head Drill Mistress and choreographed many of their competition routines. Once she graduated she branched out and started choreographing for other high school drill teams all across Utah and has also taught at 2 studios before Charisma where she is on her 3rd year of teaching. Dena has won many top awards at competitions including Over-All High Point Awards and Best Choreography. She loves teaching dance and will continue to learn and grow, striving for her best. “I’m not looking for perfection, I’m looking for improvement.”-Dena Cloward