Nicole R. Whitesell graduated Magna Cum Laude from Missouri State University with a BFA in Dance Performance. Upon graduation Nicole moved to New York City to join Dodge Dance Company. While living in New York she danced with Dodge Dance Company, the Amy Marshall Dance Company, and picked up performances whenever given the opportunity. Nicole also has a passion for teaching. Since moving back to St. Louis, Nicole has continued performing and teaching throughout the St. Louis area at several studios and has taught adjunct at Webster University. She is the Rehearsal Director and a dancer with Modern American Dance Company (MADCO) and the Artistic Director/Curriculum Coordinator at Rokita Dance Center in St. Peters, Missouri. Nicole is thrilled to have been introduced to Gyrotonic and to be working at Gyrotonic St. Louis Central.