Mrs. Hupp has danced all her life. She took classes as a child while living in Germany as well as in Northern Colorado at the Mary Constantine‐Nelson Dance Centres (MCNDC). Mrs. Hupp has more than 21 years of experience as an instructor and office administrator at MCNDC where she was trained in ballet, tap, jazz, and lyrical. She loves teaching all kinds of dance to our Legacy students! Mrs. Hupp and her husband live in Dacono and have five awesome kids. When she's not dancing, she's homeschooling or with her husband pastoring at Victory Church Westminster.
Mrs. Wittler has more than 19 years of dance instruction and administration experience. She received her training from the Mary Constantine‐Nelson Dance Centres in Northern Colorado and has her B.S in Human Development and Family Studies from Colorado State University. She loves working with kids and watching them perfect their dance technique throughout the year. Mrs. Wittler and her husband have six children and live in Frederick.
Mrs. Merkley began her dance training at the age of 5, and started competing shortly thereafter. Her main focus was in percussive dance styles such as Irish ,tap, and clogging. During her freshman year in college she joined the LMT theater company as their choreographer. Her love for the theater grew exponentially . Some of her favorite shows she has choreographed are- Music Man, Meet me in St .Loui, Mary Poppins and Happiest Millionaire. Mrs. Merkley loves to teach and inspire the students at Legacy in their creativity and love for arts.
Mrs.Brennan comes to us with a wealth of experience in dance and Pilates. She is a Longmont native who graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a degree in Dance, emphasis in Teaching and Movement Analysis. Mrs. Brennan coaches our Rise and Impact performing groups and loves teaching students of all ages. She lives in the Firestone with her husband and two kids. Mrs. Brennan loves camping, hiking, running, paddle boarding and of course Pilates and dance!!
Mrs. Jones cannot hear music without dancing! She loves doing all kinds of dancing as well as teaching ballet, contemporary, lyrical, & hip hop. She also teaches
Afro-Fusion, and exercise dance. Mrs. Jones enjoys creative and fun choreography, and loves dancing with her children.
Mr. Hupp loves comedy, theatre, and improv. He has starred in and directed many plays, his favorite being Hello Dolly. After working at the Carousel Dinner Theatre in Fort Collins, he went on to lead the drama team at a local youth collective. He enjoys encouraging the students to embrace the funny & awkward, and make life fun! He loves being a husband and father to his 5 awesome kids. He is a Student Ministry Pastor full time and loves working with the Legacy theatre kids!
Mrs. Allison Turner’s involvement with Legacy Dance began in 2014 when her own daughters enrolled in their very first class. Mrs. Turner has really enjoyed watching the program grow right along with her children. What began as a deep admiration for the instructors and program, led to increasing volunteer roles, and then Mrs. Turner accepting an official role as our administrative assistant in 2018. While her formal education is in nursing, Mrs. Turner is truly enjoying the flexibility of this role and has a deep passion for helping other new parents to navigate the world of dance. Mrs. Turner and her husband live in Firestone with their three daughters.
Mrs. Brown is our amazing accountant extaordinairre.