Deanna was born and raised in Seattle Washington. She spent her younger years and time in competitive gymnastics. She was a competitive gymnast for Diaz Gymnastics and ended her competitive years at Puget Sound Gymnastics as a level 8 gymnast. She started coaching gymnastics when she was 16 years old as an assistant. Deanna left the Seattle area as a coach at Metropolitan Gymnastics.
Her love and passion for the sport let her soul to continue coaching through marriage and four kids. She strongly believes that “when you find something that makes your soul dance you shouldn’t stop it”. Deanna moved to San Diego county in 2008 and has been coaching at TRC gymnastics since 2009 and now North County DanceArts with that same sense of Passion she looks for in her students.
Deanna is a licensed and accredited massage therapist specializing in Pediatrics. Her love for kids has carried her to a life of helping them. The strong feelings she holds for helping children mirror that of her love for coaching over the years. Deanna feels that her strong passion and drive for excellence is something shared with the staff and instructors at North County DanceArts. All you have to do to see how she puts her passion into practice in Sunday’s Acro 3 or 4 classes while she motivates her students to aspire higher.