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About Us

    Chelsea Bruce                      

  Owner/Competitive Choreographer/Director

Dance 4 Life Academy was founded by Chelsea M. Bruce(on the left in picture), and is located in Port Saint Lucie, Florida. Chelsea started dancing when she was six years old and has been dancing ever since. She started choreographing dances when she was seventeen at Simply Dance Academy, where she studied dance her whole life. Chelsea has completed her A.A in Theater/Dance ,as well as, her B.A in Business Management at Indian River State College. Chelsea currently works as a substitute when she is not in the studio. She has also studied dance at University of Central Florida in their dance for Disney program. Chelsea has performed and won numerous competitions both, as a competitor, as well as, a choreographer. She enjoys what she does 100% and couldn't dream of doing anything more. Her favorite styles of dance would be Lyrical and Contemporary. Her motto behind her success is that, she believes she can turn anyone into the best dancer they can be at D4L.

            Acrobatics/Receptionist /Assistant Director

Mr. Rick was a gymnast all his life. He has competed and won numerous amount of awards. He now works along side his daughter owner Mrs. Chelsea as the acro coach as well as prop manager. He is certified in the acro in multiple levels through Acrobatic Arts.  He has owned his own business for quite sometime but stopped so he could help alongside his daughter.

He is certified in fitness and offers adult fitness class as well as senior citizen chair fitness.

He is very happy to be able to bring the joy of conditioning to his students. 

Hip-Hop/Jazz/Musical Theatre

Lyndsey is excited to join Dance 4 Life Academy and has many years of experience in acting, dancing and singing. Lyndsey has contributed and choreographed dance numbers for Florida State University, Maltz Jupiter Theatre Summer Camp, All That Dance and 5678 Dance. She has her certification in personal fitness and teaches aerobics classes for Silver Sneakers. She developed an interest in the performing arts after realizing she could make a difference through entertainment. Lyndsey holds a Theatre Degree from Florida State University and has been teaching dance in South Florida for over six years.

Jazz Junior Competitive/Leaps and Turns

Emilie has been dancing for 13 years. During that time she has won numerous awards , including top 5 in overalls for her own choreography and has excelled in every task given to her. She works hard and pushes her students to strive for every class. She leaves the students feeling over joyed and ready to take on the next class. Emilie is excited and ready to join Dance4life as a staff member and looks forward to learning new experiences and teaching students


Ballet, Tap, Jazz Teacher for littles and Juniors

 Shea is excited to be able to be able to work as a teacher at the studio who molded her into the dancer she is today. She has won numerous awards at various competitions, won Overall Winner at both regional and national events. She constantly strives and trains to better herself and constantly surpass her own goals in life and dance. She brings out so much in our students and helps them grow in such a fun and creative learning environment. 


Little Stars Performing Arts Head of Education 

Mrs. Lili is such a blessing to our school program. Lilibetty helps children transition into Vpk and or kindergarten by molding their brains to be ready for school, how to handle school, and preparing them for school. We focus on verbal communication, potty training, alphabet, numbers and so much more. Mrs. Lili loves what she does and keeps the students engaged and learning new things daily in a fun and kid friendly way. 


Her Education background

Bachelor's in Arts with Spanish Teacher's Certification: Spanish Teacher Education 05/2008 Kean University - Union, NJ • Member of Sigma Delta Pi, Hispanic Honor Society • PACK-Portuguese American Club at Kean • Continued education in Early Childhood Education PreK-3rd State Certified, June 2013 • Completed professional development in Teaching Strategies Creative Curriculum and also in Second Step, which is a social and emotional program, along with the curriculum. • Ongoing workshops in teacher education. Some of the classes include collecting data, setting limits, differentiated learning, reading strategies.


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Contact: Chelsea Bruce

Call us: 1-772-224-6645
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Visit us at: 600 Sw Darwin Blvd, port saint lucie, Florida 34953

Thank you for MAKING DANCE A PART OF YOUR LIFE TODAY! We will contact you soon!

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