Canadian born Tamara VanVranken performed with the State Theater Muenster in Germany, Santa Barbara Ballet Theater and Nevada Dance Theater, dancing lead roles in classical and comtemporary works. She has taught ballet at UNLV, Nevada Dance Theater and Backstage Dance Studio where she is currently teaching pointe class after a 13 year hiatus.
Tamara was certified in the DK Body Balancing Method of Pilates in June of 2001 and in June of 2013 earned her Master Trainer certificate. Over the last two years of her master training,
Tamara helped develop the exercise portion of the Master Trainer Manual and shadowing Dolly during certification in Japan in October 2012.