Nova Lishon-Savarino has been studying Classical Ballet since age 2. Nova studied dance under the direction of Dana Williams for 15 years performing in various shows, events, festivals, theaters, venues, and charities/community service events with the Ballet Elite Dance Studio, Nutcracker with Magda Auñon’s Fort Lauderdale Ballet Classique, various productions with Nova Southeastern University’s Performing Arts Department, and performed as a guest dancer in Falstaff with the Gold Coast Opera. Over the years, Nova studied other types of dance such as Modern, Lyrical, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Choreography, and Improvisation; she has won many awards and scholarships. Nova continues to share her dance experience by teaching children, teens, and adults. She also earned her B.A. in Dance, Minor in Theatre from NSU. Nova has been Figure Skating since age 6 and has competed in local, state, and national competitions including winning several state championships. Nova has won over 100+ medals with the superior coaching from Ilona Melnichenko and Artem Torgashev at Saveology Iceplex, as well as Jennifer Houghton at Sunrise Ice Skating Center. She also earned a doctorate in Instructional Technology & Distance Education and Higher Education Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. Nova has been teaching at Broward College since 2012.