Owner and Artistic Director of Evergreen Dance Academy, was born in San Francisco, CA where her ballet training started at the age of 6. She continued on with her study of ballet at the University of Washington from 1984-1988 under the direction of Kitty Daniels and Hannah Wiley, where she performed in both classical ballet and modern dance roles.
After completing university with a degree in Aerospace Engineering in 1988, Kim relocated to Los Angeles where she danced with The Long Beach Ballet under the direction of David Wilcox. She also danced as a soloist in Robert Schuller’s Crystal Cathedral productions of The Glory of Christmas and The Glory of Easter.
After retirement in 1993, Kim started teaching ballet in Hood River OR. After moving to the Vancouver area in 1997, she taught for Columbia Dance from 1997-2000. Kim started Evergreen Dance Academy in 2000.
After battling breast cancer (and winning!) in 2022, Kim retired from teaching on a regular basis. She still enjoys being a part of every other aspect of her dance studio, especially putting on the yearly dance recital!
In her free time Kim enjoys traveling and golfing with her husband Mike of 33 years. She has 2 children, Alastair (29), and Mikeala (27).