KC's Dance and Cheer
   

Kim Conoly - Lead Director and Owner


 

Kimberly Conoly is a dance, gymnastics, and cheerleading instructor with a reputation for innovation and achievement in the areas of discipline, agility, confidence, memorization, and adapting movement to music. She forms a foundation of trust with children of all ages and shares her enthusiasm for the love of dance, gymnastics, and cheerleading, creating award winning results for both her students and parents alike. She inspires each child to be the best they can be and makes dance, gymnastics, and cheerleading a significant part of their lives.

Kimberly has been taking dance in the areas of jazz, lyrical, ballet, tap, baton, and tumbling for 35 years at Gingham Girls and Rehearsal Hall in Dallas, TX. She has been in numerous competitions and participated in many Dance Conventions including Dupree, Dance Caravan, LA DANCE FORCE, LA Dance Magic, Hollywood Dance Connection, the Rockettes, and Showbiz. While still attending dance lessons, she has taught dance to youth for the past 20 years. She has worked with unstructured groups of children and taught them to grow and learn in the areas of dance. She has taught children between the ages of 2 years to 60 years of age, creating original and award winning routines for tryouts for school drill teams. She has prepared girls for making their college dance teams along with Kilgore and Tyler Junior Colleges. She has several dance teams that compete in the DFW area.

In the area of gymnastics, Kimberly has 35 years of experience, and was instructed by elite coaches in this field including Aerial Works in Rockwall, TX and Spring Valley Gymnastics in Richardson, TX. She then attended Texas A&M University at College Station, TX and was selected by the A&M Gymnastics team where she competed in the NCAA Nationals on vault and floor and her team took first overall. She started teaching gymnastics in high school and college to the youth and high school groups and started the first tumbling group at Rehearsal Hall and first cheerleading programs at the Plano Rec Centers.

Cheerleading has brought all of her skills together. Kimberly has been a cheerleader for 10 years for her school and on an All Star squad. She competed at an NCA camp and made it as an All American Cheerleader. She created and taught original cheers to youth and high school girls for school tryouts. Recently, she has worked with cheer squads in the Wylie and Garland area preparing them for summer camps and competitions. Kimberly created an original competition routine for an NCA cheerleading competition and the team placed in the top three of over 100 competitors. K.C.’s Dance & Cheer Center has All-star teams that compete in different levels at several different competitions a year including making it to Nationals every year. Her girls that are in her technique classes get top scorer every year for their respective schools along with girls making collegiate squads.

Kimberly attended Texas A&M University at College Station, TX and majored in Information and Operations Management. She worked in the corporate world for a number of years and traveled all over the country. Through all of this experience, Kimberly has learned to manage, create, direct, and implement successful programs, and continues to apply these same skills as a successful dance/cheer instructor. KCDC has been in this location for over 10 years and continues to grow her business. She loves being a mentor to all these young girls and boys and to see her college kids come back to visit her.