Martha Estrada is currently Majoring in Elementary Education. She started her dance training at the age of three at L.A. Dance in Fort Wayne, Indiana under the instruction of Leslie Kolarz and Jacob Flynn.
As a student she has trained in many genres of dance. Thoes genres include: Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, Hip-Hop, Contemporary and Modern. While competing at a regional and national level she received scholarships under Hall Of Fames Dance Challenge's ALL -STAR Competitive League, Showstoppers ,and Showbiz.
Martha started developing her skills as an instructor at an early age. She took the opportunity at local studios to be a class assistant and demonstrator. While auditioning in Honolulu,HI for the musical production South Pacific she made the roles of a French maid and Islander . Martha has taken master dance classes by Sabra Johnson, Joe Lanteri , Scott Jovovich, Tony Testa and many other renowned instructors. Throughout the years she has attended conventions such as NYCDA , Adrenaline, West Coast Dance Explosion, L.A. Dance Magic, Florida Dance Masters and more .Her competitive choreography has been awarded at regional competitions along with winning top placement awards at a national level.
She continues to share her passion with students all over Pasco and Pinellas county. She is currently a choreographer and guest faculty member at Conservatory for the Art's program in Pinellas county. Martha continues to reach out into the community by working with outreach programs.She is eager to see the effects dance has on the community.
Martha is excited to fuel a love and passion for dance with every dancers that walks into Dance Extreme Academy!!