Krista Bower, co-founder and co-director of Front Porch Dance, is a dance faculty member at Belhaven University and is also the owner and director of the Yazoo City School of Dance.  Krista received a BFA in Dance from Belhaven University and an MFA in Choreography from Jacksonville University/White Oak, where she was the recipient of the Dean’s Award for Excellence. Krista served as the Administrator for the 2014 and 2010 USA International Ballet Competition Dance School and Teacher Training Program in Jackson, MS. She is also a founding instructor of the "Dance for Parkinson's" program at Millsaps College. In 2011, Krista was honored with a Performing Arts Fellowship from the Mississippi Arts Commission and in 2013, the Mississippi Business Journal selected Krista as "One of Mississippi's 50 Leading Business Women." 

Krista Bower