Joy Prendergast has been performing, teaching and choreographing for over a decade. She began her dance training in Colorado, and went on to study on scholarship at the University of Utah and San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. Joy started dancing professionally in 2009 and in 2011 began creating her own Choreography. Joy has worked with many notable choreographers in the United States and abroad. She has performed in San Francisco, New York, Jerusalem, and Tel-Aviv. Joy has served as a faculty member of San Francisco Youth Ballet Academy and taught as a guest teacher at SFCD, City Ballet School, and other local San Francisco schools and academies. In 2014, Joy relocated to Israel and served as faculty at Bikuray Hi’aitim, Guest Teacher at The Maslool (professional training program), Shira Ganor Dance School, and The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Joy is very excited to join Impulse Dance family and be back teaching in her home State.