A professional dancer and instructor for more than forty years, Grier Cooper has performed worldwide with dance companies including San Francisco Ballet, Miami City Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet and  is currently co-artistic director of Terpsichore D'Amour. Her work has been published in the Daily Book of Photography, Skipping Stones, Unity Magazine and Education.com, among others. She currently writes a dance column for BAY STAGES magazine and both fiction and non-fiction for children and adults. For more information, or to sign up for her free newsletter, visit: http://www.griercooper.com.