Joanie Bauer Hupp grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, and started taking skating lessons at the age of 5, as a member of the Louisville Figure Skating Club. She and her sister were thrilled to have National Champions
& World Competitors as their coaches, while training in rinks across the mid-west and making life-long friends.
Joanie is a USFS Gold Dance Medalist, and began teaching skating in 1973 in Kentucky and Ohio, before moving
to Denver in 2001, where she taught at South Suburban Ice Arena in Denver for 10 years, and 8 years in Durango,
Colorado. Having moved to Bozeman in 2018, she began teaching for the Bozeman Figure Skating Club.
Joanie instills strong foundation skills like stroking, edge-work, carriage, and footwork, while teaching Moves in the Field, Dance, Synchro, Low Freestyle, and Beginners of all ages and abilities, as well as LTS-USA group lessons. She believes in positive reinforcement, as well as proper technique, and looks forwards to helping you on the ice. You may contact her by email: firstname.lastname@example.org