Doreen is the founder and director of Reﬂections New York and Reﬂections West. She is an established teacher and choreographer and has gained recognition over a course of 33 successful years.
Reﬂections was established by Doreen in 1982 and its reputation of excellence in performance is evidenced by Reﬂections’ hundreds of awards over the past 33 years. Doreen’s philosophy has been to give a professional touch to her amateur dancers. Students explore new territory in movement and mental development, for Doreen insists on each student performing at their personal best. A motivator, with endless energy and warmth, she embraces her students and their unique talents and continues to infuse her students with confidence and poise through dance. Her success in teaching dance is both a result of her outstanding training at Dance Educators of America, and her ability to clearly convey her love of dance and her unmatched enthusiasm to all of her students. Her studies continue as she is always able to bring the latest creations and ideas to her studios. After moving to California in 1999, Doreen expanded her Reﬂections Family and opened Reﬂections West in 2002. In addition to continuously directing her New York schools, Doreen teaches, choreographs, and directs her school in California with her daughter Kristen.
Doreen is affiliated with several talent and management agencies in both New York and California, enabling her to bring her students to a professional dimension in commercials, television, dance and theatre. Doreen also judges at many nationally recognized competitions across the United States. She is a perfectionist who brings out the best in her students. Her love for her work and the children keep her focused on finding the best things possible for them.