Karah Ainsley Courtney is a fourteen-year-old dancer from Purvis, Mississippi. She dances at Break the Floor Dance Company.
“I want to be an example of someone who believed in what they were passionate about, worked hard, and committed to their dream.”
How does dance have a positive impact on your life?
Dance has had a positive impact on my life by allowing me to have a healthy outlet to release my emotions and allows me to be myself when I’m dancing. Dance has provided me with best friends, amazing opportunities, and confidence in myself. I wouldn’t be the person I am today without dance and the people it has brought into my life.
How do you want to use dance to have a positive influence on your community?
I want to use dance to make a positive impact on my community by showing young dancers that they can achieve their goals with hard work and dedication. I want to be an example of someone who believed in what they were passionate about, worked hard, and committed to their dream.