Former professional Ballerina and instructor Victoria Simo has years of experience in the field of dance and fitness. She received her professional ballet training from Houston Ballet Academy on full scholarship, where she was presented with the prestigious Peter Schaer award. Victoria performed with Houston Ballet in several productions including Cinderella, Romeo and Juliet, The Nutcracker, and Don Quixote. Victoria assisted in the lower levels and choreographed at Houston Ballet Academy.
Victoria performed almost 10 years with Texas Ballet Theater, where she danced Principal roles including “Alice” in Alice in Wonderland and “Snow Queen” in The Nutcracker. She taught and staged several pieces at Texas Ballet Theater School. During her time as Director of Community Programs for Texas Ballet Theater, she created three new programs: Dance and Fitness Classes for Adults; a Children’s Dance Division; and a Pilates Center. Victoria was classically trained in Pilates at Houston Ballet and has been teaching since 2002. She has been instructing an array of levels and ages, ranging from budding ballerinas to professionals. Her goal is to inspire you and your children by sharing her knowledge of dance and pilates.
Today, Victoria lives with her husband George and their children Emily and Calvin. Now retired from performing, she enjoys perfecting her fairy walks and planks with her students each week at Ballet and Pilates by Victoria.