Ambre Emory-Maier, MFA, MA, is an Assistant Professor of Dance at Kent State University. She has worked in the dance field for over thirty years and remains passionate and committed to providing a positive impact on dancers, teachers and the community. She is the former Director of Education, Equity and Community Engagement for BalletMet and BalletMet 2 Associate Director. Ambre brings her acknowledged kinship with dance, yoga, meditation and mental health to her practices. She has reconstructed dozens of dances from Labanotation scores, most recently George Balanchine’s “Three Themes” from The Four Temperaments and Rainbow Etude choreographed by Donald McKayle. She is certified to teach Labanotation. Her additional research focuses on British sociability and 19th century ballroom dances.