School of Dance
and Gymnastics
Heidi Lynch

Heidi Lynch - Owner/Instructor

Heidi Lynch is the Owner and Director of Studio H. Heidi began her dancing over 30 years ago at the age of 3. She was trained in tap, ballet, jazz, and tumbling for 8 years in Sabetha, Kansas and Fall City, Nebraska. At the age of 10 she began training under Beth Bell for 7 years in Ottawa, Kansas. She has performed in 42nd Street, Oklahoma, Brigadoon, Sound of Music, and numerous other musicals and plays. Heidi began taking Master classes from Jennifer Barringer, Amy Blake, Joe Tremaine, and Art Stone at the age of 12. She began teaching as an assistant in tumbling, ballet ,tap and jazz at age 13 and taught through high school and college. At a high school level Heidi earned the National NCAA Superstar Award and qualified to perform at the Rose Bowl in 1990. Heidi was chosen 2 years in a row to be a VIP at state and regional competitions. After winning a Regional Tremaine Competition Heidi competed in Nationals in New York City in 1989.

Heidi went to Northwestern College in St. Paul Minnesota and graduated with a Marketing/Finance Degree. She worked as a Promotional Planner for General Mills for 2 years before marrying her high school sweetheart, Ryan Lynch. Ryan and Heidi moved back to their hometown of Ottawa shortly after having their first child, Alex. They now have 3 children Alex-14, Beau – 13, and Noelle - 11. Heidi’s 1st dance studio in Ottawa was Heidi’s All-Star Dance in 1998. Recently, Heidi has continued her dance education at Dramatic Truth Intensive Workshop, studying under Aaron Chen and Dance Olympus, under Amy Blake, Angie Carter, Sarah Jo Fazio, Jon Finck, Jennifer Russell, and Brian Santora.Studio H was opened in 2008 and she is so thankful the Lord has given her an outlet to share her passion for dance and the children in the community.