Misty Lown is the founder president and energized force behind More Than Just Great Dancing™ - A licensed dance studio affiliation program that has a positive impact on over 75,000 dance students around the globe each week. She is also the founder of MoreThanDancers.com, an online lifestyle magazine for young people that has over 35,000 visitors each month.
Her dance studio, Misty's Dance Unlimited founded, in 1998 and named a "Top 50 Studios in the Nation" by Dance Spirit Magazine has provided $400,000 in scholarship for dancers. In addition to authoring over 70 industry articles, Misty has been a speaker for every major dance studio convention in the US and a keynote speaker for the leading dance events in Australia and Canada.
She is a sought after speaker and recently shared her business methods as a guest blogger on SUCCESS.com and as a speaker at IF:Gathering Local and the US Army Garrison Woman's Equality Day. She has been recognized as "Teacher of the Year" by Eclipse, "Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year" by the YWCA and awarded the "Pope John XXIII Award for Distinguished Service" by Viterbo University the "Philanthropy Award" from the local Red Cross, the "President's Award" from the La Crosse Area Development Corporation and the "President's Award" from the Association of Professional Fundraisers.
Misty is an entrepreneur at heart. In addition to her dance studio and licensing program, she owns a dancewear store a dance competition, and a self-storage business. She is the author of One Small Yes, an Amazon #1 Bestseller that has been translated to Korean and Indonesian.