Leah Castello has been dancing and sharing her passion for dance with others for over 20 years. Leah danced professionally with the Washington Wizards for 3 seasons, serving as co-captain of the team during her third season. During her time with the Wizards she had the opportunity to dance in Rio De Janiero, Brazil at the NBA 3x Events; Atlanta, GA for the annual All P-R-O Dance Convention; as well as New York City for the 2015 NBA All Star Events. Leah has also performed in the Cherry Blossom Parade alongside renowned artists such as Lance Bass of N'SYNC, Jay Sean, and Elliot Yamen. Leah was featured on CBS-affiliate WUSA9 discussing her career as a professional dancer and has performed live on FOX5 news.
Leah is currently the founder and director of AVA Dance Company, an adult dance company based in Arlington, VA. Leah was born and raised in Long Island, NY where her dance career started. Throughout her 22 of dance experience, Leah has taught several genres of dance to both children and adults. Her choreography has won leading scores in competitions and under her mentorship dancers have grown to superior levels