P. Valerie Dauphin is The Dancing Life Coach, Adjunct Faculty at Mount Saint Mary’s University, and the Award-Winning Author of Feel Good Kick Ass Confidence: Using Your Body to Rock Your Life. Combining her experience as a life coach with her background in dance/fitness performance and instruction, Valerie created the Rock Your Life Danceshops™ as a vehicle for individuals to discover and live true to their personal missions, dreams, and values. Valerie’s dance background is in Salsa, House, Samba, Hip Hop, and numerous dances of the African Diaspora. She has participated in CONTRA-TIEMPO Urban Latin Dance Theater’s Futuro Dance Intensive, served as Executive Board Member of African Rhythms Drum and Dance Troupe, and served as a judge for the NAACP ACT-SO Competition in the dance category. Past teaching and workshop facilitation experience includes: American Cancer Society Relay for Life, The I Have a Dream Foundation, Inner City Arts, YWCA Annual Health Fair, Los Angeles LGBT Center, and the Venice Eco-Festival.