Becky Irons has been a gymnastics teacher for the past eight years for the Academy of Dance and Gymnastics. Her gymnastics background includes being a competitive gymnast and a member of the Turners National Gymnastics Team under Bud Marquette (Olympian, Cathy Rigby’s coach). She took a gymnastics coaching class in college and has taught gymnastics for William Jewell College, Brigham Young University, Baldwin City Unified School District, the YMCA, and will teach gymnastics this summer at Camp Einstein for Norfolk Public Schools. Her dance background includes ballet, tap, jazz, and modern dance training; competitive ballroom dance up to gold level in Latin, European, and American styles; and teaching dance for two studios. Becky has also been an elementary school teacher for the past 17 years in the Hampton Roads area, working with students, grades K-6. She received the 2014 York Education Association Teacher Scholarship/Award for Effective Teaching and the Radio Show 2016 Teacher of the Year Award.