Diana Bates Knight
Diana Bates Knight started dancing at the age of 6 at Anna Marie’s Dance Studio. Diana fell in love with the art watching her big sister, Angela, dance and was inspired to follow in her footsteps. She continued to dance throughout high school at Paul Klocke’s Studio of Dance studying all styles of dance, participating in their completion group, and performing in many shows. She is trained in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip hop, and musical theatre. Diana began teaching a variety of dance classes while she was enrolled at West Chester University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition & Dietetics.
Diana is currently a barre instructor at Barre Balanced in Glen Mills and general manager of the family business, Bates Motel Acquisitions. She has three beautiful children that make her heart full and keep her very busy when she is not working.