Co-founder/Artistic Director/Company Member
Kara, along with her sister MacKenzie Myers, has the privilege of serving the community as an owner of Fuzion Studio and a co-founder of Zion Dance Company. She serves as the Artistic Director and as a dancer within the company and is an instructor at Fuzion Studio. Dance has been a large part of Kara's life since she was young. Her primary focus in training has been ballet and pointe, but she also has experience in gymnastics, jazz, and modern. In addition to studying dance, Kara earned her bachelors degree in human development and learning with a minor in early childhood development from East Tennessee State University. This background is a tremendous asset as she teaches dance to children. Kara's heart is to see the arts restored to the Kingdom, and she desires to see others equipped in their gifting and talents. It is always a joy to see how the avenue of dance can inspire and impact hearts. Kara is married to Casey Moss and they have two precious girls.
Co-founder/Executive Director/Company Member
MacKenzie is co-founder of Fuzion Studio and Zion Dance Company. She has functioned as the Executive Director and a lead member for Zion since its inception in 2012. MacKenzie began dancing at the age of three and has trained in a variety of styles including ballet, pointé, modern, tap, and irish. She also instructs classes at Fuzion and has almost fifteen years of teaching experience. MacKenzie not only dances, but also sings, acts, and writes as she passionately pursues her career in the arts. She published her first book, The Narrow Road, in 2015. MacKenzie is married to Benjamin Myers and has two beautiful daughters. Every day she is blessed by the opportunity to live out her dream and walk through this thing called "life" with so many who are dear to her heart.
Mary Kate has been a company member for since Zion's beginning and is privileged to have had the opportunity to tour locally and internationally with the company. Mary Kate has been trained to classical ballet, pointe, jazz, modern, and irish dance for over fifteen years. She is a ballet instructor at Fuzion Studio and is privileged to sow into the destiny of young dancers. Apart from dancing, Mary Kate is also a full-time student at Carson-Newman University #talonsup. She is an education major and plans to always use the gift of teaching in and out of the classroom. She is thankful for the powerful messages that Zion shares through dance and hopes to embody them in her personal life.
Michaela has been member of Zion Dance Company for two years. She has twelve years of dancing experience and is currently studying classical ballet, pointe, and modern at Fuzion Studio. Along with many other passions, dance is one of her favorite things to do. Michaela is sixteen and is currently a sophomore in high school. She loves the Lord with all of her heart and is so thankful to be able to pursue her heavenly Father every day. Michaela is privileged to be a part of this amazing company and family. She wants her family and Zion family to know how much she appreciates the support they give her every day. She is honored to be able to minister to people through her art form.
Marketing Director/Webmaster/Tour Manager/Worship Leader
Benjamin has the incredible privilege of being married to the wonderful, talented, and beautiful, Zion co-founder, MacKenzie Myers. For Benjamin it has been a beautiful thing watching MacKenzie step into her dreams and passions as Zion Dance Company (ZDC) has been birthed and begins to grow faster than she and her sister ever imagined. While Benjamin himself is not so gifted in the area of dance it is his true delight to support his wife and sister-in-law in the areas of Marketing Director, Web Master and Road Manager.
Benjamin is also the Administrative Worship Pastor for Heritage Fellowship in Jefferson City, TN and is blessed to operate in a worship leader role with Zion when they travel. His heart is to see people step into the presence of God through worship, whether it be worship through dance or through what we traditionally consider worship, and allow the Lord to minister to them.
Sarah is a dancer by day and NICU nurse by night (and sometimes day). She has had the opportunity to dance on and off throughout her life and is honored to be able to be an intern in Zion Dance Company. She resides in Johnson City, TN with her sweet husband John Bell and her kitty Molly. She is thankful to have such a supportive husband that allows her pursue part of her destiny in dance. Dance has always held a special place in Sarah's heart. She feels like it is part of who she is called to be and is part of her ministry. She has trained in ballet, modern, jazz, and Irish. She is grateful for this season with her Zion sisters and the opportunity to grow in both her dance ability and her walk with Jesus.
Edee is sixteen years old, and is a junior in high school. She has been taking dance for the past eleven years, and is currently dancing with Fuzion Studio. She joined Zion Dance Company last year as an intern. This has not only strengthened her dance ability but also her walk with God. She is thankful for her loving parents for all of their encouragement and support over the years. She has grown and learned so much with her Zion sisters, and is very thankful for the opportunity to be a part of the company.
Elise, a recent high school graduate, has enjoyed dance for over eleven years, and has trained at Fuzion Studio for the past two years. She is very grateful and excited to be an intern in Zion Dance Company. She has enjoyed closer relationships with all her dancing sisters. She would like to thank her teachers Kara and Kenzie for encouraging her in her walk with Jesus, and for all their love.
Anna is blessed to be a part of Zion Dance Company. She has been dancing her whole life, and is grateful for the opportunity to minister with the company. Anna is a teacher at Fuzion Studio, and loves sowing into all her little students as they begin their dance journeys. She loves children, and spends as much time as she can with them. She is currently enrolled at Walter's State Community College, and is an Early Education major. Anna thanks the Lord every day for everything He has blessed her with, including a family that supports her as she pursues her dreams.