Mara Lysne is a junior at Moorhead High School, and currently a trainee with the FMBallet. She has been studying dance since the age of four, starting out at a small ballet studio in Rockford, MN. After moving back to Moorhead in 2008, she joined Just for Kix, competing in kick line a few times a year. After dancing kickline for 6 years, Mara wanted more of a challenge. She began dancing at Inspire Dance Studio, taking new styles of dance, which included Jazz and Hip Hop. Mara has spent the last 4 years dancing at Gasper's School of Dance; studying ballet, pointe, hip hop, lyrical and musical theater. Along with dance, Mara also loves to travel and spend time with her family, friends and cats.