Heather received her training through Deane Dance Center and Elite Studio of Dance, where she specialized her training in ballet, lyrical, jazz and tap. She has had the pleasure of training with Allyson Deane, Barbara Crockett, Don Schwennesen, Richard Shi, Allison Evans, Cindy Salgado and Cheryl Copeland. Ms. Matsumoto participated for three years in the Sacramento Balletís Nutcracker, with the Strauss Festival of Elk Grove and performed on the Elite Studio of Dance Competition Team from 04-08. In addition to being a Co-Owner of Elite Studio of Dance where she has the pleasure of teaching dance to all age groups, she dances with j. Leah Dance Company.