Tyde-Courtney Edwards also known as 'Curvyballerina' is a classically trained dancer and model born and raised in Baltimore. She is a graduate of the Baltimore School for the Arts and has over 20 years of dance training and experience. The styles of dance she's trained in include classical and contemporary ballet, pointe, modern, lyrical, jazz, tap, hip hop and burlesque. Tyde-Courtney has trained with Debbie Allen Dance Academy, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Peabody Conservatory, Joffrey Ballet, Alvin Ailey and other institutions while receiving training from local dance pioneers such as Anton Wilson and Stephanie Powell. She currently resides in Baltimore City.