Niki Lucia was born and raised in San Diego, California. While training extensively as a dancer
in her youth, Niki set her sights on a career pursuing dance. She spent three years with the San
Diego Charger Girls Dance Team and in her final season as Captain, was selected by the NFL
to participate in the Pro Bowl. She then went on to spend a season within the Dallas Cowboy’s
organization working with their Arena Football Team, The Dallas Desperados and their Dance
Team. In 2002, Niki planted roots back in her childhood neighborhood and opened Danceology
Performing Arts Campus where she could provide education and opportunity to inspire young
dancers to follow their aspirations. In 2016, Niki was featured on the cover of Dance Teacher
Magazine highlighting her studio and teaching methods. Niki is in her 6 th season of coaching the
Cathedral Catholic Dance Team and is passionate about sharing her mentorship and
encouraging the creative ambitions of our youth.