Treva L. Bedinghaus is a former writer for ThoughtCo, who spent 8-1/2 years writing 200 articles about various styles of dance. She began dancing at an early age, studying ballet, tap, jazz, and modern dancing at Holli Barron's School of Performing Arts and The Ballet Academy, both in Texas. She has performed with various ballet companies, dancing competitively for several years, in both solo and group competitions, earning several awards and honors. Bedinghaus also taught dance classes and choreographed routines at a private dance school.
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