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Episode #76

Naomi Pacheco

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 Talented Dancer & Assistant Choreographer of the TV Show "So You Think You Can Dance" Shares Living Out Her Dream



Guest Bio:

Naomi's dance training began at age 3 in her hometown of Salt Lake City, UT. As a young dancer, she trained at Center Stage Performing Arts under the direction of Rick Robinson. Her love for dancing and community service brought her to the world of pageantry where she was crowned Miss Hispanic Utah 2003 and competed in Miss Utah America 2004.

Making her move to Los Angeles in 2007 Naomi was a featured dancer in Kim Kardashian's, Fit In Your Jeans by Friday, fitness DVD, and Denise Austin's, Cardio Latin Dance. Having danced for numerous artists and music videos, she is currently assisting world-renowned choreographer, Dave Scott (So You Think You Can Dance). 2018 brought new opportunities with becoming the face of Sensodyne Toothpaste (global spot) and landing the lead role as Mrs. Potiphar in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. After spending 10 years in Los Angeles, Naomi most recently made her way back to Salt Lake City, extending her passion of dance and fitness, you can find Naomi dancing on the bike as the Head Instructor at Rebel House (Utah). 

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Show Notes


  • Introduction (1:45)

  • Making her way to Hollywood then back to Utah (3:31)

  • How Naomi got the opportunity to be with So You Think You Can Dance (9:05)

  • How Naomi is going to manage her life with a hectic schedule (11:42)

  • Naomi on choosing to go into dancing on a bike (15:10)

  • If someone is looking to get into dancing, where would you start (20:41)

  • What would you want to hear your daughter say about you (27:10)

  • Advice Namoi has for anyone wanting to get into the industry (29:15)

  • What does a day in the life of Naomi look like (33:00)

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