Brianna Hairlson, is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur. Her first book, Dance Through the Storms: 22 Faith-Filled Reflections to Maintain Your Joy was inspired by her love for dance and her life of faith which has allowed her to remain joyful in the most painful situations.
As a speaker and coach, she helps aspiring entrepreneurs develop business and life strategies, resulting in “joyful profits” and creating the life they desire. Her audiences love her down to earth personality with the ability to still provide tangible tips to grow as an entrepreneur while balancing marriage and motherhood. She believes you can “Launch Your Business and Love Your Life!”, and enjoys providing this blueprint for other emerging entrepreneurs.
Graduating Magna Cum Laude from Howard University, she received her Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Marketing and a Dance Minor. After graduation, she worked for 5 years as a consultant for a large IT company, before being laid off at 3 months pregnant. Always walking by faith, she was already enrolled in entrepreneurship school to pursue her passion for dance.
After graduating from Joseph Business School at 6 months pregnant, she launched her first business, Bri’s Dance Place, and took her pregnancy dance classes, Bri’s Bump N’ Dance on a 7 city tour across the United States. She’s been featured on Let’s Make a Deal and Windy City Live for her pregnancy and new mom dance class. Bri’s Dance Place, has a physical location in Merrilville, Indiana training dancers in Ballet, Modern, Tap, Jazz, Tumbling and Hip Hop for all ages and all stages.
Even though she is quite busy being an entrepreneur, she makes time for her awesome husband, Paul. They were married on October 22, 2016 and they had their first child, Paul II on October 10, 2018. They love traveling together.