Known for her creative childrens work produced in collaboration with Al Gilbert, Joan Lather is an outstanding choreographer and teacher. She is the epitome of energy, fun, and dedication. An inspiration to pre-schoolers, children, teens, and adults, Ms Puffie..as she is known professionally.is an excellent educator for teachers. MS Puffie has passed on her Dancing Dynamics to her renowned son, Barry Lather, known throughout the world for his talents as a choreographer and director, working with stars and groups such as Usher, Ciara, and the Miss America Pageant. Dancers love to learn with MS Puffie!