Dance Sequins

 Interesting Fact: 

In Elementary School My Sister Lisa and I started a free summer dance studio in the driveway of our Minnesota home and continued it for 10 years. We advertised, had scheduled class times, choreographed each dance, and put on a big show for family and friends at the end of each summer. Our dream as little girls has come true. We now have our very own dance studio and are able to share our love for dance with others! Here is a video of our drive way studio in 1993 performing Newsies!

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(Video from 1993)

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Kristin Reichard-Owner/Instructor Specialist   
Evident by the terrific following she has built, Kristin will cheerfully teach all ages while providing a keen eye towards creativity and precision. Kristin's expertise is skillfully demonstrated across a wide range of technique, from Hip Hop, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Tap, Ballet to Cheer. Kristin was born and raised in Minnesota where she began dancing at age 3. In High School Kristin competed on a professional Dance Team, traveling from New York, Florida, Kansas, Chicago, to California. Kristin Graduated from St. Cloud State University with a Performing Arts Degree. Kristin's love and passion has always been for Dancing and teaching, even as a little girl. Kristin is the Movement Teacher at EAGLE College Prep Harmony teaching Kindergarten-7th Grade. Kristin and her Husband Greg own Artistry Staffing, which staffs performing art substitute teachers for the school districts around the Valley. Kristin and her Husband are also licensed Real Estate Agents


Lisa- Instructor Specialist
Lisa will passionately teach all ages while providing each child with the attention they deserve. She is loving and always smiling. Students are just drawn to her personality and happiness. Lisa has been a professional dancer for many years competing in Minnesota, Florida, Chicago, and California. She started teaching dance for a studio at age 14, with a wide range of technique, from Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern, to Hip Hop. She is a very enthusiastic teacher and always brings out the best in her students. Lisa also runs a home daycare in Ahwatukee. Check out her website!    


Ashia- Instructor Specialist
Ashia has been dancing since early childhood.  She participated in cheerleading and gymnastics throughout high school.  Ashia was a member of a dance team in high school as well.  Ashia taught hip-hop dance classes in the Chandler and Mesa school districts in the fall of 2010. Ashia has also worked with children, youth and families in a social service setting.  Ashia’s education includes a Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling from University of Saint Francis, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Purdue University.  When she’s not teaching dance, Ashia enjoys spending time with her family, and going to the lake.


Alexis- Instructor Specialist
Alexis began dancing at the age of 10 at local studios in the Chandler/Gilbert area. Around the age of 14 became part of Dance Connection Too's Drill Team and performed at half time shows for local community colleges, the Phoenix Suns, and Rattlers as well as performed in local parades. Senior Year of High School was on the Hamilton Dance Company and won first place in the 5A dance competition against local schools in the hip hop division. In May 2010 graduated from Chandler Gilbert Community College with an Associates in Fine Arts for Dance. While there choreographed and performed in student and faculty shows as well as attended and performed in the American College Dance Festival. Favorite styles of dance are jazz, contemporary, ballet, and hip hop and love mixing them together! Goal as a dancer is to embrace the different styles and techniques and use what I learn to create my personal style and share my knowledge and experiences with other dancers.


Megan-Instructor Specialist
Megan has been dancing since age 3. She has been trained in a variety of dance techniques, including: Ballet (Pointe and Character), Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Modern, and Pom. Throughout high school, Megan was involved with the Corona del Sol Dance Company and Pomline. Megan began teaching ballet and lyrical dance classes at age 12. She also has experience with teaching young children in a Sunday School setting. Megan is currently studying Fashion Design at Mesa Community College. Megan is very enthusiastic about dance and will provide a safe and fun environment for your children. Megan also runs her own company "One Drawer At A Time" that helps with de-cluttering, discarding, and downsizing. Check out her website!


Nichole-Instructor Specialist
My passion for dance started at a very young age. After my young studio years I went on to perform for my high school dance team, where I was rewarded to be a part of the top 17 dancers in the state of Wisconsin. During my first years of college I assisted in coaching for a Milwaukee High School Dance Team. Unfortunately having to say good bye to Milwaukee, I transferred to ASU where I am now studying Performing Arts/Dance and Fitness/Wellness.  I have aspirations to spread my knowledge and skills to others through advance training and choreography.


Tori-Instructor Specialist
Tori has been involved in dance, cheer, and gymnastic from a young age. She has been involved in several competition teams as well as the dance company and cheer team at her high school. Tori began teaching at the age of sixteen. She has assisted multiple classes and taught a large number of her own. Her passion for cheer and dance make her an excellent teacher to all ages. She is currently a student in the teacher education program at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. She plans to transfer to ASU to get a degree in Dance to pursue a career in dance education.


Carly-Instructor Specialist
Carly graduated from Delano Minnesota in June of 2010 and she currently attending Grand Canyon University in Glendale Arizona. Carly was a varsity cheerleader in high school, specializing in cheers, dance, and stunting. She coached cheerleading for 6 to 12 year olds in cheer camp to high school in competition cheerleading throughout the state of Minnesota. Kristin and Lisa, my cousins, taught me most of my dance skills as a young girl outside in their driveway! I love working with children and hope that in taking classes with Dance Sequins your child will discover the same passion for dance and cheer that I have!


Chelsi-Instructor Specialist
Chelsi was born in Artesia, California where she first began dancing at age nine and then moved to Las Vegas Nevada at age 12 to continue her passion for dancing. She has danced and competed in many styles including ballet, tap, hip-hop, and contemporary for over 9 years. She graduated high school from Las Vegas Academy of the Performing Arts as a dance major with an honors diploma while training and competing with Inspire Dance Company. Now, she currently attends Arizona State University pursuing a BA degree in Business Sustainability on a talent award scholarship from the school of dance and University Grant for obtaining a Dean's list recognition. Her past experience teaching includes after school programs, Silver Mesa recreational center, North Stars Dance Studio, and Music Box Dance Center with students ranging from three to eighteen. Chelsi hopes to introduce her students to a creative and exciting approach to any style she teaches.

Nikki-Instructor Specialist

Nikki is an Arizona raised girl who has spent a majority of her youth falling in love with dance. Nikki has her B.A in Women and Gender Studies and is hoping to add a minor in dance in the near future.  While also continuing her dance education she is working towards teaching and choreographing around the east valley.  Nikki is apart of Transcendance Dance Company and has taken classes in various styles and forms of dance.  She is so happy to be apart of a studio with great teachers and passionate dancers who she hopes to learn so much from both!  

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