What do parents & students have to say about AAD?We could not be who we are without the support of our dance families. Thank YOU for your kind words!
It has been a joy and an honor to be a part of the AAD Family for over 15 years now. Both of my daughters began their dance journeys at the age of three. Because of the addition of their dance experience at AAD, I have watched them grow into beautiful, confident, and inspirational young ladies.
I feel confident that my dancers are learning through a balance of fun and commitment through Amanda’s philosophies. Her professionalism; yet generous heart and empathetic way she runs the studio shows through her dedication to individualism. Every dancer is part of her team and she adapts to every families’ needs. It is a dance studio for every – body and everyone. Each individual dancer’s talents, strengths, and even weaknesses are embraced and made real through movement and choreography. There is a non-competitive nature of the studio that is demonstrated through the pure beauty of allowing dancers to “just dance”.
Dance became my daughters’ outlet in life. At one point, one of my daughters struggled through anxiety and socialization fears. After a conversation with Amanda and her teachers – they embraced her fears and immediately started a plan of healing action. Because of Amanda, the teachers, and the dancers; they gave my daughter back self-assurance, confidence, and the ability to trust again. AAD helped mend and return my daughter’s spirit and mind back to her.
Thanks to AAD my girls are more confident, inspired to be themselves and know that their AAD family has their back – no matter what. I commend Miss Amanda, Mr. Jay, the staff, and all of the dancers at AAD for inspiring us all!-Christina Knudsen
Amanda and the studio have been a part of our lives from the beginning, from the very first day I signed Tia up for her first dance class 20 years ago. In the early years many parents waited at the studio during class times, little did we know we were building strong friendships. We also got to know the dancers over the years; I really enjoyed watching them grow together, as well as individuals year after year. I’m very thankful for the role Amanda’s has played in Tia’s life. She has built confidence and self-esteem and she is the most courageous, outgoing, confident young lady I know. This happened because of the studio and Amanda. Amanda is an owner, a teacher, a role model, and most of all a friend. I can’t think of a better place for my child to spend her time and become the person she is today.
Amanda’s Academy of Dance is the best investment I have made for my daughter.-Kris Jensen
Thank you, Miss Amanda for taking the time out of your busy night to sit with our little dancer and make her feel better about going into dance. She loves to dance! I think this week will be much better thanks to you focusing your attention on her. I really appreciated it and it just shows how much you truely care about ALL your dancers! Thanks again and we will see you on dance night!
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