Amanda started dancing 23 years ago as a competitive dancer under the direction of The Dance Connection's very own Carol Jackson. She has training in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Musical Theater, Hip-Hop, Modern, and Contemporary/Lyrical. She has won numerous local and national awards in dance and performed at various festivals and events throughout the country. It was The Dance Connection that helped her launch her career as a professional dancer for Stiletto Entertainment where she danced on Holland America Cruise Lines for four years. She now returns home to start another chapter of her life as well as share her talent and love of dance with other young aspiring dancers at The Dance Connection.
Sharon has been dancing since the age of five. She has had training in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, and modern. She began teaching at the age of eighteen while taking dance classes at Henry Ford Community College where she was in the Dance Company for two years. She then attended Bruno's Academy of Beauty and received her license in Cosmetology in 1997. She continued teaching dance for several years before coming to the Dance Connection in 2006. She teaches both competitive and recreational classes. Dancing is her passion and has become such a big part of her life. She hopes to continue for many years to come.