Mandy comes to Illumination Dance with over 30 years of dance experience. Mandy has taught ballet, lyrical, tap, contemporary and hip hop at all ages and levels including competitive.
From 1993-2013 Mandy taught and danced with Diamond State Dancers and Cheerleaders. Most recently, she has coached a hip-hop dance team with MOT All Stars. Mandy has taken classes at Broadway Dance Center and has taken classes with choreographers from all over the United States including the late Frank Hatchett, Tabitha and Napoleon D’umo (Nappytabs) and Kathryn McCormick just to name a few.
In addition to her dancing, Mandy has been a Registered Nurse working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for the past 20 years and most recently has taken a role as the lead nurse for the Red Clay Consolidated School District. She has three beautiful daughters of her own. Mandy loves working with children and feels that dancing is a passion and a form of expression that stays with you through the ages.