Staff Pam started dancing at the age of three and has never stopped. For several years she danced competitively and was an assistant teacher for the Dance Shoppe while choreographing and performing on the Park Center High School Dance Line. For three years she was area director of Just For Kix and then taught dance for Elk River Community Education for another three years.  She opened P.S... Dance Studio in 1997 to focus on something she loved - teaching dance! She received her certified dance training from Dance Educators of America (DEA) and Dance Masters of America. She attended numerous training sessions with nationally renowned choreographers such as Al Gilbert, Mia Micheals and many others. She continues to attend DEA classes and annual dance conventions to maintain currency in new and innovative dance techniques. Pam is happiest when teaching and can’t see herself doing anything else.   Mandi started dancing at Stacy’s Dance Unlimited in Elk River at the age of 2 1/2. While at Stacy’s she was a member of many competition teams as well as a competitive Dad’s and Dolls team. Just after graduating from high school she joined the Adult team at Stage Door.  She has helped choreograph dances for the Sherburne County Fair as well as routines for her churches’ annual Womens Night Out event. She has been teaching at P.S... Dance Studio since 2007. Mandi loves to dance both on stage and off and being able to teach and grow with the kids each year.  Jenelle has been dancing for 15 years. Her career as a dancer started at the young age of 4 through Community Education Ballet classes and then attended Lucille Murray Dance Studio. After four years she moved to P.S... Dance and it was here that she discovered her love for tap. She attended class at the studio for the next ten years with 8 of those on the Pre- competition and Competition teams. She has also spent two years attending Dance Olympus workshops to broaden her dance technique and experience. After assisting Pam and Mandi for the past two years she looks forward to teaching young minds and sharing her love for dance. Pam Director/Instructor Mandi Instructor Jenelle Instructor Taylor Ballet Instructor Taylor started dance classes when she was three years old at Dancing Off Broadway in Alexandria, MN where she learned Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Lyrical dance styles. At age nine she moved to the Chaska/Chanhassen area and danced competitively at a few different studios for a couple of years while she searched for a performance based and ballet focused studio in hopes of one day joining a ballet company. She began studying and taking classes 5-6 days a week at Academy of Russian Ballet in Eden Prairie. She was under the instruction of Kirill Bak and Svetlana Gavrilova who attended and graduated from the prestigious Vaganova  Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia. She has performed most of the soloists roles including lead/partnering roles for the Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Peter and the Wolf and many more. After graduating from Main Street School of Performing Arts High School she began Aerial Silks training in North Carolina and performed at the American Dance Festival two years in a row. She also taught ballet technique at a small studio in Fuquay Varina. She returned to Minnesota to focus on her professional career continuing to perform as an Aerialist as well as joining the St Paul Ballet Company for a short while. Recently she taught several ballet technique classes at Legacy Dance Studio. Teaching ballet is something she truly enjoys and does very well. She has a very strong ballet background and enjoys sharing her knowledge and skills to help students grow and develop the skills it takes to become strong dancers. She is always ready to teach ballet!