ASHLAND SCHOOL OF DANCE
Ally started her dance journey with Just For Kicks at age 7 where she studied high kick and jazz. In 2008 Ally joined Sterling Silver Studio and studied jazz and lyrical. She was also part of their competition team. After graduating in 2012 Ally attended The University of Wisconsin Superior and became a part or their cheerleading team. After a year without dance she decided to also join their dance team, where she helped choreograph and started to help with coaching. Through that experience Ally learned she had a love not only for the sport of dance but for creating them as well. Ally also has practiced hip-hop, pom, zumba, belly dancing, and ballet. This fall Ally will teach the following classes: Pre-Ballet/Tiny Tap, Level I Ballet/Jazz, Level II Ballet/Jazz, Level III Ballet/Jazz and the Jr & Sr Company classes.
Molly is an 8th grader at the Ashland Middle School this fall. She started dancing at the age of three, and has been dancing ever since. Over the past ten years she has taken Ballet, Jazz, Zumba, Tap, and Jazz/Funk. She is very honored to be teaching at Ashland School of Dance and she really enjoys assisting young kids with dance!
Tegan is an 8th grader at Ashland Middle School this fall. She began dancing at the age of 3 and is beginning her 11th year of dance this fall. She has studied ballet, jazz and tap. This year she will be taking Jr Company, Adv Tap and Jazz/Funk. Tegan has three other siblings that dance so she has lots of experience teaching and sharing her moves with others. This was her 2nd year as an assistant for ASOD.
Isabel is 16 years old and attends the Ashland High School as a Sophmore. She has been dancing for Ashland School of Dance from the very beginning and has taught/assisted for 4 years. Isabel really enjoys teaching and loves to see her students progress and move forward. Isabel will be teach the Creative Movement, PreBallet/Tiny Tap and Level I Jazz/Tap classes on Wednesdays with Kayla this fall.
Caitlin is a Senior at Ashland High School. She will be teaching the Creative Movement & PreBallet/Tiny Tap class on Mondays with Ava.
Ava is a Senior at Washburn High School. She will be teaching the Creative Movement & PreBallet/Tiny Tap class on Mondays with Caitlin.
Anessa started dancing at the age of 3 at Sterling Silver Studio in Superior WI. She was ten years old when she switched to Dance Escape in Duluth, MN. Anessa than went on to be part of the Superior High School dance team. While on the team Anessa was captain her junior and senior year. After graduating Anessa went on to college at Iowa Central College where she danced her freshman and sophomore year and was also captain of the team. Throughout the years, Anessa has participated in many styles of dances such as Baton, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip-hop, and Ballet. She has also won awards at local competitions and was called back to be in a Kelle Costume Catalog. Anessa also participated in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and has competed in the National Dance competition in Daytona Beach Florida with her college dance team. Anessa currently is attending WITC Ashland for the Occupational Therapy Assistant program. This fall she will teach the Jazz/Funk I, Jazz/Funk II, Jazz/Funk III and the Jr/Sr Company Jazz/Funk classes.
Hannah started dancing at the age of 3. She is a student at UMD. This fall she will teach the Creative Movement, Int Tap and Adv Tap on Sundays.
2017 - 2018 INSRUCTORS
Lily is a 7th grader at the Ashland Middle School. This will be Lily's 4th year of teaching. She's been dancing since the age of 3.
Kayla is a 6th grader at the Ashland Middle School. This will be Kayla's 3rd year of teaching. She's been dancing since the age of 3.