Courtney Rene Carey
I was a competitive dancer for 18 years, having studied under and choreographed by world renowned choreographers. Additionally, I trained at the University of Kentucky in dance and earned a B.A. in Elementary Education from Belmont Abbey College. Currently, I am completing my Masters in Curriculum and Instruction and am a fifth grade language arts teacher.
I was the head dance team coach at Belmont Abbey College for three years and choreograph high school dance teams and competition dances for various schools and studios. Additionally, I serve as a judge for various regional competitions. I look forward to sharing my passion, technique, and choreography with students for years to come.
Caleigh Nicole Carey
I have danced competitively for 17 years at prestigious studios in the Charlotte area earning numerous awards on teams and solos. In addition, I have continued my dance career as a member of the Belmont Abbey College dance team. I have completed my B.A. in Psychology and Marketing, along with minoring in nursing. I am now currently completing my M.S. in School Counseling while working as a Teacher Assistant in Gaston County Schools. I look forward to helping others discover their talent and expression in dance.
Amanda began her dance career at a studio in Rochester, NY where she danced competitively for 15 years. During her dance training she had the opportunity to take workshops from famous choreographers and dance as a background dancer for the Moscow Ballet and, singer, Sara Groves. After graduating, Amanda went on to become a dance instructor for 7 years teaching Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Acrobatics, Lyrical as well as competition dances.
Amanda has a Masters in Business Administration from St. John Fisher University where she also danced with their dance team. Additionally, she has completed 1 year of Dance Masters of America Training through the University of Buffalo. Amanda is excited to be living in Charlotte now, and is looking forward to sharing her passion for dance with her students.
Hannah is a wife and mom of two wonderful boys. She is currently a substitute teacher and a competition cheer coach. Hannah has coached tumbling, cheer, and dance since she was 16 years old, giving her 20 years of experience in instruction. Hannah instructs levels 1-4 tumbling. Hannah has danced since she was 4 years old and has been in gymnastics since the age of 8. Hannah minored in dance with Belmont Abbey while she danced and choreographed in their Dance Showcase and Christmas show.