Meet Our Teachers
Miss Michaela owns and runs MDM. Michaela started dancing at the age of twelve and hasn’t stopped since! She has trained in all styles of dance and gymnastics, and she loves to help kids grow their passion for dance and the performing arts. Michaela was a member of the Phoenix Suns dance line, and she was a professional dancer in several different shows including Oklahoma and American Superstars. She was also a lead dancer in several impersonator shows in Las Vegas including Madonna, Blues Brothers, Elvis and Neil Diamond. She is a Cecchetti certified ballet instructor and has also trained in bikram yoga.
Miss Shannon started dancing when she was only five years old, and she has loved every minute of it. Shannon specializes in jazz, lyrical, and contemporary, but she has studied it all! She has trained in both Cecchetti and Russian ballet as well as in Pilates. Shannon became a certified health and wellness coach in 2017 after completing her studies at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Shannon’s nationally ranked, award winning routines and choreography can be found online.
Miss Katelyn learned to tap when she was only eight years old, and the moment she did, she was hooked! She has studied under several different tap instructors and has performed with Tap 24/7 in the shows Tap my Soul, The Great Tap X-Cape, and Unlocking the TAPestry. Katelyn loves tapping, and although she has trained in all styles of dance, tap is her absolute favorite!