Amanda has been dancing for 25 years. She has been with Dance Connection since it opened in 2001, first as a student and now as an instructor. She has taught all grade levels and styles. She is a graduate of Vermilion Catholic High School where she was a member of the Eagle Line dance team. At VCHS she held the title of captain and was selected as All-State and All-American. She is a graduate from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a Degree in Childhood Education. She is also currently a elementary school teacher at Mt. Carmel Elementary. She is supported by her loving husband, children and extended family.