An accomplished dancer, baton twirler, and commercial print model, Ashley brings an innovative, young and fresh perspective to students of all ages. As leader and owner/artistic director of Dance Dreams, her goal is to provide a positive experience helping children gain knowledge of dance, emphasize strong technique and offer challenging combinations with a unique style.
Beginning her artistry at age 2, and performing as a soloist since age 5, Ashley has won countless platinum, gold, and special awards for dance. She holds many national talent and modeling titles throughout the country. Ashley has had amazing opportunities to study with well-known choreographers including Gil Stroming, Dan Karaty, Mia Michaels, Brian Friedman, Mandy Moore, Nick Lazzarini, AC Cuilla, Kenny Wormald, Katy Spreadbury, Bobby Newberry, Mike Minery and Misha Gabriel. She also has had the privilege of taking class from the legendary Maurice Hines. She has danced in LA, Las Vegas, and in an off-Broadway show in NYC.
Her students have received numerous overall high scores, special awards, and platinum and gold medals for their performances regionally. She has also choreographed for participants in the Miss NH America program. Ashley is an honors graduate of Dean College, majoring in dance and a graduate of Dance Teachers Club of Boston.
With a passion for dance and love of children, Amber is an endearing teacher looked up to by all. Being the advanced competition choreographer, she brings fun, humor, and a technical edge to Dance Dreams.
Amber is a former platinum and gold level dancer. She performed in NYC at “Jumps” National Intensive with choreographers and judges from “So You Think You Can Dance”. She has also performed in local Nutcracker Productions. In 2008, she was awarded ‘Miss Dance Diva’ for her overall score in technique and performance.
Her matchless and age appropriate choreography has brought students to continuous overall and special recognition. Amber prolongs her dance studies traveling to Boston and NYC annually to keep up with the ever-changing dance world.
A part time teacher and award-winning choreographer, Amber is also a well-established hairdresser working at ‘Salon Riza’ in North Andover, Ma.