Welcome to Dance Expressions!

Home of the Tiny, Mini, Junior, and Senior Expressions Competition Dance Teams.

Our iDance4aCURE Marathon was a super success!
 

  • Over $6,300.00 raised collectively

  • Nevaeh LeVan tops the charts with over $1,100.00 raised

  • We had a blast dancing, face painting, making cards for children in the hospital, playing games, eating, doing the limbo, creating dedication cards for those we were dancing for & more! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ So much fun!

Thank you @turnitupdance for selecting Reagan Downey as the Heart of Gold 2019 recipient, setting this event in motion. 💛 We also want to thank EVERYONE THAT DONATED as well as all of our awesome participants! 🥳

Check our Facebook for fun pictures taken during the event.

Fable Walton

Fable is 10 years old and will be attending Smith Middle School as a 5th grader. Her favorite subject is math, and she would like to be a teacher when she grows up. Fable was so excited to receive this recognition! This will be her eighth-year dancing at Dance Expressions. Jazz is her favorite style of dance, but she also loves lyrical. In first grade, Fable made the Tiny Expressions dance team and by third grade she was captain of the team. She is a current member of the Mini Expressions Elite team, Mini Lyrical team and the Mini Hip Hop team. She has had a solo since she was in Kindergarten, and loves performing the routines her choreographer, Ms. Lori, creates for her. Fable has earned many special awards; including “Outstanding Technique” and “Fabulous Feet” at multiple solo contests. When she is not dancing, Fable enjoys spending time with her parents, three siblings, and her extended family. She is also on the summer swim team at Fair Valley. At home, she teaches herself tumbling skills, and binge watches the Masked Singer. Her favorite days are competition days because she gets to spend the whole day with her dance team friends. She has made meaningful friendships through the dance studio and has learned countless lessons that will undoubtedly help shape her future.

Zoey Grimes

Zoey is 13 years old and in the 8TH  grade at Northmont Middle School where she is a WEB Leader. Her favorite subjects are Math and Science. Zoey has been with Dance Expressions for 9 years and has been on the Tinys, Minis and Junior Expressions Dance Teams. She has been on the award winning Tiny and Mini officer lines three times and has had the pleasure of being a soloist the past five years. She was awarded several first places this past season and grew so much as a dancer. Zoey’s favorite style of dance is Contemporary. Outside of dance, she likes to read, paint and chill out with her pets. Zoey is so excited to receive this award. She would like to thank all her teachers and coaches for the gift of dance and her Dance Expressions family for all the love and support over the years. Also, a special shout out to Taryn Smith for pushing her to do her best and getting her where she is today. Zoey would like to thank Lori Downey for believing in her and all the opportunities she has had. 

Taryn Smith

Taryn is 17 years old and heading into her senior at Troy High School. She has been dancing at Dance Expressions for 14 years and has been a soloist for 11 years. She started her team career on the Tiny Expressions in first grade and was then made co-captain on both the Tiny's and Mini’s. Her 6th grade year she moved up to what was the junior team, Vantasia, and was the elite captain. She is now on the Senior Expressions for the fourth year. Although she loves all types of dance, her favorite style is contemporary. Along with taking classes and being on teams herself, she is also a student coach for the Mini’s Elite and teaches her own classes, as well as choreographing solos for some of the younger girls. Taryn has been awarded many titles in her dancing career including Elementary Miss Showcase of Stars in 6th grade.  Dance is not the only activity she partakes in; she is also on the track team at her high school. She is part of the National Honor Society and various other clubs at school. She would like to thank all of her teachers for not only pushing her in dance but also as a person, she wouldn’t be where she is without their guidance. 

* RECIPIENT OF THE JENNA CONLEY MEMORIAL AWARD OF EXCELLENCE 2020

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