INSTRUCTORS

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MARY MENTZER

DIRECTOR

Mary has been teaching dance for over 35 years.  She has held all positions for Dance Masters of Mid-America Chapter #34 & #47, and has served on the National Board of Directors for ten years.  Mary is a graduate of the Teachers Training School from the University of Buffalo, NY and a participant in their annual Continuing Education Program.  Several of her graduates have continued in a professional career by performing on cruise ships, in Las Vegas, as studio owners and fitness instructors.

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AMANDA RISTVEDT

INSTRUCTOR

AMANDA LONERGAN

INSTRUCTOR

Amanda danced at Behn's dance for 10 years,  works for the ISU dining facility specializing in food allergies. 1 year of studio instruction.

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 KAYDEN LINDAHL

INSTRUCTOR

2015 graduate of Behn's dance, junior AT Iowa state, 2 years of studio instruction.

Amanda Ristvedt a 2002 graduate of Behn’s Dance and graduate of Ankeny DMACC. Amanda has been involved with teaching for the past 14 years. She is currently working as an office manager in the Ankeny area and as the coach of the Boone High School Drill Team.

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MADISON NEELY

INSTRUCTOR

A 2017graduate of Behn's Dance, student at DMACC, 1 year of studio instruction.

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Taylor Povah

INSTRUCTOR

2019 graduate of Behn's Dance, student of nursing Boone DMACC