AJ comes to Starstuck with a plethora of knowledge and experience in the dance industry. She has trained all over the USA, including Chicago, NYC, Hollywood, Boise, and Denver. Her professional experience includes former member of the NBA Denver Nuggets dancer and the CBA Idaho Stampede Hot Shots Dancers. She was a back up dancer for Moments Notice band, and traveled throughout the USA. She danced and taught with United Spirit Association for 10 years, including Head Instructor, Paris Tour, and also received the Hardest Working and Unity Awards. She was a Boise State University Mane Line Dancer and president senior year. She later taught beginning ballet and jazz at BSU. Her masters degree in Elementary Education has been very helpful with her own children and students at Starstruck. She has judged state competitions for Alaska, Utah, and Idaho and various regional competitions in Colorado and Texas. She also is a former coach for HRHS Poms who won State and National Championships. She taught 5th grade, PE, Health and Dance in Utah for 3 years. She specializes in jazz, poms, lyrical, and tap. She has been teaching at Starstruck for a combined total of 14 years. AJ is the All Stars Elite teacher for Starstruck. Currently a stay-at-home mother, she enjoys spending time with her adorable husband and 5 beautiful children Aaliyah, Akyra, Amaya, Akayla, and CJ.
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