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Lindsey Ledwig - Owner

 

Lindsey’s love of dance started at the age of 2 when she was enrolled in class at Debbie Bennett Green School of Dance in Victoria, TX. In 1st grade she joined the competition team and in 6th grade she earned a spot on the Victoria Strutters, the junior high drill team.  She went on to high school drill team, where she earned the rank of Junior Lieutenant and 1st Senior Captain.  Lindsey knew she wanted to pursue dance long term, so she enrolled at Texas State University, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Dance Education & Business. While at Texas State, Lindsey was a member of the Texas State Strutters.  During this time Lindsey began teaching at Dance Unlimited in Buda, TX. She then ended her time as a Texas State Strutter in order to take on teaching more classes.  In 2013, Lindsey knew it was time to spread her wings and branch out on her own.  She proudly started First Class Dance Center in San Marcos.  FCDC was a national award winning studio with a strong competitive team.  After having her first child, Lindsey ultimately decided to step back as studio owner and focus on being a mom.  While being a mom is her favorite thing in this world, her passion for teaching dance has never faded. Lindsey is so excited  to bring her many years of experience and training in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop, high kick, and pom to New Braunfels, with Standout Dance Center.  She will do whatever it takes to help a student excel in the studio.  Lindsey believes many important life lessons can be taught while in dance class. These include discipline, respect, determination, confidence, and dedication.  She appreciates every child that walks through her doors and takes pride in giving each of them the quality dance instruction they deserve.

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Amy Tiemann - Instructor

At the age of 5, Ms. Amy attended a summer dance camp at Busby Dancenter in Victoria, Texas.  She had tried lots of other activities but none stuck like dance.  In the 4th grade she performed in her first “Nutcracker” and was hooked for good.  She was a member of the Victoria Ballet Theatre from 5th-12th grades with which she performed many other “Nutcracker” roles such as Clara, Snow Queen and the Sugar Plum Fairy, as well as in other classical ballets such as “Swan Lake”, “The Firebird” and “Coppelia”.  Throughout high school, VBT performed around the world including Europe, New York and all around Texas.  During her high school and college dancing days Ms. Amy assisted and taught dance classes for ages 3-10.  After college, at Texas State University (Eat ‘Em Up Cats!), life took Ms. Amy into different, but blessed direction working at Schlitterbahn since 2004 as an Admissions Manager, and now Accounting Specialist.  With the support of her husband, Brian, and children, Carson and Daylin, Ms. Amy returned to her lifelong passion of teaching dance in 2017.  Her dance favorite dance styles are classical ballet and tap, mixed with some contemporary and jazz.  In 2020 Ms. Amy became certified as a Progressing Ballet Technique instructor.  Dance is not only about the body, it teaches us so much more – is shows our own inner strength, it feeds out soul, allows free expression and teaches teamwork and discipline.

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Olivia Moran - Instructor

 

Olivia is a senior at Texas State University where she is majoring in Dance Education with a minor in Exercise and Sports Science. Olivia started dancing at the age of 4 at Ballet New Braunfels where she started her dance foundation with Ballet, Tap, and Jazz. When she was 8 years old she started competitive dance, and continued to compete through her senior year. Olivia trained and competed in all forms of dance. Olivia was a member of the competitive teams at Illusion Dance Center, and a member of the Senior Company at NB Dance & Co. She went to New Braunfels High School where she was a member of the Varsity Monoceras. Her senior year she auditioned and was selected to be a member of the Texas State University Strutters. As a Strutter, Olivia traveled to New York and opened the 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving day parade. Olivia became a 200 hour certified yoga teacher in May 2021 through the yoga teacher training program at Texas State University. Olivia is so excited to be in her fourth year at Standout and looks forward to continuing to watch her students grow! 

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Maleah Sims - Instructor
 

Maleah began dancing at age three at Dance Unlimited in Buda, Texas. At age 6, Maleah began dancing competitively in many styles of dance. After Maleah moved to New Braunfels, she began dancing at First Class Dance Center. While at First Class, Maleah began dancing intensively, as well as being a part of several award winning routines. Maleah developed a love for acro and tumbling, which led her to

competitive cheerleading in 2016. While cheering competitively, she had the opportunity to go to the world cheerleading championships twice. Maleah is a sophomore at Texas State University and she is a chemistry major. Maleah is so excited for her fifth season at Standout and she is looking forward to meeting all of her students!

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Georgia Hudson - Instructor

Georgia started dancing recreationally and competitively in elementary school. She graduated from Canyon High School in 2019, serving as 1st Lieutenant of the now 18x National Champion Aristocats Dance Team. During her senior year, she was titled a national senior solo finalist at the Crowd Pleasers 2019 Nationals. Georgia began working at Standout in 2019 when it first opened but decided to step away for two years to pursue her minor in dance at Sam Houston State University with its incredible dance department. Georgia was also fortunate enough to be selected and a part of SHSUs 2021-2022 Orange Pride Dance Team (11x NDA National Champions & 2x UDA National Champions). Georgia will be concluding her undergrad studies at SHSU in December of 2023. She will be receiving her B.S. in psychology and minor in dance. Georgia aspires to continue her studies in psychology and work towards her master's and Ph.D. She cannot wait to be back teaching at Standout and create a safe and exciting environment for her amazing students!
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