Amber has been dancing since age 3, and has been teaching dance for the last 18 years. She spent several years teaching for the two largest dance companies in the United States; Universal Dance Association and National Dance Alliance for both High School and Collegiate leveled dancers.
In 2002 Amber graduated from William Jewell College with a B.A. in Communication with an emphasis on Public Communication. She also spent 4 years on her College Dance Team ranking in the top 6 in the nation 3 times.
Amber also spent time as a Kansas City Wizards Girl (MLS Soccer), Kansas City Command Dancer and choreographer, choreographer for the Kansas City Comets Galaxy Girls, Choreographer for the Kansas City Royals (MLB), and was cast as a dancer for Carnival Cruise lines.
Besides her background in performance and choreography, Amber has been teaching at the studio level since age 14. She has received several top awards for choreography, and her dancers have ranked with top awards at several competitions including Starquest, Spotlight, Dance Champs, Nexstar, Masquerade, Talent on Parade, Stage One, and more.
Amber has studied with master instructors including; Mia Michaels, Brian Friedman, Shane Sparks, Tyce Diorio, Jeff Amsdem, Derrick Schraeder, Keri Legrand, Henry LaTang, Marcus Alford, Annie Day, Wade Robson, Charles McKown, Cecelia Marta, Joe Tremaine, Doug Caldwell, Germaine Salsberg and many more. She is well versed in the techniques of tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, and hip-hop.
Amber also enjoys judging for local and national dance competitons and providing choreography for local high school, college, and professional dance teams.
Amber and her husband Mike, have one child (Taylor) and live in the Liberty area.
“I believe in giving everyone the opportunity to excel in dance. Whether it is at the recreational or competitive level, it is my goal to offer a positive experience filled with confidence building feedback and growth. Dancing is my passion, and I find it a true blessing to be able to pass it on daily.” –Amber Cordell (Taylor)