Madison Schooley

Recreational Instructor

Brad Schaffer

Competitive Instructor

Katie Ohlund

Recreational Instructor

Kristine Krueger

Recreational & Competitive Instructor

Lori Richard

Emily Werner

Recreational & Kick Instructor

Liza Rod

Ballet Instructor

Erica Thomes

Recreational & Competitive Instructor

Jeanne Johnson

Owner & Director

Monica Fredrickson

Business Administrator

Lindsey Carter Stone

Competitive Instructor & Costume Manager

South Metro Dance Academy (SMDA)  was born out of a dream since childhood. Opened in the summer of 2005, Jeanne made that dream a reality. 


SMDA is place where fun, creativity, talent and dedication can combine to create a unique environment for dance education. We welcome you to be part of our family! 

About Us




Libby Johnson

Rhonda Pakkala




Dorian Meifert

Competitive Tap Instructor

Hannah Johnson

Recreational Instructor

Krista Petersen

Our Friendly Front Desk Staff

Kate Behrendt

​Ballet Instructor

Melissa Brown Guenther

Ballet & Modern Instructor

Vicki Hernandez

Recreational & Kick Instructor