Rhonda Pakkala




Madison Schooley

Recreational Instructor

Dorian Meifert

Competitive Tap Instructor

Krista Petersen

Kate Behrendt

​Ballet Instructor

Vicki Hernandez

Recreational & Kick Instructor

About Us

Melissa Brown Guenther

Ballet & Modern Instructor

Lindsey Carter Stone

Competitive Instructor & Costume Manager

Brad Schaffer

Competitive Instructor

Katie Ohlund

Recreational Instructor

Hannah Johnson

Recreational Instructor

Kristine Krueger

Recreational & Competitive Instructor

Lori Richard

Emily May

Recreational & Kick Instructor

Our Friendly Front Desk Staff

Liza Rod

Ballet Instructor

Erica Thomes

Recreational & Competitive Instructor

Jeanne Johnson

Owner & Director

Monica Fredrickson

Business Administrator

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!