Helena is celebrating her 56th
year as founder, artistic director, principal and ballet educator of the
Helena Hosch School of Dance and is an active member of Dance Masters
of America (DMA) and Louisiana Association of Dance Masters (LADM), Chapter
6. Helena has served as President of LADM, as well as Vice President, Secretary, Representative, Delegate
to National Convention and is a certified examiner for membership and
continues to serve on exam committee. She is a coordinator of the
LADM competitions and an adjudicator of Regional and National Dance Competitions.
Helena is very blessed to
have her two daughters, Staci and Shannon, share her passion for dance.
Staci is an active member of
Dance Masters of America and Louisiana Association of Dance Masters,
Chapter 6. For the past eighteen years Staci has been LADM's Director of Miss and Mr. Dance of Louisiana, and
has also designed the program for 16 years. She has served as
Representative-At-Large for LADM and is presently 4th Vice President. She is the Studio Office
manager, design specialist
and does all of the studio's desktop publishing.
Staci is mom to her
son, Payten, and daughter, Lexis, who shares her love of dance.
|Shannon is a member of Dance
Masters of America and Louisiana Association of Dance Masters, Chapter 6.
She currently serves as President, and has served as LADM's 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, 4th Vice President,
and Representative. Shannon has choreographed numerous opening
productions for the LADM Scholarship Competitions and National Dance
Competitions. She has won many regional and national choreography
awards and is the predominant choreographer at HHSD. Shannon is also an
adjudicator of many major regional and national dance competitions and has
choreographed and danced professionally.
Shannon is mom to our newest family dancer,
|HHSD is fortunate to have Jody
on faculty for 36 years. She is dedicated to the dance arts and is
an active member of Dance Masters of America and Louisiana Association of
Dance Masters, Chapter 6. She has served as LADM's President, Vice
President, Representative, and Co-Chairs the Mr. and Ms. Dance of
Louisiana competition. Jody is experienced in educating
young dancers, as well as adults.
Jody is mom to three sons, Nick,
Price and Perry.
|Jolie has been dancing with the
HHSD family since the age of 2. She is a member of Dance Masters of
America and Louisiana Association of Dance Masters, Chapter 6. Jolie
Co-Chairs the Teen Mr. and Ms. Dance of Louisiana competition. She
has been a member of the HHSD faculty for the past eight years, working
well with all ages. She was a member of one of our most award winning National Champion
"5 Alive." Jolie now choreographs for some of our
competing groups and has won several choreography awards.
|Tracey has been with the HHSD
family for 16 years and is a member of Dance Masters of America and
Louisiana Association of Dance Masters, Chapter 6. She studied Choreographic Design at the
University of Southwestern Louisiana and has over 21 years teaching
experience. She is especially fond of working with our pre-school
and elementary students, sharing her passion for the art of dance and
instilling the basic technical skills, grace, poise, discipline and FUN
that dance classes offer.
Tracey is the proud mother of Heather, a
well accomplished HHSD dancer who has won numerous regional and national
|Miranda has been dancing since she was two years old, and has been with
the HHSD family for the past twelve years. She has been a member of
the faculty for six years. Miranda was a member of the HHSD
Competition Team and a member of one of our national award winning groups.
pursuing a Doctorate of Pharmacy Degree at Xavier College of
Pharmacy. She was a Saintsation for two years and is currently dancing with the
|Ashley has been dancing at HHSD since the age of two. She spent
several years on the HHSD Competition team and is a former member of one
of our national award-winning groups. Ashley has also been on staff
with American All-Star for the past six years, serving as a senior dance
instructor, choreographer, and camp director. She recently graduated
from LSU HSC with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
|Wendy began her dance training
at the age of 2 with the HHSD family. She competed with the Helena
Hosch Competition Team for 14 years and was a member of one of our national
award winning groups. She is also a member of Dance Masters of America and
Louisiana Association of Dance Masters, Chapter 6. She brings years
of experience and knowledge as a dance educator to the HHSD family.
Wendy hopes to pass on her love of dance to her young daughter, Avery, and
Danielle has been dancing with the HHSD family
since she was three years old and on the HHSD Competition Team since the
age of six. She is certified to teach jazz, ballet and tap, but has
a special passion for lyrical and contemporary. Danielle has held
titles of Petite, Junior and Teen Miss Dance of Louisiana, Junior Miss
Showbiz, and National Miss Masquerade. In the near future, Danielle
plans to become a member of the Louisiana Association of Dance Masters and
Dance Masters of America. She is also entering her second year as a member of the Saintsations.
has been with the HHSD family since she was three years old. She has
been a member of the HHSD Competition Team and a member one of our
national award winning groups. She has held titles of National
Junior Miss Dance XPlosion and National Teen Miss Masquerade.
Heather is majoring in Kinesiology at the University of Southeastern
Louisiana in hopes to become an Occupational Therapist. She is a
member of Louisiana Association of Dance Masters, Chapter 6, and Dance Master of
joined the HHSD dancing family as a toddler, and has been on the faculty for the
past nine years. She is an alumni of our award winning HHSD
Competition team. Dayan's specialty is working with young students.
Dayan is mom to her very active son, Aaron.
is our youngest instructor who shares her teaching duties with another
faculty member. She is turning 18 years old and has been dancing
with us since the age of 1-1/2. Lexis has been an important part of
the HHSD Competition Team since the age of 6, and is a member of her
school dance team, the ACHS Hi-Steppers. She works hard in class and
has won many competition awards. Lexis is dedicated to dance and the
classes she teaches. She loves her students in Mini Hip Hop and her
students love her. She will be starting college next year and
intends to commute to teach her students.