Owner and Director Emily Taylor opened East Side Dance Academy in 2010. She received her Dance Degree from the University of Utah in 2007. Between 2007-2010 Emily danced professionally for many different companies and taught master and choreography classes throughout Salt Lake City. She coached High school Drill team for 3 years before opening her own studio! Emily has now choreographed hundreds of award winning routines! Emily judged Dance Competitions
throughout the western U.S. 2007-2015. In high school Emily was a member and a co-captain of the State and National winning Hillcrest Drill team. Emily had many leading roles in various productions and as young dancers.
Heidi has been teaching with the studio since it opened in 2010. She has 6 children of her own. We absolutely love Heidi and the passion and creativity and laugher she brings to her classes.
Kaylee has been teaching with us since 2019. She has danced with East Side Academy since the age of 3 when the studio started in 2010. She is now a Dance Captain on the Hillcrest Drill team. We love having the talented, amazing Kaylee on our teaching staff.
Emma has been teaching with us since 2021. Emma has such a drive for the art of dance and I've yet to meet a student that didn't adore her. We love Emma and the talent she brings to ESDA.
We are excited to introduce Skylar as one of our newest staff members this year. She is so passionate about dance and we can't wait for her to start working with our dancers. She was a member of the Hillcrest Drill Team.
Jess is our tap specialist and a new member on our staff this year. She is a member of the Hillcrest Dance company this year and we are absolutely thrilled that she is apart of our dance family here at ESDA.
Feel free to make an appointment by texting us at 801-637-3977 and visit us.
1241 8600 South, Sandy, Utah 84094, United States
Monday - Saturday: By appointment