Amy Baker

COVID-19 GUIDELINES

*Please note that these guidelines will be updated throughout the 2020-21 year as needed in keeping with state mandates.  JCSD staff will sanitize the facility between each session and seek to limit the number of people inside the studios to provide adequate distancing between staff and students. You will see that we’re reducing the number …

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Jaime Sherman

Jaime Sherman (communications) and her husband Andy are parents to six littles and have been dance parents since 2017. Combining her passion for writing with her belief in the mission of JCSD, Jaime began assisting Amy with studio communications in 2019. In addition to her work with JCSD, Jaime home educates her children and writes …

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Amy Baker

Amy Baker (director) Amy Baker, grew up in Junction City, Oregon. The commute to Eugene for dance classes began at age 3. Ballet was not only her love, but also her life. Amy began ballet training at Dance Spectrum with Ms. Dana Hutchins for ten years. She continued her dance training at the Eugene School of …

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Diane Brahms

Originally from East Hampton, Long Island, New York, Diane Brahms moved to Oregon in the early 1970s and met Lawrence through a Christian ministry called Shiloh. They married in 1976 and had five children whose names all begin with the letter A. Their children have given them 16 grandchildren and counting! In 2013, Diane retired from …

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Lawrence Meir Brahms

Lawrence Brahms has worked alongside his daughter, Amy Baker, since the fall of 2009 in the financial management of Junction City School of Dance. He retired in 2008 from CenturyLink and says he couldn’t have asked for a better post-retirement job than working alongside his daughter. While there are always new challenges in managing the …

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Madelena Bickley

Hi, I’m Madelena! I took my first dance class when I was 11 years old, and I was immediately hooked. Since then, I’ve trained primarily in modern dance here at JCSD, while also exploring jazz, ballet, hip hop, and choreography. I joined the JCSD apprentice program last year, and today, I’m so happy to have …

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James Felix

Hello, my name is James. I have been dancing my entire life. Michael Jackson was a huge inspiration to me as a child and I would teach my siblings and friends dances from music videos. This love of dance continued through middle and high school. In my mid-twenties,  I formed a group of dancers called …

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Tracy Fuller

Tracy Fuller has danced professionally with the Colorado Ballet for three seasons. She has just began her second season with Ballet Fantastique. Tracy has been teaching professionally since 2014 at multiple studios around the Denver metro area, and Eugene Oregon including at the Colorado Ballet Academy, Colorado School of Dance, Ballet Fantastique and Oregon Ballet Academy. She was trained with both Balanchine and Vaganova …

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Anne Marie Goracke

Anne Marie Goracke Hey everyone! I love teaching creative, jazz and tap at JCSD! Thank you so much for sharing your precious children with me. Life is gift that is meant to be enjoyed! I like finding the JOY in the mundane and making a PARTY out of any situation. Children are so good at that! …

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Marissa Jensen

Marissa Jensen began her dance journey at 5 years old. Over the past 15 years she has studied Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, as well as choreography. She studied at Hosanna Dance Studio from 4th grade through 12th grade and is currently a member of their professional modern company Dance Veritas. During early college she …

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