Amanda Smelser is the Director of the Creative Arts Program at FCA, she also serves as our K-12 dance teacher. Amanda earned her undergraduate degree from Roanoke College and her Masters from Hollins University. Amanda brings with her over 20 years of experience teaching dance in studios. She believes physical education is important for not only a healthy body but also a healthy mind. Amanda’s classes not only explore the art of creative movement and dance but she also focuses on helping to develop motor skills, coordination, focus and encourage imagination in her classes.