The name S&A Dance Academy got started in the year 2000, with the Los Lunas Christmas Light parade. My sister Andrea and I Sadie Telles wanted to be in the parade so that we could hopefully get enough people interested so that we could get our dance studio open. Our father helped us come up with the name which stands for Sadie and Andrea, and so our dance group began.
Throughout the years my sister and I would dream about starting a dance studio and with enough motivation and the help of our parents we began looking for an affordable place to rent and get our business started.
We met a woman by the name of Stacey Johnston who ald had a dance class and we began to share the building with her so that it would be easier on all of us. Slowly S&A began to grow and today we have a good size group with both boys and girls eager to learn.
Since S&A Dance Academy has been open we have been performing all over New Mexico
New Mexico State Fair Spanish Village in 2004
New Mexico State Fair Parade in from of 10,000 people 2004, 2005, 2006
Dia de los Ninos 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
Summer Fest, Noche de Espania, City of Belen 2004 - 2006
Lady of Belen Fiestas 2004 - 2006
AICC Church 2005
Los Lentes Fiestas 2004 - 2006
Sacred Heart Catholic Church 2004 - 2006
St. Anne Catholic Church 2005
St Alice Catholic Church 2005
Los Lunas Family Fun Fest 2004, 2005
World Folk Fest of North Texas 2004, bringing home 1st, 2nd, 3rd, place trophies
Las Vegas II Annual World Folk Fest 2005 bringing home 1st, 2nd, 3rd place trophies
City of Belen Mardi Gras 2004, 2005, 2006
City of Belen October Fest 2004, 2005, 2006
Rio Abajo Days Chamber of Commerce 2004, 2005, 2006
St. Patrick Balloon Ralley, Los Lunas 2004, 2005
Los Lunas Fire Department 2006
Many private parties
City of Belen Walkathon for Cancer
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