Mandi Barron

Mandi Barron

Mandi has been dancing since the age of 5. She danced for 14 years as a top competitor and taught dance, gymnastics and tumbling for 12+ years in the North Pittsburgh, PA area. Among winning numerous awards for group dances and solos, Mandi was part of the group nominated for the World Showcase dance team.

She has successfully passed grade 4-7 in ballet, studying under the Royal Academy of Dance curriculum. As an active member of Dance Master's of America's FL Chapter, she is certified to teach by test in tap, ballet, jazz and acrobatics. She currently holds the position of Vice President of the Dance Masters of Florida Chapter.

Along with attending numerous continuing education workshops such as Cicci Convention and The Movement Workshop, a workshop with dancers from previous seasons of "So You Think You Can Dance", Mandi has also attended USAG Congress where she received her safety certification and 3 years of Dance Master's of America's Teacher Training School.

Her students have competed in numerous regional and national dance and pageant competitions such as; Headliners, American Dance Awards, Starpower and Turn it Up. Mandi is the current owner of Mandi's Dance Studio, located in Butler, PA, since 2012.

Mandi graduated from Butler County Community College with an Associate’s degree in Architecture in 2009 and graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design from La Roche College. Along with teaching dance, Mandi also works as an Interior Designer for Gensler in Tampa, as well as helping others with their fitness goals as a Beachbody's coach.

She resides in the Tampa area with her husband, Trent, and their cats, Taffy and Luna.