About Us

Certified Teachers Dance Masters of America

Dance Masters instructor

Dance Masters choreographer

"Miss Gale" Frey, Director
"Miss Buffy" Covington, Co-Director

Both "Miss Gale" and "Miss Buffy" are graduates of Dance Masters of America's Dance Teacher Training Program at Kent State University. Members of Dance Masters of America, Professional Dance Teachers Association and Louisiana State Dance Masters. Dance Masters of America is the only organization that certifies dancers to teach through extensive testing. "Miss Gale" and "Miss Buffy" are looking forward to sharing their experience and love of dance with their students for the studio's 35th year!

Our Professional and Experienced "Teaching Staff"

Dance Instructor

Dance choreographer

"Miss Haleigh" Respess
"Miss Wyticia" Hart

"Miss Haleigh" has danced at Gale's for over 23 years. Teaching strong technique and fundamentals she gives a nurturing, professional and challenging class to each of her dancers. "Miss Haleigh" graduated in December from the University of South Alabama with a degree in Elementary and Special Education.

"Miss Wy" has been in the dance world for over 21 years. From age three her love of dance has blossomed into an art that she loves to share with students of all ages. With her creative choreography and many years of experience in the competition world "Miss Wy" teaches exciting and fast paced classes that really challenge her dancers to perform!

dance Instructor

dance choreographer

"Miss Danielle" Reid
"Miss Shelby" Covington

"Miss Danielle" has trained at Gale's for 19 years. Her enthusiasm, passion, dedication and boundless energy make her an outstanding role model and instructor. "Miss Danielle" teaches a very structured and technical class while making it fun for her students to learn. She is attending the University of South Alabama majoring in Elementary Education.

"Miss Shelby" has always been dancing! You can say it's in the genes, following in the footsteps of her mom "Miss Buffy" and her aunt "Miss Gale". Although assisting in classes for many years Shelby joined our teaching staff last year and we are thrilled to have her working with us! "Miss Shelby" demands each student's best work and is quick to acknowledge their progress. Students love earning her praise as their skill level is raised.