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Erin Leyden

You may have seen me around town at Horak Insurance, Walmart or any of a variety of sporting events. That’s where I like to hang out when I’m not teaching dance lessons. During the day I work at Horak Insurance where I’m a Service Agent. Our two kids, Conner and Colby, keep my husband Brett and I running day, night and most weekends. Between baseball games and dance lessons, choir and basketball practice, it’s obvious I needed a side hustle.

I grew up in Washington and graduated from WHS and then went on to attend the University of Northern Iowa. I’ve been dancing and teaching for 30+ years. I took dance lessons from Missy before she even opened Stairway to the Stars. I danced with Orchesis Dance Company while at UNI. Now I feel very blessed to be able to teach lessons in ballet, tap and jazz to many little ones every year!

Erin Leyden