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Dance Instructor

Dance Instructor

Dance Instructor

Heather Davis Delaney danced at Margaret Pleau School of Dance for twenty-eight years. She also studied at Old Dominion Ballet Company under the direction of Mr. and Mrs. Istvan Ament, and participated in the ODU productions of The Nutcracker and Cinderella. While at Old Dominion University Heather spent three years working on her Dance Education Degree, but later switched to Early Childhood. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a 

Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. Heather has taught Kindergarten through 3rd grade for Portsmouth Schools for the last six years. This year she is assigned to 2nd grade.


Beginning in 2008, Heather took over a  mobile dance company and continued it for 8 years before opening Shining Stars Dance Academy.


In addition to her classroom and the dance studio, Heather enjoys spending time with her family. Her husband Carl is a loving and supportive force and helps her juggle their crazy life. Heather has an eight year old daughter and a three year old son. Oh and don't forget the black lab, guinea pig, and three hermit crabs!