It is Monday! And Mondays are all about Moms! This week GLAMoms Meet a Mom is Shelley Thomas! Shelley is mom to an adorable and very talkative 2 ½ year old and owner of Platinum Dance Academy in Haslett!
Learn more about Shelley, a bit about her son and how dance classes when she was very young was the best decision her mom made! Shelley and Platinum Dance Academy supports growth of the whole person while promoting high self worth, a love for learning and awareness to accommodate each dancer. Platinum Dance Academy has classes for both adults and children.
Welcome to Greater Lansing Area Moms, Shelley!
Hi Shelley! Please introduce yourself, where are you from and where do you live now?
I grew up in Flint and now live in Lansing.
You’re a mom! Please tell us about your son!
Kellan is 2½, is a conversationalist, loves trucks and doesn’t hesitate to pull out a swing move or tap step when the music comes on.
You own Platinum Dance Academy in Haslett! Tell us how you got started in the dance industry.
My mom dropped me off at a dance studio when I was 4. Best decision she ever made!
What is the most rewarding part about your career?
The most rewarding is sharing the joy of dance.
What is your favorite dance style to teach?
All of them!
What should first time dance parents know about their child starting dance? How do they determine which studio is the best fit for their child?
Ask the questions! Give them a solid foundation, it builds confidence.
How do you balance owning your own business and being a mom?
What’s balance? 🙃
Best piece of advice you have received as a mom?
They will only be little for 4 years, cherish it.
Fall is coming! What is your favorite Fall family activity to do in the Greater Lansing area?
Jack-o-Lanterns Unleashed is a very creative and fun event!
What are a few of your favorite restaurants & shops to visit in Greater Lansing?
Last one – Who is your biggest mentor in your life or in your business?
My childhood dance instructor
Lastly, how do you prefer readers to connect with you if they would like more information?
Thanks for joining GLAMoms this week, Shelley!