Born and raised in Lancaster County, Savana has danced with Hooley from Beginner to World Qualifier. She continues to train and compete while assistant teaching here at Hooley, getting the best of both worlds! Savana believes being a dancer has made her a better person. It has taught her resilience, mental strength, faith, and resourcefulness. She is especially passionate about the athletic component of dance and enjoys experimenting with cross training to create a more powerful performance.
Began dancing recreationally at age 8
National Qualifying at her 1st Regional Championships
World Qualifying at her 3rd Regionals
Captured a podium spot at her 4th Regionals in 2021
Completed all 12 Grade Exams with A’s
Earned multiple IDTANA scholarships
Performed onstage with bands such as Gaelic Storm and Irish Blessing
Completed all 12 CLRG Grade Exams
Red Cross certified in 1st aid, CPR, and lifeguarding
Currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Allied Health Technology with a concentration in Sports Medicine from Millersville University
Savana enjoys: hiking, traveling, reading, running, swimming, lifting and other physical challenges. She is involved with her church and works as a lifeguard and pool manager.
Savana strives to help each dancer become the best person they can be on the road to reaching their goals. She hopes to inspire and encourage others to never give up. Savana plans to pursue her TCRG when she retires from dancing competitively, and eventually hopes to sit her ADCRG exam and adjudicate competitions.