Dance Emotions was started by Artistic Director Carol Mamara (right) with the vision of bringing professionalism of New York City to Westchester. Today, Dance Emotions teaches over seventy-five classes per week to students ranging from beginner to advanced.

Ms. Mamara began her career as a dancer, studying with Russian ballerina Nina Tinova and performing as a principal dancer in her company. She has also appeared with the June Taylor School of Dance, in New York City at Carnegie Hall, Broadway Dance Center, at conventions and on television. Ms. Mamara has taught extensively throughout Westchester County and is past Vice-President and Secretary of the Westchester Dance Council encouraging dance education throughout the county. At Dance Emotions, Ms. Mamara chooses only the highest caliber of dance educators, hiring only full-time dancers and New York City choreographers.