STEEL FITNESS PRECIOUS METAL DANCE TEAM
Arenda DiPasquale - Dance Coordinator
Hometown: Easton Pa
Dance Experience: I started dancing at the age of 3 at Nardis Dance Studio. I continued my education as a dance and business management major. I’ve also been a part of the Lehigh Valley Outlawz, LV Storm as well as groups like Acta non Verba and NCC dance ensemble just to name a few. This will also be my 3rd season as a Precious Metal dancer and 2nd as dance coordinator.
Hobbies: Breakin’ it down and SHOPPINGGGG!!
Pets: A cat name Hollywood
Favorite Song: “Have Faith in Me” by A Day to Remember
Favorite Quote: “Dance like nobody’s watching, Love like you’ve never been hurt and Live like it’s your last day. “
Favorite Movie: Grandma’s Boy and anything dance related.
Favorite Place to Shop: American Eagle, Forever 21 and Abercrombie.
Most Prized Possession: My Iphone. I literally keep track of everything in it.
If you could be anyone in the world who would you be: Mia Michaels, she’s absolutely amazing and inspiring.
Most exciting part about being a Precious Metal dancer: Dancing in front of all of our fans of course!! Also getting to know all of these amazing girls and guide them to be the #1 dance team in the PIFL.
Amanda DiPasquale - Veteran (Captain)
Hometown: Easton, Pa
Dance Experience: Danced at Nardis dance studio at the age of 3. I continued my dance education at N.C.C. for 2 years. I am currently teaching dance at Armetta’s Grand Jete Studio of dance. I’ve also danced for the LV Outlawz, LV Storm and the Precious Metal dance team last season.
Hobbies: Slingin suds behind the bar and dance battling with Shaina
Pets: A kitten named Hollywood
Favorite Color: Green and Yellow
Favorite Song: “One eighty by summer” by Taking Back Sunday
Favorite Movie: Thumbsucker and any dance movie
Favorite Place to Shop: Forever 21 and H&M
Favorite Candy: Chocolate Anything
Most Prized Possession: My grandfather’s Guitar
If you could be anyone in the world who would you be: You know that guy that can eat 100 hot dogs in 15 minutes? I want to be that guy.
Most exciting part about being a Precious Metal dancer: Meeting new girls this season and dancing of course.
Carrie Sobeck - Veteran
Hometown: Lehighton, Pa
Dance Experience: 10 years
Hobbies: Art, festivals, cheerleading and hiking
Pets: Love Cats – Moses, Archie Meow Wow, Martin
Favorite Color: tie-dyes
Favorite Song: Led Zepplin- Dyer Maker
Favorite Movie: The Devils Rejects
Favorite Place to Shop: Outlets
Favorite Candy: Reeses Peanut Butter Cups
Most Prized Possesion: My 95’ Jeep Wrangler
If you could be anyone in the world who would you be: Kate Hudson- great actress and a sweet girl.
Most exciting part about being a Precious Metal dancer: Dancing, being on a team and charity work.
Kat Flavin - Veteran
Hometown: Bridgewater, Nj
Dance Experience: Dancing since the age of 4 taking ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary, modern and hip hop.
Hobbies: Dancing and eating
Pets: A maltese/poodle mix named Cappi and a parakeet named Zephyr
Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite Song: Work out by J. Cole
Favorite Movie: Despicable Me
Favorite Place to Shop: Victoria’s Secret Pink
Favorite Candy: Sour punch straws
Most Prized Possession: My 2001 Ford Mustang
If you could be anyone in the world who would you be: Katy Perry
Most exciting part about being a Precious Metal dancer: I’m very excited to be part of a dance team and meet new friends. I’m also excited to dance with such a talented group of girls!
Mary Jo Moninghoff - Veteran
Hometown: Oxford, NJ
Dance Experience: Mary Jo grew up dancing at Nardi Dance Studio, and performed there for 14 years. She studied ballet, tap, jazz, modern, lyrical, pointe, theatre, and hip hop. Mary Jo received her BA in Dance Education and Performance from Cedar Crest College in January 2008. Mary Jo is employed by Nardi Dance Studio, and has worked as a dance instructor since 2010.
Hobbies: Swimming, Shopping, Going out dancing with my girls, Singing, Acting, and taking as many dance classes as I can.
Pets: Cat- “Snuggie”, 3 Dogs- “Brady”, “Lucky”, and “Finny”
Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite Song: “WannaBe” by The Spice Girls
Favorite Movie: All of the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies
Favorite Place to Shop: H&M
Favorite Candy: Ghiaredehlli Dark Chocolate
Most Prized Possession: My collection of feather headbands
If you could be anyone in the world who would it be: Ginger Rodgers or Jennifer Grey
Most exciting part about being a Precious Metal Dancer: Being able to dance with a great group of girls who are just as excited as I am about dancing and performing.
Angelica Rosado - Veteran
Hometown: Bethlehem, Pa
Dance Experience: Dance academy at Allen high school for 2 yrs, Allegro dance team for 3 years, Kutztown university dance team for 1 year
Hobbies: love to dance, work out, have fun everywhere I go, go out dancing with friends and family, and modeling.
Favorite color: pink
Favorite song: don't have one
Favorite movie: Selena
Favorite place to shop: Joyce Leslie
Favorite candy: gummy bears
Most prized possession: black and white diamond necklace and bracelet from my boyfriend.
If I can be anyone in the world who would I be: Jennifer Lopez and my mother.
Most exciting part about being a precious metal dancer: the girls are amazing dancers and pushes me to do better, we all get along. Also very pretty. We get to be involved with the community and help others. Most importantly get to DANCE.
Dance Experience: Jazz, Ballet, Hip hop, Lyrical, Contemporary and Modern.
Hobbies: Divulging in a good book, dancing, target shooting and collecting bracelets from various places I’ve visited.
Pets: Four cats (Snickers, Elizabeth, Abigail and Benny).
Favorite Song: American Woman by Lenny Kravitz
Favorite Movie: Center Stage
Favorite Place to Shop: Express
Favorite Candy: Milky Way
Most Prized Possession: My Penn State college class ring.
If you could be anyone in the world who would you be: Tyra Banks
Most exciting part about being a Precious Metal dancer: I am honored to be a part of a professional dance team that values the support of community events as well as sharing a common love for dance.
Hometown: New London, Connecticut
Dance Experience: Dancer: 7 years ballet, jazz, tap, modern 4 years: hiphop, pointe, irish
Show Experience as Dancer: Footloose, Passion Plays, The Wiz, 8 years at NYC Dance Conservatory
Show Experience as Choreographer: Honk, Beauty and the Beast, Princess and the Pea, PeterPan, Willy Wonka
Teacher: Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Director of El Emet Dance Ministries
Hobbies: Baking, Reading, Family Time
Pets: Cat named Don Juan
Favorite Color: Yellow
Favorite Song: Coldplay, “ Fix You”
Favorite Quote: “ Be the change you wish to see in the world.” Ghandi
Favorite Movie: Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken
Favorite Place to Shop: Victorias Secret, J. Crew
Favorite Candy: Sour Patch Watermelons
Most Prized Possession: Coffee pot
If you could be anyone in the world who would you be: Ellen Degeneres or a Disney princess :)
Most exciting part about being a Precious Metal dancer: Performing and inspiring young girls to follow their dreams.
Hometown: Montoursville, PA… but now Allentown, PA
Dance Experience: I grew up dancing and competing with LKW Dance Center for 13 years and then continued my education as a dance minor at Muhlenberg College, where I graduated in May 2012. I was also the captain of the Muhlenberg College Dance Team, The Perkulators, while I was a student there.
Hobbies: Singing loudly in the car, watching football (go Giants!), and pretending I’m good at bar trivia and karaoke nights
Pets: Two beagles- Tucker & Riley and two cat- Shadow & Stormy… but they live back home with my family.
Favorite Color: pink!
Favorite Song: Waitin’ on a Sunny Day by Bruce Springsteen
Favorite Quote: “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.” – Chuck Palahniuk
Favorite Movie: Dirty Dancing. Across the Universe is a close second.
Favorite Place to Shop: J Crew & Forever 21
Favorite Candy: Swedish Fish
Most Prized Possession: Probably my iPhone... my entire life is in that thing.
If you could be anyone in the world who would you be: Kate Middleton
Most exciting part about being a Precious Metal dancer: I love getting able to meet and interact with fans- and of course getting to dance with a fantastic group of girls!
Hometown: Nazareth pa
Dance experience: 11 years
Hobbies: music movies knitting going out with friends
Pets: dog Buckley
Favorite color: black
Favorite song: hands by jewl
Favorite quote: "don't ever be someone's slogan, because you are poetry" -anonymous
Favorite movie: American beauty
Favorite place to shop: American eagle
Favorite candy: snickers
Most prized possession: my necklace
If you could be anyone in the world who would you be: Barbara Walters
What's the most exciting part about being a precious metals dancer: meeting all the girls and being able to dance again!
Hometown: Easton, Pennsylvania
Dance experience: I have been dancing for 13 years and have student taught younger girls.
Hobbies: I mostly dance
Pets: 2 dogs named snoopy and Conan
Favorite color: blue
Favorite song: " A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri
Favorite quote: " Live life to the fullest"
Favorite movie: Titanic
Favorite place to shop: Victoria Secret
Favorite candy: sour watermelon candies
Sentimental value: A blanket I've had since I was a baby.
Who you want to be: I want to be a teacher whether its with children in the classroom or with being a dance instructor.
The most exciting thing about being a part of the Precious Metals dance team is meeting new people and having another family that's a part of my life and I would do anything for.
Hometown: Nazareth, PA
Dance Experience: I started dancing at Stage Door Studios in Wilson, PA just after I turned two. I was at
Stage Door for 11 years taking classes in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, classical, and pointe. I then danced at
Expression of Dance in Nazareth continuing to take tap and hip hop classes for another 4 years.
Hobbies: dancing, printmaking (fine arts), relaxing with friends and family, mini-golfing with my
boyfriend, playing with my puppy, and sitting around fires enjoying tons of laughs!
Pets: I have two dogs, my Jack Russell mix, Gigi, and my family’s Golden Retriever, Cooper.
Favorite Color: pink and sparkly!
Favorite Song: impossible to answer…I listen to everything! Currently, Beautiful People by Marilyn Manson
Favorite Quote: “God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; Enjoying one moment at a time;
Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace.
Favorite Movie: Another tough one, there are so many. My favorite show is an easy one though…I am
addicted to all seasons of Will & Grace. I watch them over and over again!
Favorite Place to Shop: Charlotte Rousse
Favorite Candy: Raisinets
Most Prized Possession: Gigi, my dog. Found her as an abandoned beaten puppy when I was living in Philadelphia. She is now like a child to me.
If you could be anyone in the world who would you be: Mia Michaels or Beyonce….beautiful, strong, talented women…but just for a day…I love my life!
Most exciting part about being a Precious Metal dancer: love having a team of girls again! I also love
learning new routines every week! It’s an amazing feeling to be a part of such a great organization!!