Meet Our Staff Family
The best education starts with the best teachers, which is why Turning Pointe employs instructors with a well-rounded background of training, performance and teaching experience. Our teachers are passionate about the art and discipline of dance and appreciate the opportunity to share their love of dance with each student.
Meet the Turning Pointe faculty & staff!
Amy Houston is the founder and proud owner of Turning Pointe Dance Studio. At the young age of nine, Amy set her sights on becoming the owner of a dance studio. After years of training and performance, her dream became a reality in May of 2005. She brings a well rounded background of training, performance, teaching and business to her role as teacher and owner.
Amy began her dance training with the Metrocrest Civic Ballet and played the role of "Clara" in The Nutcracker for two years. Amy has performed as a featured dancer in productions of South Pacific, Guys and Dolls and The Music Man. She served as the Artistic Director of a performing troupe in Austin while pursuing a B.A. in Theatre and Dance with a concentration in Business at The University of Texas. She has been teaching dance to students of all ages for the last sixteen years.
Since opening Turning Pointe, her students have had the privilege of performing at the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic Pre-Game and Half-Time shows, Six Flags Over Texas, The Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Disneyland and California Adventure in California, New Amsterdam Theater in New York to name a few. Her dancers have received first place honors at regional competitions and represent the studio with talent and class in performances throughout the community.
Amy’s warmth and joy add tenderness to her teaching style which makes her students feel loved and empowered to achieve their goals. She hopes to inspire her students who have been an inspiration to her every day.