jen2Jennifer Amara has been part of the Paula Coffey Dance Center for the past 29 years. She started off dancing at the age of 4 years old under the direction of her mother Denise DeSousa. Jennifer has studied Tap, Jazz, and Hip Hop and was also a member of the Competition Team where she won many awards, along with working at the studio’s summer dance camp. After graduation, she attended Dean College where she majored in Dance and was part of the Dean Dance Company. There she was honored with the Gregory Hines Tap Scholarship award! Since then, Jennifer has been teaching dance to children ranging in ages from 3 to 18 years old at three different studios throughout Massachusetts. Jennifer can also be found at Bridgewater State University where she is studying Psychology and Special Education. She is a nanny full time for two children and with all of that she still enjoys the love of dance and teaching it to her students!