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Aisa Sanders

Aisa Sanders began her dance training at age 8 with the Rio Grande Valley Ballet in McAllen, TX under the direction of Doria Avila, where she was educated in classical ballet as well as jazz, flamenco, and folkloric dance. Her dance education continued with Melba Huber School of Dance and Gymnastics, where she began assisting, teaching, and choreographing for various classes at age 14. It was at Melba's school that she also competed in Compulsory Rhythmic Gymnastics, and in 1987 she was the 

Texas State Champion, continued to national competition, and placed 2nd in the Nation.  After competing in Rhythmic Gymnastics she continued her dance training with South Texas Dance Theater and became a part of the Southwestern Regional Ballet Association. At age 19 she had the honor of having one of her contemporary ballet's be the opening number for the Emerging Choreographers Show Case in Louisiana. Aisa graduated from UT Pan American in Edinburg, TX, and has been a practicing Physical Therapist Assistant for the last 26 years. She enjoys teaching her students at Boni's not only ballet, but also understanding human anatomy as it applies to dancers, preventing injuries,  and the use of therapeutic tape after an injury. 

She has been teaching for Boni's Dance and Performing Arts Studio since 1998, choreographed many competitive ballet numbers for Boni's En Tour, and continues to choreograph for Boni's annual Nutcracker Ballet.

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