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Dance and Fitness Instructor

Lewiston, Idaho, 83501, United States
October 27, 2016

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Shaundralyn Celest Parry

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Lewiston, ID 83501

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Mobile: 208-***-****

EDUCATION University of Idaho (UI)

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Class of 2015

GPA: 3.65 cumulative

May 2015: BS in Psychology

May 2015: BS in Dance

Lewis-Clark State College (LCSC)

500 8th Avenue, Lewiston, ID 83501

Some Advanced Placed and Dual-Credit courses offered in high school

GPA: 3.5 cumulative


May 2016-Present Idaho State Veterans Home

821 21st Avenue, Lewiston, ID 83501

Recreational Assistant: Improved elderly residents’ mental and physical well-being by teaching seated dance and exercise classes, organizing and playing various trivial and dice games, and ensuring resident safety and dignity while involved in these activities

Jan. 2016-July 2016 Amie’s Dance Academy

613 Bryden Avenue Suite A, Lewiston, ID 83501

Dance Instructor: Developed confidence and technique in students by offering ballet, pointe, choreography, and adult dance conditioning instruction

Aug. 2013-May 2015 Festival Dance Academy of Performing Arts

1060 Rayburn Room 120, Moscow, ID 83844

Dance Instructor: Developed performance quality and technical ability by teaching celtic, ballet, and jazz to students age 10-18

June 2012-Jan. 2013 Blue Ribbon Linen Supply

2322 16th Avenue, Lewiston, ID 83501

Launderer: Assisted with ironing and folding linens to be shipped out to hospitals and hotels in Lewiston area.

May 2012-Aug. 2012 Shopko

2120 Thain Grade, Lewiston, ID 83501

Apparel Sales Associate: Worked on apparel sales team to keep apparel department tidy and stocked with product, worked the cash register as needed

Sept. 2008-July 2011 Main Street Dance Studio

604 Main Street, Lewiston, ID 83501

Custodian: Kept our dance studio spotless by mopping, sweeping, cleaning windows, hanging up costumes, and emptying trash cans in exchange for part of my dance tuition

May-Sept., 2008-2010 Lewiston Golf and Country Club

3985 Country Club Drive, Lewiston, ID 83501

Lifeguard and Swim Instructor: Ensured safety of swimmers, cleanliness of pool area, and offered lessons to produce strong swimmers


August 2011-May 2015 ~ UI-Moscow, ID

Psi Chi: International Honor Society in Psychology (Freshman-Senior)

oVice President of UI Chapter (Senior)

Invited to speak at State of Idaho Psi Chi Conference in Pocatello, ID about research I was involved with studying the relationship between androgyny and aggression (April 2014)

Terpsichore Student Dance Organization: Dance Majors and Minors Club (Freshman-Senior)

oSecretary (Senior)

Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society (Freshman-Senior)

Federal TRiO Program: Student Support Services (SSS) (Freshman-Senior)

oFederal outreach program designed to identify and provide services for individuals from disadvantaged or low-income backgrounds. Students are eligible for scholarships supported through the program, free monthly meals, counseling in the development of stress management and study skills, and attendance of sponsored events.

August 2007-May 2011 ~ Lewiston Senior High School-1114 9th Avenue, Lewiston, ID 83501

Ballet (Grades 9-12)

Pointe (Grades 9-12)

Celtic Step Dance (Grades 9-12)

Jazz Dance (Grades 9-12)

Hip Hop (Grades 9-12)

Drama Club (Grades 9-12)

French Club (Grades 10-12)

Alone, I fundraised $425 to take my mom, my sister, and I to a 5 star restaurant in Moscow, ID serving 8 courses of authentic French cuisine. We went together with other French Club members.

Crochet Club (Grades 10-12)

National Honor Society (Grades 9-12)

Distributive Education Clubs of America: DECA (Grade 10)

oTeaches skills in leadership, entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, hospitality and management

Math Counts (Grade 9)

Competitive math club I was invited to because of my high ISAT scores and grades in algebra and geometry. We took regular college-level math assessments and learned test-taking strategies to improve arithmetic abilities.


Sept. 2007-Feb. 2014 Lewiston Soup Kitchen, Chipman Palouse Trail, and UI Jazz Fest (13 hours)

Contributed to Lewiston community by cooking food and distributing it to those in need, ensured proper growth of trees along Chipman trail, offered entertainment at UI Jazz Fest by collaborating with UI virtual technology and design students to mesh motion capture technology with dance.

Sept. 2008-May 2011 Crochet Club--Lewiston, ID (56 hours)

Worked with a group to crochet blankets for the local YWCA and Battered Women’s Shelter

Oct. 2008-Oct. 2010 Breast Cancer Fundraisers and Junior Miss Project--Lewiston, ID (13 hours)

Ran on Lewiston levee to raise money for brest cancer victims and supported Battered Women’s’ Shelter by crafting a felt blanket for them.

June 16-25, 2007 Los Embajadores Church Camp-- Vicente Guerrera, Mexico (80 hours)

I fundraised $700 door to door to complete work for a poor high school in Vicente Guerrera, Mexico. The work included leveling out parking lot with pick-axes, mixing and pouring cement, and other forms of construction work.

August 2005 Seattle Church Camp--Seattle, WA (85 hours)

Contributed to community by playing with inner-city kids and cleaning trails on Mt. Rainier.


Customer Service Skills: Voted as “Friendliest Freshman of the Year” by my high school class in 2008, extensive work experience in customer service, experience working with people with disabilities such as Dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, Autism, and Downs’ Syndrome

Advertising and Promotions: Publicity and Promotions Manager of dance concert at UI, Wrote Press Release for senior dance concert, DECA experience

Some Experience working with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Website development

Nutrition and Fitness: completed a year-long group nutrition project to implement and promote healthier foods at UI campus, continuing to demonstrate a healthy lifestyle

Psychology: Worked as Certified CRLA tutor with UI students on autism spectrum, working with residents with dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, and other illnesses of the mind at Idaho State Veterans Home

***References available upon request.

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