Tami Covert started dancing at the age of 3 and danced with many local talents and studios. She studied dance at Converse College where she trained with a variety of choreographers and instructors. After graduating with a degree in special education, Tami took a few years off to start a family & pursue her career as a special education teacher. When her daughter Meredith (MereMac) was old enough to dance, Tami enrolled in an adult class at Bailey Fine Arts Centre and her passion for dance was quickly reignited!! Tami was soon invited to join the staff and has been teaching at BFA for 9 years. She enjoys teaching lyrical, theatrical jazz, jazz, tap & ballet. Tami is also a choreographer for the award winning Bailey Fine Arts Centre Competition Company. Tami’s pieces have brought many regional and national wins and judges awards. Tami serves on the board for Dance Theatre of Columbia and has appeared in numerous DTC productions.
In addition to teaching school & dance, Tami is a southern girl who loves the Lord, admires her husband, John, mom to 3 perfectly unique children…Bailey, Bryson & Meredith, loves to dance & create, blessed & loves blessing others!!
“Sometimes I hurt because I dance, sometimes I dance because I hurt. Either way, dancing fixes it all.”