Meet our staff
Owner / Director
Sarah Christine Palamar, from Tehachapi, California has an extensive 28 years of experience in dance. Her training involves many styles such as Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Musical Theater, Gymnastics, and Ballroom. She has also trained in competitive, sideline, and professional Cheerleading. Growing up as a competitive dancer since the age of 7 she holds a number of regional and national titles and trained with well-known dancers, choreographers, and directors such as Michael Pena, Dak Eubanks, Kelly Wade, and Brandy Stiles. At the age of 12 she received the World Champion Title of Junior Miss Starpower at National Talent competition in Orlando, Florida. She traveled with Starpowers Power Pak Tour (2000-2002) having the opportunity to dance on stage with MC Hammer and his dancers. Sarah was chosen to perform her award winning solo at the Disney World stage (2001) with the tour and won the “Most Technical Dancer” of the group. Sarah traveled to Spain, New York City, and Maine with the Dance USA team to represent the USA for the Dance World Cup (2008). Sarah has been teaching dance since the year 2006 beginning in Southern California before she decided to make a change in 2008 to teach at Forever Dance Lake Tahoe and All About Dance. Being a choreographer and teacher at Forever Dance for the competition team she won Choreography Awards, Standing Ovation Award, and Judges Awards for her strong Lyrical style dances. Sarah is Co-Owner, Director, Teacher, and Choreographer of All About Dance since the summer of 2014.
Owner / Desk Manager / Tiny Dancer Teacher
Paula Baker began dancing at the age of three and continuing through college where she competed in Gymnastics. She took a break to raise her daughter Ginna, who followed her Mom’s passion for dance. Paula and her daughter danced together for several years. Paula took some time off (twenty years) to pursue her career in the auto racing industry, managing National events, running a Professional racing team, as well as dancing with her car behind the wheel, earning five National Championships. When a family move brought her to Carson City she dusted off her shoes and joined us at All About Dance, first as a student, then as Co-Owner and teacher as well as maintaining our front desk.
Production Manager / Strength & Conditioning Coach
As a child Sean was in numerous musicals at school and church. Sean has 20+ years experience working in production as a sound engineer, lighting tech, and audio/visual. He is also a musician playing drums, guitar, bass, and keys. Sean has worked as a sound board operator for the Reno Aces and managed production for Impact Women. He continues to use his talents in production and music at his local church. Sean was a physical training and use of force instructor at the Western Nevada Peace Officer Academy from 2008 to 2013. His focus was on creating safe, focused, and strong police officers for their communities. Sean is still in law enforcement and has been serving our community since 2007. Sean joined the All About Dance family in 2017 when he married Sarah. Sean is our production manager for our Christmas and End of Year shows and is now the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Dance Team.