Owner and Director/Teacher/Private Lesson Coach
Eternal Dance Company is led by Aunzané D. Hayes who is originally from Washington State and moved to Phoenix to attend Arizona State University (ASU) in 2016. Aunzané graduated in 2020 from Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts with a BFA in Performance and Movement and a Cum Laude honors cord. She has been dancing since the age of five and competitively since the age of twelve. She has trained in all styles such as tap, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, contemporary, acro, musical theatre, ballroom, and ballet, and has had the pleasure to work with Dupree Dance as a pro assistant/all-star dancer, had the honor of being a West Coast Dance Explosion elite dancer, NRG Prodigy Dancer, and learned from some of the best choreographers around the United States.
EDC Staff & Coaches
Acro Teacher/Private Lesson Coach
Kaiulani Chastain is a talented choreographer and dancer who has been making waves in the world of dance for several years. Born in 2001, she began dancing at a young age and quickly developed a passion for the art form. Over the years, she has honed her skills and become a highly sought-after performer and teacher.
HipHop Teacher/Private Lesson Coach
Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Ayanna Conway was an assistant at Choreography Pros dance convention for 3 years prior to being promoted to a Choreography Pro. Currently, Ayanna teaches Hip Hop and Jazz Funk around The Valley of Arizona while also choreographing for several dance studios and competitive high school and collegiate teams all across the United States!
Front Desk Staff
Brooke Waddle was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona where she started dancing at the age of 7. Brooke was trained in jazz, lyrical, ballet, tap, hip hop, contemporary, and acro. She’s competed at competitions like Spotlight, Heat, and Fly where she earned various awards and learned how to be a part of a team. Brooke now dances with Arcadia High School Dance Co, furthering her training under Tracy Puddy and her teammates. Brooke has assisted as a student teacher in many dance classes and started as a hostess at the front desk of a dance studio at the age of 14. She cannot wait to be a part of the EDC staff, being there for parents and dancers brings great joy! Brooke is now a sophomore in high school but is soon to become a junior, she has earned a Seal of Bilaterally in the Spanish Language, meaning she can understand and speak Spanish to a high extent!
Brooke has been fortunate enough to work with Aunzane Hayes since she was 10 years old! She aspires to continue her education in performing arts beyond High School and explore the Spanish language with traveling.
Katie Grace Eimers
Social Media & Marketing Manager/Teacher/Private Lesson Coach
I was born and raised in San Luis Obispo, CA and began dancing in high school with Main Street Dance Company training in ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, tap, acro, and hip hop. I quickly fell in love with the convention world and started traveling as much as possible earning various scholarships at conventions such as Dupree, Heat, Adrenaline, Radix, and 24 Seven. I found my love of teaching at the age of 16 and have been committed to this passion ever since.
Assistant Director/Teacher/Private Lesson Coach
Sophia Goossen was born in Los Angeles, California, and moved to Phoenix at 5 years old. Sophia started dancing competitively at age 10 at Bricks Dance Studio, where she trained in tap, ballet, jazz, contemporary, musical theater, and acro. As a dancer, she received competition recognition, including title runner-up awards at Rainbow and KAR, and a variety of convention scholarships from Dupree Dance, Jump, Heat, 24/Seven, and more. At age 15, Sophia joined the Varsity Pom team at Xavier College Preparatory, where she danced for two seasons. She now trains in Phoenix at Danceplex, under Kayla Igo and Alexa Moffett, to further her training in dance and as a teacher.
Trey started dancing at the age of 10 in their hometown studio, Spokane WA. Trey trained at small hometown studios, such as Spokane Ballet Studio, Dance Center of Spokane, Moses Lake Dance Academy, and Huntsville Ballet Company.
Guest Choreographers, Master Teachers, and Private Lesson Coaches
Hannah Martinez serves as the CEO and co-founder of Prosperum, a future app dedicated to promoting a shift from calorie counting to a focus on balanced nutrient intake. With a Master's degree in Clinical Nutrition and a Bachelor's in Human Genetics, she is passionately dedicated to empowering individuals from diverse backgrounds to unlock their personal nutritional balance, fostering a healthier and more resilient future.
Her love for travel, growth, and new experiences, along with her ability to thrive in dynamic, fast-paced, environments, fuel her journey as she pushes boundaries.
Kristen aims to provide a nurturing, yet disciplined environment that allows students to achieve their individual goals while working as a team.
She implements a high standard of technique during training, while also encouraging her students’ own artistry and self-expression.
Her goal is to inspire students to become not only skilled dancers, but confident individuals as well. She is committed to developing self- esteem, cultivating creativity and building character within the dancers that she trains. She also stresses the importance of health and injury prevention through training.
Private Lesson Coach
Lizzie Hogsed is a Phoenix native who has been training around the valley since the age of three. At 10 years old she began her competitive and pre-professional career. After high school, Lizzie moved to Los Angeles to pursue dance on a greater level and discovered her love for teaching. After her time in LA, she returned to Phoenix to pursue a degree in health & wellness from Arizona State University. Her education plays a huge role in how she trains young dancers in order to prioritize their emotional and physical well-being.
Lizzie is currently a member of Bodies Contemporary Company and specializes in jazz, musical theater, beginning acro, and conditioning.