Mandy Masmar is an instructor in the Physical Education dance program. She received her degree in Movement and Exercise Science with a Dance minor from the University of Northern Iowa. She trained under instructors such as Dr. Cindy Herndon and Jason Schadt for 5 years. She also trained at the University of Iowa summer program under Jason Schadt and Elizabeth June Bergman. Her training has allowed her to obtain proficiency in many different styles of dance. Mandy has been dancing collectively for over 20 years. She then began teaching at UNI in 2014. She teaches the Physical Education major course Fundamentals of Dance and a wide variety of technique classes such as Ballroom dance, Jazz dance, and Modern dance to only name a few. She also is the Director of the International Dance Theatre, a performance company that brings to the stage styles including Ballroom dance, Folk dance, Jazz, Tap, and many others.