Jamie’s unique style of dancing and instructing are keys to her success. Although officially retired in January, 2000, from the UCWDC, Jamie continues to dance throughout the USA and other countries promoting, instructing, choreographing and judging dance events. Jamie enjoys watching competitors walk on the floor and show how line dancing has escalated to such exciting levels of talent and art!
Jamie won six UCWDC Advance Classic and Showcase titles, including being the first Female Super Star Champion. Jamie was voted as the “Favorite Female Line Dancer” at the 2000 UCWDC Star Awards and was nominated as “Favorite Female Line Instructor” for 2002, 2003 & 2004. Jamie’s award winning choreography continues to be danced and many are included in team routines throughout the dance community. Jamie often works with new artists in Nashville and recently choreographed “Turbo Twang” for Wayne Warner’s video. Check out Wayne’s video at www.waynewarner.com and watch the actors dance parts of this upbeat, fun dance! Jamie also choreographed “Doin’ Something Right” for Wayne’s latest release. Most recently, Jamie teamed up with friend, John Robinson, to choreograph to Jamie O’Neals’ latest hit, “Trying To Find Atlantis”. Their dance “Atlantis” is positioning itself to be one of today’s most requested dances!
In 2004, Jamie, husband Barney and best friends, Barry and Dari Anne Amato, became co-directors for the Ft. Wayne Showdown (www.ftwayneshowdown.com) held the 1st weekend of March in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Additionally, Jamie and Barney are the USA Coordinators for “The American Masters” (www.theamericanmasters.com) with directors Masters In Line from England. “The American Masters” is held over the Labor Day Weekend (1st weekend in September) at the beautiful Riviera Hotel & Casino on The Strip in exciting Las Vegas, NV! Jamie was also Director for “Get Lucky in Louisville” (March of 2001), co-director with John Robinson for “January Jam 2002” and “March Madness in Music City 2002”, held in Nashville, Tennessee.
On a personal note, Jamie and Barney were married in December, 2001. They own their own business, Professional Mobile Lube, an on-site oil change and routine maintenance service. Jamie also works full time as a Sales Executive for Checkcare Systems of Nashville. Jamie has one son, Stephen, who is 21 and lives in Louisville, Kentucky. (Stephen is a great dancer!) Barney's son, Bradley, is 26, lives in Richmond, Kentucky and works on “Hummers” for the government. In addition to their sons, Jamie and Barney are also proud parents to “the girls”, Ms. Marley Marshall (2 ½ years old terrier/boxer) and Roxie Boxie (4 year old boxer). Jamie and Barney enjoy the opportunity of traveling to dance events and visiting friends across the USA, but also enjoy the opportunity of spending time at home in Hendersonville, Tennessee (15 miles north of Nashville). Jamie has 8 brothers and sisters and 23 nieces and nephews! Can you imagine what Christmas is like at her house?
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