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DanceWear by Design

Diana Root is the owner of DanceWear by Design, located at Apple Country Crafts, 264 S. Carbon Avenue, 637-3529. Or she can be contacted at home at 637-5733.

A graduate of Orem High School, Root took design classes at Brigham Young University while she worked for MiniWorld, a clothing factory for girl dresses.

Root worked for Mini World for over five years, and after moving to Price she did custom sewing. Soon it became an operation for outfitting costumes for local dance teachers, drill teams, the high school choir, ballet groups, and cheerleaders, CEU, all the dance teachers, Price, Emery County and surrounding communities. Eventually she found herself creating for out-of town dance groups, the University of Utah, Cyprus High School, Olympus High School, UVSC, Orem High School and others.

"I design and sew all my creations and have over 36 years experience in manufacturing and design," explained Root. She also adds, "I am grateful for the support of the community. I really enjoy being creative and thank them for supporting me in my endeavor."

Diana also started her own aerobic business in 1980, and has been teaching aerobics for 26 years and also teaching at CEU for the last 15 years. Root holds three national certifications in aerobics including one from A.F.A.A. and is certified in kickboxing as well. Root excels in photography as a hobby, freelancing for the Sun Advocate and has been published in books.

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