Edwina McPhail Worley – Owner


Edwina graduated from UT with a B.A. in Education and has been teaching dance for 45 years. She grew up dancing at her mother’s studio, the Shirley McPhail School of Dance,

Edwina studied dance in 1974-75 at Sullins College in Bristol, VA, and then returned to the University of Texas at Austin to get her degree in Physical Education.

She has been on the faculty for several dance conventions(TATD) and has taught at “Tap it Up!” Ever since her mother’s death in 1997, she has continued the SMSD tradition of dance here in Austin. She has also served on the TATD Board of Directors for well over 23 years.

Edwina is married to Neal Worley, is a handbell ringer, an active member of Community Bible Study, loves to fish and has two grown (and married) “dancing” daughters, Elizabeth McComas & Kristin Smith.