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Local dance studio trains youth for KC Chiefs halftime

Posted October 24, 2014 at 1:00 pm

Bearcat Boogie dancers included front: Chloe Knight, Jazmine Talbot, Shailea Panning, Trinaty Chen, Ciara Davis; back: KC Chief cheerleader Brooke, Emmaleah Huerta, Alicia Smith, Grace Willoughby, Sadie Graham, Leslie Zeliff. Not pictured: Regan Allee.

 The Bearcat Boogie Dance Studio is again the exclusive training site for the Kansas City Chiefs Junior Cheerleader Program.

The studio recently had an appearance from two of the Chiefs cheerleaders from the NFL franchise in Kansas City. They came to Maryville and worked with the local junior Chiefs cheerleaders from Bearcat Boogie in a two-hour session at the studio located at 515 North Main.

Leslie Zeliff, one of Bearcat Boogie’s original dance students who

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