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    Indiana Pacers Pacemate Erika — NBA cheerleaders generally go by their first names only —led a stretch during a dance workshop Saturday at Jasper Middle School. During the workshop, offered through Dance Central Academy of Jasper, dancers worked on floor exercises and learned a dance routine. Dancers from the academy will perform before the Pacers game Saturday in Indianapolis. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    struck a pose during a floor exercise as Kayla Ackinson of Jasper, 4, watched her during a dance workshop for children at Jasper Middle School on Saturday. During the workshop, offered through Dance Central Academy of Jasper, dancers worked on floor exercises and learned a dance routine. Dancers from the academy will perform before the Pacers game Saturday in Indianapolis. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Indiana Pacers Pacemate Erika — NBA cheerleaders generally are known by their first names only — asked Makynzie Hoffman of Jasper, 3, if she was ready to dance at a workshop for children at Jasper Middle School on Saturday. During the workshop, offered through Dance Central Academy of Jasper, dancers worked on floor exercises and learned a dance routine. Dancers from the academy will perform before the Pacers game Saturday in Indianapolis. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Hallie Rue of Jasper, 9, rehearsed a routine at a dance workshop put on by Indiana Pacers Pacemates on Saturday through Dance Central Academy at Jasper Middle School. During the workshop, dancers worked on floor exercises and learned a dance routine. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Indiana Pacers Pacemate Erika — NBA cheerleaders generally are known by their first names only — demonstrated the beginning of a turn for Kayla Ackinson, 4, left and Makynzie Hoffman, 3, both of Jasper, at a dance workshop Saturday at Jasper Middle School. The workshop was offered through Dance Central Academy of Jasper. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Indiana Pacers Pacemate Erika — NBA cheerleaders generally are known by their first names only —  did a floor routine with Brynlee Schue of Jasper, 5, at a dance workshop Saturday at Jasper Middle School. The workshop was offered through Dance Central Academy of Jasper. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Indiana Pacers Pacemate Erika — NBA cheerleaders generally are known by their first names only — laughed as Makynzie Hoffman of Jasper, 3, stuck out her tongue and Emma Wilson of Ferdinand, 5, danced her heart out at a dance workshop Saturday at Jasper Middle School. The workshop was offered through Dance Central Academy of Jasper. Dancers from the academy will perform before the Pacers game Saturday in Indianapolis. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Emma Wilson of Ferdinand 5, left, her sister Hannah and Hallie Rue of Jasper, 9, followed along with Indiana Pacers Pacemate Tamara — NBA cheerleaders generally are known by their first names only — as she taught them a routine during a dance workshop Saturday at Jasper Middle School. During the workshop, offered through Dance Central Academy, dancers worked on floor exercises and learned a dance routine. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Indiana Pacers Pacemate Erika — NBA cheerleaders generally are known by their first names only —  asked Madelyn Knies of Jasper, 5, to forgive her for accidentally bumping into her during at a dance workshop Saturday at Jasper Middle School. The workshop was offered through Dance Central Academy of Jasper. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Hannah Wilson of Ferdinand, 7, left, Hallie Rue of Jasper, 9, and Hannah Seibert of Jasper, 10, stood as Indiana Pacers Pacemates Erika, left, and Tamara brought the dancers together to pose at the end of their routine during a dance workshop at Jasper Middle School on Saturday. The workshop was offered through Dance Central Academy. NBA cheerleaders generally are known by their first names only. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    After leading a dance workshop for children at Jasper Middle School on Saturday, Indiana Pacers Pacemates Tamara, left, and Erika, right, posed for a photo with Makynzie Hoffman of Jasper, 3, who made a sassy face. The Pacemates, who generally are known by their first names only, put on the workshop through Dance Central Academy of Jasper. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Indiana Pacers Pacemate Erika — NBA cheerleaders generally are known by their first names only — hugged Madelyn Knies of Jasper, 5, after accidentally bumping into her at a dance workshop at Jasper Middle School on Saturday. The workshop was offered through Dance Central Academy of Jasper, which will perform before the Pacers game Saturday in Indianapolis. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald