Beloved Alexandria dance instructor Grace Manly Machanic dies at 81

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August 24, 2017


By Denise Dunbar | ddunbar@alextimes.com Grace Manly Machanic died Aug. 17 of a pulmonary embolism suffered in her Alexandria home. She was 81. Machanic was a well-known and beloved ballet instructor who taught generations of children at her School for Swans studio, which she started in 1975. Longtime friend and former business partner Judy Rhodes […]