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Staff Category: Our Team

Our success is due largely in part to our wonderful staff.  They are educated in a variety of styles, as well as certified in disciplines that compliment our student’s dance education.  Our staff provide a fun, energized and nurturing environment for your child allowing them to grow, be inspired and be THEIR best, everyday!



Amanda Jeffery

Founder/Studio Owner/CEO

Miss Amanda started taking dance lessons at the age of three because she was shy, and her mother tho ...Read More


Alyssa Nedich

Artistic Director

Miss Alyssa began teaching for Not Just Another Dance Studio in January 2018.  Daring to follow her ...Read More


Kelly DeLuca

Competitive Director

Miss Kelly is a dance mom to two energetic girls that have been dancing with us since they were 3, a ...Read More


Natalie Zakrajsek

Recreational Director

Natalie’s dance training began at the young age of two after endless tears because she wanted to t ...Read More


Cat Scott

Office Manager

Miss Cat is the glue that holds our studio together, and is a calming force for both staff and stude ...Read More


Dani Leitis

Social Media and Marketing Specialist

Dani joined our NJADS family in 2015 as a dance mom when her and her daughter joined our Dance With ...Read More


Shelly Chiasson

Customer Journey Coordinator

Miss Shelly has been a dance mom with our studio since 2014. In 2021, she joined our staff as the fi ...Read More


Nicola O’Connell

Administrative Assistant Ancaster

Nicola first became a dance mom at NJADS in 2012 when her daughter Issy was 4 taking ballet/Lyrical ...Read More


Jussara Moreira

Dance Instructor

Jussara joined our team in September 2019.  Jussara has earned a Bachelor’s degree in educati ...Read More


Christopher Duarte

Dance Instructor

Christopher has been dancing since the age of 9, studying multiple disciplines such as Hip Hop, Lock ...Read More


Anna Sousa

Dance Instructor

Anna is a registered ballet teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance through the Certificate in Balle ...Read More


Dima Nassar

Dance Instructor

Miss Dima started dancing in 2004 when she began training in Acrobatics. Then, as a result of her ha ...Read More


Sam Paglia

Dance Instructor

Sam joined our Dance Team in September 2021, when she will begin teaching Acro, Hip Hop and Jazz. Sa ...Read More


Michele Miedzybrodzki

Dance Instructor

Michele Miedzybrodzki began her dance training at the age of nine.   She trained in The Toronto Me ...Read More


Marella Robinson

Dance Instructor

Marella began dancing with us in 2010. She has trained in Ballet/Lyrical, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Ho ...Read More


Gabriella Mugheddu

Junior Instructor

Gabriella (affectionately known as G) was two and a half when she started dancing at Not Just Anothe ...Read More


Lilyanna Colling-Cen

Junior Instructor

Lilyanna has been dancing with Not Just Another Dance Studio since 2012. She has trained in Ballet, ...Read More


Becca Jeffery

Junior Instructor

Becca started taking dance at 18 months old, in a Dance with Me class with her mom. She cried throug ...Read More


Ben Musgrave-Bond

Junior Instructor

Ben has been dancing with Not Just Another Dance Studio since he was 5 years old. He started in 2015 ...Read More


Isabelle O’Connell

Junior Instructor

Isabelle has been dancing with us since 2012. During this time she has taken ballet, lyrical tap and ...Read More


Eshe Yildiz

Dance Instructor

We are pleased to have Eshe join us to again teach Bellydance next season. Eshe is a dance teller an ...Read More