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Amanda Jeffery, BFA

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


Cat Scott

Office Manager/COO

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


Alyssa Nedich

Artistic Director

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


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/Operations Assistant

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, RAD RTS

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


Chloe Frost

Assistant Teacher

Chloe’s passion for dance began when she was just 3 years old. She started with NJADS in Septe ...Read More


Paige DeLuca

Assistant Teacher

Paige has been dancing at Not Just Another Dance Studio since she was 3 years old. She began with Pr ...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

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


Milla Davis

Junior Assistant Teacher

Milla started dancing with NJADS in 2017 when she was five years old in a ballet class. Milla enjoys ...Read More


Scarlett MacLeod

Assistant Teacher

Scarlett MacLeod started dancing at the age of 2 years old at Not Just Another Dance Studio. Scarlet ...Read More


Elise Gilchrist

Assistant Teacher

Elise Gilchrist has been dancing since she was 15 months old. She started in the Dance with Me class ...Read More


Piper De Luca

Junior Assistant Teacher

Piper has been dancing at NJADS since she was 2 years old; and when she was just 4 years old she joi ...Read More


Alexis Scott

Junior Assistant Teacher

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Faye Da Rosa

Assistant Teacher

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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


Amelia-Rose Howe

Mini Ambassador

Amelia-Rose is our Mini Ambassador. She is 6 years old, and takes Jazz, Ballet and Tap at the studio ...Read More


Olive Horvath

Petite Ambassador

Olive began dancing with our studio in 2020.  In the past 4-years, she has trained in Ballet, Jazz, ...Read More


Abby Fagundes

Senior Ambassador

Abby first began dancing with our studio in 2014. Over the last decade she has trained in many style ...Read More


Lizzy Pelkey

Junior Assistant Teacher

Lizzy started dancing at NJADS in 2014. She was very fortunate to have such intuitive dance teachers ...Read More


Emily Woodward

Assistant Teacher

Emily began dancing at NJADS  when she was 6 years old.  Her first dance class was acro. She has t ...Read More


Leah Woodward

Junior Assistant Teacher

Leah began dancing with NJADS  when she was 4 years old.  Her first class was ballet. She has take ...Read More


Addison Muldoon

Junior Assistant Teacher

Addison started dancing with NJADS in 2016 in the Dance with Me class. Her favourite style of dance ...Read More


Sienna Rutkowski

Assistant Teacher

Hi, my name is Sienna Rutkowski.  I started recreational gymnastics when I was young, switching to ...Read More


Makayla Alves

Junior Assistant Teacher

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Riley Leitis

Junior Assistant Teacher

Riley has been dancing with NJADS since she was 18 months old starting in our Dance with Me program. ...Read More


Rebecca Near

Assistant Teacher

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Memphis Schneider

Junior Assistant Teacher

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Kayte Smith

Assistant Teacher

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Catie Murphy

Assistant Teacher

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Mike Glenney – Guest Instructor

Dance Instructor

We are excited to have Mike Glenney visit our studio as a guest instructor at our Tap Intensive duri ...Read More


Amelia Licatalosi – Guest Instructor

Dance Instructor

Amelia’s dance career began at the young age of 5 when she was enrolled in dance class. Since then ...Read More


Marlon Mendoza – Guest Instructor

Dance Instructor

Marlon is a street dancer from Hamilton. Dancing his whole life but started around 2012. He loves to ...Read More


Tatiana Lima – Guest Instructor

Dance Instructor

Miss Tatiana Lima started her dance journey back in 2007 at Steps Performing Arts Center. In 2010, s ...Read More


Emma Genga – Guest Instructor

Dance Instructor

Emma has been dancing since she was 2 years old. She started at the Hamilton Conservatorywhere she t ...Read More


Emillee York

Dance Instructor

Since 2014, Emillee has been training at Ballare Studio Dance in a variety of styles including Balle ...Read More


Andrea Crans – Guest Instructor

Dance Instructor

Andrea found her love for dance at Caledonia Studio of Dance at the age of six and has extensive tra ...Read More


Mya MacGillivary

Assistant Teacher

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Danielle English

Assistant Teacher

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Abby Chiasson

Assistant Teacher

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Jacqueline Poorter

Customer Retention Coordinator

acqueline has been an esteemed member of the NJADS community for many years. Her passion for dance a ...Read More