MISS CYN is co-owner of All for Dance. She has been teaching dance for 29 years at studios in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She has danced professionally all over the country with Sesame Street Live’s International Tour, as Elmo and Betty Lou. Miss Cyn is certified by Dance Masters of America in Ballet, Tap and Jazz and she has served on the board of ITDI (International Teacher’s of Dance Inc.). Having taken classes and workshops all over the United States, she can bring a combination of her life’s experience and passion to our dance family.
MISS HOLLY is co-owner of All for Dance. She has been teaching dance for 29 years. She is a graduate of The College of New Jersey and has worked in corporate America for 11 years with a focus on client services. Miss Holly is certified by Dance Masters of America in Ballet, Tap and Jazz. She is also now a certified instructor of Rhythm Works Integrative Dance, a hip hop dance program for kids with Autism, Down syndrome, sensory processing disorders, ADHD, CP, and many other learning differences and special needs. She has been studying dance since the age of 3 and has taken hundreds of classes with world renowned teachers. She has danced on scholarship in Hollywood, CA, and was a member of ITDI. With her energetic nature and positive approach to teaching, Miss Holly will energize and inspire students as well as provide a business that focuses on a high quality of customer service.
MISS PAULA received her BFA in dance from Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts. While there, she had the opportunity to study a variety of techniques in Modern and Ballet, as well as to perform various works from several renowned choreographers. She also holds her Teacher of the Handicapped certification and MA in Education. She has been teaching children with autism for the past twelve years. She is also now a certified instructor of Rhythm Works Integrative Dance. This is Miss Paula’s 13th year teaching at All for Dance and she is very excited to start the year.
MISS JESSICA has been dancing for over 20 years. She is a graduate of GCIT’s Southern NJ Academy of the Performing Arts and is a graduate of Rowen University. Miss Jessica has performed with the Donesk Ballet in many performances of the Nutcracker, even taking the lead role as Clara. She has also danced at Sesame Place. She is certified by Dance Masters of America in Ballet and Jazz. She has spent time on the competition circuit nationally as well as tapped her way on TV in the Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade. This is Miss Jessica’s 12th year teaching at AFD and she looks forward to our upcoming dance season.
MISS CHRISSY began her dance training in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz and Tap at the age of 3. She has competed in several competitions throughout the years, auditioned for the 76ers & Philadelphia Eagles Dance Teams and performed at the Miss New Jersey Pageant. She began her teaching career 22 years ago in PA and has been with All for Dance for 15 years as the Hip-Hop Teacher. Miss Chrissy is excited to teach Hip Hop and Tap this dance season.
MISS LAUREN has been dancing for 20 years. She received her Master’s degree in School Counseling at Immaculata University. She is very excited to start her 9th year as a faculty member at All for Dance. She has danced at various studios across central New Jersey starting at the age of five and eventually started at All for Dance when it opened in 2004. She was a member of the All for Dance competition team, a Notre Dame High School Fusion dancer, and a member of the Cabrini College dance team. She has competed, showcased, and taken numerous master classes throughout the tri-state area. She also performed in Disney World with her fellow Fusion dancers and had the wonderful opportunity to take part of the Stars at Sea program through the Royal Caribbean Cruise line with All for Dance. She is also now a certified instructor of Rhythm Works Integrative Dance. Miss Lauren is very excited to start another fun-filled dance year at All for Dance!
MISS BRIANNE has been dancing since the age of 3, starting at The Dance Shop, later graduating from All for Dance. She graduated high school from the Southern New Jersey Academy for Performing Arts in Gloucester County where she studied Ballet, Modern and Classical Jazz. She then graduated from Mercer County College with a degree in Fine Arts. There she performed and choreographed for their Spring and Winter showcases. She has performed with multiple dance companies including Battery
MISS MEGANK has been dancing for more than 20 years and teaching for 11 years. She holds an Associate’s degree in Ornamental Horticulture. Miss Megan has studied numerous styles of dance over the years and she is a former national competitor having won numerous awards. She continues to study dance through various workshops and conventions as often as she can. Miss Megan looks forward to this upcoming year of teaching and she can’t wait to see everyone in September.
MISS ERICA is a graduate of Notre Dame High School and Rider University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and received her Master’s degree in school psychology. She has been dancing since the age of five and competing since the age of seven. Miss Erica has performed in Walt Disney World, Six Flags Great Adventure, and on a Royal Caribbean Cruise. She has attended and continues to attend dance workshops in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Disney World, and New York City with many prominent choreographers. She has been a member of both the Notre Dame Fusion Dance Team and the Rider University Dance Team. Miss Erica is excited to begin her 9th year teaching at All for Dance.
MISS JOIA has been dancing for over 30 years and teaching for over 15 years. Miss Joia graduated with an AA in Fine Arts from Mercer County Community College. During her dancing career, she was a member of the Hamilton Ballet Theater, Mercer Dance Ensemble and multiple performance groups throughout New Jersey. Miss Joia currently holds a Bachelor’s degree from TCNJ in Elementary Education. This is Miss Joia’s 11th year teaching at All for Dance and she is very excited to start the year.
MISS CHEYENNE has been dancing since the age of 4 and studied musical theatre for many years. Some shows include ‘Crazy for You’, ‘Guys and Dolls’, ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, ‘Ever After’ and ‘School House Rock’. She also spent two summers in NYC studying with iTheatrics, attended acting classes at THE and has been an assistant at All for Dance for 8 years. Miss Cheyenne loves dancing, acting and singing and looks forward to sharing her love of the arts with the All for Dance family.
MISS MELISSA has been dancing for over 20 years, taking classes in jazz, ballet, tap, lyrical, and modern. She holds a B.S. in Biology and a Masters of Education from TCNJ. She currently teaches at Crockett Middle School where she has directed and choreographed the school musical. She has attended many dance workshops and competitions throughout the area. For the past several summers, Miss Melissa has traveled to NYC and participated in musical theatre workshops with Broadway professionals. She is excited about her 6th year teaching at All for Dance.
MISS ASHLEY started her dance training at Mary Ann’s Dance Academy at 7 years old. She assisted and taught there 3 years. She studied variety of styles such as: ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, pointe, modern, lyrical, and acrobatics. Miss Ashley graduated from Mercer County Community College with an AA in Dance (2008) and from Richard Stockton College of NJ with a BA in Dance Arts Administration (2010). During undergrad years, she was a member of Mercer Dance Ensemble, Stockton Dance Company, and Stockton All Starz Dance Team. Miss Ashley graduated from The College of New Jersey with a MAT in Early Childhood Education (2014). She previously taught preschool at Ewing CYO Preschool (2011-2014). Currently, Miss Ashley teaches preschool at Children’s Home Society of NJ in Trenton, NJ. Miss Ashely is excited to begin her 5th year teaching at All for Dance.
MISS MEGAN R has been dancing for 20 years and teaching for 5 years. She just graduated from NJIT with a major in computer science and is working as a software engineer. She was the head captain of the NJIT Dance Team for the last 3 years and frequently takes classes in NYC at Broadway Dance Center. Miss Megan competed and trained in the styles of hip hop, jazz, lyrical, ballet and pointe. She is very excited for her first year at All for Dance!
MISS DARIA has been dancing since the age of three and is currently a senior at Georgian Court University majoring in dance performance. She grew up dancing at her local studio and began competing in eighth grade. She has since been a part of various performance groups, won solo awards at competition, been the captain of her dance team in both high school and college, and has done professional work with both known and upcoming choreographers and artists. Miss Daria has also completed an internship teaching dance last year. She couldn’t be more excited for her first year teaching at All for Dance!