Natalie Dolly

Miss Natalie started dancing at the age of 4 in ballet and jazz classes and has performed in many concerts over the years. She began gymnastics at the age of 11 and won first place in her club competitions. In 2014, she found aerobics and has been very dedicated to this sport during this time. Miss Natalie competed at three national competitions in Victoria and the Gold Coast for aerobics and received 1st place for her duo, and 2nd place for her solo. She has also been committed to her girl guides activities, participating in many community service events and this also lead her to receive her first aid training.

Miss Natalie has been dancing at Eliza-Jane’s School Of Dance since 2015 in ballet, jazz, contemporary and hip hop classes. She trained as a student teacher under the direction of Miss Eliza-Jane and Miss Kim and is now a very familiar and friendly face around both of our studios and the students love having her as their teacher!

 

 

Hayley Bridge

Miss Hayley began gymnastics at the age of 6 and continued competing until 2013 when she began coaching gymnastics. Since then, she has attained her Advanced Gymnastics Coaching Accreditation through Gymnastics Australia. Miss Hayley has also attained her Intermediate Judging Accreditation through Gymnastics Australia and is looking to further her studies to attain the Advanced Judging Accreditation.

After gymnastics, Miss Hayley began cheerleading where she competed at numerous National Championships and competed at the USASF Cheerleading World Championships in Orlando, Florida in 2018. She will also be competing at the USASF Cheerleading World Championships in Florida again in April 2020!

Miss Hayley is loved by our Acrobatics students and has a lot of knowledge and experience to share with them!

 

Rebecca Pickford

Miss Bec is a very proud mummy to her 2 year old son and has over 14 years of dance teaching experience. She has worked professionally in Melbourne and London’s West End in Musical Theatre, variety shows and commercial work.  Miss Bec trained at NIDA, Dance World Studios and Robert Sturrock’s Industry Dance. She is qualified in jazz, ballet, contemporary, tap, lyrical, musical theatre and hip hop. Miss Bec is an enthusiastic teacher who brings much joy, love and inspiration to each of her classes.

Miss Bec has done an amazing job with our Kellyville students!

Sara Goodban

Miss Sara has been dancing from the age of 7, in styles including Latin, Ballroom, Freestyle/Disco. From the age of 13, she learnt Hip-Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap and JFH. Miss Sara has been teaching choreography in Hip-Hop/JFH, Jazz and Contemporary and technique in Latin/Ballroom since 14 years of age as a volunteer teacher. In recent years she has been teaching technique for Hip-Hop classes, as well as obtaining a Certificate 4 in Dance and Ministry.

Sara is passionate about releasing the potential of the next generation and inspiring them to be all that they can be, and loves to see her students progression in dance technique and in their own confidence! It is a joy and great honour for her to see them having fun and learning. 

Elise Simpson

Miss Elise began dance, vocal and drama lessons at the age of 8. She trained in Ballet, Contemporary, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre and Acro. She has been Teaching Contemporary, Tap, Jazz and Acro all across Newcastle and Sydney over the past 5 years. Last year she completed a Certificate 4 in Dance and Ministry which allowed her to hone in on her craft whilst growing as a leader.

Her favourite style is JFH, because she loves how fun and joyful it can be! She loves doing acrobatics, and you will often find her practicing her tricks whenever she gets the chance!
Miss Elise loves challenging her students and teaching them new skills, and one of her favourite things is getting to celebrate with her students when they learn something new!