Dance Masters


29 Calef Highway Lee, NH 03861

Meet the Maestors behind the Moves. We're proud to introduce you to our team of seasoned instructors, each bringing their unique flair, unparalleled skill, and infectious enthusiasm to every class. Whether you're a beginner or an aspiring professional, they'll help you unlock your potential, find your rhythm, and express your true self through the art of dance.

Miss Lindsey Hadley

Owner / Director

Adults, Contemporary Modern, Jazz & Performance Team

Lindsey Hadley has been studying dance for over 25 years. She grew up in Salem, NH, which is where she first fell in love with teaching dance.

Miss Elissa Kysor

Studio Manager

Adults, Hip Hop, Hip Hop Troupe, Jazz & Rhythm Tap

Elissa has been studying dance for over 20 years. She is a seacoast NH native and started her training at Steppin’ Out Dance Academy. 

Miss Marissa Moore

Programs Manager

Ballet, Dance with Me, Musical Theatre, Performance Team, Pointe & Tiny Stars

Marissa has over fifteen years of dance experience, training in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Broadway, Lyrical, Modern, and Contemporary.

Miss Donna Gadway

Director of First Impressions

Donna has been in the medical field for over 30 years. A few of Donna’s favorite hobbies include making crafts, going to her grandson’s football games, and cheering him on during his ski races. Her favorite holiday is Christmas! Donna loves performing arts.

Miss Jamie Fitt

Adults, Dance Adventures, Hip Hop, Hip Hop Troupe, Jazz, Lyrical, Performance Team, Rhythm Tap, Shooting Stars & Tiny Stars

Jamie has been dancing for 19 years and began their dance education at Brixham Danceworks in Maine. During high school, Jamie was a part of Marshwood Marching Hawks for 5 years.

Miss Anya Harvey

Dance With Me, Tiny Stars

Anya has moved around a lot growing up. She has danced in Tennessee, Nevada, and New Hampshire. She has been dancing since she was 2, competing since age 9, and wants to continue sharing her knowledge and love of dance through teaching. 

Miss Nina Katkin

Nina began dancing at age 12, when a new studio opened up locally. As a teen she became a Teacher Assistant and found that she loved teaching dance! She started teaching her own classes when she was 17, and has taught all ages from 3 to adult!

Miss Gianna Lanni

Hip Hop

Gianna grew up dancing in Warwick, Rhode Island at Warwick Dance and Gymnastics Academy starting at the age of 3. She continued to finish her senior year of high school dancing for Thrive The Dance Studio.

Miss Taylor Salvucci

Dance with Me, Shooting Stars, Tiny Stars

Taylor is a Seacoast NH native and has been dancing since the age of 4. Whether in the studio or in her living room, she dances every single day! She graduated from UNH in 2007 with a degree in Communications.

Miss Mykenzi Sanders

Adult, Ballet, Dance with Me, Extension Jazz & Pointe

Mykenzi has grown up dancing around the NH Lakes Region and Seacoast since the age of 3. She began her serious ballet training with Northeastern Ballet Theatre at the age of 11, performing in numerous productions including The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, and Coppelia.

Miss Nancy Welcome

Shooting Stars

Nancy started dancing at age 3 because of her sisters, and also fell in love with the art. She completed her training at Concord Dance Academy and was on their competitive team for six years. Nancy is currently a student at Southern New Hampshire University.

Mr Nate Miler

Young Children’s Dance

Nate’s passion for dance ignited just a few years ago, and since then, it has become an integral part of his life. His journey began in 2020 at Safe Haven Ballet, where he discovered his love for the art while participating in a socially distanced Nutcracker production. 

Miss Abigail Albert

Young Children’s Dance

Bio coming soon!

Abigail joined the Joy of Dance Family in 2024.

Miss Savannah Downs

Hip Hop, Shooting Stars

Bio coming soon!

Savannah joined the Joy of Dance Family in 2013.

Miss Jody Mcnally


Bio coming soon!

Jody joined the Joy of Dance Family in 2023.

Miss Emelia Chabot

Tiny Stars

Student Teacher

Start your Journey towards JOY

Discover the Joy of Dance, where every step is a leap towards joy! Join our family as we continue to nurture children’s potential, skills and talent in a positive and safe community. Book a Trial Class Today!