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Dance Teachers



Jenna has taught a variety of classes including creative movement, ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, lyrical and competitive classes. She has been dancing for 20+ years and has trained as a competitive dancer at Stages Dance Academy in Buffalo, New York. Jenna was also a coach of the Keuka College Dance Team from 2014-2016. During the day, she is an occupational therapist working with school-aged kids. She is excited to share her passion for dance with the surrounding community!



Maribeth grew up in Phelps and graduated from Midlakes in 2004. She is passionate about dance, education, and working with children and is full of small-town pride! She was hooked on dance from her very first class at the age of 3!


Maribeth spent 15 years as a dancer and an assistant as an advanced student with The Studio for the Performing Arts in Newark where she studied Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical and Pointe, although her favorite has always been Ballet! She has been a dancer and soloist in dozens of ballet productions including The Nutcracker, Swan Lake and Giselle and traveled to many local festivals and dance competitions. She also studied Ballet and African Dance and Drumming at SUNY Brockport and studied French at L'Institut de Touraine in Tours, France.



Nikole was born and raised in Geneva, where she began her dance education at the age of four. In addition to formal dance training, she took part in several theatre productions with the Geneva Youth Theatre Guild and was a member of the Geneva High School Drama Club. Nikole's deep appreciation for the arts continued to grow through her participation as a member of the Spirit Works theatre group, and various local singing choirs. A graduate of Geneva High, Nikole continued her education at SUNY Potsdam where she received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and sociology. While at Potsdam, she continued to advance her dance and musical theatre knowledge by taking several courses through the Department of Theatre and Dance. 



Cobey recently moved to Clifton Springs and has fallen in love with the area. He enjoys exploring Clifton with his girlfriend and their foxhound rescue dog, named Terk. Originally Cobey is from a small town named Wolcott, where he participated in dance competitions and trained in all forms of dance. He is excited to teach all genres of dance and is thrilled to teach several new and exciting classes for adults and children at PCC Dance Studio.



Jessica has a deep passion for dance. She started dancing at the age of 6. Jessica has training in many genres such as tap, ballet, hip-hop, lyrical, and contemporary. She is a graduate of Midlakes High School, while in school she was a dance teacher assistant for several years. She is excited to continue working at PCC Dance Studio as an instructor and cannot wait to continue to help students grow and become the best dancer they can be. 



Jules is an alumni of The Florida Ballet where she studied and received her American Ballet Theatre training certification. She went on to receive her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance at Jacksonville University, where worked with many renowned guest artists including Jennifer Archibald, Jon Lehrer, Eric Rivera, Amy Miller, and Susan Dodge. Her work has been chosen to represent Jacksonville University at The American College Dance Association and was chosen to be presented in the Contemporary Dance Choreography Festival. After reviewing her work, she was also chosen to set a new work as an Emerging Choreographer for Sarasota Contemporary Dance. Jules has continued to explore her movement practice and was previously a professional dancer with Jacksonville Dance Theatre. She continues to grow by receiving her Progressing Ballet Technique certification and is in the process of receiving her 200hr Yoga and Trauma-informed Yoga certification. She has been teaching and choreographing dance for several years now and is heavily involved with outreach and growing the dance community.



MacKenzie grew up in Waterloo, NY and trained for 13 years at Dimensions in DANCE in Geneva, NY. She also danced and choreographed for the Dare2Dance club while attending Nazareth College from 2016-2018. She has dance training in the following styles: Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary, Lyrical, Hip Hop and Precision Kick Line. 

MacKenzie holds bachelor’s degrees in communication sciences and Disorders and Occupational Science and her master’s degree in occupational therapy from Keuka College in May of 2023.



Ayasha has trained in ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, lyrical, and Bollywood to name a few. Along with her vast experience in dance, she has a deep passion for her full-time job, where she works with adults with developmental disabilities. She has worked for OPWDD-FLDDSO for over ten years managing group homes. Ayasha has taught several inclusive dance classes for children and adults with developmental disabilities. She cannot wait to bring all her knowledge to PCC Dance Studio which is now offering all-inclusive dance classes in our handicap-accessible studio for children K-12 and adults. Ayasha has passed on her fondness of dance to her daughter and hopes to pass it on to the community. She is excited to share her passion for dance with everyone and wishes to enrich the lives of those with developmental disabilities who attend her class.



Is a Midlakes graduate and USASF certified cheer and tumble coach. She started coaching in 2004 and has experience with youth leagues, middle/high school teams and all-star cheerleading, as well as specializing in Level 1 & 2 tumbling.  She is thrilled to bring this opportunity to her hometown!



She is a former gymnast and dancer with 10 and 20 years of experience respectively.  She loves dance and can’t wait to return to it. She is currently a tumbling and all-star cheer coach. She has been coaching all ages for 9 years. Her passion is focusing on tumbling technique for level 1 through 3 with a work smarter not harder motto.  Building a solid foundation for lower levels is crucial to all higher-level tumbling. She looks forward to bringing tumbling and Acro to PCC Dance Studio.

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