Our Professional Dance Instructors

We are thrilled to offer dance classes taught by our growing team of dance professionals.

Lauren Reilly

Lauren began dancing at the age of 3 and has now been dancing for over 30 years. Lauren's Dance background includes: Madame Helena, Dance Experience & Dancer's Alley / Link Movement Arts. Her teaching styles include Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap, Musical Theater, and Jazz.  Miss Lauren has been teaching at Elmira Gymnastics Club for 6 years.  

Jaymie Snoddy

Miss Jaymie is from Elmira, NY and has been a dance educator for fourteen years. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre and Dance with a concentration in Dance from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Jaymie performed professionally with the West Virginia Dance company, a touring modern dance company and Theatre West Virginia for two years. Aside from performing professionally, Jaymie loves sharing her passion for dance as a dance teacher. She has taught at River City Youth Ballet and the Charleston Ballet, both located in Charleston, West Virginia and Dancer’s Alley in Horseheads, New York. Jaymie is also a founding teacher at Finn Academy Charter School in Elmira, New York where she started a dance program. She has been a dance educator at Finn for six years and teaches grades K-6.

Jaymie has experience in many styles of dance and is currently expanding her knowledge in yoga. She is a certified children’s yoga teacher through Kidding Around Yoga and Yoga M.A.G.I.C. Jaymie is currently working toward her RYT-200hr (Registered Yoga Teacher) and RCYT-95 (Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher).