Lesley McElwain

Principal; Ballet, Jazz & Contemporary Teacher

Lesley graduated from the New Zealand School of Dance in 2000, where she studied classical ballet and contemporary dance full time. Not long after graduating she set up Instep Dance Studio as a way for her to share her knowledge and passion with children. She holds an associate diploma qualification in dance teaching and has been running Instep Dance Studio for 17 years.

Tammy Edwards

5th Year Contemporary Teacher

Tammy is also a graduate of the New Zealand School of Dance. She has many years of teaching experience in Wellington and holds her associate qualification in dance teaching. 2020 will be Tammy's seventh year with Instep Dance Studio.

Lauren Small

Preschool Ballet Teacher

Lauren is an Instep Dance Studio graduate who has her Advanced 1 Ballet and Jazz exams as well as contemporary dance experience. Lauren has been teaching for Instep for three years.

Hannah Clark

Student Teacher

Hannah is currently an Advanced 2 student at Instep Dance studio and is helping cover our preschool class.

Erin Clark

Student Teacher

Erin is currently an Advanced 1 student and is helping cover our preschool class.


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