Dayna Crawmer, Owner and Executive Director
Dayna has been an active member of the competitive cheer and dance industry for the past 22 years with 11 years of professional coaching experience in Montgomery County, MD. It has been Dayna’s greatest passion to create a studio that dancers can consider their second home. A place where they feel free to learn and express their talents.
Amber Leissler, Instructor
Amber started her love of movement at the age of 7 through cheer and dance and started competing for both at the age of 9. She successfully made her high school Junior Varsity cheer team and was asked to cheer Varsity for the last 3 years of high school. Amber received an AA degree in Dance at Montgomery College and is currently pursing a Bachelors degree in Dance where she hopes to one day have the opportunity to teach in the public school system. She has held a spot as a member of the adult professional company, Fierce Collabo Elite Crew, since October 2012 and has performed in events in New York such as World of Dance and the Ladies of Hip-Hop Festival. Amber has also been a part of various small music video projects, promotion performances for events, teaching master classes, competing on open Adult Hip-Hop teams and has previously been in various assistant coaching positions.
Vanessa Tuck, Instructor
Vanessa has been apart of the local dance community for several years. She has coached successful hip hop teams for various dance programs, and is looking forward to continuing her passion with NLS.
Brittney Sandler, Instructor
Brittney Sandler is a recent graduate of Penn State University. While at Penn State, she served as a member of the all girls Hip Hop team, Whiplash, for three out of her four years. Growing up, Brittney trained in Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Pom and her favorite – Hip Hop. She was on varsity Poms at Wootton High School and was captain her senior year.
Her two favorite genres are Hip Hop and Pom as she loves hard hitting choreography and music. Brittney’s love for dance expanded from college. She continues to train herself while spreading her love to the Next Level Studio students. Aside from her coaching positions at NLS, Brittney is also a member of the co-ed stunting and tumbling cheer team of the Wizards called PowerPack. Teaching students is a passion of hers and she continues to help others feel the love for dance that she does.
Hannah Delgado, First Impressions Specialist
Hannah has been dancing since she was four years old. At such a young age, she began taking Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Hip-Hop classes. She loved dance and attended dance camps throughout her elementary school years. As she got older, she focused more on dancing at church every Sunday. She did interpretive drama dances, as well as dances with tambourines and ribbons. Hannah eventually led in teaching children’s dance performances as well. In high school, Hannah continued dancing in church, but also became part of the cheerleading team. She continued cheerleading all four year of high school and even until college.
Despite her love for dance, Hannah has also loved working behind the scenes. She swears organizing is one of her superpowers. She loves helping in any way she can, in an environment as expressive and free as the Next Level Studio. Hannah has always had a passion for graphic design and event planning and hopes to continue and excel her in passions with Next Level Studio.
Nysaya Samuel, Instructor
Nysaya Samuel has performed all across Montgomery County. She was involved in all genres of dance since she was eight, but always had a love for tap. Nysaya was part of Seneca Valley’s Pom team all four years of high school and was captain her junior and senior year. She wanted to continue dancing in college and decided to try out for the cheerleading team. She led the team in performing dances during games and choreographed dance portions of the team’s routines. In her second season of cheerleading, Nysaya became one of the captains. In 2015, Nysaya was awarded All-American dancer which allowed her to perform at Disneyland in Florida. Nysaya was also part of the outback bowl in Tampa, Florida. In 2014, she tapped in the Cherry Blossoms Parade in Washington, DC. Nysaya is excited to continue working with Next Level Studio.