Ashley May Halsey
Ashley is a 2008 graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a BA in Economics and a minor in dance and a 2012 graduate of Plymouth State University with a MED in Mathematics Education. Ashley began her dance training in Franklin, MA under Patti Eisenhawer until moving to Center Harbor in 2000. She continued dancing through high school under Lenore (Cunningham) Sousa in the early days of Lakes Region Dance. While at UNH Ashley was a member of the dance company for four years, recipient of the 2005 Jean Mattox Scholarship of Dance and performed, choreographed and student directed numerous dance and aerial showcases. Ashley is the co-founder and director of the annual “Dancing with the Lakes Region Stars” fundraiser which has raised over $10,000 for local charities since February 2011. Ashley is a certified Zumba instructor and feels passionately about healthy and active living. As Ashley enters her 5th year of teaching at Lakes Region Dance she is reminded of how lucky she is to be able to share her passion for dance with such wonderful students.