Who's Who..


Lara Narzinsky



Lara and her husband founded Expressions Academy of Dance many years ago. Ms. Lara manages all functions of the studio.

In addition to teaching the youth ballet, jazz & tap classes, Ms. Lara regularly drops in many of the other classes to check progress, evaluate dancers, and clean routines. Ms. Lara orders all the beautiful costumes you see on stage each year, manages the studio's dance store, and after-school program.  If you have questions that cannot be answered through your dance portal, this is who you should speak with.  Email questions to: ExpressionsAcademyOfDance@hotmail.com or text (727) 409-7533.

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Tonya Narzinsky

Creative Director

Miss Tonya is a graduate of the University of South Florida, with a B.A. in Psychology. In addition to her psychology education, Tonya danced in college including ballet and aerial arts, as well as performing on a college dance team. Prior to college, Tonya was a top notch competitive dancer, skilled in multiple genres: Classical Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Tap, and Acrobatics. Tonya was a state champion gymnast. Moving onto being a professional choreographer,

Tonya has choreographed for and danced in multiple music videos for various recording artists, has appeared on MTV, television commercials, and has worked as a professional print model. Tonya has received multiple Choreography Awards and has worked as a Competition Judge. Tonya casts local talent for music videos, festivals and professional stage performances. Tonya teaches and choreographs for our competitive dance company as well as Fun Adult Performance Jazz.


Alycia Anthony



Miss Alycia is a graduate of The College at Brockport, SUNY, with B.S. in Kinesiology. In addition to her Kinesiology education, Alycia danced with  Brockport Dance Team. Alycia is certified as a Group Exercise Instructor, Yoga (NETA), as well as Personal Training (EXOS). Alycia is an experienced and creative choreographer.  Alycia teaches a variety of classes at Expressions, including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Acro, Lyrical and Contemporary. Alycia takes pride in making sure each student feels confidence and joy through dance. Her enthusiasm is contagious and all the students enjoy her warm and uplifting personality. 

We've increased our faculty!

Watch for NEW INSTRUCTORS beginning in 2022-2023!

You're going to love them!

Gretchen Miraglia

Parent Volunteer

Volunteer Coordinator  

Gretchen is a parent-volunteer who helps out in many areas. From the After-School Program, to costumes, and helping back-stage. Gretchen is a hard-working volunteer that we treasure! Are you interested in getting involved?

Whether it be with props, or something else, ask to fill out the volunteer form. We'd love to have your help!