Faculty

Jennifer Palmer
Owner / Director / Teacher

Jennifer Broniak Palmer has a bachelor degree in business management as well as a post-baccalaureate in elementary education. Studying dance at Becky Seamster Dance Studio since an early age, Jennifer not only teaches and runs the studio but also travels as a director with Power of Dance Competition various weekends during the year.  She has been teaching dance for 24 years and is going into her second year of owning the studio.  Jennifer is also a 5th grade Math/Science teacher at Western Elementary School.




Michelle Rush
Teacher

Michelle has been teaching dance for 25 years, primarily focused on developing our younger dancers. She is a licensed speech and language pathologist and works at Howard and Northwestern Elementary in Kokomo. Michelle recently introduced animal-assisted speech therapy to our community. Her passion for children and their development shines through in her teaching with our dancers.

Claire Slater
Teacher

Claire is an accomplished dancer, having studied at Becky Seamster Dance Studio her entire career. She participated in the competition and accelerated teams and was a featured dancer and soloist. She is starting her 6th year of teaching with us.  In addition to teaching dance, Claire is currently an elementary education student going into her Senior Year  at Indiana University - Kokomo. She also travels on weekends with Power of Dance Competition  as an assistant director.

Bella Davis
Teacher/Office Assistant

Bella is a 2020 graduate of Western High School. She grew up dancing at Becky Seamster Dane Studio/Legacy Dance Academy since the age of 3. Over the years, Bella was part of the competition teams and has assisted and substituted many classes. She is excited to be continuing her education at IU-Kokomo in the fall and to be teaching at Legacy.

Sydney Railsback
Teacher/Assistant

Sydney is excited to start her first full year of teaching our younger students at LDA. She has been dancing for 12 years and assisting Jen for the past 2 years in many classes. Sydney is a student at Tri-Central High School and a memeber of our competition team.

Destiny Bratcher
Teacher/Assistant

Destiny is a student at Western High School and has been dancing for 10 years. For the past two years, she has been assisting Michelle with our younger students. Destiny is a member of our competition team and .has lots of love for the littlest of our dancers. She can't wiat to work with them!

Abi Chambers
Teacher/Assistant

Abi is also a student at Western High School and has been dancing since the age of 3. She has been an assistant for 2 years and is looking forward to working with our 4-5 year olds this year.