Our Teachers



Lynda Davis

Hello! My name is Lynda and I’ve been the owner and director of New Bremen Dance School for 28 years. My dance training (ballet) began at a young age and I continued to dance throughout high school as well as compete on two different gymnastic teams. I started a small dance/tumbling business in my parent’s basement after graduating from high school. In college, I was a member of The Vahalla Ballroom Dance Competition Team at Ricks College (currently BYU Idaho) where I also furthered my ballet dance education.


Combo (Tap + Jazz)

Hayley Barhorst


Hello! My name is Hayley and I am a proud New Bremen Dance School alumni dancer and current 9 year dance instructor at our studio. I danced at NBDS for 11 years where I studied jazz, tap, ballet, and pointe.


Ballet + Combo

Madeline Neuman


Hi! My name is Madeline Neuman and I am so excited to be begin my fourth year of teaching the ballet and pointe at NBDS, as well as a few combination classes this year! I am so grateful to be part of the NBDS family. I love every aspect of teaching at this wonderful and welcoming school!



Brianna Barlage


Brianna Barlage is the 6th through 10th grade combination dance instructor. She has been a dance instructor and choreographer for the past several years. She has trained dancers of all levels and styles including ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary, modern, and gymnastics.



Brooke Widman


Hi! My name is Brooke and I am entering my 4th season as the tumbling instructor for New Bremen Dance School. Growing up, I was a competitive gymnast for 11 years at a prestigious gym in Columbus, and have won numerous state titles. I was a cheerleader throughout high school and also cheered in college for The Ohio State University.



Briana Hemmelgarn


Hello! My name is Briana and I’m an assistant tumbling teacher at New Bremen Dance School and have been teaching tumbling 7 years. My tumbling career started at a young age in beginning tumbling and continued practicing tumbling to be a cheerleader throughout high school, participating in football, basketball, and competitive cheerleading.