Nicole Mahncke


Laura Van Dyke


The Directors of HeART in Motion, Nicole “Nikki Manx” Mahncke and Laura McComb Van Dyke, have been working together for over a decade. They first met in the studios of Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. After both graduating with a BFA in dance, Nicole started “Nikki Manx Dance Project”, of which Laura was an original company member. They have taught at several dance studios together including Art of Motion. Combined, Nicole and Laura have over 20 years of teaching experience in many different settings and styles of dance.

Teaching Faculty

Jay Bolsom
Iyengar Yoga

Ravah Daley
Luigi Jazz Technique

Ralph Dirienzo
Adult Ballet

Bronwen Eastwood
Vocal Lessons

Julie Finkel
Yoga, Cardio Hip-Hop

Olivia Galgano
Ballet, Pointe, Repertory

Sally Kane

Lynn Needle
Modern, Pilates, Yoga, Jazz, Tap, Repertory

Lauren Raffaelli
Family Yoga

Norma Restier-Smith
Adult Ballet

Laura Rime
Adult Beginner Ballet

Alex Vetterlein
Candlelit Hatha Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Musical Theater, Vocal Lessons