Our teachers have been individually selected based on their skills and passion for both dancing and teaching. With choreography and dedication second to none, our faculty is here to provide excellence in dance training, education and performance to all our students.

Faculty and Staff

Amanda Francis

Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop

Born and raised on the North Shore, performing has always been a passion for Amanda. As a child she was busy putting on shows, and choreographing routines for anyone who …

Sally Chan

RAD Ballet, Ballet Stretch & Strength

Sally began her love of dance at the Hong Kong Preliminary Ballet School at the age of three. Moving to Vancouver, she trained at the Goh Ballet Academy studying Vaganova …

Alex Bleim

Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Ballet + Pointe

Alex is an emerging choreographer/dancer from Vancouver, BC. Having recently completed four years at Ryerson University, Alex has received her BFA in Performance Dance with honours. Specializing in ballet, contemporary …

Teghan Fedor

Ballet, Stretch and Strength, Contemporary, Lyrical, and Jazz

Teghan discovered her passion for dance at the young age of four, training in ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, tap and hip hop in North Vancouver, Canada.  Following high school, Teghan was …

Heather Furlong

Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Stage, Contemporary

Heather has taught in many studio’s around the Lower Mainland, specializing in jazz, street jazz, hip hop, and lyrical. She is well known for her exciting and innovative choreography which …

Colleen Schnurr

Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop

Colleen grew up dancing in Ontario where she trained in jazz, tap, ballet, lyrical, hip hop, musical theatre and modern. Colleen spent summers training in New York City at Broadway …

Katie Cresswell

Acro, Intro Gymnastics

Born in Vancouver, B.C., Katie is an ACSM qualified personal trainer, who has studied music, circus, and dance since the age of 3. Katie graduated from the Conservatory of Music …

Margaret Martin

Ballet, Pointe, Conditioning, Performance Teacher

Margaret, upon graduation from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School Professional Program, moved to Connecticut and danced with Hartford Ballet and Works/Laura Glenn Dance. Ms. Margaret also spent two summers at …

Jo-Ann Gordon

Ballet, Pointe, Teacher Coaching

Miss Jo-Ann is a professional ballet teacher and mother of two. She is a registered teacher with the Royal Academy Dance and received her training with Toronto’s National Ballet School of Canada. Not only …

Rebekah Humphries

RAD Ballet, Pointe, Stretch + Strength, Tap

Originally form Sydney, Australia, Rebekah is delighted to be making Vancouver her new home. She began dance training from a young age in the styles of Ballet, Jazz and Tap …

Samantha Presley

Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Musical Theatre

Samantha is a dynamic performer, instructor, and artist. As a Bachelor of Fine Arts holder majoring in Dance, Samantha has studied contemporary, ballet, and various modern dance techniques extensively at …

Jess Tweed


Nicola Seward

All Genres + Tap

Growing up on the north shore, Nicola has been dancing since she was three. She started competitive classes at age 7 at Vanleena Dance Academy, where her passion for dance …

Lauren Clokie

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