Here Is Our Awesome Team
Shawna began her dance training in Ottawa at The Greta Leeming Studio. From that moment on, she fell in love with the dance world. She has been teaching for over 20 years
Holleigh has been dancing since the age of 4. She has trained in ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary and modern. She has loved dance since the day she started and has always dreamed of teaching young children to love dance as well.
Tiffany Kriter has been a dance teacher and choreographer in London, Ontario for the past seven years. She began her dance training at the early age of five and has trained extensively in many dance styles including Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, and Contemporary.
Raquel has danced since the age of 10. She trains in genres such as Hip Hop, Acro, Contemporary, Breakin’, and Ballet. Meanwhile she excels in Contemporary, Acrobatics, and Break. Whilst being a competitive Dancer, Raquel previously danced for the NBL team London Lightning and was cast in London Fringe Festival’s “A Life Within” performance.
Michelle has been a fitness and dance instructor/choreographer for 30 years for adults, teens and children and is a long time youth dance instructor with the Boys & Girls Club of London and City of London Recreation Department.
Lacey began dancing at a very young age when she fell in love with movement and performance! She trained and performed in numerous dance styles and venues across Canada and the USA for nearly 20 years, certifying as an Acrobatic Arts, Aerial Arts and TADA Hand Balanacing instructor. More recently Lacey attended the National Circus school in Montréal - Ècole Nationale De Cirque, receiving a Diploma in the Teachings of Circus and Acrobatics.
Emma has been dancing since the age of three in all styles. She has danced competitively at several high caliber studios in London, Ontario where she grew up and is currently training under Reet Roy, including an international dance mentorship program. Emma is also a member of Footnotes Academy in Toronto and teaches hip-hop at two dance studios in London, Ontario.
Aydia has been dancing for over 10 years, and is a graduate of the George Brown College Dance program. She has trained in many genres of dance including ballet, jazz, acro, lyrical, and hip-hop. While being a competitive dancer at EDA, she danced for the NBL London Lightning team. Aydia now focuses primarily on teaching and is happy to be teaching EDA’s pre-school classes!
At the age of 8 I started dancing at Elan Dance Arts and ever since then it turned into a second home. I immediately fell in love with the styles of break and hip hop which is what I pursued in my years of a competitive dancer, now I am excited to pursue my dream of teaching young kids and to be the best teacher I can be for them!
Kylie has been dancing since the age of four in many styles including ballet, tap, jazz and hip-hop. She is a certified associate with The British Association of Teachers of Dancing and is currently minoring in dance at Western University. Kylie has an extreme passion for dance and wants to pass this passion onto the next generation of young dancers.