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TTP (Dip) – NBS, BFA Honours Dance, ISTD (Cecchetti & National), MRT RAD

As a graduate of the Teacher Training Program at Canada’s National Ballet School, Jennifer has had the privilege of training with some of the world’s leading professionals in dance, ballet and related fields.

Jennifer has worked with a wide variety of age groups in professional, recreational and competitive programs in ballet and other forms of dance. She is proud to have been the head of the ballet department at Toronto’s competitively successful The Dance Zone for three years, where her choreography for ballet competition elevated her students to new levels of technique and professionalism. Jennifer is well travelled having taught dance throughout Canada, Europe, Bermuda, and as far as Singapore.

In addition to receiving a Diploma from NBS, Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in dance from York University in Toronto. She holds teaching qualifications in National Dance through the Imperial Society of Teachers and Dancing, as well as an Associate standing with the Cecchetti Society of Canada. Having completed examinations for both Cecchetti and RAD majors, her teaching qualifications allow her to enter children into ballet examinations.

Jennifer is also a trained and certified Barre Fitness Instructor and now manages and teaches for the Body In Motion branch of Adult Fitness classes at In Motion. 

This year is Jennifer’s 4th year as Ballet Mistress and Choreographer at In Motion School of Dance. She is proud to have had multiple students successfully audition at American Ballet Theatre, Atlanta Ballet and Joffrey Ballet for summer and full-time programs.