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Yorkton & Canora Expert Dance Teachers
Meet The Extravadance Dance Studio Teaching Staff!

Miss Kristin
Owner/Dance Instructor
Has been teaching and assisting for over 15 years. Kristin started her dance and teacher training in Yorkton taking classes in tap, jazz and ballet. After graduation from high school Kristin completed the ADAPT Teachers Training program where she became a certified ADAPT teacher in Tap and Jazz. She has taught in numerous places from Kamsack SK, Roblin MB and Hinton AB. Kristin likes to travel to wherever she can to keep up-to-date with her teaching; New York, Calgary, Arizona, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina, Toronto are just to name a few. Kristin is the proud owner of the Extravadance Studio in Canora and now the new location opening Fall 2015 in Yorkton. Kristin loves to share her passion for life and dance with all the students she teaches. She looks forward to another exciting year!
Miss Aleesha
Dance Teacher
With the thrill of athleticism and the exhilaration of the spotlight, Aleesha pursued dance at a very young age. Although she had spent the last 7 years residing in Toronto she has always continued to be a part of the dance community here in Saskatchewan. She has extensive training in many dance styles and has her diploma in Dance Performance studies from George Brown College. She has done commercial work for Much Music and MTV as well as live performances in various companies. These opportunities led her to perform for artists such as Francesco Yates, Shawn Desman, Jully Black, Alyssa Reid, Barenaked Ladies, Nicole Arbour, Divine Brown and Anjulie. Her passion has even taken her abroad with working for Royal Caribbean Cruise lines to perform worldwide. Her ambitious attitude and dedication to the art drives her to continue to develop within the dance community.
Miss Melissa
Dance Teacher
Miss Melissa, from the young age of 3 trained extensively in tap, jazz, ballet, musical theater, and lyrical dance. Studying in Wetaskwin, AB at Shanda Aalbers Academy of Dance under the direction of her teacher and mentor Shanda Aalbers, then continuing in Edmonton at Sandra Gray Academy under Sandra Gray as well as Mrs Aalbers, Miss Melissa participated in numerous competitions, workshops, summer schools, and performances. In high school she enjoyed assisting numerous classes as well as coaching the Hillcrest junior high cheer teams. After marrying her Saskatchewan sweetheart in 1998 Miss Melissa opened Melissa's School of Dance in 1999 in Norquay. She enjoyed directing and choreographing a variety of numbers for competitions and performing opportunities across the spectrum of dance styles. After 11 years of teaching, Miss Melissa closed her studio and has enjoyed the life of a hockey/dance mom. She is looking forward to again having the privilege of introducing dance to some of our youngest ballerinas.

Miss Leah
Dance Teacher

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Our Junior Teachers

Miss Abby
Junior Dance Teacher
Miss Trinity
Junior Dance Teacher

Miss Piper
Acro
Miss Kendall
Ballet
Miss Madi
Jazz

Miss Sarah
Tap