Owner and Director
Desirae has been dancing since she could walk! She began her formal dance training at the age of four. Desirae studied ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical and musical theatre. During her training, she completed her Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Ballet exams from Grade 1 to Advanced 2, her Canadian Dance Teachers Association (CDTA) Tap exams from Primary to Advanced as well as her Grade Eight Al Gilbert Tap. In her continuing education as a teacher, Desirae completed Canadian Dance Teachers Association (CDTA) Jazz exams from Grade 1 to Advanced.
Desirae has completed the Associated Dance Arts for Professional Teachers (ADAPT) Teacher Training School 3 year program and is a certified ADAPT Tap and Jazz teacher. Desirae completed her CDTA Licentiate (Member) Tap Exam in June 2010. Desirae is a RAD Registered Teacher having completed the RAD Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies 2 year program in November 2015. Desirae completed her CDTA Licentiate (Member) Teacher Jazz Exam in June 2018.
Desirae is a Premiere Professional Acro Dance Teachers Association (ADTA) Teacher completing certification in the Junior and Intermediate levels and is currently working towards completing her ADTA Advanced Teacher Certification. She is a Certified Acro Dance Adjudicator through ADTA. Additionally, Desirae has trained in Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT), Alixa Flexibility (Module 1), Sugar Foot Therapy Teacher Training, Mental Skills Teacher Training Workshop and Relative Motion.