Chynna Erickson began dancing at the age of 3; competitively since the age of 6 at Dance Dynamics Studio. She has studied and continues to take classes in many styles of dance, including jazz, tap, ballet, acro, musical theatre, lyrical and hip hop.
Chynna previously was an assistant dance instructor for 9 years helping and sharing her knowledge to the younger dancers of Dance Dynamics, transitioning to instructor of her own classes.
Chynna has trained in the ADAPT exam syllabus her whole competitive life studying in jazz, tap and ballet, last season successfully completing her Pre Advanced Jazz with Highly Commended.
Through Acrobatic Arts she also has completed level Pre Professional 3 and is completing the program to become a certified acro instructor. For the past four years she has been a demonstrator at the Acrobatic Arts workshops and has taken part in the Aerial and Back Handspring training, Back Tuck and Back Layout training as well as the Accelerate Acro Convention.
Chynna also has her St John’s First Aid –CPR “C” & AED.
Chynna has travelled to multiple out of town competitions, as well as local ones. At these competitions, she has received many judge’s choice awards, scholarships, the “Junior All Around Bowl” in 2011 and “Dance Star Dancer” nominee for Thunder Bay in 2018. Along with these achievements, Chynna was voted “Dancer of the Year” in 2013. Academically she has received numerous school awards, including The Athletic Award, The Christian Living Award, The Academic Award as well has been on the Honour Roll in both grade 9,10 and 11.
While being a student and teacher at Dance Dynamics Studio, Chynna will be entering her senior year at St. Ignatius High School where she previously taken part in the musicals “We Will Rock You” and “Rock of Ages” as a dancer/ensemble.
Chynna is looking forward to another great dance season with Dance Dynamics Studio.