Wendy Holmquist began her dance education at age 13 in her grandmother’s studio and now in her 43rd year of dance is the proud owner/director of Dance Dynamics Studio in Thunder Bay.
Wendy has spent many hours researching and exploring syllabuses, articles, and videos to develop programs the where emphasis lies around forming technically correct multi-disciplined performers while at the same time providing unique and everlasting life experiences. She is exceptionally proud of her Tot & Preschool programs, which have become the cornerstones of her studio.
Rounding out her studio is a strong Competitive Program where her dancers frequently receiving the highest honours and awards, as well as being named Top Studio at competitions throughout Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba and Minnesota.
Her dance education is comprised of exams/certification, workshops and courses from accredited organizations; Canadian Dance Teachers, ADAPT, Al Gilbert Dance, Boston Dance Teachers, Dance Olympus, and American Society of Dance Teachers and Acrobatic Arts.
As a fitness instructor/trainer Wendy worked for Vic Tanny's, YM/YWCA, the City of Thunder Bay, and Confederation College Fitness Centre, and was certified through the Ontario Fitness Leadership.
She is also excited to be joining the Acrobatic Arts team as an Adjudicator to nurture and encourage young dancers in their acro development and share her knowledge with fellow studio owners and teachers.