Mariah Meredith first began dancing at Dance Dynamics at the age of 5 and has been part of the competitive team since she was 6. Over the years she has trained and continues to dance in several styles including jazz, tap, ballet, acro, modern, musical theatre, lyrical, contemporary and hip hop. Mariah began teaching in 2019 and continues to strengthen her teaching skills and expand her knowledge of dance through teacher training and dance classes.
Mariah has completed the Pre Advanced tap and jazz ADAPT exams, as well as all of the Acrobatic Arts exams. Through the graduate program, Mariah is now Module 1 and Module 2 Certified with Acrobatic Arts. She also completed the Rhythm Works Integrative Dance Certification in 2021. Over the summer, Mariah completed the B-Street Crew Certification, gaining more knowledge of the basics of Hiphop. Over the past few years, she has taken several CLI classes for her Choreography & Composition, Strength Training and Injury Prevention, and Intro to Preschool Dance Certificates with some of the industry’s top choreographers and teachers (Brian Friedman, Sugarfoot Therapy, Julie Kay Stallcup, Teddy Forance & more).
As a dancer, Mariah has competed in several local and out of town competitions with Dance Dynamics. She has won many Judge’s Choice Awards and scholarships for her acro solos as well as her group routines. Her choreography has been recognized over the years with many Judge’s Choice Awards both locally and out of town. Mariah was voted “Dancer of the Year” in 2018 by her peers. She has participated in many local and out of town workshops including classes in Las Vegas with the Rock Dance Company and ECTC Tap classes in Mississauga. Mariah got the opportunity to tour the Cirque du Soleil Headquarters and take private lessons in Montreal.
As well as being a student and teacher at Dance Dynamics Studio, Mariah is a third-year student at Lakehead University in the Kinesiology program. Over the summer, she completed a placement program at a chiropractic clinic where she was able to experience and practice kinesiology in real-life settings. After completing her Kinesiology degree, Mariah wishes to pursue a career in the field of injury prevention and rehabilitation while continuing to teach dance. Outside of dance and school, Mariah enjoys painting, fishing, camping, and traveling.
Dance has been a major aspect of Mariah’s life and it has shaped her into the person she is today. She is beyond excited to continue to share her passion and love for dance with her students and peers this upcoming dance season.
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