Jade began dancing at the age of three and competitively since the age of six at Dance Dynamics Studio. She has studied many styles of dance throughout her career including jazz, tap, ballet, acro, lyrical, hip hop, and musical theatre. Before becoming an instructor Jade was a staff assistant for four years at the studio.
Jade has completed several ADAPT exams in jazz, tap, and ballet. She was a demonstrator for 2 years at the Acrobatic Arts workshops, and took part in the Aerial and Back Handspring training. In addition, she has also completed level 8 of the Acrobatic Arts program.
Jade also competed in many competitions locally and out of town, At these competitions, she has received numerous awards and scholarships including the “Junior All-Around Bowl” in 2008; 1st Runner-Up of the Junior VIP All Star Performer National Title at Celebration Talent Wisconsin Dells in 2011. Along with these achievements, Jade was voted “Dancer of the Year” in 2014.
Jade attended St. Ignatius High School and during her time there she has taken part in two musicals. In 2015, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, and in 2017, “We Will Rock You” as a dancer/ensemble. In Spring of 2022, Jade completed the HBComm program at Lakehead University with a major in Human Resources.
Jade has completed the Rhythm Works Integrative Assistant Dance Instructor Certification, the Teacher Training School program at ADAPT, and the B Street Crew Teacher Training. She also has valid First Aid and CPR for Children and has attended Mental Health First Aid training. Jade continues to enhance her dance training through online teacher courses with CLI throughout the year.
As for Jade’s future, she continues to run her business “Aesthetics by Jade” as a certified lash and brow artist. Not to mention, she is looking forward to sharing another year of her passion and knowledge of dance with the students at Dance Dynamics.