Teri Willoughby, Artistic Director (Ballet)
Teri has worked as a teacher and choreographer for 40 years. She began her career dancing with the Alberta Ballet then moved to Montreal to work with the founder of Les Ballet Jazz, Eve Von Gensy. Teri then turned to choreography working with stage shows, musical revue groups and spent 5 years traveling Canada and the US with Stratus Faction, a performin
Chantelle Lomness , (Tap and Jazz)
Hailing from Calgary, Alberta, Chantelle Lomness has been dancing since the age of 3 and has trained in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, hip hop and musical theatre. She now focuses on sharing her experience and knowledge through teaching, which she has been doing for over 15 years. She has received numerous awards for her accomplishments in choreograp
Emily Musie, (Pre School, Jazz and Hip Hop)
Emily has been training in a variety of disciplines for over ten years. She danced competitively in these disciplines for eight years. Competing gave Emily the opportunity to travel to Las Vegas, California and New York. From a young age Emily knew her passion was teaching the art of Dance. She was mentored by Teri Willoughby and gained experience whil
Krista Leblanc, (Acro Dance)
Krista was born with the love of gymnastics. At 4 years old she started with the Cal-East gymnastics club, earning eight badges and competing in the junior Olympics in 1988. Krista continued on with Gymnastics experience at Altadore Gym Club until the age of 15. In 1995 she completed level 1 coaching certificate. Since her Daughter was old enough to walk, she has be
Megan Wysiecki, (Acro Dance, Jazz and Hip Hop)
Megan has been dancing at Pure Energy for ten years in an abundance of genres and has found great success in her passion. Growing up alongside an amazing faculty, she has always wanted to become a dancer teacher herself, to motivate young students to achieve their goals. In the last two years, Megan has been able to make this dream of hers a reality a
Sam Wong, (Competitive Hip Hop)
Samuel was originally inspired by music artists and street dance pioneers. He initially began by teaching himself and now under the guidance of Empirical Freedom, a collective of artists based in Calgary, finds himself learning various styles of dance including Hip Hop, Krump and house. Sam has performed for various venues including 10 to 10, United Way and Downton
Tatti Snow, (Ballet and Aerial Fusion)
Tatti’s training started at an early age on another hemisphere. She fell in love with dance after her first ballet lesson, and with time it became clear her passion was not just for ballet, but for any and all forms of movement and body awareness classes.
After years of extensive training and performing in Brazil and other places in South America, Tatti disco
Vanessa Paglione, (Jazz and Tap)
Vanessa began her training at an early age studying Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, Hiphop & Lyrical. Vanessa has had the opportunity to perform in various shows in Canada including Ignite! Festival, the University Of Calgary’s MainStage, and Skylines Dance and Film festival, and was a member of Ember Dance Company for 7 seasons, under the direction of Corinne Vessey.
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