We bring a unique outlook to the "dance studio" business.
Together with Ms. Sarah's 28 year background educating dancers in London and area as well as her many choreographic credits; with the fresh outlook on teaching of our staff, we feel we have an amazing team and that our students will benefit from our strengths and vision for this studio.
Ms. Sarah began dancing at 4 years of age and has been teaching and choreographing in London and area since 1990. Versed in all disciplines, she is a full member of the B.A.T.D. with the Stage and Jazz Branches. Sarah is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario where she received her Bachelor of Education and also studied modern dance, jazz, improvisation and choreography.
Working with students of all ages, she enjoys teaching all styles including jazz, lyrical, ballet, contemporary and musical theatre but will happily admit that tap dancing holds a special place in her heart! Sarah has won numerous choreography awards and her students have received scholarships and many overall titles across South Western Ontario and internationally.
Most recently, Sarah’s choreography won 1st Overall Intermediate Small Group at Starbeat Dance Champions as well as numerous first place awards and special recognitions for All 4 One’s competitive team last season. This summer, some of her students attended Motor City Tap Fest in Michigan to share their love for the classic art form.
Sarah is thrilled to share her creativity and dedication to her students once again as Artistic Director of All 4 One Dance Company
Miss Cassandra is happy to return for her sixth season at All 4 One Dance Company, teaching tap, jazz, ballet, musical theatre and hip hop. Cassandra began dancing at an early age and realized quickly that she loved performing: the stage was where she wanted to be!
Cassandra has competed since the age of 7 in jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary and musical theatre. She is known for her charisma and has many overall and special awards on her resume. Cassandra has completed exams both with the R.A.D. for ballet and the B.A.T.D. for jazz, tap, and ballet.
As a teacher, Cassandra most wants to instill a love of dance in her students and she takes every opportunity to encourage confidence in each dancer. Cassandra is an Associate Member with the B.A.T.D. in Stage and is completing her degree in Psychology and Social Work at the University of Western.
Associate Member B.A.T.D. (Stage)
Miss Emma is thrilled to join the All 4 One faculty this fall and can't wait to share her love of dance! Emma began dancing at age 3 and from her very first recital, she was hooked! Emma started competing at age 5 and has trained ever since in jazz, ballet, tap, lyrical, contemporary, musical theatre, acrobatics, pointe and hip hop.
Emma has completed various exams with the B.A.T.D. and R.A.D. and was also chosen to attend the B.A.T.D. Western Ontario Scholarships, held annually in Toronto. In 2016, Emma obtained her Associate Membership in Stage with the B.A.T.D.
Emma is attending Fanshawe College and also continues as a competitive member of our team! Emma is happiest dancing and you will see her taking advantage of every opportunity that comes her way: summer classes, workshops, conventions, community performances, recitals and more.
Associate Member B.A.T.D. (Stage)
Miss Jaden has been dancing since 3 years of age, starting as many do with a pre-school combo class. Very quickly, she discovered her love of movement and music and continued to learn and study many styles including tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, contemporary, muscial theatre, hip hop and pointe.
Jaden has completed exams with both the B.A.T.D. and R.A.D. and just recently successfully became an associate member with the B.A.T.D. after an intensive year of preparation at All 4 One. Jaden graduated from Beal Secondary School where she was heavily involved in the dance program exploring her own talents for choreography.
Jaden continues to attend workshops and conventions, including Motor City Tap Fest and NUVO, learning from a variety of artists. Jaden is known for her sense of humour and contagious energy in class and on stage! She has received many overall awards, acknowledgements and scholarships over the years and has also been selected to attend the B.A.T.D. Western Ontario Scholarships Class in Stage. Jaden is looking forward to teaching tap, hip hop and Little Stars Combo this season and encouraging all of the young students to fall in love with dance!
Miss Jayden is currently enrolled at the University of Western Ontario in the Bachelor of Science undergraduate program, majoring in Biology with a minor in Pharmacology. She started dancing at the age of four under the direction of Patti Coulter in Clinton.
Miss Jayden competed for many years excelling in acrobatics and tumbling and attended the National Circus School in Montreal, Quebec for an intensive summer program. She successfully auditioned and was accepted to the National Circus Secondary School as well.
Miss Jayden has assisted classes as a young teen and has been teaching acrobatic dance herself for the past few years, specializing in tumbling, contortion and hoop. She is excited to work with the students of All 4 One this fall teaching tumbling and acrobatics.
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MEMBER B.A.T.D. (Ballet, Highland and Scottish Nationals) R.A.D. RTS
Ruth began her training at the age of five in the Cecchetti Method as a dance student under Mary Ellen Cooper in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. She completed her Cecchetti Advanced Teacher's Exam in 1995, and later, after moving to Canada, became a registered teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance and the British Association of Teachers of Dancing (Ballet, Highland and Scottish Nationals branches). She has been teaching ballet in London and the surrounding area since 1997. Always looking to further develop her teaching repertoire, Ruth attended the Dance Teacher Summit in New York City on three occasions. As a dancer and a teacher, she spent many summers at the Cecchetti Council of America International Summer School in conjunction with such institutions as: Michigan State University, Hope College and the Cleveland-San Jose Ballet.
Although ballet is Ruth’s passion ... contemporary, tap, modern and highland all come a close second, and she has studied them all. She also serves as vice-chair for B.A.T.D. Western Ontario and vice-chair for the Celtic Dance Company of Western Ontario. Her highland choreography has placed at many festivals and competitions across Canada.
Ruth and her husband Scott are the proud parents of two; Timothy, who is studying space engineering at York University, and Julia, a Beal student with an interest in both the arts and science. Ruth is looking forward to an exciting and fulfilling year with the talented dancers and staff of All 4 One Dance Company
Miss Alyssa began dancing at the age of 4 in London, Ontario. She is a very versatile dancer, being trained in many different styles.
For 12 years, Alyssa competed across Canada and the US winning many awards and recognitions. Since then, she has trained and worked with some of the best choreographers in the industry including Galen Hooks, Hollywood Jade and most recently worked alongside Addy Chan as part of the choreography team for the Nickelodeon hit TV series "Make It Pop". Alyssa received her Associate Membership in Stage with the British Association of Teachers of Dancing in 2009 and has taught at many studios across Ontario. Some of Alyssa's performances include WE Day, Youth Day, Pride, Black Diamond Ball, and the Pan American Games. Alyssa has also had the opportunity to work very closely with Juno award-winner, Jully Black, as one of her principal dancers. She has danced for many artists in music videos and live performances such as The Arkells, Divine Brown, and Massari.
Alyssa graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology from the University of Western Ontario in 2014. Throughout her 4 years at Western, Alyssa was a member and then Captain of UWO's HEAT Dance Team. Alyssa is also a certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor with canfitpro. She takes great pride in being able to fuse her fitness training with her dance career. Alyssa is always excited to share her passion and love for dance with everyone around her!
Bailey Woodman is an accomplished professional dancer from Toronto, Canada, trained in all
disciplines of dance. Bailey has been privileged to work professionally on stage, television and in film.
Bailey is also an accomplished choreographer and teacher instructing master classes in the Caribbean and all over Canada including for Ontario’s largest school board, the York Region District School Board.
Bailey’s students have gone on to receive numerous scholarships and awards with her choreography such as Outstanding Choreography, Highest Mark of the Competition and Highest Overall Scoring Soloist at prestigious dance competitions such as Fever International Dance Champions.
Bailey has recently joined the other side of the table as a sought after adjudicator at competitions on all coasts of Canada. Bailey’s positive, yet constructive feedback has helped students of all ages improve through inspiration and a rekindled enthusiasm. Bailey is in high demand and finds herself flying to each coast of Canada for her innovative choreography and teaching methods all through her incredulously inspiring approach.
Miss Jeran is excited to bring her enthusiasm and talents to All 4 One Dance Company! She began dancing at 3 years of age and is trained in many styles of dance. Jeran discovered her love for acrobatics and her extensive training began under the teaching of Patti Wegg-Coulter and also included circus school at the Ecole Nationale De Cirque in Montreal.
Jeran has over 18 years experience in gymnastics, tumbling and acrobatics and as a competitive dancer. She has assisted, taught and choreographed for both recreational and competitive students and takes pride in her attention to strong technique and skill development.
Jeran is looking forward to sharing her knowledge with the students at All 4 One and helping them develop their skills further. She brings a creative approach to her choreography and is a welcome asset to our team!
Miss Lyndsay's dance training began early on in an introductory combo class. Ever since then, dance has been an important part of her life. She joined the competitive dance team at 6 years of age and excelled in many styles over the years including: tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, pointe and contemporary.
In 2007, she won first place at the B.A.T.D. North American scholarships in tap and went on to represent Canada in the UK at the Stage Dance Council Championships. Lyndsay received many awards and scholarships througout her formative years and was often recognized for her techinique and engaging personality on stage. She has also completed intermediate and advanced examinations in tap, jazz, and modern with the B.A.T.D. and up to her advanced 1 ballet with the R.A.D.
During her years at Carleton University, Lyndsay performed and competed with the University Dance Team and graduated with a Bachelor in Architectural Studies. She then went on to achieve her Master of Architecture degree from McGill University. Now back living and working in London Ontario, Lyndsay is excited to share her passion for dance and attention to detail with the students at All 4 One!
Miss Shannon began dancing at the age of 3 in London, Ontario. Dance has always been an important part of her life and she is pleased to return to teach alongside her lifelong teacher and mentor, Ms. Sarah. Although tap remains her favourite style, she has trained and competed in: jazz, lyrical, contemporary, ballet and pointe.
Shannon has received several awards and recognitions throughout her years as a competitive dancer. She completed examinations in tap, jazz and modern with the B.A.T.D and in ballet with the R.A.D. In 2009, Shannon was the Runner Up in the B.A.T.D Senior Stage/Tap Scholarships.
While attending Queen's University, Shannon became an active member of various student run dance teams and clubs. She was a Queen's Dance Club teacher and club member; competed with the Queen's Competitive Dace Team and led the team as co-captain in her final year; and was the president of the Queen's Dance District. In 2016, Shannon graduated from Queen's University with a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education and returned 4 months later to complete a Bachelor of Nursing in Science. Now moving back to London, Shannon is please to share her enthusiasm and passion for dance with the students at All 4 One!