Our Team

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TEREZA PARASCHIVESCU

Born in Bucharest, and raised in Freising and Montreal, Tereza has now made Vancouver her official home. Dancing since the age of 5, she used her cultural exposure to diversify her dance background. Starting off in Hip Hop and Jazz in the heart of Montreal, Tereza was later introduced to the Latin and Caribbean flavours which remain … Continue reading TEREZA PARASCHIVESCU

Jamie Hartwell

JAMIE HARTWELL

Born and raised in Vancouver, Jamie has an extensive dance background which she has been building since the age of 4, when she began taking her first classes. Jamie is well versed in a myriad of different dance styles, including Hip Hop, Ballroom, Jazz, Ballet, and even Chinese dance. As a Licensed Zumba® Instructor, she is thrilled to … Continue reading JAMIE HARTWELL

CELINA M VILLARROEL WHITING

  Celina’s dance journey began at the age of 8 with training in Modern dance, which then quickly expanded to include Contemporary, Jazz, Ballet, Street dance, Hip Hop, Salsa, Ballroom, West Coast Swing, Afro fusion and Brazilian Samba. As a talented professional dancer and instructor, her credits include music videos, corporate performances, live shows and dance competitions. Celina … Continue reading CELINA M VILLARROEL WHITING

ELIZABETH LEON

Elizabeth Leon is our very own Colombian girl, born to live and breathe music – it literally flows through her body! She has always believed in the importance of staying fit, through eating right and exercising. Combine that with her insatiable passion for dance and fitness and you’ve got one star Zumba® Instructor and Certified … Continue reading ELIZABETH LEON

ANDREA V.

Andrea began her love affair with dance at the age of 10. First, Hip Hop caught her eye but she soon expanded her roster after attending numerous Latin dance and Cardio classes. She fell in love with Zumba® after trying it twice in her home country of Slovakia. Her instructor, Daniela Cesnekova, immediately encouraged her … Continue reading ANDREA V.

Hercy Castillo

HERCY CASTILLO

Originally from Coatzacoalcos, Mexico, Hercy fell in love with dance at the age of 6 when she started taking Mexican Folklore dance classes. A few years later, she discovered jazz and loved it so much that she began choreographing for her school’s year-end events. Later on, Hercy’s dance journey continued across borders when she moved to Canada; … Continue reading HERCY CASTILLO