Lisa Whitman began her competitive training in Mississauga, Ontario at age 4. A graduate of Cawthra Park Arts High school where she studied the history and technique of Modern and Ballet, as well kinesiology. Continuing her training in Jazz, Tap, Ballet and Lyrical and taking workshops in all discipline across Canada and the U.S.
As a teacher and choreographer, Lisa is expanding her knowledge by becoming certified with Canadian Dance Teachers Association, Dance Masters of America and in the process of completing A.D.A.P.T. Lisa has also expanded her dancing into fitness training and just recently became certified as a Kids Yoga Instructor and Pilates Mat Instructor. Lisa continuously finds new ways to bring her students the knowledge and skill they should be receiving. She has traveled to New York, Los Angeles and Myrtle Beach to take classes and bring new, refreshing style. On her free time she takes classes at Metro Movement in Toronto, O.I.P and The National Ballet.
Previously, Lisa has taught and choreographed for Humber College’s Dance Team and The University of Waterloo’s Dance team for their competitive season. As well as taking part in a new dance company called ONE movement in Cambridge, Ontario. This company highlights the importance of a bully free environment to elementary schools, threw the art of dance.
Lisa hopes to bring passion to all her students and show them the same love of dance that she has received. She is thrilled to be teaching at Strictly Dance this year and cannot wait for the season to begin.
- Dance Masters of America
- East to West Yoga Studio – Yoga Certification