ncore Dance Academy
FRCms; Kinstretch; FMS; IBBFA; BCRPA-CPT
Sara is a movement coach based in Vancouver, BC with over 20 years of dance experience. Sara draws from her extensive knowledge of the human body and her diverse dance background as an instructor, choreographer, and performer to create well-structured classes and training programs. Her focus is on providing the education and training necessary to increase mobility, strengthen joints, mitigate injury, and increase range of motion. Her goal is to guide her students on the path of strength and resiliency, ultimately providing them with the tools for a successful future in their craft.
Credentials include: FRCms – Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist Kinstretch Certified Instructor FMS Level 1 Certified – Functional Movement Systems IBBFA Certified Instructor – International Ballet Barre Fitness Association BCRPA-CPT – Registered Personal Trainer and Weight Trainer AIDT Advanced Associate II for Tap with the Association of International Dance Teachers
Sara’s credits include television, film and live performances. Sara has worked as on-set dance coordinator and choreographer for short films and music videos (Iridescence, Kaleidoscope, Serpentine Fire/Raiel). She has danced in music videos for Ash Koley, Jessie Farrell, Marianas Trench and Hey Ocean; appeared in TV Commercials for TracFone, Avocados from Mexico, Zoosk, Never Stop Milk, and has performed in numerous shows and events throughout Vancouver and the US. She also trained professionally with Bravo Dance Company on the Elite Salsa Team.
Sara teaches competitive, technique, conditioning and barre fitness classes as well as movement coaching and Kinstretch throughout the lower mainland and continues to expand her knowledge of movement and the mechanics of the body.
Encore Dance Academy
Encore has been proudly serving the Tri-Cities for over 25 years. We pride ourselves on providing excellent training, with nurturing, professional and expert faculty.
We offer classes for beginners through advances, all ages and levels. Our programs include Company, Intensive, Half Day, and General (recreational). We offer Cecchetti Ballet Examinations as well as CDTA Tap and Jazz Examinations. Additionally, we offer workshops, camps, sessionals, and master classes. Whether recreational or aspiring dance professionals, Encore has a program to fit each student's needs.
At Encore, we provide each of our students with the opportunity and training to achieve their personal goals at dance, where dancers can be challenged and encouraged to dance to their full potential.