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Lindsay Klumpp

Lindsay Klumpp

Owner/Director, Instructor Lindsay has been teaching dance since the age of 19.  Growing up at Martin School of Dance she took Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Acro, Lyrical and Musical Theatre. Mentoring under Maureen Johnson and Wendy Spicer, she holds certification in ADAPT...

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Maureen Johnson

Maureen Johnson

Director of SOBG & Founder of the Studio   Credentials Founder of Martin School of Dance & Baton Twirling, 1953 Director:  Sundown Optimist Baton Group Member: Canadian Dance Teachers’ Association (Sask Branch) – Stage and Ballet Division Associate...

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Jamie Friesen

Jamie Friesen

Preschool Director, Educator Jamie completed her Bachelor of Education degree at the University of Regina with Distinction, after which she went on to teach in the classroom for five years. Jamie’s classroom experience focused on the primary grade levels. She also...

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Yevhenii Tretiak

Instructor Dance artist and choreographer from Ukraine. Organizer of dance events and concerts. Competition judge. Dance appeared in my life more than 20 years ago. I started my dancing journey with self-education. Later I trained in many dance styles from break dance...

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Breeann DeHaven

Breeann DeHaven

Instructor Breeann DeHaven has been teaching musical theatre since age 19. Breeann grew up dancing and singing at SaskExpress Musical Theatre Studio Regina. At age 12 she had the opportunity to sing for the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall on their Canadian...

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Amy Hamilton

Amy Hamilton

Instructor Dance has always been a part of Amy’s life. Starting at the age of three she enjoyed tap and ballet, adding in various additional styles as she grew up. After assisting classes for many years she knew she wanted to become a teacher. While attending...

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Valeria Kostenko

Instructor Dance artist and choreographer from Ukraine. Candidate master of sports in rhythmic gymnastics of Ukraine, winner of many international and regional competitions in modern dance and gymnastics. I started my dance path at the age of 3. Since that time,...

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Eddye Kirk

Eddye Kirk

Instructor Eddye found a love of dance at a young age. She took her first dance class at the age of 3 and hasn’t looked back since! Quickly finding a passion for dance, Eddye trained in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe, Acro, Hip Hop, Heels, Latin, Lyrical, Modern, and...

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MeKayla Lindsay

MeKayla Lindsay

Instructor Mekayla has been apart of the Martin family since 6 years of age.  At the age of 12 she started assisting younger classes and at the age of 19 she took over the teacher roll. Throughout her years at the studio she has taken Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical...

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Emily Lightheart

Emily Lightheart

Instructor Emily Lightheart danced at Martin School of Dance & Baton for 15 years, training in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, hip hop, baton, acro, and heels. She has completed her pre-advanced ADAPT tap exam, intermediate 3 jazz exam, Grade 8 RAD exam, and Advanced...

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Nancy Lightheart

Nancy Lightheart

Instructor Nancy began dancing at Martin School of Dance and Baton Twirling when she was 5 years old.  She participated in tap, jazz, ballet, acro and baton twirling until she was 17. During that time, she was a member of the Sundown Optimist Buffalo Gals and...

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Tatiana Moisei

Tatiana Moisei

Instructor Tatiana Moisei moved to Canada from Moldova in 2012.  Tatiana began studying Artistic Gymnastics at the age of seven and was accepted on scholarship into the professional National Ballet College at age ten where she was trained in the best tradition of...

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Sara Mougeot

Sara Mougeot

Instructor Sara Mougeot (nee Thibeault) twirled and danced at Martin School of Dance and Baton for 18 years, training in Baton Twirling, Jazz, Acro, and Ballet. Sara is a former member of the Sundown Optimist Buffalo Gals and Martin Showcase Dancers. Sara started...

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Samantha Weber

Samantha Weber

Instructor Sam started dancing at the age of 5 and quickly fell in love with it. There was no getting her to sit still so her mom thought dance would be a great addition to her life. At the age of 10, she came to Martin and found her creative outlet and forever...

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Kayla Weir

Kayla Weir

Instructor Kayla has had a passion for performing from a very young age. She began dancing at Martin at four years old and has called this place home for 15 years. Her training includes: tap, jazz, ballet, pointe, contemporary, hip hop, acrobatics, heels, and baton...

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Sophie Lightheart

Sophie Lightheart

Office Manager Sophie Lightheart danced and twirled at Martin School of Dance & Baton Twirling for 16 years. She trained in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, hip hop, acro, and baton. She has been assisting tap, baton, and ballet since she was 13 years old. Sophie...

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