Tess is a graduate of the dance program at York University where she studied Ballet,  Modern,  Dance History,  Music,  Dance Kinesiology and Injury Prevention.  She then enrolled in a joint dance program at York University and the National Ballet School of Canada. Tess graduated from the National Ballet School’s Teacher Training Program in 2006. While there, she obtained her Royal Academy of Dance Registered Teacher status as well as her Cecchetti Intermediate and Advanced One exams and National Intermediate and Advanced One exams.

Upon completion of her NBS studies, Tess returned to York, graduating in 2008 with an Honours BFA in Dance. Tess looks forward to helping further our commitment to fostering joy, enthusiasm and professionalism in every student!