Miss Chantal Thibodeau

Dance Instructor in Newmarket / Aurora

Chantal has been formally trained in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, and contemporary and in circus arts such as silks, pole and lollipop. She has had many opportunities performing in a variety of settings including on The Royal Caribbean Freedom of The Seas cruise ship and in Riesa, Germany as a part of Team Canada competing at the International Dance World Championships. Chantal has had many opportunities teaching and choreographing at studios in the GTA and in student run shows at York University in person and online. 

Chantal is still dancing now! Performing for gigs in dance and circus arts. Chantal enjoys continuing her learning so she can continue to introduce new ideas and concepts to her students. 

Chantal attended York University and completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts Honors Dance performance/choreography stream, Dean's Honor Roll. During her time at the university, she led a fitness workout program for the dance majors under the Dance Student's Association (DSA) and would hold weekly workout classes for students at the university. With the York Lions Dance Club, she taught weekly Intermediate/Advanced Jazz class and at Seneca at York taught Zumba®. Along with dance, Chantal works in the health and fitness industry as a health and fitness coach. She currently holds the following certifications; Institute of Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Master Trainer with ISSA which includes the following courses: Certified Personal Training Specialist, Certified Nutritionist, Certified Glutes Specialist, Certified Bodybuilding Specialist, Certified Yoga Instructor, Certified Transformation Specialist, and Active ZIN Member and Licensed Zumba® Instructor (Basic 1 and Basic 2, Virtual Pro). 

Chantal is currently at school studying to become a Naturopathic Doctor.