““When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way”
Amanda LeClaire, has been dancing for 22 years and practicing yoga for nearly 10. After completing her training at The Studio School of Dance in all disciplines Amanda went on to dance professionally in New York, assisting acclaimed teacher Michelle Barber of Broadway Dance Centre. After extensive training in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, NYC, L.A., Australia, she went on to dance with Carnival Cruise Lines, Karma Dance Theatre, Sapphire Dance Company in Toronto, Odyssey Showcase with ‘History of Canadian Music’ and Culture Shock Ottawa. Her choreography has been showcased at local charity events such as Rogers House the Chance2Dance Gala and Bust A Move for breast cancer. She’s also been fortunate enough to perform for artists such as Benny Benassi, Steve Angelo, Nervo and W&W!
Amanda really discovered the joys of yoga while recovering from a severe hip injury. She loved the way it complimented her dancing so much that she attained her 200hr RYT Hatha and Yoga Tune Up ® certification at Rama Lotus and Pure Yoga in Ottawa. Amanda is currently attending the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in continuing her education on the health of the body by becoming a Registered Holistic Natural Nutritionist. Amanda’s joy of dance and yoga is infectious to her students, as she safely guides them through an informative, fun and creative class!