Confidence. Performance. Technique. Community
Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acrobatics, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Theatre
Dance Classes for Ages 3 - Adult
Recreational, Competitive and Professional Programs
Amazing Teachers = Amazing Dance Classes
Located in Beautiful downtown Galt ONE Movement Dance Centre offers:
5 Dance Studios, Free Parking, Wheel Chair Accessible
Comfortable Waiting Room, Viewing Windows and viewing TV monitors
Large Change rooms
High Ceilings, Air Conditioning
Dance Floors designed to help prevent injury. Marley and Wood Dance Floors.
Qualified Staff. Welcoming Atmosphere.
Contemporary, Hip Hop, Theatre,
Jazz, Acro, Tap, Jumps and Turns, MRT
Her mission as a teacher is to train dancers who are confident in themselves, understand body mechanics, prevent injury and help her students fall in love with the process and perform!
Sharon Millen RAD RT RDECE
Miss. Millen has been dancing since the age of 4 and has never stopped! She began her training of ballet under the direction of Miss Josephine Both of Cambridge Ontario. She then went on to study under the direction of Miss. Dianne Long, ARAD AISTD, and continued on to work for her at the Cambridge Theatre Dance School until June of 2011. Miss. Millen had the pleasure of being the Head of the Ballet Department at the Cambridge Theatre Dance School between the years of 2006-2011.
Throughout her training Miss. Millen also had the pleasure to be trained by Barbra Jacobs of Les Grands Ballet Canadien and Elaine Ottis of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company. During her younger years Miss Millen performed and studied with the Black Walnut Ballet Company of Waterloo Ontario and graduated from the Integrated Arts Program at Eastwood Collegiate of Kitchener, Ontario.
She holds her Elementary Executant Ballet Certificate and her Certificate of Ballet Teaching Studies with Registered Teaching Status with the Royal Academy of Dance, both her Advanced Modern Certificate and the Gold Jazz Award with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance along with her Registered Early Childhood Educator status with the College of Early Childhood Educators. Her passion for teaching reaches outside of the studio walls and is honoured to share her love of the arts on a daily basis with children in a classroom setting as she also works for the Waterloo Region District School Board.
Miss Millen is married and has three beautiful children.
Miss. Millen holds a great passion for the art of dance and enjoys the many rewards that come with introducing the world of dance to children of all ages. She is very much looking forward to meeting both the students and families here at One Movement.
ARAD, AISTD, Classical Ballet,
Pointe, Character, National
Dianne teaches the Ballet Program at
ONE Movement Dance Centre.
She brings over 35 years of teaching experience and has many significant credentials to enhance her classes.
Dianne holds her Advanced Certificate in Ballet from both the Royal Academy of Dancing and the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.
She holds her Advanced Certificate in Modern Theatre with Honours from ISTD and is an Associate Member of the
Imperial Society in Modern Theatre.
Dianne holds her Elementary Certificate in Honours from the Benesh Institute of Choreology of London UK.
She is also an official member of the CTBS Diploma Program of the RAD London UK.
Member of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science.
Dianne teachers a dance program for people living with Parkinson's Disease.
Dianne is a member of the International Dance Council, National Ballet of Canada and Dance Ontario.
Also trained in Limon and Graham;
Dianne has had a long career in dance and continues to inspire dance as an art form in her students.
Katrina teaches our ballet program
on Tuesday nights.
She started dancing at the age of 4 and has trained at various dance studios
Upon Graduating from the Fleming School of Dance she continued her studies at Sheridan College receiving an Honours
Certificate in Performing Arts.
Katrina is an Associate with the Imperial Society of Teachers in Modern Dance and Theatre.
She has trained in Ballet, Tap and Jazz and enjoys sharing her love of dance with her students.
Pete has been involved in all facets of dance for 35 years. As a Triple- Threat performer in shows like A Chorus Line and Grease to travelling around the world with Carnival Cruise Lines . Training in all facets of dance has made him extremely well rounded and made him the person he is today. He has adjudicated across North America and is very honoured to have been the first Canadian to judge the IDO World Tap and Show Dance Championships. Now as an instructor and choreographer he works his students with his way outside the box thinking to help them achieve their goals. Many of his students have went on to University for dance, TV and professional jobs across the world. He is super stoked to be here this week.
Tap, Jazz, Theatre, Hip Hop
Mackenzie is a new teacher eager to help kids find their passion in dance, as she has. Starting out at the age of three, she has been trained in all styles by many different teachers.
Competing under many studios and attending various workshops, such as The Dance Shoppe, The Dance Pac, Eastern Canadian Tap Conference, the Tap Dance Centre, the Toronto Rhythm Initiative, the Rhythm Ensemble, etc.
Mackenzie has been so grateful to have the ability to learn from each individual and wants to help pass on this knowledge while still continuing her own self-improvement at the University of Guelph Tap Pak.
Music has been such a great part of her life on and off the stage - enjoying/memorizing musicals and practicing tap improvisation in her free time. Competing in international championships in Germany, Spain, and Portugal with Team Canada Dance and World Performers Canada for tap and hip-hop, Mackenzie has brought back three team medals and an immense amount of lessons learned about the wonderful world of dance. She can’t wait to help students understand that dance is a beautiful form of self-expression with so many respected historical influencers to learn from and really just a blast to take part in. She is so happy to join the team!
Trystan Van Boekel
Jazz and Acro
Trystan discovered her love of dance at the young age of 4 and has been dancing ever since. At the age of six she took her passion to the next level and joined the competition team. Trystan graduated from IN.MOTION School of the Performing Arts and is a recent graduate from George Brown College where she furthered her career and studied in the Commercial Dance Program as a triple threat including dancing, singing and acting.
Trystan spent several years training under the professional hand of Miss Paula Morgan at Unlock Unleash Control in Kitchener. Allowing her to develop an in-depth understanding of the stretch and strength training required to develop a dancer.
Trystan has had the opportunity to attend many workshops and training classes to improve her passion for dance and along with that training she has furthered her dance career into teaching and choreographing and sharing her love and passion for dance to others. She has trained in ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary, lyrical, modern, acro, and musical theatre.
Trystan has trained at Steps on Broadway in New York City and has also traveled and performed with Carnival Cruise Lines, she has performed Toronto Raptors at half time show, The Nutcracker with the National Ballet of Cuba in Hamilton Ontario. She was an ensemble member in Anne of Green Gables with KWMP.
Her passion for dance has lead her to many dance opportunities in Toronto, ON. Some of her credits include company member of B.A.B Toronto as well as a performer with TDC Entertainment. Trystan performed at Unleashed and Next Stage 2017 through Ballet Jorgen. She has performed in many music videos with local artists and is currently in a new and upcoming TV series ‘Impulse’ that will be aired the summer of 2018.
Dominique has been dancing ballet for twenty plus years. She has always been passionate about ballet and sees dancing as a journey. She is still working on achieving Royal Academy vocational levels and has recently undertaken her Advanced 1 examination. Dominique loves dancing as it gives her an opportunity to focus on steps and performance of the syllabus and loves to be challenged at understanding more about ballet and movement. She also loves attending dance performances such as the Nutcracker and has taken several adult intensive courses at the National Ballet of Canada. She is also a classroom French Immersion teacher and holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Western Ontario. Dominique is looking forward to sharing her love of dance and continuing to grow her passion while sharing all of this and more with other students at One Movement!
Owen Brown - Hip Hop
Owen has always had a love for dance.
He was officially introduced to dance through a summer camp at the age of nine. From that point on, he continued to train and develop skills in a multitude of genres including ballet, jazz, tap, acro, hip hop, lyrical, contemporary, and modern. Throughout the years in the studio, he found his love for acro, ballet, jazz, and contemporary. He has since then began training with top professionals in these fields, and has continued to work hard to reach his dreams. Owen’s accomplishments include working with Drayton Entertainment in Aladdin the Panto, working in various shows with Ballet Jörgen being cast as the Nutcracker Prince and traveling all over Canada and part of the United States.
He attended the summer intensive at the National Ballet of Canada in 2018 and 2019. Owen has also been a dancer and model for various brands, organizations and companies. Owen has had great success as a competitive dancer, being the recipient of numerous overall and achieving special mention awards including Most Outstanding Dancer 2019 at Bedazzled Dance Champions. Owen completed the Integrated Arts Program at Eastwood Collegiate Institute with an Arts Endorsement in both dance and visual arts. He has also successfully completed his Module 1 and 2 with Acrobatic Arts.
He is currently attending the dance performance program at George Brown College in collaborations with Ballet Jorgen. Owen enjoys sharing his love for dance in a variety of ways through teaching and mentoring young dancers who would like to break into the dance world.