The 2 teachers of that course are:
Ann Marie Cote | Danse Social/ Danse Latine
Certified ballroom dancing instructor and judge with diplomas in both international and American style. Ann Marie has taught in various dance studios, such as, Arthur Murray and Centre Ballroom Dancesport for 20 years. She has competed professionally in latin and smooth style and continues to compete with her students in pro-am divisions. She enjoys performing in shows and animating at events.
Her professional experience includes having a Bachelor of Science in therapeutic recreation, diploma in dance therapy, and being certified fitness instructor. She has enjoyed implementing various dance and fitness programs in various settings, and with groups of all ages, including having worked with individuals with a disability. Ann Marie believes in re-creating happiness and wellness through dance and movement.
Maya has 15 years of professional experience in teaching ballroom dancing to people of all age groups and diverse cultural background. In addition, she has been fitness instructor for over 3 years. She is friendly, caring and service-oriented qualified professional who has taught ballroom dancing and Latin Cardio/Zumba in many prestigious dance studios such as Arthur Murray, Centre Ballroom Dance Sport, Juste Danse and Centre des Loisirs Notre Dame de Bonsecours. Maya has been studying different form of dances and she has completed Concordia University Contemporary Dance Program with diploma in Fine Arts. Moreover, she is a certified professional/instructor in Ballroom dance and Zumba.
Maya is also a recipient of multiple awards including Top Teacher & Gold Medal. She received Top Teacher award in 2002 during Arthur Murray International Dance Convention and Gold Medal in Professional Competition in 2000 during International Summer Dance Festival in Montreal. She also volunteers for "Dancing with Stars" – a charity event for the benefit of Just for Kids Foundation, Montreal Children’s Hospital. She loves kids and travelling and she toured Europe as part of the Ballet Jazz showcase.