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About TECHNIQUES BALLROOM/LATIN DANCE
Parent company founded in 1995, Come Dancing Ontario, was a partnership based business based on the many years of Competitive excellence in Ballroom dancing- 5 time Ontario champion Philip Worrall and his former partner. Reopening under the new business profile of Techniques Ballroom and Latin in 2012. Philip and April decided to give the company a competitive and social edge offering the best in personal service and certified expert skills.
TECHNIQUES BALLROOM/LATIN DANCE is family-owned and operated in the Georgian Bay Areas of Clarksburg, Stayner and Barrie. At Techniques we've treated every customer like they were a part of our family. Our customers become part of our dance family! Other dance studios may offer similar services, but our services come with a personal touch, quality and expertise in our field. It is our job to make sure your lessons are fun, structured and full of helpful techniques to make learning the steps easy.
Philip has been dancing for over 30 years in total. He has won numerous awards over that time including that of 5 time Ontario Standard Ballroom champion, competed for Canada in the worlds (Germany) and in Blackpool, England. He is certified through the CDTA and has his licentiate level honours in Standard International Ballroom and his associate honour in Latin, DVIDA certified in Argentine Tango and is registered as a member with the Canadian Dance Federation.
Having been trained by some of the top world champions-Karen and Marcus Hilton, Jean Marc Generoux, Denny Tremblais he brings a vast amount of knowledge and proficiency to the dance floor!
Philip and April both love to share their passion for dance with those excited to learn
April has been dancing since the young age of 6. She started by winning the Sandra Dobson Memorial Scholarship award in 1979 for Jazz dancing. She continued on with tap. She has 7 years gymnastics training with the Cambridge Kips gymnastics club and advanced tap training with the Cambridge Theatre Dance School. She also studied at the Academy of Dance in Brantford , tap, ballet, jazz and hip hop and from there decided to do her training with Dance Masters of America.
She started training in Ballroom and Latin in 2010, under Philip Worrall. She competes along side Philip in Latin and Ballroom.
With her love for dance she is always eager to share and teach her clients to dance!!
Committed to helping our customers achieve their dreams.....one step at a time!