Cobourg Assistant Teacher
SDC/SDO Professional Member
Owner, Main Instructor
Beginning her love for dance at age 8 in Lindsay, Ontario, Lindsay quickly advanced and began travelling provincially for highland dancing competitions. Entering Premier at age 12, she began travelling internationally for championships and events. Her competitive career spanned 17 years. Some competitive highlights include winning the British Overseas Championship, and placing in the top 6 at the North – American Championships and Ontario Provincial Championships consistently. After college graduation, she moved to Toronto and began evening classes at the National Ballet. The following year she completed the Dance Performance Program at George Brown College developing knowledge in other styles of dancing. Lindsay was selected to represent Canada in 4 international shows on an International dancing team. She has performed at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Queens Jubilee 2012, 2014, and the Basel Tattoo in Switzerland 2013, 2016. Additional shows she has performed at include: British Isles show, Governors Ball, Diversity events, and the Scotland Tattoo at the Sony Centre. She continues to develop her own repertoire for local events and concerts. In Fall 2017 , Lindsay was selected to highland dance in a national commercial. Lindsay also runs the Durham Regional Police pipe band dancer group and has enjoyed choreographing performances with them for tattoo’s and events. Lindsay created LR Dance Swords - a side project which gives families access to affordable swords that they can customize to suit their dancer.
Lindsay received highly commended in the associates, members, and fellowship level with the British Association Teachers of Dancing ( BATD) and is a dancing judge for competitions on the Royal Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing (RSOBHD). Lindsay is very active in the dance community travelling to competitions, dance workshops, step lectures, and members meetings weekly. Lindsay also volunteers her time as the Competition Organizer for local DRHDA competitions. Her students have been nominated yearly for the Sadie Simpson BATD scholarships and she has trained qualifiers for the Canadian championships.
Lindsay currently resides in Uxbridge with her dog Angus and enjoys sharing her passion for Highland dancing as her full-time career. Lindsay's specialty is helping competitive dancers realize and reach their potential and she takes pride in building profound relationships with her athletes along the way.
Alex started dancing at the age of 8 and started competing in premier by age 11. She has competed all over North America and various European countries. Alex has performed in international shows such as the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Basel Tattoo in Switzerland and the Moscow Tattoo Spasskaya Tower.
Competition is her passion and has many competitive highlights that include winning the 2011 North American Championships, Ontario Provincial Representative in 2012 and 2019, 2023 was top 6 at the Canadian Interprovincial Championships, and a World qualifier at the Cowal Highland Games in 2010 and 2012.
Alex received highly commended in the associates level with the British Association Teachers of Dancing (BATD).