We are open for in-person learning and welcoming students back in classes.
All classes at our Kanata location will resume on January 31st. NCAC/Bells Corners location will reopen the following Monday, February 7th.
Kanata Studio from February 16th / NCAC from February 22

School of

Modern Dance

IN-Studio Registration

Tuesday, September 7th,  5-7PM and Wednesday, September 8th, 6-8PM

Showtime!

Call (613) 606-3620 to book your appointment

Dance Programs

SCHOOL OF MODERN DANCE has classes for kids from 2 years old and adults. Students can take classes for leisure or join our competitive teams.

Dance Programs

SCHOOL OF MODERN DANCE has classes for kids from 2 years old and adults. Students can take classes for leisure or join our competitive teams.

Rising Stars

SMD offers classes for dancers as young as 2 yrs old. Start with ballet, then when you turn 4 - add Hip-Hop
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COMPETITIVE

Academ & Street styles Programs for those who love taking part in performances and competitions
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Recreational

Dance for pleasure in a more casual and non-competitive atmosphere. Choose between a variety of classes for kids and adults.
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Sessions

for adults and teens

Usually 6-8 weeks long - an exciting way to try multiple styles. Designed mainly for adults, but some sessions are suitable for Teens and older kids.
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Dance CAMPS

Dance CAMPS

In our Camps kids will be able to learn different styles of dance, be involved in indoor and outdoor activities, workshops, acting, dance projects, arts and crafts, fun games and much more!!! Parents can choose from the variety of different Day Camps, and also Overnight Camps.

First time this summer, we are happy to present our Overnight Camp for girls ages 10 to 16. The camp is located only 40 minutes from downtown Ottawa on a beautiful lake where we will  promote healthy lifestyle, kindness, respect, creativity and personal growth.

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Day Camps

Day camps run from full-day to half-day. More info inside
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Overnight Camps

Only 40 minutes from downtown Ottawa, surrounded by nature - a truly incredible summer vacation!
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About

School Of Modern Dance

About

School Of Modern dance

SMD opened it's doors in January 2013 as a studio for Eastern-European Community, where most popular styles were Eastern-European Folk and Ballet. Throughout the years, the school expanded and now offers classes such as Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Contemporary, Lyrical, Heels, Dancehall, House, Latin Fusion, Stretching, Fitness classes, Dance Camps and much more.

You can take classes for fun or become a part of performing team!

The classes are offered at our two locations - Kanata South and Bells Corners (NCAC). Choose your style and join our big dancing family - there is so much more to come!!!



Our Instructors

Meet our talented team - a group of passionate dancers who have created a stunning community around them.

Multiple winner of various dance competitions in Europe, master of sports in rhythmic gymnastics, graduate of Lviv National Ballet School, adjudicator of international dance competitions. Anna was involved in multiple famous shows and projects as a dancer and choreographer in Ukraine. After moving to Ottawa was a soloist of Svitanok Dance Ensemble for 7 years. Anna has over 20 years of teaching experience and is very passionate about sharing her knowledge with students.

Competitive Academ Styles, Acro, Heels, Stretching.

Anna's classes:

Anna Kamsha

Artistic Director, Choreographer, Dance Teacher

Specializes in Street styles, such as Jazz Funk, Dancehall, Hip Hop, Vogue and Heels. Ksenia started her dance career as a professional synchronized swimmer and then transferred to street dance styles and fitness. She is a multiple winner of dance competitions and has been teaching in Eastern Europe and Canada for over 10 years. Always stylish and creative choreography, with a fresh twist. No matter which of her classes you'll choose- you'll go home in a positive mood, full of energy!

Competitive Street Styles, Femme Choreo

Ksenia's classes:

Ksenia Kondratova

Choreographer, Dance Teacher, Dancer

A motivated and passionate person in dancing with more than 15 years in professional dancing and teaching experience in various dance styles and in several countries. Traveled the world performing dance shows and plays and willing to share her knowledge with the students and to develop their skills. Rhythmic gymnastics champion with several diplomas in sports, gymnastics, and dancing. Bachelor's Degree in Sports & Physical Education, academic and pedagogical dance studies, choreographer. Pilates and stretching certified trainer. Speaks 6 languages and loves to communicate her passion for dance and fitness.

Sherazade Mami

Dance Teacher, Fitness Instructor, Choreographer, Dancer

Rising Stars - Ballet, Academ Styles, Stretching, Belly Dance/Oriental, Ladies Fitness

Sherazade's classes:

Toddler Ballet, Beginner Ballet Adults, True Beginner Adults

Baylie's classes:

Experienced dancer and choreographer with a great passion in ballet. Baylie studied ballet, contemporary, and many other styles and pursued dance at a postsecondary level education. Practices ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical and other dance styles at her classes. Working with little kids takes a special place in her heart.

Baylie Karperien

Dance Teacher, Choreographer, Dancer

Local street dancer from Ottawa. Celeste has been dancing since the age of 3 in various styles and started teaching 11 years ago. She is experienced in Popping and Hip Hop and is the only female dancer/teacher of Popping in Ottawa area. Celeste continues to grow as a dancer by being involved in the street dance community in Ottawa and battling in different cities such as Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal. She wants to share her knowledge and love for dance to the younger generation.

Competitive Street Styles, Recreational Street Styles

Celeste's classes:

Celeste Ferguson

Dance Teacher, Choreographer, Dancer, Freestyler 

Lidia is certified fitness instructor and gymnastics coach, graduate of Choreographic Institute of Ukraine, founder of multiple fitness and dance groups and projects in Ukraine. After being a part of Circus Theater troupe in Finland, Lidia also traveled with Cirque du Soleil for 7 years, where she had an amazing opportunity to take multiple fitness and dance workshops along with circus artists. Lidia's passion is fitness and she gives it all when it comes to her classes.

Barre Fitness, Fitball Pilates, Stretching, Yoga

Lidia's classes:

Lidia Hrynchenko

Fitness Instructor, Dance Teacher

Raven is a seasoned dancer with over 20 years of experience in the dance industry. She has expertise in a multitude of dance styles but specializes in acrobatics, lyrical and jazz. She has danced competitively for 9 years and has been teaching/choreographing for 7. Raven has a passion for teaching and inspiring others in the art of dance, as well as sharing her knowledge of the dance industry with new generations.

Competitive Academ Styles, Acro

Raven's classes:

Raven Saville

Choreographer, Dance Teacher, Dancer

Recreational Academ Styles, Rising Stars Hip Hop

Kyla's classes:

Experienced dancer and choreographer with a great passion in Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz and Hip Hop

Kyla Featherstone

Choreographer

Multiple winner of various dance competitions in Europe, master of sports in rhythmic gymnastics, graduate of Lviv National Ballet School, adjudicator of international dance competitions. Anna was involved in multiple famous shows and projects as a dancer and choreographer in Ukraine. After moving to Ottawa was a soloist of Svitanok Dance Ensemble for 7 years. Anna has over 20 years of teaching experience and is very passionate about sharing her knowledge with students.

Competitive Academ Styles, Acro, Heels, Stretching.

Anna's classes:

Anna Kamsha

Artistic Director, Choreographer, Dance Teacher

Specializes in Street styles, such as Jazz Funk, Dancehall, Hip Hop, Vogue and Heels. Ksenia started her dance career as a professional synchronized swimmer and then transferred to street dance styles and fitness. She is a multiple winner of dance competitions and has been teaching in Eastern Europe and Canada for over 10 years. Always stylish and creative choreography, with a fresh twist. No matter which of her classes you'll choose- you'll go home in a positive mood, full of energy!

Competitive Street Styles, Femme Choreo

Ksenia's classes:

Ksenia Kondratova

Choreographer, Dance Teacher, Dancer

A motivated and passionate person in dancing with more than 15 years in professional dancing and teaching experience in various dance styles and in several countries. Traveled the world performing dance shows and plays and willing to share her knowledge with the students and to develop their skills. Rhythmic gymnastics champion with several diplomas in sports, gymnastics, and dancing. Bachelor's Degree in Sports & Physical Education, academic and pedagogical dance studies, choreographer. Pilates and stretching certified trainer. Speaks 6 languages and loves to communicate her passion for dance and fitness.

Sherazade Mami

Dance Teacher, Fitness Instructor, Choreographer, Dancer

Rising Stars - Ballet, Academ Styles, Stretching, Belly Dance/Oriental, Ladies Fitness

Sherazade's classes:

Toddler Ballet, Beginner Ballet Adults, True Beginner Adults

Baylie's classes:

Experienced dancer and choreographer with a great passion in ballet. Baylie studied ballet, contemporary, and many other styles and pursued dance at a postsecondary level education. Practices ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical and other dance styles at her classes. Working with little kids takes a special place in her heart.

Baylie Karperien

Dance Teacher, Choreographer, Dancer

Local street dancer from Ottawa. Celeste has been dancing since the age of 3 in various styles and started teaching 11 years ago. She is experienced in Popping and Hip Hop and is the only female dancer/teacher of Popping in Ottawa area. Celeste continues to grow as a dancer by being involved in the street dance community in Ottawa and battling in different cities such as Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal. She wants to share her knowledge and love for dance to the younger generation.

Competitive Street Styles, Recreational Street Styles

Celeste's classes:

Celeste Ferguson

Dance Teacher, Choreographer, Dancer, Freestyler 

Lidia is certified fitness instructor and gymnastics coach, graduate of Choreographic Institute of Ukraine, founder of multiple fitness and dance groups and projects in Ukraine. After being a part of Circus Theater troupe in Finland, Lidia also traveled with Cirque du Soleil for 7 years, where she had an amazing opportunity to take multiple fitness and dance workshops along with circus artists. Lidia's passion is fitness and she gives it all when it comes to her classes.

Barre Fitness, Fitball Pilates, Stretching, Yoga

Lidia's classes:

Lidia Hrynchenko

Fitness Instructor, Dance Teacher

Raven is a seasoned dancer with over 20 years of experience in the dance industry. She has expertise in a multitude of dance styles but specializes in acrobatics, lyrical and jazz. She has danced competitively for 9 years and has been teaching/choreographing for 7. Raven has a passion for teaching and inspiring others in the art of dance, as well as sharing her knowledge of the dance industry with new generations.

Competitive Academ Styles, Acro

Raven's classes:

Raven Saville

Choreographer, Dance Teacher, Dancer

Recreational Academ Styles, Rising Stars Hip Hop

Kyla's classes:

Experienced dancer and choreographer with a great passion in Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz and Hip Hop

Kyla Featherstone

Choreographer

Multiple winner of various dance competitions in Europe, master of sports in rhythmic gymnastics, graduate of Lviv National Ballet School, adjudicator of international dance competitions. Anna was involved in multiple famous shows and projects as a dancer and choreographer in Ukraine. After moving to Ottawa was a soloist of Svitanok Dance Ensemble for 7 years. Anna has over 20 years of teaching experience and is very passionate about sharing her knowledge with students.

Competitive Academ Styles, Acro, Heels, Stretching.

Anna's classes:

Anna Kamsha

Artistic Director, Choreographer, Dance Teacher

Specializes in Street styles, such as Jazz Funk, Dancehall, Hip Hop, Vogue and Heels. Ksenia started her dance career as a professional synchronized swimmer and then transferred to street dance styles and fitness. She is a multiple winner of dance competitions and has been teaching in Eastern Europe and Canada for over 10 years. Always stylish and creative choreography, with a fresh twist. No matter which of her classes you'll choose- you'll go home in a positive mood, full of energy!

Competitive Street Styles, Femme Choreo

Ksenia's classes:

Ksenia Kondratova

Choreographer, Dance Teacher, Dancer

A motivated and passionate person in dancing with more than 15 years in professional dancing and teaching experience in various dance styles and in several countries. Traveled the world performing dance shows and plays and willing to share her knowledge with the students and to develop their skills. Rhythmic gymnastics champion with several diplomas in sports, gymnastics, and dancing. Bachelor's Degree in Sports & Physical Education, academic and pedagogical dance studies, choreographer. Pilates and stretching certified trainer. Speaks 6 languages and loves to communicate her passion for dance and fitness.

Sherazade Mami

Dance Teacher, Fitness Instructor, Choreographer, Dancer

Rising Stars - Ballet, Academ Styles, Stretching, Belly Dance/Oriental, Ladies Fitness

Sherazade's classes:

Toddler Ballet, Beginner Ballet Adults, True Beginner Adults

Baylie's classes:

Experienced dancer and choreographer with a great passion in ballet. Baylie studied ballet, contemporary, and many other styles and pursued dance at a postsecondary level education. Practices ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical and other dance styles at her classes. Working with little kids takes a special place in her heart.

Baylie Karperien

Dance Teacher, Choreographer, Dancer

Local street dancer from Ottawa. Celeste has been dancing since the age of 3 in various styles and started teaching 11 years ago. She is experienced in Popping and Hip Hop and is the only female dancer/teacher of Popping in Ottawa area. Celeste continues to grow as a dancer by being involved in the street dance community in Ottawa and battling in different cities such as Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal. She wants to share her knowledge and love for dance to the younger generation.

Competitive Street Styles, Recreational Street Styles

Celeste's classes:

Celeste Ferguson

Dance Teacher, Choreographer, Dancer, Freestyler 

Lidia is certified fitness instructor and gymnastics coach, graduate of Choreographic Institute of Ukraine, founder of multiple fitness and dance groups and projects in Ukraine. After being a part of Circus Theater troupe in Finland, Lidia also traveled with Cirque du Soleil for 7 years, where she had an amazing opportunity to take multiple fitness and dance workshops along with circus artists. Lidia's passion is fitness and she gives it all when it comes to her classes.

Barre Fitness, Fitball Pilates, Stretching, Yoga

Lidia's classes:

Lidia Hrynchenko

Fitness Instructor, Dance Teacher

Raven is a seasoned dancer with over 20 years of experience in the dance industry. She has expertise in a multitude of dance styles but specializes in acrobatics, lyrical and jazz. She has danced competitively for 9 years and has been teaching/choreographing for 7. Raven has a passion for teaching and inspiring others in the art of dance, as well as sharing her knowledge of the dance industry with new generations.

Competitive Academ Styles, Acro

Raven's classes:

Raven Saville

Choreographer, Dance Teacher, Dancer

Recreational Academ Styles, Rising Stars Hip Hop

Kyla's classes:

Experienced dancer and choreographer with a great passion in Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz and Hip Hop

Kyla Featherstone

Choreographer

Our Instructors

Meet our talented team - a group of passionate dancers who have created a stunning community around them.
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Anna Kamsha

Artistic Director, Choreographer

Anna's classes: Rising Stars - Ballet, Academ Styles, Heels, Stretching

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Ksenia Kondratova

Choreographer

Ksenia's classes: Street Styles, Femme Choreo, Ladies

2021-2022 SCHEDULE

Classes are offered in 2 locations - Kanata and NCAC (Bells Corners)

2021-2022 SCHEDULE

Classes are offered in 2 locations - Kanata and NCAC (Bells Corners)

STUDIO DIRECTIONS

STUDIO DIRECTIONS -

school of modern dance

KANATA Location #1

KANATA Location #1


NCAC Location #2

NCAC Location #2


Kanata Location #1: Studio 1 - Unit 212/ Studio 2- Unit 112