MARINDA VAN HEERDEN
Dance Instructor - RAD Ballet Exams
Marinda began dancing at a young age, training at the Centurion Ballet Academy with one of South Africa's most well-known ballet teachers, Paula Olivier, and Janet King who is currently an examiner for the Royal Academy of Dance. She has taught a wide variety of ages, and has infused ballet technique with cross functional training for other disciplines, including gymnastics and figure skating. She has previously been an instructor at Springers Gymnastics in Yorkton for ballet technique and choreography in floor routines, as well as a teacher at Skate Yorkton working to improve ballet technique and on-ice performances. Marinda is currently in the final stages of pursuing her teaching certification with the Royal Acacademy of Dance, and she is excited to be working with all of our competitive students in the ballet exam program!