Let Them Be Little 2024

Since 2008

About Us

We are dedicated to providing quality dance education to children and adults. We believe dance nurtures creativity, rhythm and co-ordination.

Our Philosophy

Muskoka Dance Connection is dedicated to providing quality dance education to children and adults. We believe dance nurtures creativity, rhythm and co-ordination. Dance encourages active awareness of space and self without judgment, building confidence and character. We pride ourselves in teaching in a positive and fun atmosphere while providing a solid technical foundation.

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Meagan Landry

Dance Masters of America, O.F.C.

Meagan Landry started dancing at the age of 9 in Pickering, Ont. She soon became a teacher’s assistant and then began teaching her own classes. She left teaching to further her dance experience performing as a Toronto Argonaut Cheerleader. From 1992-1996 Meagan worked at Deerhurst Resort as a dancer/singer in their nightly show.

Tamara Boese

Dance Masters of America

Tamara Boese discovered her love of dance at the age of 5 in St. Catharines, Ont. She trained extensively in ballet, tap and jazz, which led to numerous competitions across Canada and the U. S. At the age of 13 she became an assistant teacher. Tammy has performed in numerous productions, as well as choreographed numbers for school productions.

Kasey Stephan

Instructor

Kasey has been teaching for twenty years, the last eight in Muskoka. She brings a vast array of dance experience to her students. She grew up with a strong ballet background, obtaining her Junior Teacher’s certification from the Edmonton School of Ballet and performing in the children cast of the Nutcracker for the Alberta Ballet. This strong ballet foundation blossomed into a strong love of lyrical and contemporary dance.

Melanie McKenna

Instructor

Melanie has been dancing since the age of 3 imitating the solid gold dancers and going to ballet class. She began dancing competitively at Bojangles Dance Arts in Kitchener where she discovered her love of all forms of dance. Melanie appeared on the Showstoppers tv show in 1991 and was awarded teen dancer of Detroit at age 14. She earned her intermediate level ballet certificate from the Royal Academy of Dance in 1996.

Sam Gasson

Instructor

Sam was born and raised in Muskoka. She started dancing at age 3, beginning with tap, and further trained in ballet and jazz. By age 9 she joined the competitive team and her passion for dance grew even more. She added hip hop, lyrical, and modern to her repertoire and became a teacher’s assistant by age 13. Sam loves to share her passion and is excited to be part of the MDC family.