Counterpoint Dance Academy Marda Loop’s professionally trained faculty provides a positive environment that allows each dancer the opportunity to achieve their personal best while learning, growing and flourishing in the art of dance. Our dedicated and invested instructors have trained extensively with top worldwide educators, mentors and teachers. Counterpoint Marda Loop is a Royal Academy of Dance, ADAPT (Associated Dance Arts for Professional Teachers) and Acrobatic Arts fully certified studio.  Our faculty has trained at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance in London, England, the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts, as well as The University of Calgary’s Bachelor of Arts Dance Program. Our instructors’ wealth of training and professional experience ensures all dancers receive comprehensive training in their technical and artistic instruction.

Miss Shannon Hearn

Studio Owner, Director and Ballet Instructor



Miss Delaney

Office Manager

Jazz, Tap, Lyrical and Preschool Instructor


Miss Linda

Receptionist and Office Administrator


Miss Lisa

Tap Team Lead

Tap Instructor

Miss Jessalyn

Musical Theatre Team Lead

Modern, Musical Theatre, Jazz and Lyrical Instructor

Miss Kate

Preschool Team Lead

Preschool Instructor

Miss Emily

Ballet Team Lead

Ballet Instructor

Miss Alex

Jazz Team Lead

Jazz Instructor 

Miss Suzy

Acro Instructor

Miss Chelsea

Hip Hop Instructor

Miss Chelsey

Ballet Instructor

Miss Sadie

Preschool Instructor

Miss Jenna

Ballet Instructor

Miss Giselle

Jazz and Lyrical Instructor

Miss Maggie

Musical Theatre and Preschool Instructor

Miss Taylor

Musical Theatre Instructor

Mr. Hunter

Hip Hop Instructor

Miss Sara

Ballet Instructor

Miss Hannah