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, & Ballet Instructor


Miss Delaney

Office Manager

Tap & Preschool Instructor


Miss Kate

Preschool Team Lead

Preschool Instructor


Miss Alex

Jazz Team Lead

Jazz Instructor 


Miss Jenna

Ballet Instructor


Miss Taylor

Musical Theatre Instructor


Miss Maggie

Musical Theatre &

Preschool Instructor


Miss Sarah

Ballet Instructor


Miss Paige

Jazz & Lyrical Instructor


Mr Josh

Hip Hop Instructor


Miss Alex

Preschool Instructor


Miss Chelsey

Ballet Instructor


Miss Linda


Office Administrator


Miss Elise

Office Administrator


Miss Emily

Ballet Team Lead

Ballet Instructor


Miss Jessalyn

Jazz & Modern Instructor


Miss Joanna

Ballet Instructor


Miss Hannah

MLDT Competitive Lead


Mr Hunter

Hip Hop Instructor


Miss Sara

Ballet Instructor


Miss Amber

Hip Hop Instructor


Miss Sadie

Preschool Instructor


Miss Suzy

Acro Instructor