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 Liz

Ballet Instructor and Studio Manager


Miss Linda

Receptionist and Office Administrator


Miss Chelsea 

Hip Hop and Tap Instructor


Miss Lisa

Musical Theatre and Tap Instructor


Miss Chelsey

Ballet Instructor


Miss Jessalyn

Jazz, Lyrical, Modern and Musical Theatre Instructor


Miss Delaney

Reception, Office Administration, Tap and Preschool Instructor


Miss Kylie

Jazz and Lyrical Instructor 


Miss Suzy

Acro Instructor


Miss Emily

Ballet Instructor


Miss Sam

Preschool Instructor


Miss Taylor

Ballet Instructor


Miss Alex

Jazz and Lyrical Instructor