Joyce Lo began dancing at the young age of two and has over 20 years of training in classical ballet. She holds her Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies and is a registered teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). As a student, she was trained through the RAD method and completed several of the Graded and Vocational examinations, including Advanced 2. Joyce also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours specializing in Dance. She has trained extensively under a multitude of renowned teachers, and currently enjoys dancing regularly in professional-level classes taught by Stacey Minagawa, Aleksandar Antonijevic, Tara Butler, Cynthia Macedo, and more. Joyce is passionate about sharing her love for dance through teaching, and is thrilled to be a part of the teaching staff at Impact Dance Company.
Cristina began dancing at the age of three. She is competitively trained in jazz, tap, ballet & pointe, lyrical, acro and hiphop for over 12 years. She has won numerous titles and scholarships in Canada and the U.S. including 5678 Dancer of the Year, NATT Overall Junior Soloist, 1st Place Jazz – DMA Pagaent, to name a few. Cristina has completed her R.A.D. ballet exams from primary to elementary with Honours.
Cristina has had the pleasure of working with well-known choreographers like Luther Brown, from So You Think You Can Dance Canada, and Danny Davalos, choreographer and owner of OIP Dance Centre. She has done many TV and live performances including: Shawn Desman’s “Night Like This” music video, movie premier for How She Move, Disney movie Cow Belles, the Toronto Film Festival with Dodat Entertainment, World Aids Day Gala with Anthony Sherwood Productions, Milk & Honey, FIFA Under 20 World Cup Opening Ceremonies, That’s So Raven Eye on Fashion, Children’s Wish Foundation Gala.
Cristina graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. She is a faculty member of FRESH Dance Intensive, teaching workshops all over the GTA. Cristina continues to audition, attend master classes, workshops & drop-in classes as much as possible to challenge herself and learn from other dancers and choreographers. Cristina is excited to join the IDC family and can’t wait to share her passion for dance with her students.