Effie began her dance training at the age of 4 and began competing at the age of 5 in the styles of Jazz, Tap, Acrobatics, Ballet, Musical Theatre, and eventually Lyrical and Hip Hop. She has attended conventions in Canada and the United States as well as performed abroad as a professional dancer. Effie began her teaching career in 2004 and has taught all ages in competitive and recreational programs. In addition to her dance training, Effie has had extensive training in gymnastics, developmental gymnastics, figure skating, as well as a schooling background in Fitness and Health. With a strong passion for dance, Effie continues to take classes, and updates her certifications, she is determined to share her knowledge and pass her love of dance to her students.