Director, Hype Danz Studio
Margarita was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. Her versatility in dance stems from exploring different genres throughout her life. She has trained extensively in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Lyrical, Contemporary, Acrobatics, Highland and Greek Dancing. After completing her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from York University, Margarita went on to open her own dance studio in Courtice, Ontario in 2004. She continues to oversee her growing dance studio and now coaches and mentors over 300 students.
Margarita’s credentials are far-reaching and extensive. She has trained since the age of 3 with the British Association of Teacher’s of Dancing in Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Highland. She holds an Elementary Diploma in the Ballet Division, Associates and Member’s Diploma in the Stage (Jazz/Tap) Division, and an Associates Diploma in the Highland Division. She is a fully certified Zumba Instructor and has completed her Level 1 & 2 Acrobatic Arts Certification. She is certified in both Module 1 and 2 of Alixa Flexibility. She has completed her AcroDance Competition Adjudicator’s Certification through Acrobatic Arts and is a member of the Professional Adjudicator’s Alliance. She has just recently completed her mUvmethod Level 1 and 2 Stretch Academy Instructor certification.
Margarita has worked for many organizations teaching dance across the city including U Got Dance and The City Of Oshawa. She has volunteered her time and choreographed routines for many benefits and functions. Margarita believes that knowledge is power and continues to improve and learn by attending workshops, conventions and master classes every year in order to progress in dance.
In addition to dance, Margarita enjoys reading, exercising and spending time with her husband, her 2 daughters – Maria and Vanessa and her Frenchton Luna.