Marlborough, New Zealand
Lauren Taylor (BA, AAC, AF, ADA)
Certified Competition Adjudicator: Acro Dance; Jazz; Lyrical; Contemporary; Hip Hop; Ballet; Stage
Testing Day Examiner: Junior; Intermediate
Lauren is an established teacher and choreographer in the Greater Vancouver area. She has been teaching since 2007 in a variety of different styles including Acro Dance, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, and various genres for under 7 children’s programs. She is a certified Acro Dance instructor with Acrobatic Arts as well as an Acro Dance Adjudicator certified with the Acro Dance Teachers Association. She also holds certifications with Alixa Flexibility. In addition to dance and teaching, Lauren also has a Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University and is working towards a Marketing Communications Certificate from British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Lauren is an alumni member of Kill the Lights Co. an urban dance training company and has danced in various shows around the Vancouver area. She has also danced for companies like Sonic Nation Radio and Kia, and for artists such as Brian McKnight, Charlotte Fischer, Michael Buble, Lowkita, Jackie Valentine, and Laurell.
Lauren believes that a teacher should never stop being a student. She continues to train as a dancer in Vancouver and Los Angeles and as an instructor and choreographer through workshops, conferences, and certifications. Lauren has a passion for teaching and thrives on watching students grow. She hopes that she can pass along her love, and passion to inspire others to be not only the best dancer, but also the best person they can be.