B.A., B.H.K., R.T.S., T.T.D., C.B.T.S.
Originally from the Maritimes, Tirene received her first Teacher Training Diploma from the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts. She then went on to complete her B.A. in Dance Science and Education at York University, B.H.K. in Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa, and her second Teacher Training Diploma with the Royal Academy of Dance. She has completed examinations in R.A.D., Cecchetti, C.D.T.A., and Russian styles of ballet and has gone on to teach and choreograph at both recreational and competitive levels. As a Kinesiologist, her expertise extends into the world of Kinesiology where she focused her first degree on healthy practices and prevention of injuries among dancers. It is her belief that everyone deserves the opportunity to reach their optimal abilities, regardless of age and training background.