MEET THE TEAM
LOUISE MCSHERRY - PRINCIPAL TEACHER
Louise first discovered her passion for dance and began her training in Brisbane at the age of 3. She has been dancing for over 30 years including 10 years with the Top Performers Pamela Le-Ray Toso Dancers (RAD, CSTD) in Tap, Jazz, Ballet & Contemporary and 1 year in London training at Fuzion X Performance Academy in the urban / commercial dance styles with Director, Choreographer and Performance Coach, Kerys Nathan.
Louise has a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) majoring in Dance and Music and a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations and Creative Event Management. She is also a member of the Asia Pacific Dance Association. Louise continues to evolve as a dance educator and loves to extend her performance and choreographic skills by participating in workshops in both the US and Australia whenever the opportunity arises.
Laryssa started dancing when she was 2 years old under doctors orders to help her develop and walk. She fell in love with everything about it and has danced ever since. Specialising in musical theatre and commercial jazz / hip hop, she loves a good story behind the routine!
Laryssa moved from Canada in 2013 and to Rockhampton in 2018. In Canada, Laryssa was choreographer and dance teacher at a local theatre, choreographing for musicals such as Grease and A Chorus Line. She is now a performing arts teacher in Rockhampton and is thrilled to be joining the DanceFX team!
LEASH EDWARDS - TODDLER BEATZ
Leash or Miss Leash as she is so famously known, has 20+ years experience as an Early Childhood Educator with 0 - 6 year olds and has an Advanced Diploma of Children's Services.
Leash is passionate in helping young children find joy in expressing themselves through music and movement. She believes all children who have fun whilst learning, will develop a range of life long skills such as social skills, group participation, active listening, following direction, body and spacial awareness, creativity, imagination, self expression, language, balance, coordination and so much more.
Miss Leash can't wait to help make'Toddler Beatz' a super fun experience for many little people.