our team

All of our teachers are passionate,
positive and ready to inspire

Our team of certified instructors have a wealth of knowledge and experience. Each teacher, whether it is dance or yoga and fitness, is chosen with care and consideration to provide our students with quality instruction.

Learn more about Soul Connexion

Our founder
Cara Poppitt

- "How you do anything is how you do everything."

Passion and energy led Miss Cara to her success as a dancer, fitness instructor, and yoga teacher. She is a member of the Alberta Fitness Leadership Association and Dance Studio Owners Association. While Miss Cara is mostly known for her Hip Hop and Latin choreography, she has trained in Jazz, Hip Hop, Modern, Lyrical, Latin, and Ballet. Learn more about Cara...

Our Dance teachers

At Soul Connexion, we understand that dance can be an important part of a child’s life, and a large part of that positive and uplifting experience is the example set by a qualified teacher. Each instructor is certified with the tools to deliver high-quality lessons and the passion to pass the love of dance on to their students. We love hearing parents rave about how kind and inspiring our teachers are!

Alissa Lee

Originally from Winnipeg MB, Miss Alissa moved to Calgary for her combined degree in Dance + Kinesiology. She has trained... Continue reading...

Carmen Lee

Miss Carmen developed her passion for dance in her childhood. When she was younger, there would never be a moment... Continue reading...

Emily Losier

Miss Emily began her journey of dance training and practice in Fort McMurray, AB, at the young age of two-years-old.... Continue reading...

Emma Gunn

Miss Emma began dancing when she was four years old, and has trained in Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Modern and Lyrical,... Continue reading...

Hailey Hahn

Miss Hailey has been dancing since the age of 3. She has trained and competed nationally, in disciplines such as... Continue reading...

Kristine Martin

Miss Kristine initially discovered her love for dance as she grew up training and performing competitively in the Calgary dance community.... Continue reading...

Sabrina Rizzuti

Miss Sabrina began dancing at the age of 3. Although she has explored many different disciplines, including jazz, modern, acro,... Continue reading...

Our Yoga & Fitness teachers

Our yoga and fitness teachers provide a safe and comfortable environment and are here to help you reach your goals. Whether you are looking to relax or to sweat, our certified instructors have the knowledge and experience to deliver a quality class!

Katie Mikalson

Katie is a community enthusiast, yoga nerd and passionate asana teacher here in Calgary, AB. Her personal yoga practice has... Continue reading...

Nina Van Staden

Nina is a former preschool teacher and professional photographer, who changed careers to feed her love for creative movement and... Continue reading...

Pam Kai

Community and connection are two of Pam's passions and a piece of what lead her to study yoga.  Pam is... Continue reading...

Our Fine Arts Club teachers

Our Fine Arts Club teachers have experience in both early childhood education and the fine arts including dance. You can be confident that your child is getting professional, engaging, and high-quality instruction!

Our Administrative team

As some of the first faces you see when walking into our studio, our admin staff, also known as our Soul Sisters, are committed to elevating your experience.

Alissa Lee

Originally from Winnipeg MB, Miss Alissa moved to Calgary for her combined degree in Dance + Kinesiology. She has trained... Continue reading...

Why smaller class sizes?

At Soul Connexion, we aim to keep our class sizes to a maximum of 12-16 students. This smaller student to teacher ratio ensures that our teachers can give adequate personal attention to each child.

This results in a better teacher-student relationship, increases a child’s self-esteem, and provides higher quality learning that they can be confident with. Smaller class sizes also cultivates a sense of belonging and community that our studio stands for.

Our instructors are experts at sharing their love of dance, yoga, and fitness with their students while teaching the necessary techniques that will allow them to strengthen their skills and reach their goals.
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