RAD Ballet Instructor/PT Competitive Jazz Choreographer
Jia Brent started dancing at the age of three years old. As a young dancer, she trained in many different styles of dance. Since the age of 5, Jia has been competing and winning awards in both ballet and jazz. Jia has been training in ballet through the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus since she was five years old. Jia has successfully passed all of her R.A.D ballet examinations from R.A.D Primary to the second highest level in the R.A.D vocational syllabus, Advanced 2, with Distinction and High Merit. She has also completed her Society of Russian Ballet Intermediate exam with Highly Commended.
From 2009 to 2012, Jia trained at Canada’s National Ballet School for three years in the associate's program. Jia has trained with many well-known ballet teachers such as Johanna Hilchie, Ian Parsons, Cynthia Fisher, Barbara Chonin and many more. Currently, Jia is attending York University Dance BFA program in conjunction with Canada’s National Ballet School Teacher Training Program. Jia’s passion for teaching and her love of dance has created a vision to help each individual achieve their goal.