Olena Ternova – Ballet & Flexibility Expert
Since 2005 Olena has been working with the Olympium Synchronized Swimming and Diving Clubs as a flexibility and dance instructor. With 20 years of experience, Olena started her dancing career at age of six. In 1990, she obtained her degree in Dance Group Management in Ukraine. She danced professionally for 12 years with different dance companies including: Dance Company of Ukrainian Philharmonic in Khmelnick, Ukraine; The Musical Drama Theatre in Dneprodzerjinsk, Ukraine. She performed in the musical “Beauty and the Beast” with the company F. Art Agency in Musical Theatre in Prague, Czech Republic. In 2003, Olena moved to Canada and began working with the Olympium Rhythmic Gymnastics Club as a choreographer and ballet teacher. She continued teaching ballet with the Barvinok Ukrainian Dance School in Mississauga and worked as a flexibility instructor with Sean Boutilier Academy of Dance. She has choreographed classical and modern dances for various scenes in the musicals with the “StarKids Musical Theatre,and many other dance companies. Currently she is leading her own dance studio and Center for Creative Development for kids “Neposedy,” in Etobicoke. Olena will continue to lead the ballet and flexibility training for our evening programs and has worked our high performance camps.