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Our Teachers

Our people are among the most talented in the industry. It would be our pleasure to put our extensive experience to work for you.

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Sensei Jason Consoli

Sensei Jason Consoli, 4th Dan Okinawan Shorin-ryu. Chief Instructor

Sensei Jason started his Martial Arts training at age 7. He achieved his Shodan (Black Belt) in 1985 at the age of 13. Since then has competed in many competitions in Canada and the US with much success. He has also competed and coached for Hamilton in the CANUSA Games. He has trained in various styles of Martial Arts over the past 30 years and wants to share all of his knowledge with his students. Okinawan Shorin-ryu Karate is his speciality studying under his long time instructor "Kyoshi" Fellipe Cabenero 7th Dan.

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Tamara Vance-Consoli

Artistic Director & Dance Instructor

Tamara has been dancing since the age of 2 and has never stopped. She is certified with the Canadian Dance Teachers Association (CDTA) and is a former member of this organization. Tamara studied under the instruction of Marilyn Szwec and is excited to be back in Dundas. She is a former Hamilton Tiger-cat Cheerleader with 4 seasons of cheering for the Black & Gold. Tamara is also a former competitive Figure Skater representing the Preston F.S.C and has choreographed for Figure Skating Clubs as well as for High School Productions and Fashion Shows. Tamara has gained knowledge from many instructors both in Canada and the United States. Her students have been seen on stage in the Nutcracker (Canadian Ballet Youth Ensemble), on stage with Janet Jackson, and with the Toronto Raptors Dance Pack. Tamara's passion for dance and her performance experience makes her students excel not only in Dance, but in life.

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Mandy London

Dance Instructor

Mandy has been dancing in studios and on stages for the past 25 years. She received her Advanced Diploma in Music Theatre Performance from St. Clair College in 2012. She is certified in Acrobatic Arts M2, Progressing Ballet Technique, Alixa Flexibility M2, and MUV Method level 1. Mandy continues to expand her knowledge through courses and workshops. She also has studied ISTD Modern, CDTA Ballet, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Tap, Contemporary and Hip Hop. She has also trained in gymnastics and National cheerleading. Mandy has performed in many popular shows such as Cinderella, High School Musical, The Wiz, and Grease. She is a dedicated teacher and choreographer who loves to share her passion for performance and dance with her students. She is very excited to be a part of the Just 4 Kicks family!

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Dylan Vandemaele

Hip Hop Instructor

Dylan Vandemaele is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Hamilton, Ontario. He found his passion for dance as a teen and has since been heavily involved with Hamilton’s street dance scene, and at Defining Movement Dance where he continues to train alongside the International Dance Mentorship with world renowned choreographers such as Gina Michaels, Buddha Stretch, Ray Basa and more. Dylan is a lover of all styles in street dance, but specializes in Hip-Hop choreography, and Funk Styles (Popping, Locking). You may catch Dylan at one of the Hamilton Honey Badgers (Hamiltons professional basketball team) home games during the half time shows as he is one of the choreographers and dancers on the team. Outside of dance Dylan is also an actor, videographer, graphic designer and upcoming photographer. In his spare time he enjoys playing video games, binging anime and jamming with his homies. Dylan is excited to be dancing with the Just 4 Kicks family this season!

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Natalie Zakrajsek

Dance Instructor

Miss. Natalie specializes in Ballet, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Lyrical and all things with ‘littles’. 

Natalie graduated from the Commercial Dance Program at George Brown College in 2014. She then spent a number of years dancing abroad with Royal Caribbean International, training in NYC and dancing for performance companies in Toronto before landing her role as teacher which has stole her heart. 

Natalie continues to educate herself through Alixa flexibility (module 3), Progressive Ballet Technique and Acrobatic Arts. 

Natalie has found a home with Just4Kicks since 2021 and looks forward to kickin’ it for years to come.

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