Known for exquisite technique and for her grace, Shayla Walker has transformed her small town upbringing into an outgoing, inspiring dancer and teacher. Shayla made her first steps into the dance studio at the age of 3 where she began training with some of the GTA’s greatest dance teachers and choreographers. She was given many opportunities to showcase her talent throughout her studio years while also travelling across Canada and the USA attending many different workshops and being exposed to remarkable choreographers. Shayla’s first professional debut opportunity came while performing in New York City, showcasing her exciting and frivolous talent at Jump Nationals VIP Winner showcase at Radio City Music Hall. Shayla poised the stage in The Conteur Academy’s inaugural productions of “Frames” and “ Fill in the Blanks” under the artistic direction of Eryn Waltman. Not only a dancer, but as well a creator, Shayla Walker aspires to produce innovative and inspiring choreography for all of her dance students through her choreographic choices. Throughout her time teaching, Shayla’s choreography has been awarded numerous overalls, some of which include winning the Highest Overall mark of the competition. Shayla prides herself on being accredited with her B.A.T.D. dance teaching certification, A.C.E adjudicator’s certification of excellence and is currently enrolled in D.M.A TTS program. She strives to maintain a professional approach in all of her endeavors. As a recent graduate from The Conteur Academy, Shayla is determined to change the world of teaching and choreography for emerging dancers. Shayla is filled with youthful exuberance and exudes a passion for the dance industry, which has led her to her next challenge teaching future and current talent, which will ultimately provide her the outlet to combine all of her years of experience and dance technique into the ability to pass on her passion with the upmost accuracy and professionalism.