Squamish women lead the Way in Business: Sara Constantin

Sara Constantin didn’t originally dream of running a large dance studio – she was a dance teacher who opened it for her students when an existing program shut down.

Parents and children looked to Constantin for a solution, and she delivered. Squamish Dance Centre opened in January of 2016 with a leap of faith, the support of dance families and Constantin’s dedication to her dancers.

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“I had no money, no idea how to run a business, but the stars just aligned,” she says. “A large credit goes to our dance families, they’ve been incredibly committed, supportive and loyal.”

The dedicated studio space – which is expanding again this year – started with just 96 students and now boosts 380 students. Constantin is excited to see the continued growth and possibilities with the rapid development of Squamish.

People of all ages – from toddlers to seniors – are learning styles like ballet, jazz, tap, acro, contemporary, hip-hop, highland, aerial hoop, boys only classes and more.

The goals are always larger than memorizing steps or breaking a sweat.

“Confidence, time-management, teamwork, building self-esteem and much more. Our main goal is to develop dancers into amazing humans who contribute to our community and become successful in whatever they choose to do,” says Constantin.

For more information, visit http://www.squamishdancecentre.com/or call 604-390-4440

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