About Us

Artistic Director

Lindsay Daniels is dance educator, choreographer, adjudicator and the Artistic Director of The Movement Project.

Lindsay Daniels, artistic director of The Movement Project
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She is deeply passionate about dance education, its benefits and impact on a community. With over 20 years of experience as a movement educator, Ms. Daniels is a recognized leader in the Durham region arts community.

Ms. Daniels is known for her successful and well-rounded secondary dance education programming at both Sinclair Secondary School (2006-2013) and Maxwell Heights Secondary School (2014-present). Her programming incorporates all areas of dance education including: composition skills, technique, dance history, social justice and dance, anatomy, physiology and injury prevention. Her students have a long tradition of excellence spanning over the last 16 years and are consistently recognized as one of the strongest programs in the province.

Other credentials and highlights from Ms. Daniels’ career include:

  • Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology (studying Exercise Physiology, Anatomy, Biomechanics) from McMaster University
  • Bachelor of Education from York University, Certified with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Curriculum Writer & Dance AQ Instructor for the Durham District School Board
  • Dance Specialist leading over 20 Professional Development offerings for elementary & secondary staff at The Durham District School Board
  • Dance Adjudicator
  • Guest choreographer and instructor at McMaster University Centre for Dance
  • Certified A.D.A.P.T. Teacher
  • Certified Yoga Instructor (RYT)
  • Lululemon Ambassador
  • Barre3 Ambassador
  • Featured in Rhee Gold’s Dance Teacher Magazine, Formidable Magazine, Pine Ridge Arts Council
  • Dance consultant for the City of Oshawa, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Peel District School Board, Toronto District School Board, Durham District School Board, Durham Region Olympic Torch Presentation

As the Artistic Director, through The Movement Project Ms. Daniels strives to instill the love of dance, yoga and movement based education to her community, bridge the gap between dance training and education to studios across the province, lead others in the pursuit of excellence in dance pedagogy and build a welcoming and encouraging environment where adults can continue to participate in dance for years to come.

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