Vanessa has been dancing since the age of 3 and has been teaching Royal Academy of Dance ballet for over 11 years.  In 2014, Vanessa was one of the youngest RAD teachers to put a candidate through their Solo Seal Award in Canada. When she was younger she toured internationally with Royal City Youth Ballet to Alaska, Mexico, Disneyland and on Carnival Cruise Lines. Vanessa has also obtained her Bachelors of Fine Arts in dance from Simon Fraser University in 2012.