Freestyle instructors team

Meet your Instructors

Experienced. Dedicated. Caring.

Nicole Routley

Owner/Instructor

Nicole has been immersed in the dance world since the age of six. Jazz & Hip hop have always been her passion, she has completed her Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) graded examinations and her vocational examinations up to and including Advanced One. She regularly trained in the styles of Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Modern, Tap, and Stage competitively. Nicole has had the opportunity of travelling and taking classes in New York, Los Angeles, Disney Land and Disney’s California Adventure Parks where she danced in several parades and performances.

Nicole has studied Kinesiology at UFV, danced with GSG Productions in Vancouver training in various styles and was accepted into SFU for dance. Dedicated to continuing her professional development Nicole continues to take classes in Los Angeles and New York, regularly attending dance workshops & conferences.
Nicole encourages every student to reach his/her full potential by improving individual talents and abilities. She believes every student has a chance to shine regardless of their skill level.

Jessica Domnich

Instructor

Jessica Domnich (Gill) was born and raised in the Fraser valley and this is where she began her training at the age of five. From the beginning of her training Jessica has always had a passion for ballet and as she progressed in her training she fell in love with all styles. Throughout her training Jessica had the opportunity to train and compete throughout the lower mainland and northern BC, as well as Alberta and Los Angeles and NYC. As a performer Jessica joined the Royal city youth ballet and Fraser valley academy of dance production of the Nutcracker. She was proud to have earned the prestigious roll of Clara and many other rolls where they would perform throughout the Fraser valley and Vancouver Island. Jessica is proud to have trained in Abbotsford growing up and graduated her dance training at Freestyle dance Centre. She was trained in all styles of dance including RAD ballet where she successfully completed all her exams including advanced one. As well as jazz, modern, lyrical, contemporary, tap, stage and hip hop. To enhance her training she would continue to attend workshops and conventions and also spent the summer in LA at the professional studio "The Edge school of performing arts" where she was taught by world re known choreographers and instructors. As well as taking classes in NYC under instruction of the top dance instructors in the world. After graduation Jessica began her teacher training career promptly. She was accepted into the Royal academy of dance CBTS program. Jessica had the opportunity to attend workshops and learn under examiner Mrs. Lynette Kelly who quickly turned into her mentor and her inspiration. After her teacher training graduation she has successfully entered students in all levels from primary ballet to advanced two with exceptional results. As a certified RAD instructor Jessica is now an official mentor with the RAD. She has the responsibility of training new ballet instructors and coaching them before their graduation. Jessica is proud and honored to have this opportunity. Jessica has taught and trained dancers for over 13 years. Within this time she has also choreographed for her competitive students and won many awards. Jessica is honored to have the opportunity to teach the students of Freestyle dance centre. Jessica has the ability to see something special in all her students and helps them exceed their own expectations and instill the love of dance into them. She has a true passion and love for dance and can’t wait to share this with all her students.

Dawn Crawford

Instructor

R.A.D.Registered TeacherModern Dance, Simon Fraser UniversityBachelor of Science, Trinity Western UniversityFreeStyle Dance Centre is proud to introduce Dawn as our most versatile instructor, with tons of experience in many dance styles. Dance performance has brought Dawn to Los Angeles, New York, and Las Vegas. Her biology and psychology degree allows a uniquely kinetic approach to her teaching at FreeStyle, where she is dedicated to her students’ fullest potential. Dawn has directed and performed in the popular “A MAZE OF GRACE” multi-media productions and currently teaches dance at Trinity Western University. She also continues to complete choreography and video
contracts in Japan. With countless successes in choreography and technique, Dawn continues to be one of our most popular teachers with teachers and students alike.

Alysha Williams

Instructor

Alysha has been immersed in the dance world since the age of three. Ballet has
always been her passion, she has completed her Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) graded
examinations and her vocational examinations up to and including Advanced Two.
She regularly trained in the styles of Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Modern, Tap, and Musical Theatre to become a more experienced and adaptable dancer. Alysha has had the opportunity of travelling and taking classes in New York, Los Angeles, Disney Land and Disney’s California Adventure Parks where she took part in several parades and performances. 
 
After having graduated from the RAD with a Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies: a two-
year intensive study with the RAD. Alysha is a fully registered teacher able to enter and train students towards examinations and presentations. Furthermore, she has been elected an Associate of the RAD, which was issued in recognition of her success at an Advanced level (ARAD, Advanced 2). Dedicated to continuing her professional development Alysha plans to continue her dance education with the RAD in the near future. She is regularly attending dance workshops, conferences and syllabus courses to keep learning and evolving her knowledge and skills on how to teach and train students safely. 
 

Alysha is a high energy individual who strives to create a positive environment in the classroom, while encouraging every student to reach his/her full potential by improving individual talents and abilities. She believes in teaching students not only how to dance but how to enjoy every minute of it. Being given the opportunity to dance is a gift, and her mission is to make everyone
treasure their time spent in the studio and on stage.

Contact Us

Phone

(604) 855-7433

Address

2525 McCallum Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2S 3R1

Hours

Monday - Friday 3:30pm-9pm

Saturday 10am-12pm

Sunday closed