Hayley Edmondson - Creative Director

Ballet, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, Tap, Lyrical

Hayley started training at the age of 5 years old in her home town of Chilliwack BC. At the age of 14 she was accepted into the Northwest Dance Project Company. With Northwest Dance Project she had the opportunities to travel and compete through out Canada and the United States. At this time she trained at Millennium Dance Complex in LA and Broadway Dance Centre in New York City.

Between traveling the world to learn and experience different cultures she has taught and choreographed independently Through out BC. During her travels she broadened her dance knowledge by sampling styles from different countries such as Hip Hop in New Zealand, Ballet in Spain and Capoeira in Brazil.

Opening Mountain Movement has been a dream of hers since she first came to Pemberton. Her goal is to share the sense of accomplishment that comes from dedicating a part of yourself to a craft and reaching goals by pushing past what you think your capable of.


Chantal Smith

Jazz, Hip Hop, Kids Yoga

Chantal is all Love. Love for dance, love for her students and love for her teaching. She brings an organic and unique approach to her teaching and is very passionate about dance.

She has a strong background in Jazz, Jazz Technique, Stretch and Ballet. She also teaches all other styles of dance including Lyrical, Hip Hop and Tap and has recently coached gymnastics with The Whistler Gymnastics Club and soon will be set to start teachingYoga for Kids.

Chantal has been teaching in The Sea to Sky Corridor for over 10 years. Originally from St.Catharines Ontario, she has also taught in Vermont, Squaw Valley California and Bermuda.


Sarah-Dawn Robichaud

Jazz, Ballet

Sarah-Dawn was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta where she trained competitively from ages 3-19 in ballet, lyrical, contemporary, jazz, tap and musical theater. 
She trained and competed with Shelley's Dance Company through the instruction of Shelley Tookey, daughter Stacey Tookey (current choreographer on So You Think You Can Dance) and many other teachers from around the world. Between ages 15-17 she attended The National Ballet of Canada, The Royal Winnipeg Ballet and The Quite Ballet School furthering her ballet training and technique. At age 17, she was accepted to train with the Young American's in Los Angeles, California. After graduation Sarah-Dawn applied her passion for dance and training to teaching for many years before relocating to BC. Most recently she has taught dance classes in Whistler and produced/choreographed for the Whistler Kids Cabaret.