Bios

Sandra D’Arsie
Founder and Director of Let’s Dance Ltd., teaching young people to dance for the past 25 years. She has been registered and certified by Dance Masters of America for that time and has owned and operated Let’s Dance Ltd. for the past 22 years. Sandra has judged numerous Rhythm and Dance Masters of America competitions and scholarship auditions. She has also organized numerous Dance Masters Pageants and for two years, was Vice President of Dance Masters of America Chapter 43. Her students have a long list of awards and achievements, a few of these are mentioned in the About Us pages. Sandra teaches jazz, stretch and lyrical.

Jackie Titus
Jackie Titus has worked at Let’s Dance Ltd. for the past year in the position of ballet teacher and choreographer. Before this she was employed at Studio Dance Pointe in St. Thomas for six years. During that time she prepared students for ballet exams and choreographed dances for recital and competition. Her dances have been well received at competition earning several special and overall. She became interested in becoming a ballet teacher and choreographer when she was in high school and spent many hours in a London studio assisting teaching in all levels of ballet. She has continued to further her dance education by attending workshops offered by the National Ballet School and the Royal Academy of Dance. In 1996 she became a certified ballet teacher after successfully passing the Royal Academy of Dance Teachers Exam.

In 1994 she graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with a minor in dance. In 2010, Jackie graduated from Althouse College with a Bachelor of Education and is currently employed by the Thames Valley District School Board as an occasional teacher. She is married and has two girls who love to dance as well. She recently relocated to the New Hamburg area where she became part of the Let’s Dance Family. When not teaching (school or ballet) Jackie enjoys volunteering at elementary schools helping students with their reading and writing. As well she has helped many of the schools and teachers by choreographing dance routines for gym classes and the schools dance fests.

Jennifer Guitard-Linseman
Jen began dancing at the age of 4 and continued training in tap, jazz, ballet and lyrical for 16 years. Over these years Jen completed her exams with the Canadian Dance Teacher’s Association, with top marks, competed successfully in Canada and the United States, winning many awards, and began her teaching career. This is Jen’s 19th year teaching, her 13th year with Let’s Dance Ltd. Jen teaches tap and jazz, both recreational and competitive. For Jen, it is such a rewarding experience to teach. To watch young dancers develop their skill, talent and confidence is what it’s all about.

Meghan Harding
Meghan has been dancing since the age of four, training in all dance forms. She has participated in the Royal Academy of Dancing ballet exams achieving honours. Meghan has had numerous successes at dance competitions in Canada and the United States. She has competed at national level competitions in New York City, Las Vegas, Tennessee and Ontario. Meghan has always been a dedicated and passionate dancer, and now she shares her passion with her students. She is a Wilfrid Laurier University graduate, and enjoyed being involved with the Wilfrid Laurier Competitive Dance Team during her time at Laurier. The best part of teaching for Meghan is to be able to inspire young dancers and help them achieve their goals and dreams.

Lindsay Magnus
Throughout the past twenty years, Lindsay has trained in various styles of dance including ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, and hip-hop. She began competing at the age of six, and has gained a wealth of knowledge through her competitive experiences. She has improved her ballet technique and artistic abilities by earning distinction in her R.A.D. ballet exams. Prior to joining the faculty, she assisted for several years in various forms of dance. Lindsay graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a degree in Honours Business Administration and a Minor in Psychology. She was highly involved in the dance community at Laurier as a member and captain of the Competitive Dance Team. Lindsay is motivated by her students, and looks forward to sharing her love of dance with them.

Cassandra Caccioppoli
Cassandra Caccioppoli began dancing at the age of 4 in the Kitchener-Waterloo region. She is a very versatile dancer being trained in various styles such as Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Pointe, Hiphop, Musical Theatre, lyrical and contemporary. Throughout her 13 years of competitive dancing she competed across North America winning numerous overalls and National Titles including Mini Miss Dance of Canada Chapter 43, Pulse National Elite Protégé and Break The Floor’s National JUMP VIP. She has trained with some of the best in the Industry, working close with Gil Duldulao, Brian Friedman,Tyce Diorio, Luther Brown, Dave Scott and Jeff Dimitriou. Cassandra has worked and performed in several music videos and live performances with artists such as Janet Jackson, Demi Lovato, Victoria Duffield, Shawn Desman, Cascada and MATTEL. She has also has landed feature dance roles in the feature films Bravetown starring Lucas Till and Carrie starring Julianne Moore and Chloe Grace Moretz. In 2014 Cassandra had the privilege to perform in front of thousands for the World Pride Closing Ceremonies. Most recently she has been working as one of the Assistant Choreographers to Gil Duldulao for the Janet Jackson Unbreakable World Tour. Cassandra is thrilled to share her love of dance with the next generation.

Josie Constantini
Josie has had many years of dance, gymnastics and tumbling training under her belt. Growing up as a provincial gymnast, she has learned to blend both dance and gymnastics together into acro.  Mentored and taught by Trish Thompson Creamer at Rythum Plus Dance Company, Josie has competed in numerous award winning acro numbers. Josie has been trained in acro, ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, contemporary, and hip-hop. While at Rythum Plus Josie was a part of the CDMA Junior Members in 2009.

Josie recently graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Architectural Studies. At U of T she was assistant captain of the dance team for 2 years where they won the overall high score of the competition. She was captain of the team in her final year where she choreographed many different dances in contemporary, jazz and acro, placing 3rd overall at the University Dance Challenge. She was also a part of the Marlies Dance Crew in 2016, performing at all home games. Josie's love for dance keeps growing, and she hopes to share that passion and drive with all of her students.