About Us

Contact Information:

Address:  12 Church Street E., Acton Ontario L7J 1K4   

Phone #:  519-853-8628

Email:       info@totaldanceinnovations.com

  • 3 large studios featuring
    • sprung floors
    • full size mirrors
    • viewing windows
  • spacious lobby
  • large changerooms


- Artistic Director

Lynda Mary Yurkin, RAD, CDTA

Lynda Yurkin has over 25 years experience choreographing and teaching dance.  Her creativity, passion and dedication to developing and training young talent are the driving forces behind her professional career.  Currently she holds a Teaching Diploma and is a Fully Registered Teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance.  Ms. Yurkin has received certification in Modern and National Dance with the Imperial Society of Teachers Dancing.  Lynda is also a Full Member with the Canadian Dance Teachers Association, with teaching certifications in the disciplines of Acrobatics, Jazz and Tap, and is a certified member of the International Association of Dance Adjudicators.


Lynda has extensive training in ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, acrobatics, modern, hip hop, musical theatre and national dance.  She began her initial training with Joanne Chapman School of Dance in Mississauga, Lynne Morrison School of Ballet in Brampton and Brian Foley’s School of Dance in Toronto.  She attended high school at Etobicoke School of Performing Arts, and continued her studies by completing the Dance Teacher Training Program at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute.


Lynda is familiar with many forms of dance, and continues to expand her knowledge by participating in classes and workshops throughout Canada and the United States.  Lynda has had the privilege of training with many exceptional dancers and teachers, including Nadia Potts, Sharon Wong, Timothy Spain, Audrey Looker and Stelio Calagias.


Ms. Yurkin has been critically acclaimed for her choreography, winning many awards at dance competitions throughout North America.  She has also choreographed for skaters, gymnasts, variety shows, pageants and music theatre productions.


Lynda has taught at several dance studios throughout Ontario and British Columbia.  For the past ten years, she has been the Artistic Director of her own award winning dance studio, Total Dance Innovations.  Lynda has trained hundreds of students throughout her professional career, preparing them for examinations and competitions in several dance disciplines.  Many of her students have gone on to achieve careers in dance themselves, as teachers, choreographers, adjudicators and performers.  Ms. Yurkin has been a guest teacher for several dance workshops and has designed, developed and presented for both teacher training and choreographic seminars.




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