About Us

Jumping Jellies Playschool

Jumping Jellies Playschool is a lively and innovative program for children and parents to bond and experience dance together. After many years I have complied an array of additional types of dance and movements. I’ve developed an original and plan for parents and children to Dance, Learn and Play!

Calgary


Marina Clark-Dyck

Owner/Founder
Dance & Yoga Instructor-Calgary

Jumping Jellies is owned and was created by Marina Clark.  Marina has created various fun and unique programs for toddlers, preschoolers, school aged kids and parents.With a passion and desire to teach and expand young minds, Marina has also had extensive dance training in areas such as Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Zumba, Musical theater and has been on a well known Canadian salsa dancing team Salsa Rica for 9 years. Marina received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology specializing in child development from Mount Royal University in 2013.

Marina put her degree to use by working in Early Intervention for Cause and Effect Foundation. Along with formal training Marina is also fitness certified instructor through the AFLCA and Little Hippies Yoga. Marina’s love for working with children has grown immensely over the years inspiring her to create a diverse active program that combines all of her areas of expertise!

We support lots of imagination and creativity in our classes, therefore we have a variety of routines and techniques to enhance every class!

Alexa Lefebvre

Dance Instructor-Calgary

Alexa received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance from the University of Calgary in 2018. Her love for dance started at a young age. She trained in a studio setting for 15 years in various dance styles such as, ballet, jazz, tap, modern, hip hop, musical theatre and highland. Alexa also has her Level 1 Child Development Assistant Certification and has years of experience working with children of all ages.

Along with being passionate about performance, choreography and education, she also values the holistic approach to creativity and movement. She plans on continuing the study of developmental movement patterns which aid in shaping the minds and motor skills of children and adults. She enjoys and takes pride in dedicating her time to finding new and creative ways to help children learn, grow and express themselves through movement.