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Andrea began her journey with dance as a child. She has been dancing since the age of 5, training in Ballet which she extensively studied for over 10 years. After taking a few years off, Andrea was drawn back to her love of dance after being introduced to bellydancing. She was immediately hooked and started training, and has continued belly dancing for the past 9 years as an instructor and a performer. She began her Belly Dance training at Arabesque Acadamy, studying classical Egyptian and has moved on to explore Tribal and fusion belly dance at the Dark Side studio with Audra Simmons. Andrea has also attended various training and technique workshops in Toronto and California with world renowned dancers: Kami Liddle, Rachel Brice, Ariellah, Mira Betz, Samantha Emmanuel, Badia Star and Yasmina Ramzy.

Andrea then discoverd pilates and yoga. She has been an avid Yogi and pilates buff for over 12 years. After faithfully taking classes for a few years, she eventually carried her love over to teaching. Andrea is a certified STOTT pilates instructor and a highly experienced Yoga instructor. She has studied exclusevly with STOTT Pilates attaining her mat and reformer certifications, as well as specialty training in pre and post natal, stability ball, flex band and fitness circle, and stability chair. She has also completed various workshops to further her fitness experience such as: STOTT golf conditioning on the reformer, STOTT athletic conditioning on the stability chair, STOTT reformer resistance training, Primary and secondary series of Ashtanga Yoga, Pre-natal Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga and gravity GTS. Andrea is constantly continuing her fitness education with various courses and workshops to progress in her knowledge as an instructor. Andrea's fitness classes have also been featured in various local TV and newspapers over the years: Rogers TV "York Region Living" program (Belly Dance), Vaughan Citizen Newspaper – feature article on Andrea (Belly Dance), Rogers TV "York Region Living" program (Pilates).

Andrea currently teaches Pilates, Yoga, Fusion (yoga and pilates) and bellydance as well as personal training. Andrea believes in living and promoting a healthy lifestyle and it is her mission to motivate, challenge & inspire you to better yourself, be healthy and active, and ultimately have fun and enjoy her classes.

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