MEET OUR DIRECTORS
Owner & Founder
Ontario grown, Monica was competitively trained in acrobatics, jazz, ballet, lyrical, contemporary, tap and hip-hop. She attended Ryerson University’s Performance Dance program, where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. Professionally, Monica was a member of the Toronto Raptors Dance Pak and the Toronto Blue Jays J FORCE team. She has performed in events such as the JOGA x Reebok Fashion show for Toronto Women’s Fashion Week, WeDay, and with Creativiva. Monica teaches competitive Acro dance across the GTA with award-winning choreography. She currently obtains her Acrobatique AcroDance Certification.
Owner & Founder
Michelle is a competitive Artistic and Rhythmic Gymnastics Coach certified with the National Coaching Certification Program & an Acro Instructor certified by Acrobatique AcroDance Education. She is competitively trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acro, Contemporary, & Hip-Hop. As well as a nationally level trained Rhythmic Gymnast. Michelle is also choreographing performances for the Toronto Marlies & the Toronto Argonauts. Michelle currently is a certified Meet Director for Gymnastics Ontario & is the Director for the Competitive & Recreational Programs at Woodbridge Academy of Gymnastics. Michelle is an ADA Founding Member and has obtained her Acro Dance Adjudication Certification.
Canada's Leading Acro Competition
We are on the hunt for CANADA'S TOP ACROBAT
Join Canada's First Acro Competition
First of its Kind
We are Canada's first Acro Competition dedicated to bringing acrobats together in a safe & educational environment. Offering competition to not only studio owners but to individuals.
Formal vs. Title
All entries compete in the “Formal Competition”. Each division will be awarded Top 10 in no specific order. Qualifying acrobats in Top 10 will have the opportunity to win a Leading title or “Canada’s Top Acrobat”.
Matricks Acro awards cash prizes along with titling Canada's Top Acrobat. We strive to offer our clients scholarships to top events.
Matricks Acro uses an elite registration & scoring system. We have collaborated with DanceBug & entrust that clients will have the best user friendly experience.
Matricks Acro is a motivated, commitment, & qualified competition. We hire highly accomplished judges to adjudicate who are able to provide valuable feedback
Matricks Acro is always learning. We are proud & eager to continue our education in safe acro & dance. We are devoted to pass our knowledge & to educate acrobats who participate in our competition.
Matricks Acro is committed to ensuring that our acrobats & their families have the experience of a lifetime. We are inspired by each acrobat & in creating a safe & positive setting,
We work along side with Studio Directors to ensure you have an outstanding experience with us. We award The Top Studio with a cash prize & in studio Matricks Acro Intensive.
Matricks Acro Intensive
Canada's Leading Acro Intensive.
Matricks Acro is an intensive workshop that focuses on the fundamentals of acrobatics. Founded by two directors who have dedicated their lives and careers to learning and teaching Acro Dance, we thrive to ensure our intensives define athletic character and teach unique skills. We emphasize on training flexibility, building core strength and improving coordination. These foundations are built and maintained to so that our acrobats can learn walkover variations, aerials, tumbling, contortion, balances, double tricks and much more!
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
The instructors were so kind and knowledgeable, they were able to tap into her potential and bring out her very best.
The faculty members are kind, professional, and energized, resulting in undeniable success for the acrobats. In addition, they are very well-trained, paying close attention to technique and detail
“Michelle and Monica are amazing individuals, my daughter has learned so many new things from Matricks and she is loving every minute. The teachers and staff take their time with the kids and make sure they are having a great time.