Leah Fuller began dancing at age 6 at the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts. Training under HCA’s senior classical ballet teacher, Olga Krymchanska, she built a strong background in ballet. In both 2004 and 2005 she successfully completed Stelio Jazz Technique, graduated Highly Commended from The Russian Society of Ballet in 2011 and received the HCA's Directors Award in 2011.
In addition to her classical ballet & jazz training, Leah has also studied in a variety of other dance forms including contemporary, hip-hop, bellydance and lyrical. Growing up dancing she has a comprehensive performance experience with over 15 years spent on stage as a performer.
After taking a break from dance, a friend convinced her to go to a Salsa class where her passion for dance was rekindled. She was introduced and fell in love with Salsa, which began her journey into Latin Dance. She trained rigorously in Salsa and Bachata and in October of 2014 placed 3rd at DanceFeet’s Canadian Salsa & Bachata Championships in the Pro Am Bachata division and 2nd at The Baltimore Salsa & Bachata Congress in 2015.
Leah has studied, under a variety of world-renowned teachers & coaches such as Joel Dominguez, Maria Palmieri, Anya Katsevman, Tito Ortos. Additionally, she is one of the few Canadian instructors to have completed Tito Ortos' Salsa Certification Course. Currently, she is a certified Life Coach, and owns and operates Alegria Dance Company located in Hamilton, Ontario.