Kiyoko started her ballet training in Osaka, Japan, and continued in Canada. She has studied Russian, RAD, and Cecchetti methods of ballet. She is a graduate of the full-time three years Teacher Training Program in Professional Division at Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, and also studied in the part-time program of Teacher Training Program at Canada’s National Ballet School. Kiyoko has completed the examinations for R.A.D. Advanced 1, Cecchetti Advanced 2, and National Dance Advanced 2. She holds her Licentiate teaching qualification with the Cecchetti Society of Canada, and also associate teaching qualifications for National Dance with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing.
Kiyoko has been teaching Ballet for various age groups from young children to Adult, for recreational, competitive program in Toronto, Richmond Hill area, and pre-professional program in Ottawa. Most recently she taught at The School of Dance in Ottawa. Dance Co is delighted to have Kiyoko join our faculty.