Nicole Garland has over 30 years teaching experience and is the owner and director of Turning Pointe Academy of Dance in Toronto. Celebrating twenty years of business success, Nicole owns and operates multiple businesses in the industry and her studio is currently home to over 800 students and growing.
An entrepreneur at heart, Nicole operates, in addition to her dance studio, a dancewear store, Competitive Costume Consignment Company, and has now co-founded World Performers Canada Inc., to allow students to experience competition on a world stage.
Nicole has been honored with a nomination for RBC’s Women of Influence Award for 2018 and was a guest speaker at the International Dance Entrepreneurs Association (I.D.E.A.) Canadian conference weekend under the direction of Rhee Gold.
With a focus on strong business practices, Nicole feels privileged to join the Toronto Dance Teacher Expo team to share her experiences in business growth and to exchange information and ideas referencing the challenges faced by many entrepreneurs in the studio biz today