Sonya Zimmer is SoundKreations’ Operations Manager, Curriculum Consultant, Licensed Alberta Teacher, Dance and Physical Education Advocate!
Sonya found the love of movement, physical activity, and artistic expression at an early age as a competitive figure skater in Fort McMurray, Alberta. She took a deep dive into sharing the passion for physical literacy by completing her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education at the University of Alberta, specializing in special and physical education. Prior to joining the SoundKreations team, she gained 20 years experience teaching in K-6 classrooms as a classroom and physical education specialist with Rockyview Schools near Calgary, Alberta. She is an advocate for lifelong learning and is currently studying at Mount Royal University completing the Business Administration Human Resources Certificate.
With this her experience and education embedded, she embraces the leadership role as the Operations Manager and Curriculum Consultant for SoundKreations Inc. Sonya is your school’s primary contact to support in the development of your unique dance residency. This includes but not limited to, curriculum connection, planning, delivery, support with grant opportunities and proposals. She has fostered the ambition to embrace and influence physical literacy programs for school aged children at all developmental levels.
Sonya is a strong believer in dance education and the SoundKreation’s philosophy, as it provides a platform to inspire the love of movement, dance, and artistic expression to support positive mental health for youth. Sonya’s guiding mantra is, we are all dancers by nature, embedded the natural rhythm of our own heartbeat and united by the patterns and expressions of life.