Preschool dance happy heart

Happy Heart is an arts based play school for ages 3-5 offered within our St. Albert studio. Morning and afternoon options are available Tuesdays-Thursdays or Mondays-Wednesdays-Fridays. 

The program incorporates a play based curriculum as well as an integrated arts based approach to play school. Children are exposed to arts and academic in a relaxed environment, with a focus on dance, music and art as it relates to a theme!

Alumni Registration: Opens Monday, January 23, 2023 – 10:00AM

Full Registration: Opens Monday, January 30, 2023 – 10:00AM


Jackie Froment – Tuesday/Thursday Program Instructor
Jackie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Early Childhood from the University of Alberta. She taught Kindergarten in St. Albert before starting her family. Miss Jackie has been teaching dance for over 20 years.

Joanne Boelee – Monday/Wednesday/Friday Program Instructor
Joanne earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Alberta.  Joanne is passionate about early learning and devoted close to twenty five years of her career working in pediatric school based practice for Greater St. Albert Catholic schools while supporting students, educators and families as an integral member of specialized early learning teams in pre-kindergarten as well as kindergarten. As a mother of two, Joanne enjoys playing and managing various sports teams within our community.

Serena Childs – Tuesday/Thursday Program Assistant
Graduated from the Early Childhood Program at McEwan College in 2006. She has worked as an Educational Assistant for the Edmonton Public school board and St. Albert Public school board as well as co-teaching preschool in St. Albert.

Becki Sinclair – Monday/Wednesday/Friday Program Assistant
As a mom of four active children, Becki has spent a lot of free time cheering them on at a rink, a field, a pool or a gymnastics mat. You can also find Becki walking their three dogs along one of St Albert’s beautiful trails!  Her children’s activities have led her to numerous volunteer opportunities, to working in coordinator-type roles and to board positions.  Building on an educational background in Developmental Psychology, Becki has spent many years working and volunteering in local schools.  She enjoys helping children to explore their interests and to learn new skills.

Parent Handbook (2023-2024)



St. Albert Studio
CALL US AT (780) 460 – 1899

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CALL US AT (780) 760 – 1899


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