Santhiago Avila

Dance Teacher

Santhiago Avila

Originally from Colombia, Mr. Santhiago moved to Calgary in 2014. He right away joined Soul Connexion in the hip-hop program for the following 3 years.


He is equipped with great teaching skills from being an instructor in Air Cadets as well as a Math Camp Leader at Classical Conversations International in June 2019.


Since a young age he has been very passionate about health and fitness which lead him to enroll in multiple sports such as cheerleading, gymnastics, soccer, taekwondo, badminton, dance, weight lifting, track and field and many more.


Mr. Santhiago is very excited to be part of the team and be able to create a safe environment for the kids to be free to express themselves through dance/music and improve their confidence as well as dancing skills.


Q & A with Santhiago

What inspires you?

  • Seeing the kids grow in every way. Knowing that I am a positive influence in their life and their development is very rewarding. Being able to provide a safe place for them to be themselves, have fun, and become more confident is what inspires me the most


What song moves you?

  • Danza Kuduro


What do you love about your job?

  • Making a difference in kids life's. Showing them how important physical activity, hard work and passion is


Describe Soul Connexion in one word

  • Passion

Santhiago Avila