is a member of the British Association of Teachers of Dancing
(B.A.T.D.), the United Kingdom Alliance (U.K.A.), Scotdance Canada, and
has been on the Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing
(S.O.B.H.D.) judges panel since 2012. She is the principle instructor
for If the Ghillies Fit Highland Dance Studio based in Maple Ridge and
the lead dancer for the RCMP 'E' Division Pipe Band Dance Team.
Lindsay began highland dancing when she was 4 years old and competed
throughout Canada, the US, and Scotland. Some of her personal dancing
highlights include winning the BC Closed Championship 3 times,
performing for the Queen at Braemar Highland Games in Scotland, dancing
at Carnegie Hall with the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band, and
travelling to Australia and New Zealand for a concert series with the
Lindsay has been teaching highland dance for over 20 years both in
Vancouver and in Edmonton supporting and learning from many experienced
and well-known teachers and judges. Since passing her judges exam in
2012, Lindsay has been judging and conducting workshops across Canada.
She opened her own highland dance studio, If the Ghillies Fit, in Maple
Ridge in the fall of 2017 accepting dancers aged 3 and up in both
competitive and non-competitive highland dancing.
the RCMP 'E' Division dance team in the spring of 2017, following 2
years dancing with the 'K' Division dance team based in Edmonton,
Lindsay has fostered the growth of the 'E' Division dance team to 12
performing members, performed in the Okanagan Military Tattoo held in
Vernon, BC, and traveled to Estes Park, Colorado for the Long Peaks
Scottish and Irish Festival and Tattoo.
In her non-dancing life, Lindsay lives
in Maple Ridge with her husband, Derek, and works for Ducks Unlimited
Canada as the Head of Geospatial Services for the National Boreal
program working to influence conservation planning for waterfowl and
wetlands throughout Canada's boreal forest.