Shiva began her ballet journey at the age of three. Classically trained in the Vaganova method, she has had the privilege of being taught and choreographed by some of the most accomplished dancers in the world. From being mentored by former Bolshoi Prima Ballerina and current National Ballet of Canada soloist Svetlana Lunkina, to working with renounced Canadian dancer Evelyn Hart and to receiving scholarships and entrance into some of the best ballet schools in Europe and the USA.
Her love and dedication to dance and performance, is demonstrated through her many successes in ballet and dance competitions in Canada, USA, Italy and Panama.
Shiva has performed lead roles for the Canadian Ballet Theatre in: Carmen, Don Quixote, Aladdin, Wizard Of Oz, Swan Lake, Les Sylphides and Le Corsaire. She has also had the pleasure of performing at several International Galas along side some of today’s best ballet dancers.