Judy’s love of fiddle music and dancing began at an early age. As an inspired young dancer, she quickly became a successful competitor, winning many different titles, including Canadian Open Step Dance Champion three times. (1979, 1982, 1983) Success as a dancer opened many new doors, leaving Judy much in demand as a dance instructor. Enrollment in her studio grew, and for many years now, Judy has operated one of the largest and most successful dance schools in Canada.In 1986, Judy toured England, Scotland and Wales, performing in venues ranging from the Barbican Centre to BBC television. She also gave workshops and lectured at one of London’s Universities.