SKATE TO SOAR

Complete training for figure skaters

with Laura Morelli & Kristen Piché

 

Header Photo Credit: Stephan Potopnyk

ABOUT

Laura and Kristen, co-founders of Skate to Soar, are certified Skate Canada figure skating coaches who specialize in off-ice training for figure skaters.

Laura is also a certified personal trainer and Ballet for Figure Skaters instructor. Kristen is also a certified yoga instructor and Ontario certified schoolteacher. 

"We've combined our specialties to come up with a well-rounded and complete off-ice training program for skaters of all levels and ages"

*All classes are currently running online! 

BALLET FOR FIGURE SKATERS

YOGA FOR FIGURE SKATERS

JUMPS & BALANCE

ACTIVE FLEXIBILITY

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING 

CARDIO & MUSCULAR ENDURANCE 

WHO WE ARE

Laura Morelli

Laura is a certified Skate Canada coach and Personal Trainer. She is also a former competitive and professional Italian figure skater, she has trained and worked with some of the most accomplished European and North American coaches and choreographers. 

She has a Bilingual B.A in Philosophy which she completed in Canada after touring in Europe for three years performing in Holiday On Ice.

Laura is passionate about high level training on and off the ice as well as the artistic side of the sport. 

She is also trained in ballet and circus arts and believes in the importance of holistic training to achieve success.

IMG_7205.jpg

Kristen Piché

Kristen is a certified Skate Canada figure skating coach and yoga instructor. She's also a former National Competitive Pairs Skater and competitive gymnast. She has performed internationally with Holiday on Ice, Royal Caribbean Cruises, and the Canadian National Exhibition. 

She has Bachelors degrees in English Studies and Education and was an elementary schoolteacher for two years after completing her career as a competitor.  

Her experience inspired a mission to help skaters find their own calm inner voice and a knowingness in their heart that they are truly, extraordinarily powerful. 

IMG_2533.jpg
 

CLASS SCHEDULE

*Please note all times are written in Eastern Standard Time

Private lessons can be booked outside of the timetable below

 

Mondays

7-8am  Jumps & Balance (Star 1-3 level)

4:10-5:10pm  Active Flexibility (Star 1-3 level)

4:30pm-5:30pm Jumps & Balance (Star 4+ level)

5:30-6:30pm Active Flexibility (Star 4+ level)

Tuesdays

4-5pm Strength & Conditioning (Star 4+ level) 

5-6pm Yoga OR Ballet *alternating classes each week (Star 1-3 level)

 

5:10-6:10pm Yoga OR Ballet *alternating classes each week (Star 4+ level) 

Wednesdays

4:10-5:10pm Strength & Conditioning (Star 1-3 level)

4:30-5:30pm Jumps & Balance (Star 4+ level)

5:30-6:30pm Active Flexibility (Star 4+ level)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursdays

6:10-7:10pm Cardio & Muscular Endurance (Star 1-3 level)

6:10-7:10pm Cardio & Muscular Endurance (Star 4+ level)

Fridays

4:10-5:10pm Jumps & Balance (Star 1-3 level)

4:30-5:30pm Strength & Conditioning (Star 4+ level) 

5:10-6:10pm Active Flexibility (Star 1-3 level)

5:30-6:30pm Yoga OR Ballet *alternating classes each week (Star 4+ level)

 

BLOG

Leslie Michaels, parent

Laura and Kristen are dedicated, thoughtful and disciplined instructors. They spend considerable time and energy to create customized programs to optimize the performance of their skaters. I am continuously impressed with the level of time, care and diligence that goes into their craft. We really appreciate the “team” atmosphere they foster amongst their skaters! business. Double click, or click Edit Text to make it yours.

Ayse Dincer, parent

My daughter has been looking forward for her off ice training classes. These classes are very engaging, fun to do and also visibly increasing her flexibility. Laura and Kristen are both very knowledgeable , disciplined but also extremely experienced to teach children. They make kids have fun while delivering a very good workout.

Bing Wang, parent

Laura and Kristen are excellent teachers, they work especially well with kids.  My daughter loves their classes, not only for learning skating, but also for the fun

 

© 2023 by Powerhouse Fitness. Proudly created with Wix.com