Cathy joined Marr-Mac in 1982 as a dancer and the next year began to teach Ballet. In 1995 she became Deane Marr’s business partner. Together they have taken various teaching and dance courses in Toronto, Winnipeg, St. Petersburg Russia, Vancouver Calgary and Montreal.

Cathy is ISTD and RAD trained in Classical Ballet obtaining her Advanced standing as a dancer in both syllabi. She also has her Elementary level in National and Modern and holds her Licentiate Teaching certificate with the I.S.T.D.

She has since expanded her training into the Russian Vaganova Technique of teaching classical Ballet through workshops in St. Petersburg Russia and Ballet Divertimento School in Montreal. Her students have made the transition to the Russian technique.

Cathy is also President of the Vaganova Dance Society.