It’s tough to get tree frogs, toucans, and monkeys to sit still in a studio. That's why the leaders of the Academy of Photo Arts take photography trips to Costa Rica, where they can find exotic wildlife in its natural habitat before capturing it on film. The photography academy’s travel courses can also whisk students off to Venice’s picturesque canals, or to Las Vegas to capture shots of the Grand Canyon or the landfill where all copies of Vegas Vacation are buried.
The school hosts Toronto-based courses as well, where keen-eyed photographers lead interactive workshops on wildlife photography and landscape photography. The in-studio courses, meanwhile, focus on techniques that help artists create flattering lighting setups, perform seamless Photoshop edits, and unscrew lens caps rather than smashing them to pieces in frustration. The Academy also provides photo- and video-booth rental that allows photo-takers to capture as many photos and video as they want in both color or black-and-white.
Matt Caranante?s journey to becoming a dog trainer started, oddly enough, with bed bugs. While working as a handler for a bed-bug-sniffing beagle, he realized how powerful the relationship between dog and owner could be. He went on to rescue another dog, this time an abused beagle from a high-kill shelter, and the reward he felt from rehabilitating his pet made his next step clear: He enrolled in Animal Behavior College?s dog-training certificate program and founded Let's Play!
As a positive-reinforcement dog trainer, Matt brings out canines? best behavior by mixing work with fun activities that help channel their energy. He offers private, in-home sessions to disengage pups from remote controls, as well as group classes to work on basic obedience and manners. Matt also works on behavioral modification to solve common issues such as separation anxiety, dog aggression, and excessive barking.
Whiskers and Leo, named after our furry friends, is a fully-insured professional pet care company. Whether we are taking care of your pets in your home, or ours, we always treat your pets like family! There is no need to ask the neighbors or in-laws for pet care favors anymore. We will deliver you the best quality service!
If the walls at Studio L Dance Co. could talk, they'd most likely talk about how jealous they are of the staff's dancing adventures. The toe-tapping pros have experience performing at the Super Bowl Half-Time Show, have toured with Shakira, and have danced on Broadway.
Now, assembled under one roof, the instructors draw from the lessons they've learned to lead a new generation of dancers in dance classes and summer camps. Youngsters with dreams of gracefully flitting over the boards learn the ropes in ballet, tap, or jazz sessions, while others who feel the yard hasn't yet been sufficiently stomped can sign up for hip hop classes. Courses for boys only let little fellas dance with likeminded compadres while learning physical self-awareness, flexibility, and creative thinking—attributes each of the dance classes strive to impart. Kids who want to seriously pursue a career in dancing or become the ballerina inside a music box can get a taste for it in the competitive dance team.