About Me

My name is Andrea Goral (nee Vandenberg), and I have obtained my 'Member' Teacher's Membership (May 2014) and 'Associate' Teacher’s Membership (2000) with the British Association of Teacher’s of Dancing (BATD).


I come from a family of Highland Dancers, as well as Dance Teachers; my mother, Maya Vandenberg (Duart-Dillon School of Highland Dancing in Nepean); my sister, Kelly Wirvin (nee Vandenberg); my aunt, Sharon Casey (Casey School of Highland Dancing in Georgetown); and my cousin Laura Kennery (nee Casey).


Andrea Goral School of Highland Dancing will be opening our doors in September 2023 for our 14th year.  Please email Andrea to register!  We're on FB as well!  https://www.facebook.com/andreagoral.highlanddancingkemptville


Andrea is a member of the OHDA (Ottawa Highland Dancing Association), serving as Web Master & Publicity Convenor.

My Past Experiences

I have taught under the direction of my mother and my aunt.  I also created the Laurentian University Pipe Band Highland Dance Team (2007/2008); in which I directed, instructed, and danced under the LUPB Dance Team.


Beginning the Summer of 2007 until Spring of 2011, I danced professionally with the RCMP Pipe Band’s Highland Dance Team.

My Education

  • Office Administration – Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON – 2010

  • Bachelor of Arts - Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON – 2008

  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Diploma - Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON - 2004

Contact Andrea Goral

To contact Andrea for more information, please email me at andreamgoral@yahoo.ca


We're located in Settlers' Grant, Kemptville.