Emma McGinnis has been dancing with Cumbrae for 11 years. She has trained in ballet, tap, jazz, and irish, as well as other dance styles. Emma has supplemented her dancing by attending summer programs with the Quinte Ballet School of Canada, as well as the National Ballet of Canada. Emma has her Associate certificate with the British Association of Teachers of Dancing (BATD) for tap and jazz, she has also successfully completed her Advanced 2 ballet examination.
Outside the studio, Emma is currently working as a Research Assistant in the Police Psychology Lab at Carleton University, as well as a Campus Security Officer. Emma is studying her second year B.A Honours Maj. Psychology, Min. Sociology at Carleton University.