Following her initial training and advanced teachers qualifications in Contemporary, Modern, Tap, Spanish and Classical ballet, her very successful Dance studio was established in 1976. She has been teaching dance for the past 37 years and has extensive experience as both performer, choreographer, teacher and producer. In 2003 she completed the Association of International Dance Teachers Membership exam and was appointed an examiner of this organization in 2004. In May 2005 Christelle adjudicated the Cape Town Dance Eisteddfod. In June 2006 she adjudicated the Concour de Modern Eisteddfod in Johannesburg and in August the Port Elizabeth Dance Festival. In 2007 she examined in Las Vegas and British Columbia, Canada. In 2008 she adjudicated the Roodepoort Dance Festival. In 2009 she examined in Cyprus as well as Israel. In June 2011 she adjudicated the Cape Town Dance Eisteddfod. In June 2012 she examined in Las Vegas and British Columbia. In September 2013 she will be adjudicating the Concour Eisteddfod in Johannesburg.