I have had a passion for dancing for as long as I can remember and have been teaching exercise for over 18 years now. I am a qualified instructor in London YMCA Exercise to Music, Royal Society ofArts, Bodyjam, Bodypump, Bodybalance, Aqua (Mad Dog Athletics Spinning) and Salsa before finally qualifying as a Zumba instructor in July 2010. I am also qualified in level 2 Zumba, Zumba Toning, Zumba Tomic, Zumba Gold, Powerhoop and Fitsteps.
The school has continuously over many years prepared children and students for stage and television appearances. Pupils have been seen in many mainstream T.V. Dramas, Stage productions of 'Evita','Joseph', '7 Brides for 7 Brothers', 'The Sound of Music', and other West End hit shows. The school has provided Pantomime 'Babes' at Newcastle Theatre Royal and Sunderland Empire, and young dancers also appeared in several productions with the prestidious Festival Ballet.
The school Principal, Gillian Quinn, has been honoured with an MBE for her services to dance. The principal teacher at Gosforth is Hilary Anderson who also holds a B.Phil (Honours) in Ballet andContextual Studies and has an RAD Teachers Diploma. Licentiate Diploma ISTD, Diploma from the London College of Dance and Drama, Associate ISTD in Ballet Modern, Greek and National and is a member of the IDTA Tap Modern and Ballet branches.
Penny Rae was a TIN Arts board member from 2005 - 2010. Throughout her time supporting and working with TIN Arts, her impact on us was quite profound. She was always happy to offer a fresh perspectiveon life, work, dance. She was a terrific advocate for challenging us to think about things differently and asking (with a broad smile and a cheeky glint in her eye) "what would happen if you did it another way?"
Dance JAM are a company based in Sunderland who provide dance classes to schools, academies and community venues across the whole of the North East. We provide an array of disciplines including StreetDance, Hip Hop, Ballet, Contemporary, Jazz, Lyrical and many others. Established in August 2012, we have already secured many contracts within different schools in the area.
Classes in Ballet, Tap, Freestyle, Street, Contemporary, Theatre craft, Modern Jazz and Adult Tap. The 'Elaine Pygall School of Dancing' was established in 2005 and currently has over 200 students. Wehave 34 classes running each week in Prudhoe. We pride ourselves on the quality tuition we deliver which is evident in our consistently high exam results. We are part of the International Dance Teachers Association and all our teaching staff hold qualifications with the board.
Starlight Academy of Dance offers classes for children in all aspects of performing arts to suit all ages and levels. We are dedicated to providing high quality training for all our pupils in a safe,fun environment whether it be a hobby or a chosen career. Pupils have the opportunity to take part in UKA medal tests and graded examinations. Our examinations are OFQUAL recognised and are registered on the QCF framework. Successful candidates are awarded QCF credits.
Rachel Coad School of Dance has been established since the year 2000 and is based in Darlington. Students are accepted from the age of 2 years old (toilet trained) to adult. Classes are catered forpeople with all abilities. Students follow The British Theatre Dance Association syllabus and have the option of taking exams. The dance school prides itself with an excellence in exam results.
Jade Harrison School of Dance opened in March 2006 and is situated in the heart of New York village in North Shields. Benefiting from fabulous facilities, this purpose built school encompasses 2Studios, large Café/Waiting area with Wi Fi, Changing Room with Cloaks, on site Dancewear Shop and a large Car Park to the rear. Dancewear Shop - Our shop is open whenever classes are on, please look at our time table for opening times.
NDC is a family business which was established in 1932. It is now in the hands of the third generation of the family, along with a large team of teachers lead by our qualified and passionateprincipals. We are very proud of our team, many of whom were pupils. They are highly qualified in dance, vocal training and drama and are delighted to share their knowledge with the dance centre pupils.
If you are looking to enrol your child into a quality performing art academy, then look no further. The Bobby Dazzlers Academy located in Stockton On Tees caters for a variety of students from theages of 4 - 18 looking to excel themselves in the world of Theatre and Dance. Our main focus is to give students the main ingredients they need to eventually work and perform in a professional environment.
I started my ballet training at the age of 11 at the Affleck Academy of Dancing where I remained for 15 years, during this time I studied classical ballet up to Intermediate level before embarking onmy teacher training. In 2003 I graduated from Northumbria University with a BA Honours degree in Performance and finally gained my IDTA Associate dance teaching qualification in 2006.
There is no need to bring a partner or to book. You will find a lively, sociable and non-threatening atmosphere. Wear light clothing and shoes with a smooth, non-gripping sole. Classes are informaland fun! The Salsa Amor team try to bring you some of the best teachers and performers from around the country and abroad. Follow us on Facebook Salsa-Amor @ the Black Swan and Twitter @SalsaBlackSwan, and check out our videos on YouTube SalsaBlackSwan.
Bellydance Moves is a fantastic class based in Sunderland, filled with fun loving friendly women of all ages, shapes and sizes! A low-impact class that tones and sculpts your body whilst having fun!We dance Egyptian style as well as Bollywood and Hawaiian! Whilst in class I supply you with gorgeous jingling belts, flowing veils, cymbals and dancing fans. Its half the fun! I've also got grass skirts, colourful leis and sparkling bindis for you all.
Amanda currently employs 8 members of staff, 6 of the 8 have been trained by Amanda from young children in the Dance School, and some as Adults in College. 6 have been trained from young ages in theDance School, and 1 was a Teacher at the Dance School Amanda trained at. All of our Teachers are Professional, DBS Checked, Fully Insured, First Aid and Safeguarding & Protecting Children Certified.
K.R.Dance Studios are a unique dance, fitness and aerial arts school based in the centre of Hartlepool. We are a professional (affordable!) company with a jam packed timetable full of classes to suiteveryone, we pride ourself on our ability to make you feel welcome and part of our crazy creative family!
I was at East Durham College last night where I watched a show that had your school of dancing as part of the show. I was very very impressed to say the least. We are looking for companies to showcase their business in the shopping centre. Would you be interested in putting on a performance one Saturday and you would be able to have a collection at the same time. You can also have a table to put out information regarding your dance school. Let me know if this is of interest to you.
Northern Pole Dance is the leading school for Pole Dance Fitness and Aerial Yoga in the North East with a well proven track record. We were the first Pole Dance Community approved school in Newcastle,long before others became part of the community. Being part of the Pole Dance Community means that we abide by a strict code of conduct ensuring your safety and our professionalism at all times.
At Richardson's we pride ourselves on having been established for over 20 years and bringing the great 'Joy of Dance' to many people, whether it be for fun, fitness or for those who may want to takeit a little more seriously. We provide an excellent programme of dance classes and individual tuition for Children and Adults, from Beginners to Professionals, in many varied dance styles. Richardson's Dance Studio, Bishop Auckland is located in the Historic Conservation area of the town.
In January 2003 the Stacy McMullen School of Dance was established at Hedworthfield Community Centre, Jarrow offering classes in Tap & Stage. The school had approximately 5 pupils when it firstopened. By the end of the schools first year they had over 40 pupils attending classes on a regular basis. With the schools successful 1st year Stacy's sister Emma decided to come on board and they were then able to offer classes in ballet and disco.