West Yorkshire Dance Academy

The West Yorkshire Dance Academy welcomes you to the main stage of the website. The Academy is owned and directed by Mary Eckersley-Fielding, whom you can read about at the bottom of this page. You can experience Ballet, Modern and Tap, with all levels catered for. Whether your child is new to dance or looking for a new academy; pre-school, primary or secondary; looking for dance or looking for the structure associated with our art, we can assure them of a warm welcome.

Mary trained at the Northern Ballet School in Manchester and graduated in 1983. She qualified with The Royal Academy of Dance and Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing teaching qualifications and specialising in the teaching of children and young students. Mary then went on to teach in Bari, Southern Italy before returning to the U.K. to teach on a freelance basis in Lancashire and Yorkshire. She also worked with the British National Gymnastic coaches at county and national level.