A.IDTA- BALLET, TAP, MODERN, GYMNASTICS, FREESTYLE
Module 1. Alixa Flexibility
Designated Safeguard Lead
Principal and Dance Teacher
Yasmin started dancing at the age of 7 at a local dance school in Hinckley. At the age of 16 and after years of finding a love and passion for dance Yasmin attended a 3 year musical theatre course at Pattison's Theatre Arts, Coventry. Here after many teaching examinations she gained her associate exams in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Gymnastics and Freestyle under the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) board which enabled her to become a registered professional dance teacher.
On graduating from dance college, Yasmin started performing with professional dance company’s for many years. She performed various dance styles including Showgirl and Bollywood gigs at weddings, mela’s, mehndi’s, parties and events all over the UK.
Yasmin also performed as a backing dancer for Kanika Kapoor at the Apollo in London for the BBC Asian Network Live. This was broadcast on TV on the BBC. She also toured around the UK with a professional travelling circus as a Showgirl dancer. Alongside her performing Yasmin has taught at various well known studios all over the Midlands.
After many years of dreaming about running her own dance school, Yasmin is very proud to be able to create a happy dance environment for all of her Students. Her aim is to ensure lots of opportunities are available and that the teachers love and passion for dance is passed on to all of the students.
Yasmin owns & runs the dance school and also teaches Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday Class 1 & 2 Ballet, Tap & Modern. Class 3 Flex & Stretch/Modern.
A.IDTA- Freestyle / Certified Acrobatic Arts Instructor
Sophie started dancing at the age of 3 and has taken examinations in ballet, tap, modern, lyrical and acro under the British Theatre Dance Association. She has a BTEC in performing arts and has over 10 years teaching and choreographing experience. She has performed in many shows, fetes and charity events but her favourite was getting to dance at Blackpool Tower. Sophie has also been part of many street dance and contemporary workshops.
Sophie has gained her Associate Freestyle teaching qualification under the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) board and is a qualified Acrobatic Arts teacher.
Sophie teaches: Mini Ballet and Mini Tap/Modern,
Beth started dancing at the age of 3 and has studied many styles including ballet, tap, modern, lyrical, commercial and musical theatre. She performed in numerous shows, competitions and achieved many IDTA exams. At 18 Beth decided she wanted to further her study of the performing arts and went to the Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama (MADD). Since then she has taught in various dance schools across Nottingham, teaching ballet, tap, modern, commercial, and musical theatre.
Beth has gained her Level 4 diploma teaching qualification in Ballet under the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) board.
Beth teaches: Thursday Class 1 & 2 Ballet, Tap & Modern. Class 4 Flex & Stretch/Modern.