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Yasmin Taylor

A.IDTA- BALLET, TAP, MODERN, GYMNASTICS, FREESTYLE

Module 1. Alixa Flexibility 

Designated Safeguard Lead

Principal and Dance Teacher

Miss 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 Miss 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, Miss 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. 

Miss 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 Rat Pack Live theatre show and a professional travelling circus as a Showgirl dancer. 

After many years of dreaming about running her own dance school, Miss 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. 

 

Miss Yasmin owns & runs the dance school and also teaches Wednesday & Saturday Class 1 & 2 Ballet, Tap & Modern. Class 1 & 2 Freestyle & Private Lessons. 

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Sophie Longland

A.IDTA- Freestyle / Certified Acrobatic Arts Instructor

Dance Teacher

Miss 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 (BTDA). 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. Miss Sophie has also been part of many street dance and contemporary workshops.

Miss Sophie has gained her Associate Freestyle teaching qualification under the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) board and is a qualified Acrobatic Arts teacher.

Miss Sophie teaches: Mini Ballet, Tap & Modern, Class 1 & 2 Acrobatic Arts, Class 1 & 2 Street Dance, Class 1 & 2 Musical Theatre and our Class 3 & 4 mixed class,