Miss Sarah has been teaching dance in the Macarthur Area for 30 years.
She is a high school teacher with a Bachelor of Design and Technology (Business Management Major)/ Bachelor of Education and in recent years completed her Diploma in Dance Teaching and Studio Management.
Miss Sarah has a love for dance that is infectious and she loves sharing her passion with dancers of all ages. Her own personal training commenced when she was 5 years old - she has studied ballet (RAD & BBO), jazz (BAL), tap (BAL, LGTDA, Pullars), modern, contemporary, hip hop and musical theatre. As a young dancer, Miss Sarah was a member of a youth contemporary dance company as well as a commercial dancer performing many shows and corporate events. She has also choreographed for Schools Spectacular, Disneyland Company tours, Sydney School Performing Ensembles, Rock Eisteddfod and Wakakirri, film clips and TV specials.
Each year, Miss Sarah continues to train to hone her skills and keep pace with the ever changing dance industry. She has trained at Broadway Dance Center, Steps on Broadway, Peridance Center, Alvin Ailey, Pineapple Studios, The Edge Performing Arts Center, Milennium Dance Complex, Movement Lifestyle, LA Dancefit, Sydney Dance Company Studios. She is also a member of Ausdance and will complete her Progressive Ballet Technique training early this year.
Miss Sarah is a passionate teacher and believes that every dancer should be given the opportunity to reach their full potential. She is a fierce advocate for safe dance practice principles, delivering positive dance teaching and making sure classes are FUN. Her classes deliver strong technique which is age appropriate - while ensuring that not only are dancers extended but also that no dancer is left behind.
Breanna Warters is a passionate dancer who commenced training at the age of 2. She is currently studying full time a Bachelor of Dance Practice at the Australian Institute of Physical Education with her aim to become a tertiary qualified Dance Teacher. Last she completed her Certificate IV in Dance with Ev & Bow.
Specialising in contemporary dance, Breanna also has advanced skill in ballet (Adv. Found RAD), jazz, lyrical and hip hop. In 2016, she travelled to New York and Los Angeles with Miss Sarah to undertake training in all genres - this cemented her desire to pursue dance as a career.
Breanna also trained in teaching with Miss Sarah - assisting with Jazz and Lyrical classes for 2 years. This ensures that she brings a positive, energetic approach to her classroom.
Miss Bree will be teaching Contemporary, Lyrical, Jazz and Ballet this year. Her goal is to ensure every student can learn and excel in a positive and fun environment.
Bec Dunshea has been training in all styles of dance since 3 years of age - however she is most passionate about ballet. She has completed exams in ballet (Intermediate RAD), tap (BAL) and jazz (BAL) - and has also trained in lyrical, contemporary and hip hop.
Bec has travelled to the USA for training on a number of occasions with a focus on Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical and Horton technique. She has taken class with master teachers such as Michele Wiles, David McAllister, Andrey Silantyev, Beth Goheen, Nicole Harlan to name a few.
Bec also holds her Certificate IV in Fitness - so is a qualified personal trainer and also a Zumba Instructor. She has completed units in fitness for kids and teenagers and also has her first aid certificate.
Miss Bec will be specialising in teaching our Tiny Dancers and 5/6 year olds. Her goal is to have all her students love dance as much as she does!
Mara has almost sixteen years of ballet experience. She has trained globally, including here in Australia as well as in Germany and the United States. Mara completed all vocational RAD exams, including a Distinction in Advanced 2.
In 2015 she undertook a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance at Queensland University of Technology.
She is passionate about passing on the many rewards of ballet training, whilst undertaking a colourful and hands-on approach to teaching.
Mandy is the friendly face on our front desk. Mandy started dancing at age 5 undertaking all genres of dance. After an injury forced her to stop dancing at age 17 she walked away from her passion and came back into the dance world when her daughter Bree was 2 years old. For the past 17 years she has been a familiar face at eisteddfods and backstage at dance concerts assisting with dressing and the running of events.
Mandy absolutely loves assisting and helping with the smooth running of the studio and seeing all the students happy faces each day and is here to be of assistance to everyone who walks in the door.