Our teachers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miss Ari (Principal)

After having performed in various ballet and Jazz companies in Italy and abroad, Arianna qualified as a teacher at the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and started her student’s exams at the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD). She moved to the UK in 2005 to work for a prestigious school in Central London and founded Eos Dance in 2010. She has worked for 20 years in Italy and UK with children and adults of all ages and levels and is now a mentor of the Royal Academy of Dance, currently training prospective new teachers.

Ari is also a Pilates and fitness trainer, seniors’ instructor, diet and supplementation consultant, a rehab advisor and a Sports and Remedial Massage therapist, having graduated at the North London School of Sports Massage.

 

Miss Hannah

Hannah Williams began dancing at age 3 and later went on to train professionally at the renowned dance institute, The Harid Conservatory in America.

She later moved to Amsterdam to pursue a traineeship with The Dutch National Ballet and later joined the Junior Company, performing a variety of repertoire. Hannah has additionally danced professionally at Scottish Ballet, touring nationally in multiple productions as well as at The Royal Opera House.

Since moving to London, Hannah has taught ballet for a variety of outreach dance workshops and vocational schools, including the West London School of Dance whilst pursuing a Masters at Central St. Martin’s. She is now an enthusiastic teacher at Eos Dance School.

 

Miss Eva

Eva graduated from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in 2012.

She has performed in the London 2012 Olympics closing ceremony, the City of London Festival, as well as performing in art galleries and TV adverts. Eva has toured with the contemporary dance company The Natashas Project, which raises awareness about human trafficking.

Eva has taught contemporary, ballet, tap, and hip-hop in a variety of settings. These include schools in Cambodia and a centre for rehabilitation for spinal injuries in Bangladesh. She has also worked with adults with learning disabilities, universities, nurseries and young children.

 

Miss Leila

Leila started dancing from a young age at Italia Conti, where she developed her passion and love for the arts. She went on to graduate with a BA(Hons) in Musical Theatre and Dance from Millennium Performing Arts, training in the styles of ballet, jazz, contemporary, commercial/street and lyrical dance.

She has performed as a dancer at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, in music videos, on stage and film productions.

Since graduating, Leila has gained much experience teaching several different styles of dance and age groups.

 

Miss Anuschka

Anuschka was born in Germany, where she trained as a professional classical and contemporary dancer.

She performed with the opera ballet of Nuremberg State Theatre in 2013. At the same time, she graduated in dance education.

Anuschka then decided to move to London to further her career in dance and teaching. She has here appeared in stage productions, music videos, short films and photoshoots.

Her main focus is teaching young children. She is however highly skilled and experienced with a variety of age ranges and in several dance styles.

 

Miss Jade

Jade started dancing at the age of 4 at Totnes school of dance, a dance school in Devon. She there learnt many different styles such as Ballet, Contemporary, Tap, Modern and Commercial.

Whilst studying at the dance school, Jade competed in and achieved many awards from local dance festivals and regional competitons. She had a chance to participate in the Dance World Cup for three consecutive years, achieving bronze, silver and gold medals.

At the age of 18 Jade enrolled into a professional dance college in London to continue her dance and musical theatre training. She has recently graduated with a BA hons in Professional dance and Musical Theatre from Doreen Bird College, where she now hopes to continue her training and fulfil her dreams of performing in the West End.

Jade also has a passion for fitness and has recently started training as a personal trainer/ fitness instructor. She hopes to pursue this profession alongside her teaching/ performing career.

 

Miss Ciara

Ciara started her training from a young age in Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Street Dance, Freestyle and Theatre Craft. After years concentrating on primarily training in Ballet at the Professional Dance Experience Associate programme and Headingley Ballet School, she enrolled in Contemporary Dance at Leeds Beckett University. During this time Ciara has taught and assisted for Headingley Ballet School, Yorkshire Dance and Professional Dance Experience.

Alongside teaching and training, Ciara took on the role of Rehearsal Director for various companies, such as The National Youth Ballet of Great Britain, Company Nil and Rachel Clarke Dance Company. She has also performed at events as a dancer, in music videos and multiple screen dance projects. Ciara was in the 2017/18 cohort as a One Dance UK Ambassador to advocate for dance through conferences and key note speeches at venues at the Trinity Laban and The Houses of Parliament.

Having now moved to London, Ciara will continue to further with her teaching and rehearsal directing work.

 

Miss Anita

Anita has been teaching dance for 12 years.

Specialised in Contemporary Dance, Hip Hop and improvisation as performance, she qualified as a Dance Teacher at the Trinity College London

Her dance career started when she was talent spotted and asked to perform at events and raves.

After training in Ballet, Contemporary Dance and Contact Improvisation Anita was part of “improv vi” in the Netherlands – a dance as improvisation company. A well-deserved bursary allowed her to study at Laban (now Trinity Laban Conservatoire), to then embark on a career as a Community Dance Artist. Anita has since worked in projects for schools and charities supporting people with special needs.

After graduating as a Dance Teacher, she decided to focus solely on Dance Teaching in mainly educational context.

 

Miss Jo

Jo has studied ballet, jazz, contemporary and urban dance for almost 30 years. She joined the Royal Academy of Dance at the age of 14 deciding then that dance would become her career.

At the age of 19, Jo went on to study dance choreography achieving a BA Hons at Dance City in Newcastle. After graduating, she started working as a freelance dancer, choreographer and teacher in Newcastle, Leeds, Aberdeen and London.

Jo later returned to the Royal Academy of Dance to study her PGCE in dance teaching. After three years as a qualified dance teacher in a secondary school in South West London, Jo became head of performing arts and later progressed as a lead practitioner.

Jo now continues to teach as well as championing cultural education and supporting teachers of the arts as a senior practitioner. She also has a long standing relationship with the RAD mentoring trainee dance teachers, guest lecturing on the PGCE course and training primary school teachers in London.