BALLET TEACHER


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Sarah Ward: ISTD (DDE)

Sarah started dancing at the age of 3. By 15 years old and after completing numerous examinations in Ballet, Tap, Modern and Drama she continued her training at The Deborah Capon Junior School. Realising her dream to teach she later auditioned for The Deborah Capon Dance College where, after 4 years, she successfully gained her DDI’s (Diploma in Dance Instruction) and DDE’s (Diploma in Dance Education) in Ballet, Modern Theatre, Tap, Health and Safety, Child Development and Lifespan. She also completed the remainder of her Vocational Examinations and performed in annual shows and choreographic evenings. 

During Sarah’s teaching career she has successfully trained and entered many students for examinations as well as choreographing for various festivals, choreographic evenings, summer fetes and shows. 

She will be returning to her Dance College in December 2017 to work towards gaining Tap at Licentiate level. 

Sarah is fully DBS checked, a qualified First Aider and is committed to keeping up to date with the ISTD syllabus work. 

 

COACH ALEX


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PBT (Progressing ballet technique) AND PILATES TEACHER - COACH ALEX

Alexandra Sanderson is a Dance and Pilates Specialist who trained in the USA in a variety of dance styles from the age of two and relocated to the UK to complete her MSc. in Dance Science and Education. Her experience ranges from coaching students of varying ages across the USA, the UK and a nationally ranked University Dance Team. Coming from a competitive dance background, her passion lies in building her students with a solid physical foundation to execute demanding techniques safely. Implementing cross training to create stronger, smarter dancers is proven to decrease injury thereby increasing the longevity of the dancers’ career and enjoyment of the art. Her unique classes are fun and energetic while she utilizes the latest methods for success. Her students improve their technique, flexibility and strength to develop into their best athletic artist and mindful mover! Watch for her workshops and classes for children and adults at HDC!