Sally Barton LIDTA - Principal
Sally is a Licentiate member of the International Dance Teachers' Association and holds teaching qualifications in Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Freestyle and Street Dance. Sally is an experienced teacher of dance in Foundation, KS1 and KS2 and runs workshops in Primary Schools around the country. She has worked with many dancers and choreographers, gaining a deeper understanding of the technical and artistic complexities required in dance. As well as exploring choreographic processes, Sally is training to be an Examiner for the International Dance Teachers' Association. Sally enjoys teaching a range of techniques, passing on her love of dance to people of all ages and abilities.
Kay Hogg LIDTA - Principal
Kay is a Licentiate member of the International Dance Teachers' Association and is an experienced performer and teacher. She was awarded a dance scholarship in her teens, selected as one of only a handful of exceptional dancers from throughout the UK. Kay has directed and choreographed many productions and has a wealth of experience in all aspects of theatre work. She enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for dance and performance through teaching and choreography and believes that all students should be encouraged to be the best that they can be. Kay is proud to be Principal of such a successful theatre dance school and continues to train for further teaching qualifications to add to her extensive collection.
Allie Lawton AIDTA - Teacher
Allie trained at Danceology from an early age and discovered a passion for dance. She competed in numerous competitions and festivals as well as performing in several productions, charity events and shows. She worked in the Danceology Shop for four years; a position that she loved but had to give up to be a full-time teacher! Allie assisted in dance classes at Danceology from her early teens and this experience helped her to achieve her first teaching qualification at the age of 17. Allie is excited to be continuing in her studies for more teaching qualifications and is thrilled to be part of the teaching staff at Danceology.
Lynette Pickering BA Hons - Teacher
Lynette spent four years training at Bird College of Dance, Music and Theatre Performance, where she graduated with a First Class BA (Honours) degree. She has several theatre credits to her name, has worked with many influential choreographers and has appeared in music videos. Lynette is delighted to be back in Yorkshire on the teaching faculty for Danceology.
Zoe Meek BA Hons - Teacher
Zoe recently graduated from Kingston University with a 1st class BA(Hons) degree in dance. She was president of Kingston University dance society and was also a member of 5 competition teams in jazz, hip hop, latin, contemporary and commercial styles. Zoe teaches at various locations around Leeds and is also part of a new jazz company in London. Zoe performs as a professional dancer as well as teaching dance to all ages.
Carrie Watkin – Office Manager
Carrie is the organisational backbone of Danceology and ensures that everything runs smoothly!
Beth Taylor - Receptionist
Beth runs our Reception and Shop on our busy Saturday mornings!
All teaching staff are DBS checked and hold First Aid certificates. Should you wish to see any of the above documents, please contact the office manager.