Our Teachers


Miss Ari

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 nearly 30 years in Italy and UK with children and adults of all ages and levels.

Miss Ari 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 Yevheniya (Gina)

Yevheniya started learning dance at a Choreography Studio in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine. She later graduated from V.N.Karazin National University (Ukraine) and enjoyed a career as a performer in Ukraine, Bulgaria and Lebanon. Yevheniya graduated as a teacher at the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD).

Between 1997 and 2022, Yevheniya worked in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and China. She taught hundreds of students while choreographing dozens of performances for students and teachers. With the ambition to continue teaching and making dance education inclusive, process-driven and enjoyable for all, Yevheniya completed an MA in Education (Dance Teaching) from the RAD, validated by the University of Bath.

Yevheniya believes that the joy of dancing and moving must be shared and that skills are built through students’ active participation in their learning. She considers that passion for dance a key to succeed, for students and professional dancers alike. Teaching with enthusiasm, creativity, expression and the ability to see the wonder in every individual are the driving forces of her approaches.

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Miss Maria

Maria was born in Madrid, Spain, where she trained in a professional Dance Conservatoire studying ballet, contemporary and character dance.

Alongside the Conservatoire, she was also trained and graduated in Musical Theatre perfecting other styles such as Flamenco, hip hop, and commercial dance, alongside ballet, jazz, tap, street dance and acrobatics.

Despite her achievements as a dancer, Maria always felt that her real aspiration was teaching. She started assisting at the age of 16, to then become a full-time dance teacher. She decided to move to London to focus more on her dance career as a dance educator and enrolled in a BA course at the Royal Academy of Dance.

Miss Maria is currently engaged in a broad range of studies, such as on Dance Science and Somatic Practice, Dance History, Dance Analysis, Dance Repertoire, Fundamentals of Ballet Technique, Dance Teaching and choreography, and counting.


Louis grew up in South East London and discovered his passion for dance relatively late. He began learning Ballroom and Latin dance at 13 due to his love of Strictly Come Dancing which he used to watch with his mum, and moved on to learning ballet at the age of 15. At 16, he started at Central School of Ballet where he trained in classical ballet, contemporary, jazz, Spanish dance and more. At the same time, he started teaching dance and performing arts on a Saturday at a local dance school and discovered his love of teaching.


After graduating in 2018, he went on to have an exciting career in the musical theatre industry, starring in such productions as CATS, Phantom of the Opera and Matthew Bourne’s ‘Cinderella’. However, after Covid he decide he would be much happier pursuing his lifelong passion of teaching. Since then he has enjoyed teaching a range of styles from ballet to musical theatre to street and commercial and continues to enjoy nurturing the next generation of aspiring dancers.

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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 Anita

After performing as an improvisation dancer in several settings in the Netherlands, Miss Anita decided to study dance academically in the UK. She was awarded a bursary to study at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire, where she gained Diploma in Dance Teaching and Learning (children and young people) Level 6 teaching qualification. Miss Anita then furthered her education at Birkbeck University.

Miss Anita has always loved teaching. She started at the age of 16 and carried on alongside her studies. She was trained in Street Dance/ Hip Hop, RAD Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Jazz Dance, African People’s Dance, Contact Improvisation and Choreography.

She is specialised in teaching Early Years and Primary stages and has worked as a guest teacher in many schools and nurseries. Over the last few years, Miss Anita has increasingly grown fond of Tango and is now running an Argentine Tango school with her dance partner, for adults. The last venture before the lockdown was setting up a Performance Group for elderly people to perform Argentine Tango at Tate Modern’s Flourishing Lives festival.

Miss Berni

Berni started dancing from an early age and is trained in BBO Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Street Dance and Contemporary.

Whilst in Coventry, Berni trained at Three Spires Dance School and joined the Coventry Youth Operetta Group, as well as the Belgrade Youth Theatre where she performed in many productions at the Belgrade and The Butts Theatre.

Berni then moved to London to complete her BA Honours Performing Arts Degree. Since leaving University, Berni has performed in many shows including performances in the West End, The O2 Arena and The Olympic Stadium.

Berni is IDTA qualified and began teaching dance in 2005 after being asked to choreograph a Tap routine for a London based theatre group. She has since taught for other theatre groups and worked in many school, taking two of her groups to perform at Fairfield Halls as part of the Making History Dance Show.

Berni is founder of Warren Performing Arts School teaching Musical Theatre and Violin.


Miss Erika

Erika is an energetic, friendly and creative dance teacher with a strong performance background.

Miss Erika obtained a certificate in performing arts at Liceo Artistico Coreutico Musicale in Italy, followed by a bachelor’s degree at La Accademia Nazionale Di Danza in Rome (Italy). She there specialised in Contemporary Dance (Cunningham, Limon, Release, Modern dance) to then complete a Level 3 diploma as Fitness Instructor and Personal trainer.

During her dancing career, Erika won several competitions of classical/ballet and contemporary dance, both in Italy and in the UK, and worked with various dance companies such as “Sanctiondance”. She also had a chance to perform in musicals.

Miss Erika loves to offer her knowledge and experience to her students in a safe, fun and creative environment. She believes that the language of dance can be spoken through storytelling, imagination and is very excited to be part of our team.

Miss Emma

Miss Emma is a multi-disciplined dancer specialising in Street dance, Ballet, Ballroom and Latin. She was trained to teach and compete by two Dancesport class A International adjudicators, as well as performed and choreographed for stages all across Britain, with a Dance Collective named Daisy Roots Movement.

Miss Emma has also worked as head of operations and director of movement for DRM, running teams of professional dancers for stage work. These include Boomtown Fair Festivals opening show, in which she choreographed and performed for an audience of 15,000.

Aside from her eclectic dancing abilities, Miss Emma is also a confident teacher, who enjoys working with children, teenagers and adults. She prides herself on the ability to build her students’ self confidence and skills by creating an encouraging environment where dancers are free to express themselves, regardless their age or dance experience.

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Miss Marilia

Marília fell in love with ballet at the age of two and a half, at the Oficina do Movimento Academy in Lisbon, Portugal.

After moving to London, she began attending classes at the RAD, completing all exams from Grade 1 through to Advanced 1. Her interest in teaching grew as her tutor invited her to assist in the Primary classes, where she then realised how much she enjoyed working with children.

After graduating at the RAD with a BA(Hons) Ballet Education and attaining the Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Dance qualification, Marilia was invited to be a ballet teacher in a newly established school in Belgrade, Serbia, the Belgrade Centre for Ballet. She had the opportunity to be involved in their first ever show, the Nutcracker. This served as an incredible experience, as well as a golden chance to share her passion and enthusiasm for teaching, by helping the students with their choreographies and solos.

Marília strives to share her knowledge and love of dance with her pupils, motivating them to be the best artists they can. She believes that passion is the key to ignite talent and to benefit from music and movement.