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 25 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.
Natasha’s love of the arts grew from a childhood filled with dancing. This led her to train as a professional dancer at the CDET accredited Creative Academy, where she gained a BA Hons.
Graduating in 2019 she has performed for the Major of London, National sports leagues and multiple corporate jobs. Alongside this she discovered her passion for teaching and chose to peruse her career as a dance teacher.
Since moving to London she has taught in multiple disciplines and is excited to continue her journey as a dance teacher.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bethany started dancing in her teens after moving from Canada to the Isle of Man after a very successful ice skating career. She was lucky enough to obtain a scholarship to dance in a local company. Since then, she started teaching styles ranging from Classical Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Street/Commercial Dance, Contemporary and Musical Theatre.
She graduated from The City of Liverpool College with A Distinction in her HND in performing arts (Dance). Back home due to the pandemic, she taught Street/Commercial & Contemporary Dance alongside running a competition team. During this time, she also founded the Manx National Dance Convention, the Isle of Man’s only Dance Convention and Premier Dance Competition. She is now very excited to move onto the next adventure as she embarks on a 3 Year Diploma in Musical Theatre and Acting at Sharpe Academy.
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.
Anna was born in Helsinki, Finland, and started dancing at The Helsinki Dance Institute at the age of seven. She then went on to receive her vocational dance training at Finnish National Opera Ballet School and Hungarian Dance Academy in Budapest, graduating with a BA-degree in dance.
She joined Ballet Theatre UK in 2017 and was promoted to Principal Dancer in 2018. Anna had the opportunity to perform many leading roles with the company such as Giselle (Giselle), Glinda the Good Witch (The Wizard of Oz), Odette (Swan lake), Beauty (Beauty and the Beast) and Mermaid (The Little Mermaid). In the Spring of 2021, Anna also had the pleasure of teaching Zoom dance workshops at Lucy Kate Star Academy.
In 2021, Anna performed in the out-door dance production of the Secret Garden and at the same time hosted and assisted in contemporary ballet workshops. She also had the opportunity to teach lyrical contemporary dance at Reigate Dance Studio.
In September 2021, Anna also started her Master’s degree in Art Education. She has taught students of all ages and multiple disciplines including ballet, contemporary, modern and lyrical dance among others. She wants to create a safe environment for all pupils to be able to grow and develop in their creativity.