Thursdays 7.30pm-8.30pm Dance Technique & Stretch Class
£6.50 non- members £3.50 members
Class is pay as you go, with limited places. Please book in online for the date(s) you wish to attend and pay in the studio before the class.
This class will:
– Sculpt and tone your body with dancers techniques,
– Improve co-ordination and balance with typical dance steps, combinations and moves.
– Increase flexibility and learn how to improve your splits, and back bends.
– Suitable for all levels including non-dancers
This class will teach you dancers conditioning and flexibility exercises so you can apply these skills to your aerial/pole/burlesque training or just enjoy a unique and fun way to improve muscle tone and flexibility.
Class is taught by professional dancer & Illusionist; Karen Tomkins
Having come from a family in show business Karen has been brought up with it her whole life. From the age of 18months Karen has been on stage performing in professional shows, progressing onto young theatre groups, variety shows and even teaching at her local dance school from the age of 14, she has had a true passion for all aspects of the performing arts.
Karen was a National Young Magician of the Year finalist at 15, entertaining magicians at various competitions and even events at the famous Magic Circle in London, this included a Bond Theme magic act with Timothy Dalton as special guest.
Karen went on to progress further and gained a BTEC national diploma in Dance at college and was then accepted into a top professional training school The Urdang Academy. After graduating with a diploma in professional dance and musical theatre Karen went straight into work assisting in choreography for production shows at Warners Hotels, as well as dancing professionally within the shows herself. She has been continuously working around the country and even had a season in Turkey with the famous holiday operator Thomson. A few positions to name are YD Promotions dancer, choreographed for some well known travel companies, been a part of some professional pantos around the UK and most recently was invited as a special guest cabaret to The RAF charity ball.