Kinetix Dance School prides itself on the quality of teaching and the warm friendly environment where pupils are encouraged to participate in as many aspects of dance, to better their development and knowledge allowing students to really master the technique, posture, grace, style and performance personality required to become a professional dancer. Kinetix Dance is proud to be closely connected to the Alex Dalton School of Classical Dance, Limerick and KS Dance, UK
SHARON JOHNSTON (AISTD, DDI, DDE) Originally from Cheshire in the UK started her dance adventure aged just 4 yrs in Ballet, Contemporary & Ballroom followed by extensive training at KS DANCE, Warrington, UK achieving her Advanced Ballet, Modern, Tap, Spanish Dance, Contemporary, Singing & Teaching Qualifications by the age of 19yrs and the lead in the ballet ‘Carmen’ Sharon then went on to travel the world performing with the Irish Dance Troupe ‘Spirit of the Dance’ throughout America & Canada as the Lead Flamenco Dancer. Aged just 21 Sharon danced and performed on the same stage as Michael Jackson in the ‘Michael Jackson & Friends for Kosovo Pop Concert’ Korea & Munich as a dancer. After also starring in many popular Musicals as a Dancer/Singer/Actress such as Tabaluga und Lilli, Miami Nights and many more Stage shows & TV showcases in Germany. After 5 years of teaching worldwide Sharon has been able to bring all of her professional training and dance experience now to Ireland. Sharon Continues to further her teacher training, travelling back and forth throughout the year to the UK to keep up to date and maintain high standards of teaching. In Summer 2012 Sharon was awarded the Grety Salomonsen Scholarship and The Rita Emmerson Award for her work within the Cecchetti Society.
Born in the wonderful Liberties, Dublin. Kim started learning Ballet, Tap and Drama just 4yrs old. At the age of 10yrs she joined the Liberties Drama Group where she studied Tap, Modern, Drama and Music and went on to celebrate a Mini Tops win with them in 1999. During this time she danced many ensemble dancing and singing roles in their Olympia Theatre productions Annie, Grease and many more.. It was around this time when Kim discovered her passion for Ballroom and Latin American dancing and spent the next 7 years competing in Ireland and England, and winning the coveted all Ireland title 2 years in a row. It was at the tender age of 17yrs Kim discovered her passion for teaching whilst helping the younger children in school and has been teaching and performing Hip Hop, Ballroom/Latin and Commercial dance ever since. More recently Kim discovered Zumba Fitness and has been teaching busy and fun Zumba classes every week since qualifying in Nov 10′ for both her Zumba and Dance Teachers Associate in the UK. Kim continues to maintain her teacher training, participating in Teachers Courses held in the UK.
To join Kim’s Zumba classes please click on our ‘Zumba’ tab
ISTD CECCHETTI CLASSICAL BALLET
Levels Primary through to Intermediate, with exams optional.
Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to let your little star shine their brightest.
The Ballet classes will also work towards shows and performances.
If your child enjoys watching Musicals such as ‘Hairspray’ ‘Wicked’ ‘fame’ ‘Mary Poppins’ ‘Wizard of Oz’ and many more…. Then for sure they will enjoy learning the scripts, songs & how to dance the steps. A fun lively class filled with exciting choreography, acting & singing working towards annual shows.
Be a part of one of the most popular styles around. Hip Hop has the freedom of expression unlike Ballet & Jazz there isn’t a name for every step or a syllabus to follow. Hip Hop is about creativity, dynamics, vision, rhythm and looking down right cool.
Dancing to all the out now tunes by artists such as Neyo, JT, Taio Cruz, Kanye, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Jay Z and many many more the list goes on. Dance hard enough, practice harder and one day it could be you on MTV.
Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet no movement is boundary based and often the sky is the limit when it comes to movement and choreography ideas. The class is built up of a warm up, technique exercises, floor exercises to help with flexibility and core strength and usually jump combinations and a routine, finishing off with a cool down. This class is suited to the mature student usually 10 years + to really understand the reasoning behind the method
ADULTS DANCE CLASSES
*** Trade in your 2 left feet for a brand new right and left pair ***
We offer our adults Hip Hop, Ballroom & Latin, Cecchetti Classical Ballet (ISTD) and Zumba
Adult classes are all about the personal joy and reward one can feel when dancing.
Learning dance styles and techniques from basic steps to more advanced combinations whilst dancing in a social, friendly environment is great for the mind, body and soul whilst having plenty of fun and being active which leads to a healthier heart and happier feet.
JOIN US ANY WEEK….. DROP INS WELCOME
Call us on 086 6638037 or email: email@example.com
Classes are held each week and we look forward to dancing with you.
KINETIX DANCE Teachers are fully registered with the ISTD and ZIN. Qualified and fully committed.
Children can be entered into ISTD Ballet exams through the school.
Our teachers come from extensive Cecchetti classical ballet/modern/tap/contemporary/ballroom/ latin/& flamenco training, musical & pop careers working through-out Europe, Canada, America & Korea.
For more info about Kinetix Dance School call us any time on 086 6638037 or email us here