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Meet The Teachers

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Principal

Miss Lorraine

AIDTA

Miss Lorraine started her dance education with Debina School of Dance back in the 1980's, and from her very first class she knew that she would love dance for the rest of her life. She worked her way through various IDTA dance exams, shows, and performances and soon became an Assistant Dance Teacher for the school. Miss Lorraine continued her professional qualification with Sharona Stage School, and became a qualified IDTA Associate teacher.


Miss Lorraine has been teaching and preparing children for dance exams and shows for  over 25 years, and has run after school dance clubs, holiday workshops, and continues to teach dance in Private Nursery schools.

"I am very proud to be the Principal of such a lovely School, and am lucky to work with such fantastic teachers, staff, and dancers. Watching the students arrive to class with a smile, makes me very happy. Dance should be about enjoyment, and from enjoyment, grows confidence." I am very proud of all our dancers and their achievement's however big or small." 

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Co Principal

Miss Yemi

BA Hons

Miss Yemi started her dance education at Debina School of Dance in the early 80's. She discoved a real passion and a love for dance and performing,
Miss Yemi learnt Ballet, Tap and freestyle/Disco, where she took IDTA grade and medal exams, and developed her skills into choreography for dance classes at the school. Miss Yemi studied dance at The Brit School for Performing Arts, where she developed her training with Jazz and Contempory styles. 
 
Miss Yemi and Miss Lorraine set up the first ever dance classes together in Addiscombe in 2002. 
It was a dream come true for the sisters who had danced together for so long.

In 2008 Miss Yemi continued with her professional development, and went back to University to study to become a high school teacher.

 
"Dance has been such a big part of my life for so long. I love arriving to teach dance each week. Teaching at Yelo allows me to pass on my knowledge and love of dance to all those  dancers each week. I love watching them progress  through the grades and  acheiveing new goals."
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