Kaitlin began dancing when she was 3 years old and also has a background in gymnastics and Allstar cheerleading. Kaitlin has participated in all styles of dance varying from Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Tap and Hiphop, and began teaching dance in 2009.
She participated in many eisteddfods including Troupes, Solos and Duos in both styles of jazz and Contemporary. Kaitlin has been cheerleading for ten years, and competed in all levels (1-6). She is qualified with USASF to coach up to level 5 in cheerleading, and holds a Gymnastics Australia Accreditation. In 2012 and 2014 Kaitlin competed at the USASF Dance world championships held in Orlando, Florida and was then fortunate enough to compete at the USASF Cheerleading world championships in 2015.
Kaitlin began teaching with us in 2016 and is loved by so many of our students.
Natalie started dancing at the age of 4 in ballet and jazz classes and has performed in many concerts over the years. She began gymnastics at the age of 11 and won first place in her club competitions. In 2014, she found aerobics and has been very dedicated to this sport during this time. Natalie competed at three national competitions in Victoria and the Gold Coast for aerobics and received 1st place for her duo, and 2nd place for her solo. Natalie has also been committed to her girl guides activities, participating in many community service events and this also lead her to receive her first aid training.
Natalie has been dancing at Eliza-Jane’s School Of Dance since 2015 in ballet, jazz, contemporary and hip hop classes. Over the last 2 years, she has been training as a student teacher under the direction of Eliza-Jane and Kim and is now a very familiar and friendly face around both of our studios and the students love having her as their teacher.
Hayley began gymnastics at the age of 6 and continued competing until 2013 when she began coaching gymnastics. Since then, she has attained the Advanced Gymnastics Coaching Accreditation through Gymnastics Australia. Hayley has also attained the Intermediate Judging Accreditation through Gymnastics Australia.
After gymnastics, Hayley began cheerleading where she has competed at numerous National Championships and competed at the USASF Cheerleading World Championships in Orlando, Florida in 2018.
Hayley is new to the teaching team in 2019 and we are very excited to have her teach our Pennant Hills Acrobatics.
Sophia started ballet when she was 4 years old and has loved it ever since! She has participated in RAD ballet exams from Pre Primary through to Intermediate receiving mostly High Distinctions and Distinctions. Sophia has also participated in Solo Dance Performance Award in ballet, character and jazz with High Distinction results. Sophia has learnt so much through her ballet studies and has been able to apply this to other dance styles, such as jazz.
Sophia has had experience around the area teaching ballet and jazz to pre school and kindy aged students. She is wonderful with the young children and has a kind and enthusiastic approach to teaching. Her goal is for students to feel confident and have fun while achieving their best in dance.
Sophia is an excellent dancer and performer and has so much knowledge to share with the students. We are excited to have her join our team in 2019!
Miss Bec is a very proud mummy to her 2 year old son and has over 14 years of dance teaching experience. She has worked professionally in Melbourne and London’s West End in Musical Theatre, variety shows and commercial work. Miss Bec trained at NIDA, Dance World Studios and Robert Sturrock’s Industry Dance. She is qualified in jazz, ballet, contemporary, tap, lyrical, musical theatre and hip hop. Miss Bec is an enthusiastic teacher who brings much joy, love and inspiration to each of her classes.
We are so excited to have her on board teaching our Kellyville students!