ABOUT NC DANCE & FITNESS
NC Dance & fitness is an up and coming dance school based in Whitley, Reading. We offer classes for all ages and abilities from children through to adults! Our classes currently include ISTD classical ballet, Tap and Modern, Commercial Street dance and Acrobatics, as well as holiday workshops and personal training sessions. Our teachers are professional and fully qualified with the ISTD, offering high standards of dance and fitness to our students.
NC Dance & Fitness also run dance extracurricular clubs in many schools across Berkshire, including breakfast and after school activities in styles such as Zumba Kids, ballet and street dance.
Our mission statement
NC Dance & fitness endeavours to provide students of all ages and abilities a welcoming and encouraging environment to find a love for all things dance and fitness. Our mission is to provide quality, high level classes to our students whilst creating a safe space to explore creativity and self expression. Our goal is to help each student achieve their fullest potential whilst providing support and guidance along the way.
Life Is Better When You Dance.
Ba (hons), DDE
Naomi has been dancing since the age of 5 and began her training at Broadway Stage Academy. During this time Naomi trained in numerous styles of dance such as Acro, Ballet, Lyrical, Modern and Tap and many others and competed in weekly competitions and graded exams with BTDA (British Theatre Dance Association). After dancing with Broadway for many years Naomi continued her training and trained in the ISTD syllabus in ballet, tap and modern.
Naomi then went on to audition for dance colleges gaining places at the Urdang Academy, Performers and the University of Chichester. She chose to train at Chichester university from 2013-2016 in Contemporary and Ballet gaining a Ba (hons) Dance. Whilst at university, Naomi was part of 3Fall dance company, a touring company performing and running workshops across the UK. Naomi was also part of a troupe before university performing at corporate events dancing to show girls numbers such as "the can can". Since graduating from university her teaching career has been her main focus. Her dream was to open up her own dance school which became a reality in 2018 opening the doors of NC Dance & Fitness. She also works across Berkshire at numerous schools offering street dance, Zumba kids and ballet after school clubs. She is also a freelance dance teacher working for dance schools in Reading teaching the ISTD and BTDA syllabus and many other genres of dance. Naomi has recently completed her DDE (Dance Diploma in Education) in Imperial Classical Ballet with ISTD. Naomi is extremely passionate about Classical Ballet and wants to help everyone in the community have easy access to this dance style. Naomi is also a qualified Level 2 Gym Instructor and Level 3 Personal Trainer, a qualified Acrotrix teacher and fully qualified Zumba, Zumba Kids and Strong Nation Instructor.
Zoé trained at London Studio Centre and has danced all over the world with Princess Cruises, Costa Cruises and at Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi. As Dance Captain of the England Tap Team, Zoe won silver at the World Tap Championships, competed in the live semi-finals of Sky One’s Got to Dance and performed in Tap United (Boston, USA).
Theatre credits include: Thoroughly Modern Millie, Singin' In The Rain (both Adelphi, London), A Christmas Carol (Lichfield Garrick), and Peter Pan (Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple), as well as being Dance Captain on Aladdin (Theatre Royal Windsor), Fastlove (UK Tour) and the Lego Friends show at Legoland! She even played Stephanie in their TV advert. Other fun jobs include the opening ceremony of the Champions League Final, The Midnight Beast’s Valentine (Sky Arts) and working in Lapland, Finland!
Zoé works closely with Strictly Come Dancing’s Ian Waite, presenting for FitSteps on Demand, as well as teaching a huge variety of classes, locally. She teaches baby and toddler groups, after school clubs, for dance schools, musical theatre schools and more and is currently studying for her ISTD DDE. She can’t wait to start teaching for NC Dance & Fitness!
John Madejski Academy
125 Hartland Road
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