I relief teach and take private solo lessons Claremont.
Do you still dance?
Of course! I don't know what I would do if I couldn't dance.
When and how did you start dancing?
When I was eighteen months old, I use to join in on my sister’s classes’ warm ups. I was three when I was in my first Christmas concert.
Why do you love dancing?
It is just part of my life. I don’t remember not dancing as I started at such a young age, so I just couldn’t imagine myself not dancing.
I love being able to connect with the words in the song through movement and expressing my emotions.
I also love to see the younger dancers learning and having fun which is the most important part of dancing.
What is your favourite memory from dancing?
I have many memories from dancing, but my favourite would have to be my bananas in pyjamas dance which was one of my first dances, and my sister dressed up as a teddy bear, so we chased her around the stage. I remember it was so fun!
How did you start teaching dancing?
I have been relief teaching since I was 16. I adopted my own class and studio at Warrane (now Bellerive) in 2012, which I ran until early 2017. I now teach/dance where I can in-between full-time work.