Briony trained as a professional dancer at Bodywork Company Dance Studios, she is a qualified dance teacher accredited by the British Ballet Organisation. Briony has been teaching dance to children and adults for over twelve years and in 2008 Briony created Give into Dance. A dance school that would offer dance classes and performing opportunities to everyone who wished to dance. Briony has performed as a professional dancer at hundreds of events for DJ’s, backing dancing for artists, promotional tours, dance shows and competitions.
For three years Briony has worked for Sony Entertainment as a choreographer for their dance PlayStation games. Choreographing dance routines for Sing Star Dance, Dance Star Party, Dance Hoff and Dance Star Party Hits.
Dance Star Party Hits
Omar - Choreographer and Teacher
Omar is a choreographer, dance teacher and the creator of IMD.
Omar has worked with Give into Dance for the three years, teaching regular weekly classes and delivering workshops.
Omar’s Dance Crew (Intelligent Minds Dance crew) started in September of 2010 and have accumulated more than 70 trophies between them, by competing in solos, duos, quads and team events.
IMD have won competitions, such as, Serious About Streetdance, Streetdance XXL champions, Essex Streetdance championships and Raw Talent dance competition. Recently IMD have been on Sky One's GOT TO DANCE 2013 as FINALISTS, Nickelodeon Award Winners, UDO Under 18's Advanced World Championships, CBBC Friday Downloads, Secret Street Crew Guests and Jump Off Finalists.
Omar is a diverse and experienced choreographer, he teaches open classes for young people to participant in every Thursday for Give into Dance Company. Thursdays at 6pm General level and Thursdays at 7pm advanced level classes.
Eleni - Assistant Teacher
Eleni has been part of the Give into Dance Company for over 6 years. Eleni started attending classes at the company and has now moved into the assistant teacher role where she helps teach, organise and choreograph in all the classes and productions.
Eleni is currently studying a three year degree in dance at Middlesex University. She is fully qualified fitness instructor and has recently worked with Kimberly Wyatt, Phreeda Sharp, Twist and Pulse (the runners-up of Britain's Got Talent in 2010) and has also worked with Channel 5 and recently danced in Footlocker's new viral campaign.
What do we
Give into Dance runs weekly street dance classes at Jacksons Lane in Highgate, North London.
The classes are open to anyone who enjoys dancing; beginners, returning to dance or experienced dancers.
The classes provide the opportunity for children, youth and adults to improve their dance skills and gain performance experience.
Give into dance classes are a great way to improve fitness, flexibility, coordination, rhythm, dance skills and technique, whist having a good time.
All our teachers are fully CRB checked, Public liability insured and C.P.R - First Aid trained.
As well as holding weekly classes, Give into Dance can provide other services:
Workshops - one off sessions.
Projects - 6 to 12 weeks, working towards a performance.