BRIONY - Give Into Dance Artistic Director
Briony is the Artistic Director of Give Into Dance which she founded in 2008.
Briony has choreographed for Sony Entertainment on PlayStation games ‘Sing Star Dance’ ‘Dance Star Party’ and ‘Dance Star Party Hits’. She has choreographed for David Hasselhoff (Dance Star Party - Dance Hoff) Alan Titchmatch (ITV) Universal Pictures (Wolf of Wall Street) Footlocker (Nike) Nicky Byrne /Westlife (Channel 5) Strickly Come Dancing (BBC) Blue Peter (BBC).
Briony Produces, directs and choreographs the yearly Give Into Dance theatre production, a dance show in a London Theatre every year for all the Give into dance students. She has been teaching dance to children and adults for over thirteen years and in 2008 Briony moved to London and created Give into Dance. A dance school that would offer dance classes and performing opportunities to everyone who wished to dance.
Briony is a professionally trained dancer; attending Swindon Dance, Bodywork Company, and is a qualified dance teacher accredited by the British Ballet Organisation.
ELENI - Give Into Dance Teacher
Contemporary Fusion - Wed 6pm
Mini Street Dance - Thurs 4.15pm
Urban Lyrical Adults - Sat 1.30pm
Urban Lyrical kids - Sat 2.30pm
Street Dance Kids - Sat 3.30pm
Eleni has been part of the Give into Dance Company for the beginning. She is the assistant teacher in the weekly dance classes where she helps teach, organise and choreograph in all the classes and productions. Eleni teaches the Street Dance junior class and Urban Lyrical classes on Sunday’s at Arts Depot and Contemporary Fusion junior/youth classes at Jacksons Lane on Wednesdays at 6pm.
Eleni has a Degree in Dance Choreography from Middlesex University. She is also fully qualified fitness instructor and has recently worked with Kimberly Wyatt, Phreeda Sharp, Twist and Pulse, Channel 5, Footlocker and The Alan Titchmarsh show.
She is a major part of Give into Dance Company and has the perfect personality for teaching dance. She is professional, talented and creative, everything that Give into Dance Company stands for.
OMAR - Give Into Dance Teacher
IMD Legion Founder
Street Dance Youth - General - Thurs 6pm
Street Dance Youth - Advanced - Thurs 7pm
Omar has worked with Give into Dance for four years, teaching regular weekly classes and delivering workshops. Omar is a diverse and experienced choreographer. His weekly classes develop dance technique, discipline and he has a great ability to nurture student’s natural talent. Omar 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.
Omar is a choreographer, dance teacher and the creator of IMD Legion, which he founded in 2010. IMD have won many competitions and performed on; Sky1 Secret Street Crew, CBBC Friday Downloads, Got to Dance Finalist 2013 & 2014, UDO World Champions, XXL UK Champions, 101 Nations Best Dance Crew, Nickelodeon Fruit Shoot Award Winners - Best Dance Crew, to name a few.
PACHELLE - Give Into Dance Teacher
(aka Mamacita Merengue)
Dancehall Youth/Adults - Sat 12.30pm
Pachelle Wallace teaches the Dancehall classes on Sundays at 1pm at the Arts Depot.
She also runs her own Zumba classes all over London. Pachelle is a vibrant, high energy, motivating instructor, dance teacher and choreographer.
She has been teaching and choreographing for over 8 years and has a wealth of knowledge working with children, young people and adults in the studio and on large scale performances.
MIMOSA - Give Into Dance Teacher
Dance Balance - Tuesday 7pm
Mimosa has trained in acrobatics and taught youth circus and acrobatics for many years, finding these disciplines a fantastic way of increasing confidence and build new skills.
Mimosa is part of the ‘Nearly There Yet’ company, as well as a regular tutor for many circuses in London including Albert and Friends Instant Circus, Jackson's Lane outreach programs and Stratford Circus.
Mimosa was an acrobatic performer with Mimbre in Orfeo (2015), a co-production between The Roundhouse and the Royal Opera House, and is training as a hand to hand base. She is incredibly active in the youth circus network and sits on the panel of various youth circus steering groups.
All our teachers are fully DBS checked, Public liability insured and C.P.R/First Aid trained.
As well as holding weekly classes, Give into Dance can provide other services:
- Choreography - Media and Artists
- Workshops - One off private sessions
- Dance Parties - Personalised Birthday parties
- Projects - 6 to 12 weeks, working towards a performance
- Corporate events - recreational & team building
Foundation Community Dance