Dancer Development Days
Ideally suited for establishments 9yrs + 4hours with two studios available.
2x New York State of Mind Contemporary Fusion workshops, with technical focus on extensions and leaps. Rosina’s best selling workshop.
2x Leap Surgery and Technique Focus classes with Rosina Andrews.
2x Dance Conditioning classes with certified personal trainer Samuel Downing. Helping them jump higher, turn tighter and stretch safer. Enhancing the dancers body and how efficient it works.
1x Pirouette Surgery®, A class to perfect the science of turning, Simple drills and strengthening exercises will be set for the whole class whilst one-2-one technical help will be offered for dancers to perfect those multiple turns.
Samuel trained as a professional performer and graduated from London Studio Centre in 2009 with a BA Hons in Theatre Dance. Samuel worked on numerous theatre and TV productions. Towards the end of 2012 Samuel and his wife Rosina lived in New York City for a year developing their craft, training at such prestigious dance studios like Broadway Dance Centre, Steps On Broadway and Peridance. During his time in the US, Sam found an interest in fitness and its place alongside dance training. On his return to the UK Samuel pursued a career in the fitness industry progressing from a Fitness coach to Studio manager taking on various roles in between.
Samuel's works at boutique studio Heartcore as a TRX trainer, he is also Freelance Certified Personal Trainer and a LES MILLS BODYPUMP™ AND BODYBALANCE™ Instructor teaching at various gyms and health clubs in London. Sam is trained in a range of fitness styles, many of which compliment dance training. Not only that Samuel's a Dance Coach for Elite UK Dancers and teaches regularly at the Myra Tiffin Performing Arts School, Milton Keynes.