Inspirations Dance operates from both Baildon and Otley.

We offer a variety of classes designed to help build confidence whilst developing dance and performance technique from pre-school to teens!

At Inspirations Dance we pride ourselves on our family atmosphere in which we strive to inspire all to achieve their dreams and passions for the performing arts.
We want all children and young people to feel comfortable, part of the family and above all, enjoy learning to dance!

Miss Beth

Principal, Dance Teacher

Bethany Roberts trained at a very young age in all aspects of the performing arts where her love for the industry began.

After going on to dance college to complete a Level 3 Btec Extended Diploma in Dance, where she had a variety of industry professionals share their knowledge and technique, has then gone on to study her Diploma in Dance Education with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD).

Bethany has been a professional dancer on the Leeds Rhinos Heart Yorkshire dance team and continues to dance for the Huddersfield Giants cheerleading squad.

Bethany has worked for the Leeds Rhinos Foundation, teaching cheerleading and street dance in a variety of settings including schools, holiday camps and even working along side the Army Welfare Service on international projects.

Bethany has performed in various shows at spectacular venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, Disneyland Paris and Sadler’s Well’s Theatre, London, not forgetting her principal roles in pantomime and competing in local dance competitions.


Training & Qualifications:


• Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work •

• Pediatric First Aid •

• Safeguarding •

• Understanding GDPR •

• Acrobatics Arts •

• ABD Contemporary •

• Progressing Ballet Technique •

• Level 3 Btec Extended Diploma in Dance •

• ISTD •


Our Classes & Timetable

    Otley

    The Otley Studio, 3 Horseshoes Yard, LS21 1BQ.

    Mondays

    4pm - 4.45pm - Ballet (from age 4) Ballet is the foundation of dance. Our classes aim to build the basics of ballet technique, focussing on strength, flexibility and extension, whilst developing a love for dance and creativity.

    4.45pm - 5.45pm - Modern Jazz (from age 4) Modern Jazz is a fusion of dance involving strength and technique along with dance steps such as kicks, leaps and turns. In our classes we use a range of pop music and learn new routines similar to those in pop videos.

    5.45pm - 6.45pm - Musical Theatre (age 8+) In Musical Theatre we work on all three areas of the performing arts (Dance, Singing and Drama) using songs and scripts from popular musicals and screenings, such as those in the West End, Broadway and Disney.


    Thursdays

    4.30pm - 5.30pm - Cheerleading (ages 4-7 years) Cheerleading is a fun and engaging sport combining tumbling, stunting and dancing which will help to develop your child's confidence, teamwork skills and utilise their energy.

    5.30pm - 6.30pm - Cheerleading (age 8+) Cheerleading is a fun and engaging sport combining tumbling, stunting and dancing which will help to develop your child's confidence, teamwork skills and utilise their energy.


    Saturdays

    11.30am - 12.00noon - Budding Ballerinas (ages 2-5 years) Our Budding Ballerinas classes are a great way to introduce your child to the world of dance! This class will capture the incredible imagination of your child, through creative play and props whilst learning a variety of basic dance steps. Your child will develop their motor skills, posture and balance whilst building confidence, making new friends and increasing concentration.

    12.00 noon - 1.00pm - Musical Theatre (ages 4-7 years) In Musical Theatre we work on all three areas of the performing arts (Dance, Singing and Drama) using songs and scripts from popular musicals and screenings, such as those in the West End, Broadway and Disney.


    Baildon

    Baildon Community Link, 35 Cliffe Avenue, BD17 6NX.

    Wednesdays

    4.00pm - 4.30pm - Ballet (ages 4-7 years) Ballet is the foundation of dance. Our classes aim to build the basics of ballet technique, focussing on strength, flexibility and extension, whilst developing a love for dance and creativity.

    4.30pm - 5.15pm - Modern Jazz & Tap (ages 4-7 years) Modern Jazz is a fusion of dance involving strength and technique along with dance steps such as kicks, leaps and turns. In our classes we use a range of pop music and learn new routines similar to those in pop videos. Tap dance allows us to create interesting musical rhythms whilst articulating the feet and ankles.

    5.00pm - 5.45pm - Modern Jazz & Tap (age 8+) Modern Jazz is a fusion of dance involving strength and technique along with dance steps such as kicks, leaps and turns. In our classes we use a range of pop music and learn new routines similar to those in pop videos. Tap dance allows us to create interesting musical rhythms whilst articulating the feet and ankles.

    5.45pm - 6.15pm - Ballet (ages 8+) Ballet is the foundation of dance. Our classes aim to build the basics of ballet technique, focussing on strength, flexibility and extension, whilst developing a love for dance and creativity.

    6.15pm - 7.00pm - Cheerleading (all ages) Cheerleading is a fun and engaging sport combining tumbling, stunting and dancing which will help to develop your child's confidence, teamwork skills and utilise their energy.


    Baildon

    Baildon Methodist Church, Newton Way, BD17 5NH.


    Thursdays

    10.00am - 10.30am - Budding Ballerinas (up to age 3) Our Budding Ballerinas classes are a great way to introduce your child to the world of dance! This class will capture the incredible imagination of your child, through creative play and props whilst learning a variety of basic dance steps. Your child will develop their motor skills, posture and balance whilst building confidence, making new friends and increasing concentration.

    10.30am - 10.50am - Tiny Tappers (ages 2-4 years) Our Tiny Tappers class is an add-on class for those budding ballerinas wanting to make some noise! This class allows your child to develop rhythm and musicality whilst having plenty of fun!

    10.50am - 11.20am - Budding Ballerinas (ages 3-4) Our Budding Ballerinas classes are a great way to introduce your child to the world of dance! This class will capture the incredible imagination of your child, through creative play and props whilst learning a variety of basic dance steps. Your child will develop their motor skills, posture and balance whilst building confidence, making new friends and increasing concentration.


    Saturdays

    2.00pm - 3.00pm - Cheerleading (ages 4-7 years) Cheerleading is a fun and engaging sport combining tumbling, stunting and dancing which will help to develop your child's confidence, teamwork skills and utilise their energy.

    3.00pm - 4.00pm - Cheerleading (ages 8+) Cheerleading is a fun and engaging sport combining tumbling, stunting and dancing which will help to develop your child's confidence, teamwork skills and utilise their energy.

Uniform and Shop

Uniform is available to purchase from us and we do encourage this is worn for all classes.

Ballet:

• Blue skirted leotard (ages 2-7)

• Navy leotard (ages 8+)

• Wrap skirt (optional - ages 8+)

• Ballet tights/socks

• Ballet shoes

• Cardigan (optional)

• Hair off the face (preferably a bun)

Modern Jazz & Tap:

• As above with optional black shorts, footless tights, or leggings

• Bare feet

• Silver Tap shoes (ages 2-7)

• Black Tap shoes (ages 8+)

• Hair off the face

Cheerleading:

• Inspirations logo T-shirt - £10.00

• Black leggings or shorts (source own)

• Inspirations Logo hoodie with name (optional) - £22.00

• Own Trainers

• Cheer Bow with hair off the face - £2.00

Extras (Optional):

• Inspirations Logo cap - £8.50

• Inspirations Logo hoodie with name - £22.00

• Inspirations Water Bottle with name - £8.50

• Ballet bag (designs vary) - £8.00

Offers:

Ballet Starter Pack £35.00 - (Includes: leotard, ballet cardigan, tights/socks & ballet shoes)

Cheerleading Starter Pack - £30.00 - (Includes: Logo T-shirt, Logo hoodie & bow)

Ballet Bag

Ballet Bag (designs vary)

£8

Cardigan

Aqua Coloured Cardigan

Leotard

Aqua Coloured Leotard

Socks

Pink Ballet Socks

Shoes

Pink Ballet Shoes

Cardigan

Navy Coloured Cardigan

Leotard

Navy Coloured Leotard

Skirt

Navy Skirt

Tights

Pink Ballet Tights

£4

Shoes

Black / Silver Tap Shoes

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Locations

  • The Otley Studio,
    Three HorseShoes Yard,
    Otley,
    LS21 1BQ
  • Baildon Methodist Church,
    Newton Way,
    Shipley,
    BD17 5NH
  • Baildon Community Link,
    35 Cliffe Ave,
    Shipley,
    BD17 6NX

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