Our team

Danni Cooper

Founder/ Principal of Born 2 Dance

 

Danni has been dancing since a young age and has trained in a variety of dance styles including; commercial, street, freestyle, musical theatre, contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, ballet and pointe! Danni studied performing arts at GCSE, dance at A Level and was offered an unconditional offer to study dance at Liverpool John Moores University. Danni has also trained at Pineapple dance studios in London where she earnt her associate teacher status.

In January 2015, at the age of 20, Danni persued her dream and started her own dance school. 

Danni is a qualified dance teacher with the IDTA (International Dance Teachers Association), a qualified  Cheerleading Coach and Stunt Coach (with the UK Cheerleading Assosication) as well as Level 1 and Level 2 Cheerleading coach (with BCA Cheer and Dance), a qualified Acrobatics teacher (Acrotrix), qualified Contemporary dance teacher (ABD), DBS checked (the latest version of CRB) and a licensed chaperone with the Northamptonshire County Council.

As well as this, she has undergone safeguarding training and is first aid trained.

Danni has also taught dance at schools across Northamptonshire, provided lessons for community groups (Girl Guides) and worked at an Acrotrix workshop at Sylvia Young Theatre school in London.

 

 

 

Niamh Roberts

Teacher

Niamh has trained as a dancer and gymnast for 8 years. She has trained in various dance styles such as contempoary, commercial, acrobatics and more!

As well as this, Niamh has recently qualified as a cheerleading coach with the BCA receiving her Level 1 and Level 2 BCQ qualification.

Niamh also holds her DBS is First Aid trained.

 

Shanade Nevin 

Dance Teacher

Shanade has been dancing with us for many years now. As she has progressed through her dance training with us, we are thrilled to be able to offer her the next step in starting her dance career and a postition working at our dance school.

Shanade is a part of the admin team, dealing with general enquiries and much more. Shanade has recently qualified in Lyrical and Jazz and will be taking her Acro course shortly.

 

Tayla Purser 

Assistant Dance Teacher 

Tayla has been dancing with us for a while now. As she has progressed through her dance training with us, we are thrilled to be able to offer her the next step in starting her dance career and a postition working at our dance school. She is also training as a dance teacher with us and we look forward to see all that she has to offer!

 

Student Teachers
Our student teachers all volunteer at Born 2 Dance as well as attending classes for their own dance training. They assist our teachers with duties such as; helping the younger students, managing the music system and also administrative work. We would like to thank them for all of their hard work at Born 2 Dance!