Founder and Dance Teacher – Adriaan Beddie
Adriaan is from South Africa (but now a Christchurch local), who has over 13 years dancing experience, ranging from competing in national (South African) dance competitions, TV work, and dance judging.
Adriaan prides himself on providing a welcoming experience to those completely new to dancing, and says: “Thinking you have ‘two left feet’ is no barrier to learning to dance.”
Dance Teacher – Cath Gittins
Cath is originally from the UK, but has lived and worked in Christchurch since the beginning of 2017. She has danced on and off since childhood, having also had musical training, music and movement have been an emotive and influential part of her life.
Having previously worked as a nurse and as a parent to teenage children, she has a special interest in facilitating dance as a way to enable people to live life to their full potential, no matter what. She says that Latin and Ballroom dancing is such a fun way to keep fit, feel confident in your own body and to meet new people.
Dancing is her passion and she loves being able to share that passion by teaching others. Whether young, or just young at heart, Cath believes there is a dancer in all of us just waiting to be discovered. Facts about Cath, she only wears black, but her favourite colour is actually purple, and she loves elephants 🐘😁