Hannah has been dancing since she was 3 years old. She has dance experience in ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip hop and acro as well as school dance. She has been teaching acro at The Dance Shed since the start of 2017, achieving excellent examination results from her students. Hannah spent 2 weeks on an LA dance tour in 2017 as part of a NZ open team, attending many dance workshops. She looks forward to watching students grow and improve this year.
Shontel has been dancing since the age of 3, training predominantly in jazz, ballet, lyrical and contemporary. After completing the JDNZ syllabus she turned her hand to APDA and received a top tier award in Jazz Addict in her first year. Outside of dancing, she graduated from the University of Auckland last year with a bachelor of urban planning and currently works in the industry. After six years of teaching, Shontel loves working with all ages and aims to create a nurturing environment where children feel comfortable to express themselves.