Hello Spring!

Hello Spring!

Spring is the best time to cleanse your body, mind & soul and clear the way to let new, creative energy into your life! Here we’ve made a list of our top 8 spring tips to clear away the old and ignite some fresh creative energy! 1. Spring Clean – Marie...
Speed Dancing – The Hustle Edition

Speed Dancing – The Hustle Edition

Move over Speed Dating, say hello to SPEED DANCING! This month we’re bringing you back to the disco era of 1970’s New York City! What is Hustle? Hustle (also called Latin Hustle, New York Hustle and Spanish Hustle) is the mambo/salsa inspired partner dance...
Q&A with Dom Thatcher

Q&A with Dom Thatcher

Ever wanted to play the saxophone? Here are a few pointers for beginners from our amazing sax teacher, Dom Thatcher. What inspired you to start playing sax? The look and sound of the instrument were the main reasons for me picking the sax up. Hearing it on the radio...
Let’s Think About FEET!

Let’s Think About FEET!

Here is our latest blog post by our Pilates Body Awareness teacher, Christine Hocking, on your feet, their alignment and why it matters. PBA Classes take place at Academy Mews Dance Studios, 15 Pratt Mews, London NW1 0AD. Considering they are the first up in the...
Performance Coaching with Nick Gordon

Performance Coaching with Nick Gordon

Have you ever experienced performance anxiety? Or do you struggle with any physical pain when playing, or experience any problems such as RSI, tendinitis or Carpel Tunnel syndrome?  If you answered yes to any of those questions, Nick’s Performance Coaching can...
Like A Woman

Like A Woman

Join international showgirl & sex siren Jessica Kenny and pole dancing extraordinaire Mery Meneses for a pre-Valentine’s dose of self-love and empowerment in a phenomenal group of women. How many times have you heard someone being told they do something...
New Year Wishes

New Year Wishes

We hope you’ve all had a wonderful Christmas full of family, friends & of course, food! It’s been an eventful year here at The Academy and we’ve had a huge variety of different talents & creatives walk through our doors. We are so grateful...
A BROAD APPROACH TO PILATES

A BROAD APPROACH TO PILATES

MORE THAN JUST A TECHNIQUE CLASS HOLISTIC TUITION ENCOURAGING MOVEMENT, MOBILITY AND CONNECTION by Chris Hocking – director of Pilates Body Awareness, Est. 1987 Having started my Pilates training in the late 1970s with Alan Herdman, setting up my own independent...
The Power of Belly Dance

The Power of Belly Dance

Our resident belly dance teacher, Zahida Palma, gives us some wonderful insights on her journey with belly dance. Read on to find out more… 1. How did you first get into belly dance? When I was 17 years old my mum and me were thinking on make some plans...

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