Erika has always loved to dance since a little girl and at an early age got in to the Secondary School of Art of Pecs in Hungary; with only a small 13 people getting the position it was Erika’s first step into the dance industry.
Erika Studied Ballet, Modern, Stage, Folk and Drama then completed her NVQ level 3-4 as a dancer. Once she had explored these dance genres, Erika started studying Contemporary at MU Theatre, then later moved on to dance at PR Evolution Dance Company.
Erika has performed at the Hungarian State Opera, and the MUPA along with many other showcases. We are delighted to have her at the DFA Studios teaching her expertise.
” I can say that I have learned so much, that I would like to share this with children and adults who love dance as much as I do”.
Erika BaranyaiCONTEMPORARY, TECHNIQUE & FLEXIBILITY
Gina Joyce Barnard
Gina trained in Classical Ballet, Tap, Modern and Jazz dance from a very young age. Whilst attending Steppin Out Academy of Performance she achieved the highest levels of these genres, alongside studying Irish dance and gaining her teaching qualifications with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (DDI and DDE)
Making her professional performance debut as a senior dancer in the Poole pantomime Peter Pan, Gina has since continued to perform in various cabaret troupes and modelling catwalk shows. Alongside teaching Gina performs regularly, something that she is very passionate about. Gina is thrilled to teach for Stella and the amazing pupils of DFA. Bringing her classical knowledge to the school Gina offers Ballet and Tap classes for children and adults as well as the ‘All That Jazz’ for 3 – 6yrs & ‘Wonders of the West End’, which both include Singing and Dancing!!
Gina Joyce BarnardTAP, BALLET & MUSICAL THEATRE
Stella is the founder of DFA (Dance for All) which was established in 2004. She is passionate about dance & the arts and believes it enriches people’s lives. Stella believes in creating opportunities for all her students and feels that progression is an important part of their growth & development.
Part of Stella’s ethos is to grow the students confidence & self-belief along with their dance skills, which will give them the tools to succeed in the bigger world.
“Since the start of DFA in 2004 I have seen many
of my students go on to follow their dreams and become successful. DFA has played an important part to the community over the years and has been that stepping stone for many to reach their goals to get them to where they want to be”.
Stella MavrisSTUDIO OWNER
HIPHOP & BREAK DANCE
112 Haviland Road, Boscombe
Bournemouth, BH7 6HW
Office: 01202 986717
Studio Owner: 07881 468967
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