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Our Tutors

This section is all about our fantastic tutors.

Liz Saunders

Liz has been dancing since the age of two, sampling all styles of dance from ballet to hip hop and finding the latter to be her true calling.

Starting at CCDA in Cirencester learning ballet, tap and jazz it wasn't until Liz moved to Cheltenham at 11 that she found Street Dance and breakin'. With a passion for all styles within the hip hop community Liz has had the opportunity to train and learn from world winning bboys and hip hop dancers uk and international, including members of flawless, and continues to do so.

Liz has competed in many competitions bringing home medals, trophies and a scholarship to train at Urdang for a year in hiphop when she was 18. Recently managed by a member of Britains got Talent semi finalists 'Nemisis' she has performed at many events showcasing all styles in Street, commercial, breaking, locking and even stomping, including London Lions basketball game which was broadcast on Sky Sports.

Liz also recently choreographed two 5 minute pieces and brought Street to Strictly for the Strictly Come Dancing tour that visited the Everyman in Cheltenham. 

About Harwood Dance

Harwood Dance was established over 20 years ago!

We originally started out under the name of 'Leckhampton Tappers', offering tap classes for adults, then after some years we started teaching children. Over the years we have grown and grown and the rest, they say, is history..

Nowadays our dance school focuses on classes in Baleet, Modern, Tap, Jazz and Street taught in a relaxed atmosphere. By teaching our classes without pressure we find we can obtain the best from students of all abilities.

All students are regularly assessed and take the appropriate exams to enable them to progress through the grades, and we pride ourselves on the high standard of our results. We take a personal interest in every students development including their deportment, posture and emotional development whilst ensuring they are taught correctly and safely. This allows our students to always participate in enjoyable classes.

We also offer classes in Pre-School Tap, Modern and Ballet.

For Adults we offer tap for all levels.

Why Choose Us?

We take a personal interest in EVERY student

All students are given equal opportunities to excel.

Students and parents enjoy and appreciate our relaxed atmosphere

Everyone who is involved in Harwood Dance have always described us a big family.

We gain high exam results 

Our staff our DBS checked

Our teachers are highly qualified

Our Classes