Kellen Dance Academy
Kellen Dance Academy

Qualified Teachers



Kelly Sloan and Ellen Harrison

Mandy Laing


Mandy has turned her enjoyment of entering Cheer Dance competitions into a professional qualification.  This adds to her other work in the world of fitness.  Mandy can be seen in our Cheer Dance lessons on a Thursday evening. You might also see her waltzing or jiving at one of our adult Commercial Ballroom and Latin lessons.




A.U.K.A       Cheer Dance

SOSA Dance Fitness instructor

Power Hoop instructor

Kpopx instructor

Panache Dance Fitness instructor

Amanda Trees


Amanda qualified as a physiotherapist in 1995 and has worked with children recovering from injuries and with musculoskeletal disorders, at James Cook Hospital since 2001.  Amanda has recently qualified to teach adult and children's pilates.  You will see Amanda at our strength and conditioning classes, however who knows you might see her at a cheer dance competition or social sequence dance!




BSc Hons Physiotherapy

PhD Rehabilitation Sciences

Mat Work Level 1,2 & 3 Pilates

Children and Young People Pilates

Kayley Moore (Professional in training)

Kayley has returned to the academy to undertake her professional dance qualifications.  After taking exams and entering competitions in Ballroom, Latin, Sequence and Cheerdance she has many years of dance experience.

Look out for her helping across different classes with all the new routines.

Claire Thomas


Claire has many years of dance experience and can be seen at our weekly adult social dances. Claire is a qualified teacher who covers classes and dances for the academy.




A.N.C.D.T.A.    Sequence

A.U.K.A           Cheer Dance

Level 1            Zumba Fitness

Pauline Eglington

Pauline is a qualified teacher.  Pauline also covers classes and dances for the academy. 




A.N.C.D.T.A.    Sequence

Alan and Pauline Eglington

Alan and Pauline run a weekly social sequence dance on a Saturday evening 7.30 - 10.00pm, at Bowen Road Darlington.  They also help out to cover the academy's social dances.

Sophie Thomas

Sophie has recently qualified as a teacher.  She has many years of dance experience.  Sophie has worked through the NCDTA medal syllabus and has competed both in the medallist of the year competition and in Cheer dance UK competitions.  




A.N.C.D.T.A.    Sequence


Ashleigh Jordan

Ashleigh has also recently qualified as a teacher. Ashleigh has been dancing since she was very young. Her dancing has enabled her to complete the NCDTA medal syllabus.  Ashleigh has also competed both in the medallist of the year competition and in Cheer dance UK competitions.  




A.N.C.D.T.A.    Sequence


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Kellen Dance Academy

38 Salutation Road





07810 272788

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