Living Dance 2010
Miss June Christian FRAD
She is a dual examiner with the Royal Academy of Dance and has tutored students worldwide. Her dance training commenced in Oxford where she entered the RAD Grade Examinations and continued at the Arts Educational Schools in Tring and London where she successfully obtained all the RAD Major Examination’s from Elementary to Solo Seal.
Before retiring from full time teaching she worked as Deputy Head of Dance at Elmhurst. Miss Christian was also a member of the development team who created the RAD Higher Grades Syllabus for girls and boys.
Eduardo Martinez Yañez
Eduardo also joined our faculty this year introducing the students to Mexican dancing. Eduardo Martinez Yañez studied at the Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Estudio Profesional de Gimnasia y Danza (Mexico) and is a Fellow in the National Dance Faculty for the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD), England. Winner of the “Helen Wingrave Scholarship” given by the ISTD National Dance Faculty, he now lives in London.
He has taught at the National University of Mexico and in several private dance and academic schools in Mexico City. He also ran his own very successful school of dance in Pachuca City (Mexico). A former professional Mexican folk dancer, he has taught and choreographed as a guest teacher in the UK at “The Wells Summer School with Dancers of the Royal Ballet”, “Corraine Collins Dance Studios”, “The Dupont Dance Stage School”, “The Center”, “King Slocombe School of Dance”, “ISTD Imperial Ballet Faculty Days of Dance”, “Del Toro Dance Studios”, “The Sussex Summer School” and he is currently teaching Tap at the Junior section of Bird College.