Meet the YTT Teaching Crew!
Pre-Schoolers, Acro, Line Dancing, Hip-hop
Stephanie has always loved dancing. When given the opportunity to assist in dance classes, Stephanie was over the moon. She began learning the ways & developing her knowledge, leading up to teaching her very own classes, Stephanie gained experience and continued to teach for five years.
After recent events, Stephanie was eager to take ownership of Your Talent Team to continue to provide a positive environment for our dancers to strive and achieve their goals and develop their dance training in the Shoalhaven.
Stephanie looks forward to working with every dancer to meet their personal goals and encourage every dancer to work their very hardest.
Stephanie is eager to continue her studies and gain more qualifications for her dance teaching.
Kathryn Hailey has been involved in ballet and dance her entire life. Her early training began with Kim Traynor, Beverly Rowles, and the staff at McDonald College. She completed all RAD exams and gained her teaching qualifications with Distinction. Kathryn danced professionally in Australia and overseas, the highlight of her career working with Gelsey Kirkland in New York and performing alongside The Lithuanian Ballet Company.
She went on to run several dance studios such as Berry Dance Studio and recently Dreamfeet and Enpremiere, both ballet schools in Sydney.
Kathryn has also taught at Mcdonald college, Ed5 international, and Sydney Dance Company over the last 20 years.
Hip-hop, Jazz, Boys Troupe, Break Dancing
Jordan first found his passion and love for dance at the age of 4, starting in an all-boys Hip Hop class in a local studio at Dapto. As he grew up and moved to the south coast, he joined many other dance companies and partaken in many more styles, such as jazz, lyrical and contemporary. Jordan’s passion for dance grew more and more, learning from a variety of teachers and improving his skills.
Since joining YTT in 2017 as a student, Jordan was given the opportunity to teach hip hop to the boys class he partakes in, which he gladly accepted, beginning his career as a dance teacher. Jordan’s passion for hip hop forever grows as he strives to not only teach more but to learn more about it, passing down his knowledge to his students and help them grow as dancers. His eager and energetic charisma is fueled by his desire to spread his knowledge of dance to a younger generation. Jordan strives to become a qualified dance teacher, partaking in many courses to broaden his skills base in order to share more with his students.
Miss Amy has over 20 years of dance and teaching experience.
Amy has spent most of her life following her passion to learn, grow, be inspired and create through dance. She has travelled, under gone extensive teacher training, danced professionally and had the opportunity to work with and be mentored by amazing talented people.
Miss Amy’s qualifications include:
High School - Macdonald College Performing Arts School
University Diploma in Dance at London Contemporary Dance School
Qualified RAD Ballet Teacher (Royal Academy of Dance)
Teacher and afflicted member of CSTD (Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dance)
Qualified Satyananda Yoga teacher and Zenergy Kids yoga teacher
Dance meditation teacher - Bringing her love of dance and yoga together, Amy created a unique style of dance meditation. She ran many events and weekend retreats for all ages.
Acrobatic arts certified
Barre Attack certified
Beginner Ladies National champion in APDA Physie & Dance 2017
Stars of Nowra Dance for Cancer 2016 - 2021
3 x Judges Choice Award Winner
Tenneil’s love for dance started at Dubbo South High School at the age of 13. Throughout high school she also was trained by Peter Furness.
On completion of her HSC TENNEIL was accepted into Western Sydney for a degree in Dance performance.
Tenneil has extensive experience as a choreographer for AMTC from Chicago, Grease, Addams Family, Les Miserable and more.
Musical theatre is her favourite style to teach.
TENNEIL has taught at various studios in the Shoalhaven area within recreational and competitive programs. TENNEIL has also taught grades K-6 with her own dance program which was commissioned.
Tenneil always aims to create an environment where dancers feel safe, valued, free to explore new things and empowered to express themselves creatively.
She is thrilled to share her love of dance with YTT and work with her students to develop their technique, build their self- confidence and encourage their artistic expression.