Inspiring the Love of Dance

Adore Dance London - About Us

About Us

Adore Dance London offers dance lessons for Adults & Children in East London. Classes are led by Connor Taylor, a fully IDTA qualified & experienced dance teacher, and his network of professional dancers.

The emphasis is always on running fun & social classes, whilst still maintaining a high standard of technique. With our small class sizes, we encourage dancers to subtly push themselves and develop their confidence through industry-leading teaching & training—making new friends along the way!

Our Team

Principle
& Co-Founder

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Connor Taylor
BA(Hons), AIDTA

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Connor fell in love with dancing at the age of 8 at a local dance school in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. He soon started full-time training from just age 10 at Northern Ballet Academy, Leeds, where Connor formed his foundation & discipline to the art. At 16, he received a place to study a BA(Hons) degree in Professional Dance & Performance at the prestigious Central School of Ballet, London where he graduated in 2015. It was then he toured nationally working with globally renowned choreographers to perform across the UK, including The Royal Opera House, and went on to spent his last year of training at Alberta Ballet II, Canada.

In 2016, Connor moved from the performing world into teaching, running Ballet & Jazz lessons for Adults & Children at Margaret Preedy Dance Studios in Maidstone, Kent. It was here Connor pursued his professional teaching qualifications through the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) in Ballet, Modern Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Freestyle & Theatre Craft.

Now in 2021, Connor is excited to bring his wealth of experience to East London with the formation of Adore Dance London.

Interested in Joining?

Drop us an email - We're always on the lookout for top teachers & staff.

Team

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Joe Watson

Class Administrator & Co-Founder

As a third-generation dance studio owner, Joe grew up in a Dance school, but avoided the dancing itself altogether! Instead fascinated by the business side of dance.

As well as joining the tap class on Tuesday nights, Joe leads business operations for Adore Dance London and supports the teachers with the administration of the classes, so will probably be the one sending you the emails with the details.

Outside of dance, Joe runs Youth Clubs across East London, is a School Governor and works for a management consultancy.

 

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Dance & Fitness Teacher

Lydia is a professional dancer and fitness instructor and leads the Barre Fitness classes at Adore Dance London.
Lydia’s passion for dance and movement began from a young age and led her to train as a professional dancer at Central School of Ballet.

After receiving her degree in Professional Dance and Performance, Lydia continued to pursue a career in dance and has been fortunate enough to work for stage and screen across the UK. The path of dance and movement naturally led Lydia to enter the fitness industry, specifically, Barre and Pilates inspired training, and she has now been providing classes for the past 5 years in studios and gyms across London.
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Dance & Fitness Teacher

Georgina graduated from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in 2017 and now performs professionally as a contemporary dance artist.

Since 2018 Georgina has been a company dancer with Welsh dance company, Ffin Dance, and has taught barre fitness classes in London. She loves how the high intensity, low impact fitness method can transform and really strengthen your form.

Georgina is a passionate teacher who’s joy of teaching stems from sharing a love of movement and seeing participants progress in technique and confidence.

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