PROVIDING SPECIALIST TEACHING IN AUTHENTIC STREET DANCE
HIP HOP | LOCKING | HOUSE | POPPING | BREAKING
Founded in 2012 by Rosie Chesson (BA, APDA), a passionate and experienced Street Dancer as well as a teacher for renowned companies such as The Royal Academy of Dance, Step Into Dance & ZooNation:The Kate Prince Company.
Our dance schools in Raynes Park and Worthing focus solely on the vibrant Street Dance styles of Hip Hop, Locking, House, Popping and Breaking.
Focusing on quality not quantity, all classes are taught by Rosie herself, who has learnt from the creators, pioneers and leaders of Street Dance themselves. This allows her to get to know and invest in every single student that comes into her classes and pass these invaluable skills and knowledge onto them.
Our aim is to teach our dancers about the moves, culture and history of these rich styles in our fun, fresh and exciting classes for all ages and abilities. Cultivating brilliant and passionate dancers who genuinely understand the styles.
If you are looking for Street Dance classes from an experienced, knowledgable, fun and friendly professional, then look no further!
Rosie founded her London Street Dance school in 2012 and has been running successful Authentic Street Dance classes for all ages in the Raynes park and Wimbledon community ever since. Her dance school recently expanded, opening up a new location with classes in Worthing, West Sussex.
She currently acts as a mentor to trainee teachers at The Royal Academy of Dance and teaches those studying for their PGCE at the RAD how to deliver street dance sessions in schools.
In addition to this, she teaches workshops for renowned Hip Hop theatre company ZooNation at festivals such as U.Dance by One Dance UK as well as working in schools throughout London for the Step Into Dance programme, a partnership between The Jack Petchey Foundation and The Royal Academy of Dance. Rosie teaches Street Dance to secondary school students as well as SEN students, with her choreography having been performed on prestigious stages such as Sadlers Wells and at The Southbank Centre.
Rosie has lead and delivered dance projects and CPD training for organisations such as Flatfeet and the RAD; judged competitions such as The Great Big Dance Off and led workshops in classes in mainstream, SEN and PRU settings.
Trained by Urban Strides to gain her Government Accredited APDA qualification in teaching authentic Street Dance, she continues to train extensively in the street dance styles. Learning through the pioneers themselves, such as Popin Pete (Electric Boogaloos, Michael Jackson, Chris Brown), Toni Basil (The Lockers), Buddha Stretch (Mop Top, Will Smith, Michael Jackson), Brooklyn Terry (Elite Force Crew) and Mr Wiggles (Rock Steady Crew, Zulu Nation).
As well as renowned dancers such as Jardy Santiago, BBoy Focus (Flo Mo Crew), Mechanikool (Got To Dance, Diversity), Kate Prince (ZooNation), Kenrick Sandy OBE (Boy Blue Ent) and many more. Rosie continuously trains and learns from the best of the best to ensure that her teaching and knowledge is of the highest standard.
Holding a full DBS check, Public Liability Insurance, First Aid qualification, Safeguarding training and Child Protection certificate level 1, our founder always ensures the safety of her students comes first.
Are you looking for fun, friendly, energetic and educational Street Dance Classes?
Then look no further!
Street Dance is an umbrella term that encompasses different dance styles such as Locking, Popping, House,
Hip-Hop and Breaking. Our classes explore all these styles.
We offer classes in different locations.
To find out more, see our timetables and book a TRIAL CLASS click below:
RAYNES PARK / WIMBLEDON
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
“My children have been attending Rosie's various dance groups for three years. What we first thought was just a day Summer holiday activity three years ago has since been a weekly event. They have enjoyed their classes, practising their routines and free styling. Rosie is just the loveliest and amazing teacher who has given my shy, reserved girls confidence to perform in her classes but also at school and at public events. Basically we can't recommend enough!”
— Viv Neill, Parent
DANCE IN SCHOOLS
Encourage your student to develop their confidence, creativity, motor skills and fitness levels in a fun, inspiring and educational Street Dance class.
We can offer many different ways to get your school dancing.
We can bring a fun, inspirational and authentic Street Dance club to your school.
Get your students learning to dance, exploring their creativity and making friends with similar interests; all whilst keeping them fit and healthy.
Offering morning, lunch and after-school clubs, we are flexible so that each club suits your timetable, term and students. We can even hold showings and performances in your school of what the dancers have learnt and created for parents and peers to see.
Dance is part of the P.E. curriculum and we have experience teaching it in this way to all school ages and abilities to suit your schools objectives and needs.
Whether you need a specialist for an Urban dance unit or you know your students would enjoy and benefit from Street Dance, we can offer this for you.
Furthermore, we can also offer PPA sessions and activities week style workshops. Personalising each session to align with your curriculum.
If your P.E. and Performing Arts teachers are not specialists in Street Dance then we can lead training workshops for them to be able to deliver suitable and educational lessons in the Street Dance styles to your students.
Rosie has lead these workshops at The Royal Academy of Dance for PGCE students as well as other qualified teachers.
Dependant upon your schools' and teachers' needs, we can focus on what you want and need from them to be the best.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"Rosie has has been teaching on our programme, Step Into Dance, for over 3 years now. In that time she has been thoroughly reliable, delivered classes in different styles of Street Dance to a very high level, inspired countless students and built a very strong base for many dance crews. She has also been an outstanding ambassador for our programme in the way she has forged excellent relationships with the schools and school teachers she has worked with.
She has a lovely personality and is a good person to have around. I can whole heartedly recommend her."
— Sue Goodman
Artistic Director of Step Into Dance
A partnership between The Royal Academy of Dance and The Jack Petchey Foundation
We can hold a fun and personalised dance workshop at your dance party!
Each dance party includes:
Personalised routine to a song of the birthday childs' choice
Dance games and freestyle cyphers
Performance at the end
Gift for birthday child
Sweets for all
Dance medals for all
1 Hour / £110 1.5 Hours / £140 2 Hours / £160
We can also offer bespoke workshops to suit your dance party needs, so contact us today to find out more
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"Rocco had the most amazing party thank you. We all think you are fantastic. I've hosted many parties for my 3 children and this was by far the best. The format was great and Rocco loved every minute. I have already been recommending you on FB groups and to my friends and Rocco is desperate to join one of your classes."
— Najat, Parent.
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