Classical & Sequence dancing
Latin Funky Fit classes
First Wedding Dance Lessons
468 Wimborne road, Winton,
Bournemouth, BH9 2EY
Mon am/Thurs am
St George's Church Hall, Jumpers road, Christchurch, BH23 2JR
Fri pm/Sat am
St Andrew's church Parish Centre
123 Shelbourne road, Charminster, Bournemouth, BH8 8RD
Rhythm & Dance, West Moors memorial hall, 231 Station Rd,, Ferndown BH22 0HZ
ISTD ASSOCIATE QUALIFIED
registered at www.dance-teachers.org
AVANCED DBS CERTIFIED
NVQ 2+3 CHILDCARE
FIRST AID TRAINED (Paediatric)
Over 20 years of dance teaching knowledge and experience.
Adele enjoys teaching all ages and abilities.
And welcomes new comers to the world of dance.
Adele enjoys training her Children's classes starting with her Diddy Dancers & Juveniles then up to her Juniors & Adults.
Dancing for fun or taking part in events such as ISTD / friendly competitions & ISTD Examinations.
Adele's first love is Ballroom and Latin dancing but also is accomplished in Classical and sequence dancing. Along with teaching wedding couples their 1st dance. Adele's newest venture has been her Latin Funky fit classes to encourage fitness, wellbeing and confidence.
Step in Time Ballroom and Latin Dancing first openned in August 2021
After teaching and helping to run a school for 15 + years along side her teacher/mentor Nigel Bradshaw at Dancezone. Adele Hooper AISTD opens her own school 28 years after she first started dancing.
Adele started dancing at the age of 3 at Anglo she then moved to Dancezone at 11 years old. She worked her way up through the children's classes. Under 6 & 8, Juvenile ranks, Junior and Adult examinations, taking all her Medals up to Awards and competing in Area Medal Festivals. With great memories of whole dance school coach trips to competitions. At 15 years old Adele spent her work experience working with her teacher, helping with one to one lessons, children's & adults classes. The high point of her competitive career was receiving Bronze medal at the Blackpool National Grand Finals in the U35 Awards event. Adele also loved competing in a French dance exchange competition collaborating with local Bournemouth schools also winning with her dance partner at the time.
After such great experiences she started studying hard for her Student Teacher exam, gaining this qualification in 2011. She took her full Associate Ballroom exam in 2012, upon completing her full Latin Associate modules in 2023 she is looking forward to continuing her studies to take higher teaching qualifications. Also holds an NVQ 2 & 3 in Childcare with SEN experience & Safeguarding training. Adele is on the DBS update service and holds an up to date Paediatric First Aid certificate. Adele takes children's classes, DofE students from the local area. Also working with Adults to learn Ballroom and Latin dancing, Wedding couples for their 1st dance or Latin Funky Fit classes. She’s got a great rapport with her pupils and has the patience of a saint!
Adele aged 7 getting ready for ISTD Examinations.
Nearing the end of 2019 Adele competed in the UK's 1st Equality Dance Open competition in the A-Class events. with her teacher/mentor Nigel Bradshaw. This was also filmed by the BBC which featured in BBC's Inside Out (south) on 20/01/2020 along with fellow dancers.
In February 2020 Adele & Emily Watts competed in the Pink Jukebox Trophy competition held at the beautiful Rivoli Ballroom in London, taking home 1st place in the C-class Ballroom.
During 2020/2021 Adele also came up with some creative ways to dance with her pupils especially the Diddy Dancers by using props. And encouraged her students to forget the worries of the outside world during lessons.
From September 2023 Adele has joined forces with Rhythm & Dance in West Moors on a Wednesday, where Adele teaches 121 lessons, children's class & new 4 week courses for beginners & improvers. Adele also helps out with a U3A group every 3 weeks on a Wednesday at Cole Hill in Wimborne.