Carmela studied ballet from a young age in her native Italy, following the Cecchetti method, she also studied many
disciplines of dance including Modern, Jazz, and
She performed in various events and shows in cities in
Southern Italy and at a later stage was involved in
Finding a way to pursue her love of dance, she travelled to the UK to study at the world leading Royal Academy of Dance. Carmela won a place in
November 2004, gaining the skills and successfully progressing on the coveted Royal Academy
of Dance programme to become a teacher of classical ballet with Registered Teacher Status in November 2006.
In December 2009 Carmela broadened her knowledge and experience further by completing a Pilates Foundation Comprehensive Teacher Training Course and a Level 3 Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology.
Carmela has taught at numerous schools with different environments and loves to keep up to date and regularly attends workshops. She has combined her dance training with the study of Pilates to create ballet classes with encouragement, discipline and professional instruction following the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus.
Carmela is also a Practical Teaching Supervisor and a Practical Teaching Mentor for the
Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (CBTS) at the Royal Academy of Dance.
Giuliana has studied ballet, modern jazz and contemporary in the same dance school as Miss Carmela, in Italy since the age of five, following the Vaganova and Cecchetti
Giuliana passed exams every year, until she completed her studies as a dancer with a Solo Seal Award in 2007.
In 2008, Giuliana won a bursary and performed the Pas De Deux “Western Symphony by George Balanchine”, dancing with one of the principal dancers from the popular San Carlo Theatre in Naples, Italy.
From 2008 to 2012, Giuliana continued to perform in various shows and taught in many
different dance schools and environments in Italy, gaining a wide experience in teaching
different ages and abilities. She also continued to train and improve herself as a dancer.
In the 2013, Giuliana decided to move to London and in 2014, Giuliana won a place in the
Certificate Ballet Teaching Study (CBTS) course at the Royal Academy of Dance, with Miss Carmela being her shadow throughout and her official mentor for her teaching practice.
Giuliana successfully passed all her modules to then become a Royal Academy of Dance
Registered Teacher (RTS) in 2016.
In June 2016, Giuliana had the priviledge to perform at Her Majesty’s 90th birthday, sharing the stage with other dancers and the President of the Royal Academy of Dance,