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.