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Acrobatic Dance, is the beautiful fusion of classic dance technique and the precision and athleticism of acrobatic elements. Acro dancers seamlessly blend musicality, emotional expression, line and extension with acrobatic movements in a dance context.


Acro is an especially challenging style for dancers to master as training in both dance and acrobatic elements is required. Acro technique includes balancing, limbering, tumbling and partnering, based in flexibility, contortion and strength.


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Our aim at LA Dance Acro is to provide dancers with safe and effective conditioning, strengthening and flexibility exercises that will improve posture, increase fitness and strength and develop their dance potential.


We strive to give dancers confidence in their ability by teaching them fun and challenging classes where they will learn fantastic Dance and Acro skills that will enhance their technique and impress their teachers, examiners and audiences!




15:30 - 17:00 | Gold (invitation only) | The Royal British Legion | 

17:00 - 18:00 | Bronze/Silver Junior | The Royal British Legion |  

18:00 - 19:00 | Bronze/Silver Senior | The Royal British Legion |


16:00 - 17:00 | Primary | Oakley Fitness Centre | 

17:00 - 18:00 | Bronze/Silver | Oakley Fitness Centre |  


16:45 - 18:15 | Senior Group | Oakley Fitness Centre |  


17:00 - 18:00 | Fun Friday | The Royal British Legion | 

Class info

Primary age 5-7

Bronze aged 8-18, Acrobatic Arts Level 1-4

Silver age 8-18, Acrobatic Arts Level 4-6

Gold age 8-18, Acrobatic Arts Level 6-8

Senior Group age 12 and over Level 2-6

Fun Friday all ages and abilities welcome

The Coaches

Angela Routledge and Lisa Bailey


Angela, an ex-professional dancer, Pilates instructor and RAD Ballet teacher and Lisa an accountant, trained dancer and fitness enthusiast, both completed their training with 'Acrobatic Arts' in Spring 18 and are now fully certified teachers.

We launched LA Dance Acro in April 2018 for dancers aged 8-12 yrs who were interested in adding Acrobatics to their current dance training. We have had such a great time teaching these dancers and have seen some amazing results already! From increased flexibility to improved cartwheels and some have already achieved their back hand springs and Aerials.


We have now expanded to all age groups now, starting from age 5 and plan to enter the dancers for exams in 2019 should they wish. We look forward to seeing how much more we can achieve with our fabulous, energetic and hardworking dancers this term.

Lovely teachers! My daughter loves the classes and has improved so much since September!

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My daughters (11 & 9) are just back from their first lesson and are full of how much they loved it! Apparently even the warm up is fun. They are already excited about going back next week and all that they will learn. They have previously been going to a well regarded gymnastics company but were in such a big class they didn’t feel they were learning anything so they can’t believe how much advice, help and attention they got tonight. Thanks so much. I highly recommend these classes.

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My son is so enjoying Dance Acro!

Thank you so much for all your help. We feel he has really improved as a result of Dance Acro and its helping his Dance too. He is definitely getting a bit more confident which is lovely to see.