BA (Hons), LISTD, Body Control Pilates Teacher (Active IQ Level 3 Pilates Certificate)
Charis completed her professional dance training at Bird College and gained a first-class honours degree in Dance and Theatre Performance. She worked as a professional dancer and dance captain for ten years, which took her all over the world.
Charis gained her Pilates matwork certification in 2010 with the renowned Body Control Pilates, and runs her own Pilates classes for adults in East Sussex. She was introduced to the technique as a teenager to compliment her dance training and is delighted to be working with the students at GAPA.
Charis also holds ISTD Licentiate status in Imperial Classical Ballet, Modern Theatre and Tap Dance. Alongside teaching ISTD dance syllabi, she enjoys choreographing for Sussex Youth Ballet Company and guest tutoring for Dance2Advance teacher training centre. She frequently attends courses to further her training and professional development.
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