Jayne-Marie Barker Wedding Dance Specialist &
Argentine Tango Instructor
Jayne-Marie Barker Associate (IDTA) Wedding Dance Specialist & Argentine Tango Instructor
Jayne demonstrates a love for dance that is simply infectious!
Her creativity & friendly approach, make her the ideal instructor for Wedding couples, blending figures from all rhythms and genres, to suit the chosen song, and the atmosphere each individual couple wishes to create for their special day.
She enjoys creating bespoke choreographies and making a First Dance unique for each of her couples.
Many of Jayne's wedding dance students have started as complete beginners, and ended up enjoying their Wedding Dance lessons so much, they continue after the big day by joining our group classes.
The Argentine Tango is unlike any other dance, and Jayne adores the artistic nature of this style, and has fully qualified to teach choreographed routines in this rhythm, with oodles of enthusiasm! If you fancy learning the Argentine Tango, Jayne can teach singles or couples enjoyable routines to feel like you just flew into Buenos Aires!
Jayne qualified for her first Professional Teaching Qualification with Distinction in March 2014 and has never looked back. Initially joining Mirrors Dance as a Latin & Ballroom Amateur in 2011, she rapidly achieved numerous Examinations & Medals under the tutelage of Principal Instructor Trudi, which paved the way for an exciting career as a professional Dance Teacher. 2015 highlighted Jayne’s performance record as a professional dancer for “Tesco’s National Strictly Come Dancing” competition in London, following being a founder member & performer of the Mirrors Dance Show Team.
Jayne enjoys seeing her students fall in love with dance, and helping them develop their skills so they too can enjoy life with the freedom of dancing feet. New students are in good hands with Jayne, patient, always kind and very happy to welcome new smiling faces onto the dance floor.
Private Wedding Dance and Argentine Tango lessons are available with Jayne at various venues and times; please email firstname.lastname@example.org to
and Classical Sequence Instructor
At the age of 11 Keith attended classes in Old Time (now Classical Sequence), Modern Ballroom and Latin-American, adding Modern Sequence to his repertoire a few years later.
Keith completed a full set of Amateur medal tests in all four branches, achieving highly commended in every exam. Keith has excellent experience in competing at an amateur level in all four branches from under-14s through to the full amateur ranks. Keith enjoyed a modicum of success as he competed throughout the U.K.
At the age of 18 Keith turned professional, continued to compete in the professional ranks throughout the U.K., was available to run dances throughout the local region and was available for professional dance demonstrations. During this period Keith progressed his professional qualifications in all four branches and added Tap, Disco and Stage branch skills to his teaching repertoire.
Keith worked, for many years, at the Newbegin Dance Centre (now the Newcastle Dance Centre), one of the largest schools in the North-East of England. The school boasted two British Champions, four Examiners and a number of Fellowship holders; a plentiful repository of knowledge for Keith to draw on as required. In addition to this Keith had the opportunity to train with a World Championship winning couple. Keith also qualified as an Official Board Adjudicator. He was also involved in training staff, pupils and external customers for their professional qualifications.
Classical Sequence Instructor &
Associate Instructor for Salsa, Rock n Roll. Choreographer for all including Ballroom and Latin American
Kevin is an experienced Latin and Ballroom dancer with a long history of Dancing and competing in both Latin and Ballroom. He started dancing at 15 to learn to socialize and meet young ladies, achieving all of his Ballroom and Latin medals in the 1970s. At this early stage his patience and ability to teach was evident, and asked by his instructors to help in teaching other pupils. He then started entering competitions around the south of England, dancing in many locations including the Blackpool Tower Ballroom and the Albert Hall. Having a break from dancing bringing up his family with his wife Katrina and dance partner, he came back to dancing in 2005,
He is a very competent dance leader and is comfortable dancing as man and lady! Kevin teaches at two different venues at Hatfield and Waltham Abbey and runs his own dance classes with his wife in Garston, giving lessons with his wife, private 1 2 1 or couples. He is available for parties or demonstrations. He enjoys sharing his love for dancing and what joy and confidence dancing can bring to people.
Kevin has qualified in the last two years, completing his Salsa Diploma, Rock n Roll associate and his Latin Pre-Associate exams. He is now training to take his Associate Ballroom all with the International Dance Teacher Association.
Latin American & Ballroom
Private Lesson Instructor
Trudi Clark Fellow (Hons)
Trudi started training in Latin American & Modern Ballroom, (as seen on Strictly Come Dancing) with IDTA Great Britain in the 1980’s. Her dancing went from strength to strength & Trudi travelled to Australia to continue her training for the Millennium, adding Argentine Tango, Swing, Salsa & New Vogue to her styles. Trudi returned to IDTA Great Britain in 2005 with a passion to teach & impart the gift of dance to others. More recently you may have seen her in ITV's 'The Halcyon' where she features as lead dancer.
Trudi has worked to gain government accredited qualifications & has achieved Associate, Licentiate & Fellowship qualifications in the genres she teaches, & is currently training toward being a Dance Examiner. Trudi continues to teach & enter MirrorsDance pupils for their examinations, with the highest of successes, as well as regularly performing around the UK in shows & events, at venues such as the The Emirates Stadium & continues to train many other talented dancers for their teaching qualifications & Showdance successes.
In 2007 Trudi was awarded the John Dilworth Scholarship by the IDTA for the most promising teacher (out of 962 Professional candidates), & in July 2011 she received 1 of the prestigious Giles Awards, given to the Four Best Core Subject Licentiate Teachers in the world & in January 2012 gained Fellow Membership, with Honours, into the International Dance Teachers Association.
Trudi trained with Alex Schembri (World Ten Dance Champion, Australian Modern & Latin Champion, British Rising Star Champion) & Jack Rayner (Fellow & Examiner IDTA + ISTD) before opening her own school in January 2009, & has dedicated herself to Mirrors Dance & its members’ learning enjoyment since.
Note from Paul Bottomer, 5 times World Champion; “I choose to demonstrate and work with the single best provider in each dance style in any given area. For Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire UK, this is Mirrors Dance, owned and operated by Trudi Clark.
Trudi is a Fellow and Lecturer of the International Dance Teachers' Association, approved and recognised by the Council for Dance Education & Training and the British and World Dance Councils. She is an outstanding and gifted teacher and was awarded Dance Teacher of the Year 2016. Her warm personality and supportive approach to teaching and her qualities as a 'people person', make her a very popular choice.”
Class Instructor &
IDTA Teacher Trainer
Sue Seymour Associate (IDTA)
Private Lessons Instructor & Medal Trainer
Sue is an experienced Latin & Ballroom Dancer, a very popular choice for Singles and Couples to book Private Lessons, and she is available in the daytimes as well as evenings.
Sue has been teaching with MirrorsDance Team for over 5 years, and is renowned for being cheerful, personable and friendly, as she enjoys teaching students of all ages and abilities to achieve their personal dancing goals.
Being a fully qualified Associate Instructor with International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) in both
Latin American – Rumba, ChaChaCha, Samba, Jive, Salsa, Rock n Roll; and
Ballroom – Waltz, Quickstep, Foxtrot, Tango,
Sue is an ideal Instructor to teach those wishing to understand more technique, and perhaps to progress their dancing towards IDTA Medals - many people find taking Medals helps them focus on their goals in dancing, and achieve more than they initially thought possible!
Sue also teaches MirrorsDance 6-10 year old Children’s Latin & Ballroom class and progresses them with plenty of encouragement and kindness through their Medal Examinations, with excellent results!
Sue is available for Private Lessons at various locations and times through the week, please email email@example.com to book private lessons with Sue!
Private Lessons Instructor & Medal Technique Trainer