Pre-school Classes

Pre-School Classes

Tiny Footsteps™ (18-36months)

Dinky Dancers™ (3-4years)

Bringing young imaginations to life- with a flick of a wand, a march to the beat, and a skip with a giggle, let us welcome you to the world of dance! 

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Adult Classes

Adult Classes

Whether you’re a complete novice with a passion to dance, or if dance has been part of your earlier life and you’d like to dust off those ballet shoes, here is the class for you!

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Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) registered school

Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) registered school

Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) registered teachers offering official syllabus classes and progressing dancers through the beautiful world of ballet

click here to learn more about the RAD and what we can offer

 

Funky Jazz

Funky Jazz

An energetic class, where the children will be taught dance stretches to help improve their flexibility, corners kicks, jumps, leaps and turns – establishing the fundamentals of this style of dance.

Please click here to book your trial.

The Georgina Weston Dance Academy, Surbiton Branch.

Welcome to our Surbiton academy branch, established in April 2020 and the latest of our studio branches.

Under of the direction of Georgina Weston, Principal of the academy.

I trained at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance, gaining a BA(HONS) Ballet Education degree, as well as the Licentiate teaching qualification, allowing me to enter all students for RAD educational framework, UCAS recognised, Ballet examinations.

I am also a local mummy of two, and I am delighted to offer Royal Academy of Dance classes as well as bringing my trademark two stage pre-school programme Tiny Footsteps™and Dinky Dancers™to the Surbiton area.

Having successfully ran academies across London since 2009, I am so excited to welcome you to our newest academy, the Surbiton branch, established in April 2020. 

Watch as your children learn new skills, grow in confidence, and develop new friendships that can last a lifetime, safe in the knowledge they are receiving a first-class dance education backed by the globally recognised Royal Academy of Dance. 

We are proud to be a Royal Academy of dance registered and recognised Ballet school, with nurturing, caring teachers, boasting a professional and enthusiastic approach, whilst maintaining our high standard of teaching. 

Join us for a free taster class and allow us to welcome you to our classes, inspired by our passion for dance and focused on teaching excellence. 

Above is a short promo video to demonstrate the types of classes, standard of teaching and opportunities offered by the academy. All images are from our studios and of our students.

Pre School Classes

Introducing our youngest students to the world of dance through our 2 stage Pre-school programme. 

Guaranteed to bring smiles, laughter and excitement, where you’re little one will be asking when their next class is! 

Tiny Footsteps™, 18-36months:

Friday, St Andrews, 9.30-10am

Saturday, St Marks, 8.45-9.15am and 9.15-9.45am

An early introduction to Ballet repertoire , where you and your little one can enjoy a magical class of imagination, movement and musical development, aimed towards introducing basic motor skills, within a social setting. 

Our ‘Tiny Footsteps’ pre-school programme has been specially created by Georgina, drawing on her own experience of parenthood, and welcoming our youngest students to develop their very own ‘Tiny Footsteps’.

A chance for parent/ carer to share their Childs first ballet experience, interacting together and capturing those first dancing memories- as well as making friends with others within the class! 

Dinky Dancers™ Aged 3 – 4 years

Tuesday, 2.30-3pm Surbiton Tennis Club Methodist, Manor Drive, KT5 8NE

Friday, 10-10.30am St Andrews Maple Road 

Saturday, St Marks Hall, 9.45-10.15am

Our very popular pre-school ballet classes which are the perfect preparation for the year before starting primary school.

Classes encourage children to be confident and independent in their movement and musical abilities, trying their ‘pony gallops’ , ‘skips’ and other basic motor movements, dancing along with big smiles to engaging musical tracks. Children’s imaginations are encouraged through magical ballet stories and routines, skipping through ballet steps with ease.  The children learn basic ballet steps , an introduction to poise and good posture, but also life long principles and social skills which will serve them well as they approach the school age.

Funky Jazz Classes

Funky Jazz is a dance class which is a mix between Jazz and Street Dance. 

An energetic class, where the children will be taught dance stretches to help improve their flexibility, corners kicks, jumps, leaps and turns – establishing the fundamentals of this style of dance.

The students will then put all their learnt steps and styles into fun dance routines set to well known Disney and Musical Theatre tracks to bring the dances to life! 

A fun filled, energetic dance class suitable for all. 

Can be taken as a stand alone class, or as a class to supplement current Ballet training with us.  

Royal Academy of Dance classes

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is a worldwide dance organisation which sets the standard for exams in classical ballet and teacher training. The RAD was founded in the UK in the 1920s and is now present in 83 countries globally.

The RAD offers a wide range of examinations and assessments with an aim to motivate and reward students of all ages and ability. The exams are listed on the UK’s Educational framework, therefore allowing students to collect UCAS points for their examinations taken.

The RAD’s focus is on creativity, technique and musicality. The syllabus classes follow a progression with (optional) assessments at all levels. The students will be introduced to classical ballet, free movement and character dancing within the Grade 1-8 syllabus classes. 

Pre-Primary (Age 5+) for the reception age student

Primary (Age 6+) for year 1/2 students 

Grade 1-Grade 8 (7 years upwards)

Vocational classes (Age 11+) aimed at the student wishing to further their ballet studies.

‘If you want to find a dance teacher that is fully up to date with the latest teaching methods and technical knowledge, look no further. Choosing a RAD Teacher is choosing quality, safety and creativity’ 

Please see the video below, from the RAD, illustrating their classes and standards. 

Muscial Theatre

Musical Theatre is a form of theatrical performance combining singing, dancing and acting.

A fun filled, energetic class where training is provided in all 3 disciplines in order to create a well-rounded, creative performer. The class is comprised of vocal training, dance technique, understanding of stage craft and developing acting skills.

The students will learn songs from various well-known West-End Musicals and create appropriate routines with the help of the teacher to bring their performances to life!

A fun-filled, confidence boosting class suitable for all.

Can be taken as a stand alone class, or as a class to supplement both current Jazz and Ballet training with us.

Teachers

Meet our GWDA teaching team

Georgina Weston, Founder and Principal

BA (HONS)Ballet Education, LRAD,ARAD, RADrts, BASI Pilates

 

Anaïs Huning, Ballet Teacher

BA(HONS) Ballet Education, LRAD, RADrts

 

Ellen, Ballet Teacher

 

Lydia Johnson, Ballet Teacher

RADrts

 

Marilia Rei, Ballet teacher

BA(HONS) Ballet Education, LRAD, RADrts

Studio Location

Studio locations:

  1. St Marks Hall, Surbiton Hill, KT6 4LS
  2. Glenmore House, The Ballroom,  6 The Crescent, Surbiton KT6 4BN
  3. Surbiton Methodist Tennis Club, 11 Manor Dr, Surbiton KT5 8NE
  4. St Andrews Church, Maple Rd, Surbiton KT6 4DS

With St marks, St Andrews and Glenmore house being central locations close to Surbiton high street, the train station as well as walking distance to Maple Road, and then the Methodist Tennis club in Berrylands, we hope you will find our studio locations convenient and easy to get to with an option for everyone wherever you live in Surbiton.

With their large spacious studios with sprung floor and high ceilings, we feel they are wonderful spaces for our students to safely dance and flourish in.

All of our studios have a changing area and toilets.

 

Timetable

* For pupils attending Christ Church school, we will be able to offer a ‘pick up from school’ service from September to our after school classes at Surbiton Methodist Tennis club, and parents can then collect at the end of our dance classes. Please contact Georgina directly about this georgina@surbiton.dance 

Book a place

Our new Surbiton Academy Branch was established in April 2021. We would love to invite any new pupils for a no obligation free taster session. Please click the link below to book yours today!

We currently have Pre-school classes from 18months, RAD syllabus classes from Pre-Primary – Grade 6, as well as Dancers Conditioning, Pointe work and Funky Jazz classes.

Once you have registered you details, we will be in touch to arrange a taster class for you. If you have a specific day that would best suit you, please put this in the comments box. 

We look forward to welcoming you to our Surbiton academy.  

The Georgina Weston Dance Academy, Surbiton Branch.

Welcome to our Surbiton academy branch, established in April 2020 and the latest of our studio branches.

Under of the direction of Georgina Weston, Principal of the academy.

I trained at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance, gaining a BA(HONS) Ballet Education degree, as well as the Licentiate teaching qualification, allowing me to enter all students for RAD educational framework, UCAS recognised, Ballet examinations.

I am also a local mummy of two, and I am delighted to offer Royal Academy of Dance classes as well as bringing my trademark two stage pre-school programme Tiny Footsteps™and Dinky Dancers™to the Surbiton area.

Having successfully ran academies across London since 2009, I am so excited to welcome you to our newest academy, the Surbiton branch, established in April 2020. 

Watch as your children learn new skills, grow in confidence, and develop new friendships that can last a lifetime, safe in the knowledge they are receiving a first-class dance education backed by the globally recognised Royal Academy of Dance. 

We are proud to be a Royal Academy of dance registered and recognised Ballet school, with nurturing, caring teachers, boasting a professional and enthusiastic approach, whilst maintaining our high standard of teaching. 

Join us for a free taster class and allow us to welcome you to our classes, inspired by our passion for dance and focused on teaching excellence. 

Above is a short promo video to demonstrate the types of classes, standard of teaching and opportunities offered by the academy. All images are from our studios and of our students.

Pre School Classes

Introducing our youngest students to the world of dance through our 2 stage Pre-school programme. 

Guaranteed to bring smiles, laughter and excitement, where you’re little one will be asking when their next class is! 

Tiny Footsteps™, 18-36months:

Friday, St Andrews, 9.30-10am

Saturday, St Marks, 8.45-9.15am and 9.15-9.45am

An early introduction to Ballet repertoire , where you and your little one can enjoy a magical class of imagination, movement and musical development, aimed towards introducing basic motor skills, within a social setting. 

Our ‘Tiny Footsteps’ pre-school programme has been specially created by Georgina, drawing on her own experience of parenthood, and welcoming our youngest students to develop their very own ‘Tiny Footsteps’.

A chance for parent/ carer to share their Childs first ballet experience, interacting together and capturing those first dancing memories- as well as making friends with others within the class! 

Dinky Dancers™ Aged 3 – 4 years

Tuesday, 2.30-3pm Surbiton Tennis Club Methodist, Manor Drive, KT5 8NE

Friday, 10-10.30am St Andrews Maple Road 

Saturday, St Marks Hall, 9.45-10.15am

Our very popular pre-school ballet classes which are the perfect preparation for the year before starting primary school.

Classes encourage children to be confident and independent in their movement and musical abilities, trying their ‘pony gallops’ , ‘skips’ and other basic motor movements, dancing along with big smiles to engaging musical tracks. Children’s imaginations are encouraged through magical ballet stories and routines, skipping through ballet steps with ease.  The children learn basic ballet steps , an introduction to poise and good posture, but also life long principles and social skills which will serve them well as they approach the school age.

Adult Classes

Tuesdays, 6.30-7.30pm Surbiton Methodist Tennis Club, 11 Manor Dr, Surbiton KT5 8NE

and

Fridays, 10.30-11.30am St Andrews Church, Maple Rd, Surbiton KT6 4DS

Whether you’re a complete novice with a passion to dance, or if dance has been part of your earlier life and you’d like to dust off those ballet shoes, here is the class for you!

Looking to develop better poise and posture, tone up, increase your
flexibility, increase your energy, coordination and balance and most of all enjoy the feeling of dancing away? Then look no further.

The class introduces the foundations in ballet technique that can be
performed at your own pace, incorporating barre work, centre exercises, and short dance sequences.

Please click below to book a no obligation FREE trial class.

Royal Academy of Dance classes

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is a worldwide dance organisation which sets the standard for exams in classical ballet and teacher training. The RAD was founded in the UK in the 1920s and is now present in 83 countries globally.

The RAD offers a wide range of examinations and assessments with an aim to motivate and reward students of all ages and ability. The exams are listed on the UK’s Educational framework, therefore allowing students to collect UCAS points for their examinations taken.

The RAD’s focus is on creativity, technique and musicality. The syllabus classes follow a progression with (optional) assessments at all levels. The students will be introduced to classical ballet, free movement and character dancing within the Grade 1-8 syllabus classes. 

Pre-Primary (Age 5+) for the reception age student

Primary (Age 6+) for year 1/2 students 

Grade 1-Grade 8 (7 years upwards)

Vocational classes (Age 11+) aimed at the student wishing to further their ballet studies.

‘If you want to find a dance teacher that is fully up to date with the latest teaching methods and technical knowledge, look no further. Choosing a RAD Teacher is choosing quality, safety and creativity’ 

Please see the video below, from the RAD, illustrating their classes and standards. 

Funky Jazz

Funky Jazz is a dance class which is a mix between Jazz and Street Dance. 

An energetic class, where the children will be taught dance stretches to help improve their flexibility, corners kicks, jumps, leaps and turns – establishing the fundamentals of this style of dance.

The students will then put all their learnt steps and styles into fun dance routines set to well known Disney and Musical Theatre tracks to bring the dances to life! 

A fun filled, energetic dance class suitable for all. 

Can be taken as a stand alone class, or as a class to supplement current Ballet training with us.  

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre is a form of theatrical performance combining singing, dancing and acting.

A fun filled, energetic class where training is provided in all 3 disciplines in order to create a well-rounded, creative performer. The class is comprised of vocal training, dance technique, understanding of stage craft and developing acting skills.

The students will learn songs from various well-known West-End Musicals and create appropriate routines with the help of the teacher to bring their performances to life!

A fun-filled, confidence boosting class suitable for all.

Can be taken as a stand alone class, or as a class to supplement both current Jazz and Ballet training with us.

Teachers

Meet our GWDA teaching team 

Georgina Weston, Founder and Principal

BA (HONS)Ballet Education, LRAD,ARAD, RADrts, BASI Pilates

 

Anaïs Huning, Ballet Teacher

BA(HONS) Ballet Education, LRAD, RADrts

 

Ellen, Ballet Teacher

 

Lydia Johnson, Ballet Teacher

RADrts

 

Marilia Rei, Ballet teacher

BA(HONS) Ballet Education, LRAD, RADrts

Studio Location

Studio locations:

  1. St Marks Hall, Surbiton Hill, KT6 4LS
  2. Glenmore House, The Ballroom,  6 The Crescent, Surbiton KT6 4BN
  3. Surbiton Methodist Tennis Club, 11 Manor Dr, Surbiton KT5 8NE
  4. St Andrews Church, Maple Rd, Surbiton KT6 4DS

With St marks, St Andrews and Glenmore house being central locations close to Surbiton high street, the train station as well as walking distance to Maple Road, and then the Methodist Tennis club in Berrylands, we hope you will find our studio locations convenient and easy to get to with an option for everyone wherever you live in Surbiton.

With their large spacious studios with sprung floor and high ceilings, we feel they are wonderful spaces for our students to safely dance and flourish in.

All of our studios have a changing area and toilets.

 

Timetable

* For pupils attending Christ Church school, we will be able to offer a ‘pick up from school’ service from September to our after school classes at Surbiton Methodist Tennis club, and parents can then collect at the end of our dance classes. Please contact Georgina directly about this georgina@surbiton.dance 

Book a place

Our new Surbiton Academy Branch was established in April 2021. We would love to invite any new pupils for a no obligation free taster session. Please click the link below to book yours today!

We currently have Pre-school classes from 18months, RAD syllabus classes from Pre-Primary – Grade 6, as well as Dancers Conditioning, Pointe work and Funky Jazz classes.

Once you have registered you details, we will be in touch to arrange a taster class for you. If you have a specific day that would best suit you, please put this in the comments box. 

We look forward to welcoming you to our Surbiton academy.