The Full Story
Dancing with Izzy was founded by Isabel Price in September 2020. Since then her business has grown from strength to strength and she built has built a small team of teachers and helpers who have become a vital part of the company.
Miss Izzy - Director/Teacher
Miss Izzy has been dancing since the young age of 3. She trained in a small dance school in Newcastle before moving up to train with the junior associates of the Royal Ballet School. She then auditioned for a place at Elmhurst Ballet School, a vocational boarding ballet school and was offered a place on scholarship to train at their lower school. Isabel trained there from the age of 11 all the way through to 16. Here Isabel learnt Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary, Singing, Acting Flamenco and more! She danced for the Birmingham Royal Ballet as a young girl for The Nutcracker. Isabel left Elmhurst at 16 to broaden her horizons in other forms of dance and performing arts where she went back to Newcastle to study her diploma in dance. Here, Isabel progressed onto street dance, house dance, and expanded her knowledge of contemporary. Whilst studying Isabel worked in a children's holiday club and then went on to become an oftsed registered nanny in Hither Green, London for 3 years. She has now graduated with her Level 5 Teaching Diploma with British Ballet Organisation which enable her to enter her students in their graded examinations. Isabel has such a love for working with children and wanted to combine her love for dance and children and created her own dance school. Miss Izzy holds an Enhanced DBS check, Common Core Skills and Knowledge in Childcare, has been an Ofsted registered nanny, and holds her Paediatric First Aid Certificate.
"It is my goal in life to provide a safe, inclusive, supportive, encouraging, empowering, confidence boosting space for young people and adults to learn to dance. I believe anyone should be able to walk into a dance class and be accepted and supported, so that is what I will provide" - Miss Izzy
Miss Emily - Teacher
Miss Emily teaches Hip Hop, Singing and Tap. She is a new addition to the team but taught for Dancing with Izzy summer school where she was a huge hit with the children. Emily grew up in Devon and took dance and singing classes from an early age. She then moved to London to study Musical Theatre at Trinity Laban Conservatoire and has recently graduated, receiving First class honours in her degree. Emily has always had a passion for performing, but also loves teaching children and helping them to develop these skills! Emily’s professional credits include performing at “West End Proms” in 2019 and in the UK premiere concert of “Dr Zhivago”. Emily holds an Enhanced DBS check.
Miss Megan - Teacher Assistant
Miss Megan is currently a teacher assistant at dancing with izzy. She is currently a dance student at Trinity Laban Conservatoire and is going into her 3rd and final year. She has been a teaching assistant alongside Miss Izzy during this first year and has progressed greatly in her ability to teach and manage young children. Megan trained at the same dance school as Miss Izzy in Newcastle where she also received her Diploma in Dance. Megan is trained in tap, modern, Jazz, Street, Ballet, Contemporary and Acrobatics. Megan holds an Enhanced DBS check and will be continuing to be an assistant in classes.