Renee's dance journey began as a primary aged student ,where she was trained under the guidance of Di Salvatore Dance Academy in Leeton. Renee studied Ballet, Jazz/HipHop, Tap, Contemporary/Lyrical, Musical Theatre, Pointe and Demi &National character. Renee was classically trained in Royal Academy of Dance Syllabus and also completed levels the ATOD Tap Syllabus.
Renee has 30 years’ experience in dance and performance, competed in numerous competitions and completed many examinations. Throughout her training Renee workshopped with several of companies such as Australian Ballet Company, Brent Street, Bartuccio's and performed at various venues, including New Zealand and Disneyland, USA.
Teaching children became Renee's focus and she completed a Bachelor of Teaching, she has previously worked at a local early child centre, gym and has four children of her own. Renee thrives on furthering her education, studying different styles of dance and fitness. Renee has obtained certifications in Acrobatique Junior Certified and Intermediate Teacher Training, Certified Module 1 & 2 Teacher in Acrobatics Arts, Barre Attack Certified Instructor, Certificate 3 & 4 in Fitness, Current First Aid, Criminal History Check and Working with Children's Check. Renee is accredited with the Royal Academy of Dance, is a current CBTS graduate & Registered RAD Teacher.
Renee remains actively involved with her teaching in her local area and previously in Griffith and Narrandera. She is committed to providing high quality Dance and movement experiences to her students. Renee has a strong emphasis of fun, fitness, teamwork, building resilience and fostering self-esteem.
Renee teaches Adults classes ranging from styles such as Barre Attack, & Tap. Children's Classes taught at Bella Body & Soul consist of Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Acrodance & Dance & Stretch with me (carer/child class).
Renee also offers alternative healing sessions completing qualification in Integrated Healing and Reiki.
Ms Renee enjoys going to beach, animals, nature, yoga, meditation, music and reading books.
Sarah Morriss (Burton) Tap Teacher
Sarah started her dance training at Dance Centre MIA Leeton under the tuition of Mrs Melanie Ireland at the age of 7. There she studied Tap, Jazz, National Character, Classical Ballet and Contemporary dance styles. After completing the HSC exams Sarah moved to Sydney to study dance further at ‘Elenore De 5’ performing arts academy. Missing her country home, Sarah returned later that year and began to study for her teaching examinations. Choosing Tap dance as her specialty because of her love for rhythm and drums. Sarah completed her teaching certification with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing London in 2002 passing with Honours.
Renee Sloan (Bloomfield-Douglas)
Bella Body & Soul caters for children and young people, adults and those who are young at heart, to teach rhythm and movement in a relaxed, supportive and comfortable environment.
To ensure maximum participation for all students, we encourage parents to leave children in the care of the dance instructor. Our lead dance instructor has a Bachelor of Early Childhood Teaching, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Senior First aid, Completed National Criminal History Check, Certificate IV in Fitness, Barre Attack, working with children's check and Acrobatics Junior & Intermediate Certified , Acrobatics Arts Level 1 & 2 and graduate of CBTS Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Registered Teacher.
Also on offer -hands on healings sessions with a holistic approach; combining various healing modalities to address physical. emotional and energetic aspects of an individual. Recognizing that optimal health and wellbeing are achieved by considering the interconnectedness of the mind, body & soul.
All Teaching staff will be required to have current First Aid & Working with Children's Check/Criminal History/Police Check.
Health and safety is paramount to ensure ALL STUDENTS get the most out of their program.