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Ruth De Arez Cintra
Principle of TDA
"I have danced since I was 2 and a half years old, and after my professional career and bringing up my family, I decided to use my teaching qualifications to open my own dance school.
It was (and still is!) very important to me that my school has a community spirit and if nothing else, this has been a huge success.
At TDA, our community spirit is in abundance and all students are afforded a happy, nurturing environment, in which they can learn, grow, and develop."
"I’ve been dancing since I was 4 years old, I started in September 2010 & I am so glad I did. My favourite part of TDA is the people, we are all a friendly bunch & love to meet new students. I also love the opportunities to join workshops & learn new skills & tricks. I also help out with lots of other classes, as I enjoy being part of mentoring the younger students!"
Head Teaching Assistant
"I've been part of the TDA family since I was 4 years old, and I'm really proud to be a part of such a friendly, supportive, and motivational community. I find it really hard to pick out a favourite class, but tap dance seems to be the discipline that I feel the most confident with!”
Singing & DRama
"I've been with the school since I was 3. I started off with ballet and gradually moved onto other disciplines. My biggest loves are contemporary, commercial, and of course, drama!"
"I've been with TDA since I was 4 and have never felt more welcome in a place than here. Miss Ruth gave me everything I could possibly need to prepare myself to become a professional dancer and she has created a school where everyone is encouraged to be the best dancer they can be. My favourite style is commercial and I love being able to see improvements in everyone every single week and seeing how supportive we all are of each other!”
"At TDA, we are ALL about kindness - whether that's a 'hello!', a big smile, or a helping hand in class!
Some of our students wear purple wristbands; these are our TDA Ambassadors.
These students will always be watching out for others (whether that's in class, or outside of class!), so if someone is feeling like they need a little help, finding a student with a purple wristband will give some encouragement and a friendly face!”