Wythenshawe, Didsbury & Knutsford
Hi, I am Miss Shana the owner of Lil Beatz Wythenshawe, Didsbury & Knutsford. Im very excited on becoming the first Lil Beatz franchise and bringing this fresh new vibe to Wythenshawe, Didsbury & Knutsford in a fun, friendly & amazing atmosphere. I have a passion and drive for teaching and have been running a successful performing arts school for 5 amazing years. For only £10 your child can trial our classes for 3 weeks.
Don’t just take our word for it, see what our parents have to say about Lil Beatz and our innovative classes.
“Totally recommend! Two amazing dance teachers who my daughter adores!”Catherine ShakespeareManchester South
“The teaching is always friendly and engaging. I’d recommend this class for anyone and I love sharing this experience with my little girl!”Louise LewisManchester South
“I loved Lil Beatz and knew it was the right class for him. The music is child friendly and appropriate yet still funky and perfect for the moves the children are learning.”Rosy MillsManchester South
“We have just started at Lil beatz and my son loves it! I feel it’s a great confidence booster as well as being fun!”Sam HigginsManchester South
“My daughter absolutely loves her lil beatz class, I would 100 percent recommend, she has learnt so much and also met some lovely friends.”Joanne KorsakManchester South
Some of our teachers
All staff are DBS checked, first aid qualified and fully insured.
From there went on to college to Dolphin Dance Studios in Liverpool to continue with his training where he graduated with a Btec Diploma in Musical Theatre.
In that time Rio was also the 2011 IDTA Dance Master Champion of Great Britain, Worked with Snow Patrol, been on Xfactor and a Sky one TV show Called ‘My Wonderful Life’. Rio Has toured around the country as a backing Dancer and was in the first ever 'Our Day Out' The Musical.
Rio has had the great pleasure to work with people such as - Ray Quinn, Willie Russell, Philip Olivier, Tina Malone, Michael Starke just to name a few.
Rio has also Travelled the country to teach various workshop classes, from teaching in London all the way to areas in Wales.
Credits - Snow Patrol ,Xfactor, BGT, BooHoo, Judge Jules, Sky One, Chicago, ITV, Peter Pan (choreographer) 101 Dalmatians (Assistant Choreographer), Hollyoaks (Assistant Choreographer), Stepping out (oldham Coliseum, Assistant Choreographer )Olympic Relay, REDD, UK Standup, Liverpool Pride main Stage, Bike & Triathlon Fashion show, Southport Fashion Show , IDF World Championships Italy.
Tara has a wide range of knowledge when it comes to dance styles and has taught in many places over the UK working in a wide variety of dance schools, dance companies,dance colleges, primary and secondary schools, spending summer 17 and 18 training in LA, California at the Millenium Dance Complex, Playground studios, Movement Lifestyle, IDA and Debbie Reynolds.
Tara has worked in music videos alongside celebrities including Little Mix and has trained with choreographers such as Brian Friedman, Sisco Gomez, Hamilton Evans, Rob Rich, Matt Steffanina to name a few.
After graduation Tara went back home to North Wales to set up her own community classes which later became a 7 days a week dance school with the success of council funding. In 2018, Tara had an unconditional offer on the MA Professional Dance specialisation course at Middlesex university and recently completed the course with a degree in inclusive and community dance. Tara has relocated to Manchester in 2020 to share her passion and knowledge and looks forward to inspire lots of children.
She has choreographed numerous routines and dances for both exam and show purpose. She started teaching at the age of 14 and continued to do so until her early 20's when she left to pursue a career in Dance Retail Management for Move Dancewear. It was whilst working here she was trained by Grishko and gained a wide reputation for Pointe Shoe Fitting with people visiting from across the UK specifically for this service.
After having her son in 2016, she was spurred on to get back into teaching by Shana when the opportunity arose. Having a very energetic 2 year old she understands how vital these classes can be for expending excess "toddler" energy levels buy most of all encouraging and developing and enjoyment of movement and dance.