Richard began his career as a personal trainer gaining qualifications at college and university.
However from getting involved in dance and doing a music video at the age of 18 Richards desire and passion were in perusing dance.
When Richard came to Urban Fusion in 2007 he was qualified in teaching and had also trained and gained his E.T.M Qualification.
Since being with Urban Fusion he now manages the studio in Mold. Richards speciality is choreographing to lyrical hip hop. He also teaches break dance and fitness classes. As well as a choreographer he is also part of Urban Fusion Elite. The highlight of his career was when he had the opportunity to work with Olly Murs as a dancer.
Vicky is the founder and manager of Urban Fusion and created the dance school 10years ago. She began training in dance at a young age gaining qualifications and credits in ballet, jazz, ballroom and Latin contemporary, and Freestyle whilst pursuing her passion in Street dance.
Her qualifications in dance reflect in the business that is provided for the company today with years of study and training to the profession I.D.T.A UDO E.T.M BTEC U.K.A
A LEVEL Dance management, Dance leaderships. Vicky has successfully made Urban Fusion into an accredited Street dance and teacher training school which is recognised by dance governing bodies.
She has choreographed and danced professionally all over the UK, Spain, Turkey and Australia.
A selection of Vicky’s credits includes music videos, dancing for Olly Murs, Peter Andre, and Tim Westwood.
Sara started to dance at the age of 8 training in different styles such as modern, jazz and ballet. She took examinations in these styles and continued to train before her interest in street dance grew. Sara began dancing with Urban Fusion 5 years ago in 2007, she soon realised that street dance was a style she wanted to progress in. Sara is very grateful for the opportunities that dance has given her such as meeting and working with amazing singers, dancers and choreographers. She has taken part in numerous shows and competitions by competing in teams, solos and duos
including; North Wales, West Midlands, North East, Yorkshire, Europeans and World championships, and come away with amazing results. For the last year Sara has been training to be a dance teacher by choreographing and teaching Urban Fusion pupils the different street dance styles. Sara is head of syllabus organisation and training at Urban Fusion. She is currently working on the the UDO Syllabus to take students through for their examinations. Many of the teams Sara has been teaching have taken part in competitions and have been awarded fantastic results. Sara is part of Urban Fusion Elite performing professionally and working on high profile projects. She has worked alongside celebritys and continues to be in demand. Sara also has a vision for photography and is looking to build on her skills.
From a young age Megan was always a keen dancer and began her career participating in tap dancing lessons. At the age of 10 she found her real passion for street dance. When she reached high school street dancing lessons were set up by Urban Fusion where she first met Vicky. It wasn’t long before she was travelling to classes with Urban Fusion. Her interest grew and participated in a number shows in the Liverpool Empire and competed in UDO competitions being placed high on each occasion. Megan has competed in the European championships for the past two years in Disneyland Paris on behalf of Wales.
Megan has trained all over the country to further her ability and have been lucky enough to participate in classes lead by some of her favorite choreographers such as Ellen Kim and Kyle Hanagami. Megan began teaching with Urban Fusion from a young age after doing work experience with us and always been very proud to represent the school. Megan enjoys energetic styles and likes styles such as house and krumping. Since turning 18 Megan has been involved in more professional work with Urban Fusion elite such as podium dancing and stilt walking, Megan continues to grow and learning other elements of the professional to expand her horizons. Megan has now been with Urban Fusion for nearly 8 years.
Gemma started dance classes at the age of 3 with the dream of growing up to be a dancer. Throughout her childhood she took classes in various dance styles such as ballet, tap, and jazz, where she regularly took part in shows and examinations. During her schooling she obtained both a GCSE and A level in dance and made the decision that the only career she wanted was to dance. Upon leaving College Gemma went on to University and graduated with a BA Honors in Dance Practice and Performance. Her degree focused on many varying dance styles, along with how to teach dance. Upon leaving university Gemma has continued to develop her skills by successfully becoming a member of the IDTA with her teaching qualifications, to date she has her associate freestyle, salsa diploma and has successfully passed 3 out of 5 modules of her associate Latin with top marks. In addition to this Gemma also has completed her Zumba training and has been a ZIN member for 2 years.
Gemma has over 10 years of teaching experience which stems back to her years at college where she assisted adult dance classes and helped out with the younger ballet classes at the school she attended. She furthered her teaching skills through her degree and upon leaving university secured a job working as a part time dance teacher for children aged from 3 – 16. She then went on to teach and assist adult ballroom and latin dance classes, and eventually managed to make the leap to becoming a full time dance teacher by taking on roles teaching ballet, musical theatre and street dance at private dance schools. She has now been with Urban Fusion for over a year offering street dance sessions in schools and loves every minute of it.