Mentoring & Teaching

Contemporary class, Heart Work Studios 2019, Wayne Fox Photography

Helen has over a decade’s experience as a teacher, workshop leader, and mentor, providing valuable learning and developmental experiences for people of all ages, backgrounds, cultures, and abilities.

Helen has taught movement at Early Stages development, in community and outreach settings; lead masterclasses for third-year vocational dance students, pure dance classes for aspirng and developing dancers, and creative and professional development opportunities for dance professionals.

Helen also leads classes and workshops in poetry and dance correlation – particularly how text can enrich the choreographic process. She also works with specialisms in live music and voice, as well as words and text.

Helen currently teaches Contemporary dance and Cuban salsa at The DanceXchange, Birmingham. She has provided choreography masterclasses for students at the University of Wolverhampton, Birmingham University, and leading international festivals such as Poetry International, and the Birmingham Int. Dance Festival, and the N.A.W.E. skills & sharing symposium. She has also lead interactive sessions for primary and secondary school teachers, exploring dance as a means of introducing poetry into the classroom.