About The School
Here at Dynamix, we endeavour to create a unique learning experience for everyone who walks through our doors, from our babies to our adults. We know that everyone has different needs and learning styles and we are committed to ensuring everyone gets the most out of their time with Dynamix. Whether you’re dancing for fun, fitness or for a professional career in dance, our experienced and passionate teachers will help you to achieve all this and more!
There really is nothing more exciting than the prospect of passing on everything we know, about the thing we love the most, to those who love it as much as we do!
About the Teaching Faculty
Samantha Ings CBTS RAD:RTS DDE (TB,MB) ISTD
Samantha began dancing at the age of 3, at Sylvie Henry School of Dance which in 1999 became Kaleidoscope Theatre Arts, London. Following an extensive training, and taking on the role of an assistant teacher aged 14 at Kaleidoscope, she then went on to train at The dance College, Royston with some prestigious teachers and examiners. During her 3 years there, she completed her Tap and Modern theatre dance examination to Advanced 2 Level and gained her teaching Qualifications in both genres. She also trained in various other styles, such as Musical Theatre and Singing, Hip Hop, Rhythm Tap, Jazz and Imperial Ballet. Following this, having grown up with RAD Ballet, she went on to train with the RAD and gained her CBTS and Registered Teacher Status.
Samantha has entered many students for RAD and ISTD examinations with a 100% pass rate. She has also choreographed for a great number of shows, festivals and competitions, with great success, with many of her festival pieces placing in the top 3 and even qualifying for the All England Finals.
Over the years Samantha has taken on many lead roles in numerous musicals, pantomimes and plays. She is equally as passionate about getting on stage and putting into practice the theatre craft skills that she has learnt over the years, as she is about teaching it all to her students.
As well as teaching dance, she also co-owns a Personal Training Facility in Haddenham, called The Garage Fitness & Well-being Studio.
Teacher/ Teaching Assistant
Beth Russell BA (Hons) LRAD RAD:RTS
Beth began her training in ballet from 3 years of age at her local ballet school, The Kinecroft Academy of Dance. Here she preceded through the RAD syllabus graded exams from pre-primary through to Grade 8 and also completed her Intermediate vocational exam.
Following her passion for ballet, Beth went on to study at the Royal Academy of Dance in London, and received a BA Honours in Ballet Education, was awarded the Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Dance and achieved her Advanced 1 ballet exam and now has the desire to complete her Advanced 2.
Beth gained dance teaching experience on her numerous placements within the degree course. Alongside her studies, Beth worked as an assistant ballet teacher in the RAD dance school and in a dance school in Wimbledon, where she cover taught lessons as well. Beth also had the opportunity to work on the RADiate project which deliver dance lessons for students with special educational needs.
Beth is thoroughly looking forward to working with all the students and staff at Dynamix Dance Academy.