Expressions Ballet Academy was established in 2009 under the direction of Emma Madden. The school offers classes in classical ballet, pilates, contemporary, jazz and acrobatics for students aged 2.5 years to adult. Expressions Ballet Academy aims to foster a love of dance in a caring, nurturing and fun environment, whilst providing students with a high level of technical training. Students have the opportunity to undertake examinations in the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus and participate in an end of year performance. Emma Madden has many years experience in a range of dance fields. She has undertaken examinations in the Royal Academy of Dance and vaganova syllabi, and is a registered RAD teacher. She has developed a love of jazz and contemporary dance, as well as performing in local theatre productions. Emma understands the importance of teaching dance in a fun environment where everyone feels comfortable and inspired to learn.