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DanceworkZ  was formed by Principals Ian Saville and Linda Collier after a long dance competitive career at the highest level.​ They both learned to dance as children in the Midlands and successfully competed in ballroom and latin at Junior, Youth, and Amateur level. Between them they have won the Junior British and International titles. They were finalists in the International Open Amateur Ballroom Championship and made one of the final rounds of the International Open Amateur Latin Championship, dancing at the Royal Albert Hall. ​Ian and Linda have been trained by some of ballroom dancing's 'greats', including several World Champions. Since dancing together after quite a long break, Ian and Linda became one of the most successful senior competitors in the Country’s history. They have competed all across the Country, in Ireland, and across Europe. 

Together they have won...

The British National Over 50s Ballroom Championship – 5 times and were undefeated

The International Over 50s Ballroom Championship – 3 times

The European Over 45s Ballroom Championship

The United Kingdom Closed Over 45s Ballroom

Championship – 4 times undefeated

The United Kingdom Closed Over 50s Ballroom Championship – 3 times undefeated

World Over 50s Ballroom Vice Champions

British Over 50s Latin American Championship Finalists

World Over 50s Latin American Championship Finalists

The North of England Senior Ballroom Championship – 3 times plus many regional Championships

Twice Winners of the Classique de Danse Awards for Senior Dancing

Now having turned professional, they are qualified Licentiates of the Allied Dance Association, and members of the Dance Promoters Association, and British Dance Council and World Dance Council. They are qualified Championship and International Adjudicators, and experienced lecturers.

Fostering a ‘Club Style’ environment that is friendly and welcoming, Ian and Linda combine training in sound technique and style with fun and enjoyment. Always supportive of their pupils and the dancers at their events, their Mission is to spread the joy of dance and  all the health benefits it brings, with a supportive dance environment that helps dancers achieve their goals.

Contact us to discuss your dancing needs.

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