Jinnie Tong School Of Dance is a young, fresh and vibrant Dance School based Farndon, which prides itself on the achievement of its pupils and their enjoyment of dance.
Highly skilled, friendly and committed professionals help students fulfil potential within a supportive, safe and secure environment.
Pupils from 16 months to adults are trained using the Cecchetti method. The classes include classical ballet, free movement, pointe work. Students can also study Musical Theatre, Street Dance and Tap
The School's Principal, Jinnie Tong trained at The Hammond School Chester for 5 Years she then moved to Kate Simmons in Warrington, where she gained her teaching qualifications in Ballet, Tap and Modern. She also graduated from Kate Simmons with a diploma in dance and graduated as a professional dancer.
At the age of 9 she was given a place as a Junior Associate with The Royal Ballet School. Jinnie was then offered a place at the The Hammond School where she spent 5 years in full time dance training. After her 5 years at The Hammond School she was then given a place at Kate Simmons. During her time at Kate Simmons she had the privalige of performing at the Royal Albert Hall and theatres including The Brindley in Runcorn and The Lowry in Manchester. Jinnie was also part of a touring company while training at Kate Simmons.
Adult Ballet/tap teacher & Friday Baby Ballet
Sophie is a professional freelance dance artist specialising in teaching and choreography. She has professional training in contemporary and is based in the North Wales,West area, to help promote dance to the wider public.
Sophie started dancing at the age of five at Elsber School Of Dance, attending her vocational examinations of ISTD. Further study at the school enabled her practice in the art of Ballet, Tap, Modern and Irish dance under the tuition of Rachel Catherall and Alexandra Wilson.
Training on the professional dance pathway, Sophie went on to complete a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Dance at Edge Hill University. Whilst she was there she studied the dance forms of Contemporary, Ballet, African, Capoeira, Post-Modern and Aerial -Silk and hoops.
Sophie's dance career has taken her all across England and Wales performing with big choreographers including, James Wilson and Alesandra Seutin and a broad range of organisations/businesses.
Benjamin James Carter
Ben has been passionate about performing from a very young age. When he was Twelve years old he was a full time vocational student at The Hammond School in Chester where he was trained professionally in ballet, tap, jazz and musical theatre. He then went on to study at the prestigious Performers College in Manchester where he graduated with a diploma in dance
Ben worked as a professional dancer on some of the most well known cruise ships. He has worked for Costa cruises, Celebrity cruises and Princess cruises. He has also worked alongside Peter Kay in the well known show Car Share, He has participated in various workshops and has also taught for various schools.