The Aimee-Leigh Irish Dance Academy holds Irish dance classes in Plumstead, South East London and Welling and Bexley, Kent. The school is registered with Cumann Rince Dea Mheasa (CRDM), and taught by principal TCRG Aimee-Leigh Bill and assistant Corale Bill.
Classes are available to girls and boys from the age of 4 and are taught from beginner standard right the way through to open championship standard.
Students will be encouraged and will have the opportunity to compete in local or international competitions, as well as participating in displays and taking grade examinations.
Irish dancing is great for stimulating discipline and structure, as well as building and improving a persons coordination, confidence and fitness.
Here at the Aimee-Leigh Irish Dance Academy we are all about encouragement, fun and bringing the best out of children.
Aimee-Leigh Bill (TCRG) - Principal Teacher
The Aimee-Leigh Irish Dance Academy was established in October of 2015 by fully qualified teacher (TCRG) and world qualifying Irish Dancer Aimee-Leigh Bill, DBS checked.
Aimee-Leigh started dancing at the age of 4 and retired from competitive Irish Dancing aged 20 to begin her journey into the world of teaching. Aimee-Leigh attended various major competitions, including the World Irish Dance Championships, and placed respectability at the All Scotland, Great Britain's, British National's and Regional Championships. She also regularly placed in the top 5 in feisanna and won local championships.
Aimee-Leigh is now looking forward to the future and wishes to pass on her love and passion of Irish Dance to her students. Aimee-Leigh passed her TCRG examination with Cumann Rince Dea Mheasa, with 1st class honours in May 2016 and just 9 months from opening, the school obtained their first ever British National title in July 2016.
Corale Bill - Teaching Assistant
Corale, DBS checked, started dancing at the age of 5, and retired from competitive Irish Dancing in 2018 to begin studying for her teacher's examination alongside her sister Aimee-Leigh.
Corale attended various competitions across the Globe, qualifying for 6 world championships. In 2015 she joined the Aimee-Leigh Irish Dance Academy to finish her competitive career. While dancing under her sister, Corale placed 2nd and 3rd in the CRDM Worlds , 2nd in the CRDM All Ireland Championship and was crowned the CRDM Senior Ladies British National Champion for 2 years in a row (2017 & 2018).
Corale is a great member to have on board in the teaching staff and is someone who the students can look up to. She can bring first hand experience of training to the highest level and hopes to pass on positivity, encouragement and love to all the students.