News & Events

Race For Life

19th July 2015

 

Our Junior Squad performed for the opening of the Race For Life at Blackweir Fields on Sunday for the 5k run.

 

Cardiff Games Street Dance Competition

24th June 2015

 

Congratulations to Melin Gruffydd who won 1st place at the Cardiff Games primary schools street dance competition. Also, a huge well done to Freya Tanhai from Mynydd Bychan who placed 2nd in the solo competition. Our other teams from Pwll Coch, Tredegarville and Mynydd Bychan also performed brilliantly!

Eisteddfod yr Urdd

27th May 2015

 

 

 

Congratulations to Elin John who won 2nd place at this years Eisteddfod yr Urdd in Caerphilly.

 

 

 

Sioe Ieuenctid – Chwarae Cuddio

24th May 2015

 

 

DanceFit choreographed the high school musical for this years Eisteddfod yr Urdd in Caerphilly. The musical was themed around the effects of social media on today’s society.

 

 

Arson Awareness Advert – South Wales Fire Department

 

19th May 2015

 

Cardiff Games Street Dance Competition

26th March 2015

Congratulations to our teams from Plasmawr and Cantonian who placed 1st and 3rd at this years Cardiff Games secondary street dance competition. Well done to our other team who entered from St Illtyds and Whitchurch High.

WDO Streetslam Dance Competition

 22nd March 2015

 

Congratualtions to our DanceFit team who placed 2nd at this years WDO Streetslam Competition. Well done girls!

 

 

Advance Youth Dance Company

 22nd January 2015

 

Congratulations to Bethan Salter who has been accepted onto the Advance Youth Dance Company training this year.

 

Vueling Airlines Advert

 18th December 2014

 

Sophie Cheesman and Abbie Gronow were chosen to be part of the new advert for Vueling which will be airing on ITV. 

DanceFit’s First Christmas Showcase

 11th December 2014

 

This year DanceFit held their first ever Christmas Showcase. This included over 100 of our dancers ranging from ages 6-17. 

John Lewis Christmas Party

 23rd November 2014

 

Holly Parker worked closely with the John Lewis management team to enable them to produce surprise dance performances for their staff at their Christmas Party. The event took place at Techniquest with a ‘Back to the Future theme’ to celebrate the stores 5th birthday

Cardiff Blues Half Time Entertainment

 14th November 2014

 

DanceFit provided a half time Zumba session for the supporters of the Cardiff Blues vs Llanelli Scarlets match. It had a great response from the crowd as well as Bruiser the Bear.

European Capital of Sports Awards

 16th October 2014

 

Congratulations to one of our coaches Gwen Baynham who won ‘Volunteer of the Year’ at the European Capital of Sports Awards for her coaching work with DanceFit and Ysgol Glantaf.

Cardiff Half Marathon

 5th October 2014

 

DanceFit provided Zumba and dance tasters for the Cardiff Half Marathon this year. The coaches worked alongside Sport Cardiff to engage a variety of children from different ages and abilities. 

After School Dance Clubs

Mynydd Bychan, Pwll Coch and Tredegarville

We are pleased to announce three new after school clubs this term that have started in Mynydd Bychan, Pwll Coch and Tredegarville. All clubs have been well received with high numbers attending.

Sport Cardiff Street Dance Competition

 19th June 2014

 

Congratulations to Ysgol Melin Gruffydd who came 3rd in the Primary School Street Dance Competition. Well done also to Seren Jones who placed 2nd in the Solo Competition.

Commonwealth Flag Raising Cardiff

 10th March 2014

 

One of our coaches Gwen Baynham was asked to represent her school and DanceFit in the raising of the Commonwealth Flag at Cardiff Castle. Gwen was chosen for being a role model to the younger students at Ysgol Glantaf and for the hours she has spent coaching dance to others through DanceFit.

Sport Cardiff Street Dance Competition

 6th March 2014

 

Woodlands Special School opened the street dance competition with a routine to '#that power' by Will.i.am and Justin Bieber, choreographed by Holly Parker. They had a standing ovation for their outstanding performance.

Also, well done to Supremacy who placed 2nd in the Street Dance Key Stage 4 Competition.

DanceFit's coaches also helped choreograph performances by Cardiff High School, St Illtyds High School, Ysgol Glantaf and Ysgol Plasmawr.

After School Fitness Club - Ysgol Melin Gruffydd

 17th January 2014

 

We are pleased to announce that we are now running an after school fitness club open to all pupils on Fridays after school. Children will have the opportunity to increase their physical activity levels through fun games and drills.

Dwylo'r Enfys

 31st October 2013

 

Holly Parker was asked to help choreograph a programme for the series 'Dwylo'r Enfys'. It is a children's programme on S4C that uses sign language through song and dance to communicate with their audience.

Cancer Research Charity Event

18th October 2013

 

Supremacy performed a dance routine at a charity event held at Whitchurch High School in memory of Ian Parker. The girls helped raise a phenomenal £4000.

Ysgoloriaeth Bryn Terfel

6th October 2013

 

Holly Parker was hired as a choreographer for this years ‘Ysgoloriaeth Bryn Terfel’ by Avanti Media. She worked with all the winners individually as well as helping produce a final ensemble piece which they all performed together. The show was aired live on S4C.

After School Dance Club - Ysgol Melin Gruffydd

16th September 2013

 

We are pleased to confirm that we will be running two after school dance sessions at Ysgol Melin Gruffydd. Monday's sessions will be for children in reception to year 2 and Wednesday's sessions will be for children in years 3-6.

Stella

18th July 2013

 

Holly Parker was asked to choreograph a sequence with Rylan Clark for the third series of Stella. The episode will air this year on Sky 1.

WDO Open Dance Champonships

30th June 2013

 

Congratulations to Supremacy on their 1st place trophy in the under 16s team category.

Other winners from DanceFit were:

Amy Rees & Megan Kennedy - 1st Place Under 16s Duo
Anwen Fenner & Megan Hodgson - 2nd Place Under 14s Duo
Sophie Cheesman & Bethan Salter - 3rd Place Under 14s Duo
Gwen Baynham - 3rd Place - 3rd Place Under 16s Solo

Eisteddfod yr Urdd 'Y Gadair'

30th May 2013

 

Sophie Cheesman performed a ballet sequence for this years Eisteddfod yr Urdd ‘Y Gadair’ Ceremony. A montage was created of a small extract of the winning written piece and Sophie was asked to portray the writer in her childhood.

Eisteddfod yr Urdd ‘Opening Ceremony’

25th May 2013

 

Holly Parker was hired as the choreographer for this year’s Eisteddfod yr Urdd Opening Ceremony in Pembrokeshire. She helped produce four numbers for the concert, which was aired live on S4C.

WDO Street Slam Competition

19th May 2013

 

Congratulations to Sophie Cheesman, Gwen Baynham and Bethan Salter on their 4th place trophy in the trio under 16s category.

After School Dance Club - Meadowlane Primary

19th September 2012

We are pleased to announce that we have set up an after school dance club at Meadowlane Primary School. The sessions are running really well with 30 children attending the session.

Olympic Inspire Mark

25th July 2012

DanceFit were asked to provide a Zumba display in Cardiff City centre in celebration of the opening of the Olympic Games.

UK Inspire Day

16th May 2012

DanceFit were asked to engage passers by in physical activity by performing a Zumba session in town and encouraging others to get involved. This was part of the Olympic Legacy to motivate people into living active lifestyle.