Paul & Elaine Hills are fully qualified members of the International Dance Teachers Association, the largest professional dance teachers organization in the world. They have many years of experience in teaching at all levels and both hold the IDTA;s Fellowship qualification. Additionally, Elaine was appointed an Examiner of the IDTA in July 1995. They hold qualifications in Ballroom, Latin (including Salsa, Mambo, Merengue), Freestyle (including Street Dance), Rock; Roll, Cheerleading, Country & Western Line Dancing & Musical Theatre and all these subjects are taught at Spotlight in addition to Argentine Tango and Tap!!!
Both are experienced lecturers and Championship Adjudicators. In addition Elaine holds the British Council of Ballroom Dancings Scrutineering certificate.
They are actively involved with the activties of the Anglia Area Committee of the IDTA with Paul being the current Chairman and Elaine the Treasurer, Festivals Organiser and the area representative on the IDTAs Nationwide organizing committee which organizes annual national festivals for amateur medallist competitors.
All ages and all abilities are taught. Singles and couples are equally welcome to classes and for private lessons.
Having danced and taken medal test examinations during their childhood, it was a natural progression for both Paul & Elaine to move on to competitive dancing, partnering up in March 1983 they went on to achieve considerable success in both amateur and professional world class events which included representing their country in international team matches across Europe.
They turned professional in 1986 and taught in various schools around the country gaining a wealth of experience which enabled them to launch Spotlight Danceworld in March 1991. The school has gone from strength to strength since opening and many pupils trained by Paul & Elaine at Spotlight have achieved top honours in both amateur and professional examinations and competitions.
If you need any advice as to the most suitable class for you, a member of Spotlight's team will be happy to discuss your requirements.