Owner/Principal and Professional Dance Teacher
Monica competed for 17 years in Dancesport both locally and internationally. She was National Amateur Dancesport Champion in 2004 and 2005, before becoming a professional Dancesport competitor in 2006. From then she regularly made all major championship finals in the last few years with her parters Andrew Howlett and Andy Donnelly, travelling to Singapore, New Zealand and the UK to compete at world standard.
In 2013 she competed in Blackpool, UK. With a background in ballet, jazz, rhythmic gymnastics and calisthenics, Monica is also a qualified group fitness instructor, and Grade 8 pianist. Now a qualified adjudicator in all three styles, Monica continues her professional Dancesport career in the area of coaching at Dancesport Kingdom, and adjudicating at Dancesport competitions.
Professional Dance Teacher
Leighton has danced for twenty-five years and has won numerous titles in all three Dancesport styles in Australia throughout that time. In late 2005 he moved to the UK, and for six years trained with the worlds best, winning a number of titles and regularly competing in the "big three" British events: the UK Open, International Open and the Blackpool Dance Festival.
In 2012 he returned to Australia to compete in the Professional division, bringing a wealth of experience from across the globe.
Suzanne has been teaching and dancing for several years. She is a qualified Licentiate teacher with the Australian Dancing Society, and an experienced Dancesport Competitor.
Suzanne has completed all three Mickey Powell awards with Honours. Outside of dancing, Suzanne is a Primary School teacher and currently studying for her Masters Degree.
Simone has been dancing ballroom for over 10+ years. She has completed her Oscars in all 3 system styles and received honours for all of them and is currently working on her Mickey Powell.
She is also a qualified associate coach with Dancesport Australia and has completed Level 1 in all three styles. Outside of dancing Simone is a full time credit officer.
David took up Dancesport several years ago after his sister dared him to give it a go. Since then he's been teaching at Dancesport Kingdom and loving it!
David is a qualified Dance Teacher with Dancesport Australia and the Australian Dancing Society.
Chris took up dancing over 20 years ago for exercise and as a social outlet, never anticipating that he'd become hooked on Ballroom. He met his dance partner (and wife) Monika on the dance floor, and together they decided they'd like to raise the standard of their dancing.
They are working on achieving this both through competition (initially Medallist, and now Registered), and by furthering their knowledge through training as dance teachers.
Alysha started dancing in her mid teens and loved it straight away! She blitzed all her medal exams and was the Youth Scholarship winner at Dancesport Kingdom in 2010.
That started a successful competitive career competing in Youth and Adult Amateur division. Alysha is a qualified Dance Teacher with Dancesport Australia and the Australian Dancing Society.
Nicole has been dancing for several years. She is a qualified Dance Teacher with Dancesport Australia. Outside dancing Nicole is also a piano teacher and bookkeeper.
Dancing is Monika's greatest Passion! An Oscar Medallist in all three styles, each achieved with Honours. Monika is also a qualified Dancesport Teacher with Dancesport Australia and the Australian Dancing Society.
In December 2012, Monika and her husband Chris began dancing in Medallist competitions, winning the 'Stars of the Future' perpetual trophy in April 2013. Monika now competes with Chris in registered competitions in the Masters 1 division in all three styles.
Robbert started dancing whilst at University. He has completed his Oscar with Honours in Standard & New Vogue, and is a qualified Dance Teacher with Dancesport Australia and the Australian Dancing Society. Robbert dances competitively in Masters 3 with his wife in all three styles.
Joyanne has danced in some form, from an early age including Classical Ballet, Jazz, Ballroom & performing Arts. Joyanne discovered Ballroom dancing about 20 years ago after completing her medals to Gold Standard in all 3 styles.
Joyanne began competing about 15 years ago & has competed in most states around Australia winning many championships in all 3 styles, including winning the Australian Dancesport Championships in New Vogue in 2008.
Joyanne loves to perform & has done many floor shows & exhibition dances at various venues. Outside of Dancing, she is a Diversional Therapist working with clients who have an intellectual disability and teaches them Ballroom dancing.
She is a competent skilled assessment coach who looks forward to sharing her love of performing & dancing.
Gary commenced dancing in 2006 and he and his wife Stonnie started competing in Dancesport Competition in 2008. They made the Australian Championship finals in all three styles in 2008 and in 2009 were National Champions in the Standard style.
Since then Gary and Stonnie have competed in Dancesport Competitions all over Australia, as well as internationall in Singapore, and in 2013 at the Blackpool Festival World Championships in England.
Gary is a qualified Dance Teacher with Dancesport Australia and the Australian Dancing Society. Gary enjoys showcase dancing where he can use his stage and musical experience to create memorable floorshows.
Jessica started ballet in 2006 but then fell in love with ballroom dancing in 2008. Jessica is a highly successful competitor in competitions and has won over 390 awards as a medalist.
She won the 2014 Youth Scholarship at Dancesport Kingdom. In her Oscars exam she received Honours in all three styles.
Jessica became a fully qualified dance teacher at the age of 13 at Dancesport Kingdom, making her one of the youngest dance teachers in Australia.
Angelica has loved ballroom dancing with a passion since she began learning 22 years ago. She achieved Honours in Modern, Latin & New Vogue in Gold Level Medal tests and above.
Angelica has also had more than three years full time experience in teaching Modern, Latin, New Vogue and Street Latin and is a Qualified Dance Teacher with Dancesport Australia and the Australian Dancing Society.
She is currently in training for competitive dancing. Angelica loves working with people of all ages and abilities in achieving their goals, developing their self confidence and self expression through dance.