Helena discovered a love of dance at an early age and learned first hand how dance lessons can act as a conduit for supporting and igniting the development of natural movement.
Helena has a career in education and is a Grade 1 teacher at Calliope State School, meaning she brings a wealth of experience in encouraging and empowering children with knowledge and understanding and is the ideal fit as our Preschool Coordinator.
In 2019, due to her dedication to dance and her early childhood qualifications, Helena was selected as a Queensland Ballet Ambassador. In 2020 she joined us in the office becoming an integral part of our Dance Kix Administration Team.
Helena’s nurturing and engaging style of teaching, is perfect for all our students.
As our Studio Manager, Helena has a positive outlook, and a vibrant personality to match! Our students, teachers and parents love her and we love having her at Dance Kix.
Hear from Helena
Q1. What inspires you? Life, family, friends, kindness and gratitude. Wrap your arms around these and embrace whatever is thrown in your path because you will find inspiration along the way.
Q2. What song moves you? This Is Me – From the Greatest Showman
Q3. What do you love about your job? Getting to know each of my students special personalities while watching the pure joy they get out of dancing as their confidence begins to soar. I love seeing their development and observing how proud they are of themselves when they nail those tricky steps. It fills my heart when I know I’ve made a connection with each of them as individuals because then greatness can be achieved. And without a doubt working with the most amazing and supportive staff!
Q4. Describe Dance Kix in one word? – Welcoming
Q5. Favourite dance quote or quote related to teaching or quote related to living your best life – “Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal”. Pamela Vaull Starr