Janet Lee Chapman

Janet Lee Chapman F&EUKA, FIDTA
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Janet started dancing at 2yrs old with Tap and Ballet and by 6 yrs old Ballroom and Latin at the famous Redmond’s School of Dance, She dance and competed till she was 18. After a few years working as a nurse she returned to dance and studied Ballroom and Latin coaching with the acclaimed Eric Lashbrooke qualifying in 1989 as a Ballroom coach with the ADA and 1996 as a Latin coach with the UKA were she has gone on to be a Fellow and Examiner and in 2009  she became a Fellow of the IDTA in both Ballroom and Latin. Work has included teaching and choreographing in schools, gyms, colleges, including Lancaster University and individual tuition both freelance and as part of both the “JLC Dance Ltd” team ” , TV work and a spell as a performance artist in the Tate,

Today she is a

  • British Dance Council Adjudicator
  • Founder & Principal Director @ JLC Dance Ltd
  • Founder & Principal Director @ Butterflies Ltd 
  • Founder & Principal Director @ JLC Dance International Ltd

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Janet came runner up in the Dance Today Dance Teacher of the Year 2017 Awards

Janet is deaf having started to lose her hearing as a young adult she became completely deaf in her 30’s and these days she wears two BAHA’s to help her hear,  she is also a very good lip reader, if you have any disability she will be there to help just ask. Dance is for all.

Janet Works out of JLC Dance Blackpool’s Premier Ballroom School were she is Principal of both JLC Dance Ltd and Butterflies Ltd

Though you could regularly meet her at the Queens Hotel, Sheraton Hotel or Norbreck Castle Hotel

British Dance Council  Adjudicator in Standard Ballroom, Latin American, Street, Freestyle (No 425)
Janet’s Dance Coaching Qualifications
  • Examiner Ballroom & Theatre UKA
  • Fellow  Latin American IDTA & UKA
  • Fellow  Latin American UKA  & UKA
  • Associate Ballroom ADA
  • Licentiate Freestyle Disco IDTA &UKA
  • Associate Street Dance IDTA
  • Associate Rock ‘n’ Roll IDTA
  • Registered Coach Argentine Tango UKA
  • Associate Cheer-leading IDTA
  • Registered Coach American Smooth & Rhythm UKA
  • Registered Coach Oriental Dance UKA
  • MMEL Instructor Tip Tap Toe & Groovey movers
  • MMEL Instructor Melody Movement & Little Bear Feet,
  • MMEL Instructor First, Foundation, & Junior Ballet
  • OU Dance Skills – Level 2
  • UKA Basic Anatomy for Dance
  • What is Bio Mechanics- Dance Knowledge

Janet’s Dance Coaching Qualifications

  • E.C.Dip.(Pilates Trainer Professional Diploma)
  • Weight loss Coach
  • UK Anti-Doping Accredited Adviser 2018
  • UK Anti-Doping Clean Coach 2018
  • Zumba Fitness Instructor Basic,
  • Zumba Fitness Instructor Core, Glutes & Burst,
  • Zumba Fitness Instructor Indian, Caribbean & Brazilian,
  • Zumba Plate Instructor
  • First Aid- Level 2 Emergency 2015
  • First Aid- Level 3 Paediatric 2015
Janet’s Awareness Certificates
  • Let’s Respect an introduction to Dementia – Blackpool Council
  • Sports for all Disability Inclusion Training
  • NYSCB & CYSCB Safeguarding Basic
  • Child Awareness Protection – United Kingdom Alliance of Professional Teachers of Dance
  • Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness 2018 -Lancashire Safeguarding Children Board
  • Safeguarding level 1 2018 – Lancashire Safeguarding Children Board
  • Safeguarding Adults at Risk 2018
  • Equality and Unconscious Bias 2018 – British Dance Council
  • Inspiring positive behaviour in sport Sports UK
  • OU Three principles of a coaching approach Level 1
  • OU LETS: A community development Level 1
  • OU Working with young people in sport & exercise Level 2
Associations memberships 
  • United Kingdom Alliance of Professional Teachers of Dance
  • International Dance Teachers Association
  • Ballroom Dancers Federation International
  • National Dance Teachers Association,British Ballroom Dancers Federation
  • Zumba.com
  • Melody Movement Early Learning
  • Protecting Sport Dance Promoters Association
  • People Dancing the foundation for community dance
Insurance etc….
  • DBS checked No 001576341823
  • Insurance- People Dancing the foundation for community dance