Rebecca started her career as a professional performer, working on a variety of contracts from Nickelodeon TV to Polydor music videos, including Sophie Ellis Bextor’s ‘Murder on the Dancefloor’ hit.
She has danced for numerous production companies across the U.K including Qdos, Moscow State Circus, Chaplin’s & Hammond and was the original ‘Candi’ in Butlins Skyline Gang.
Rebecca is also the voice of Little Miss Sunshine for the Mr. Men tour and has spent many seasons singing with Blues Brothers Inc at Bourne, Haven, Warner and Park Holiday resorts.
Her love for dance inspired her to train to Associate level with the I.D.T.A, complete her fitness qualifications and go on to launch her local business, Funk Fusion Fitness and more recently The Abbey Dance Academy.
Sammi is trained in all styles of dance from tap to jazz, modern to street and has also performed in many showcases across the south, most recently with the ‘Xfactor’ star Stacy Solomon.
She is an Associate level I.S.T.D teacher and fully qualified in ETM (exercise to music), Supple Strength, Choreography & Conditioning and Bokwa.
Her commitment to helping the younger generation keep fit has linked her closely with councils in the area promoting well being programmes across the South East. She excels with our younger participants and has vast experience working in the school sector.
Sammi qualified in Zumba in 2011 and is thrilled to be working with Funk Fusion Fitness as they bring the party to the South East!
Sarah trained at ‘The Centre’ Performing Arts College in London where she gained her Associate dance teacher’s qualifications with the I.S.T.D.
Since graduating, she has danced professionally on various touring shows for Qudos, Hammond Productions, Warner Holidays and Chessington World of Adventures.
She has also appeared as the ‘high kicking cowgirl’ for The London Broncos official cheerleading squad!
Sarah is a fully qualified level 3 Pilates and ETM (Exercise To Music) instructor, specialising in pre and post natal. She teaches a wide variety of classes for young children right the way through to the older adult but particularly enjoys Zumba as ‘its a fun way to get fit and has great rhythms!’
Charlotte graduated from the Kent Stage Academy for the Performing Arts in 2013 where she was awarded the ATCL diploma in Musical Theatre-distinction.
She has danced professionally for show teams in Cyprus, Warner leisure holidays and various pantomimes as well as acting for theatre, adverts and short films.
Choreography and teaching are a passion of Charlotte’s and she enjoys a variety of styles of dance from ballet, jazz, street, tap and now Zumba! She thanks the team at Funk Fusion Fitness for their support as she continues to take steps into the fitness industry.
Molly has danced from the age of 2, training at The Janice Blake School of Dancing and Amanda Lacey Theatre Arts. She is trained in many different disciplines of dance including ballet, tap, modern and lyrical.
Throughout Molly’s dancing career she has competed at a high standard around the UK representing the South Of England on numerous occasions and competing in the Miss Dance of Great Britain held at the Blackpool Winter Gardens.
Molly studied at Bexhill College from 2011-2013 where she was awarded a Level 2 National Diploma in Performing Arts.
Molly completed and qualified as an IDTA Associate ballet teacher in May 2018. She is also a level 2 qualified ETM, Fitness Pilates, Balletfit and Zumba instructor. She loves teaching classes to both adults and children and is grateful to Funk Fusion Fitness for all the fun experiences.
Millie is a first class Performing Arts and Dance BA (Hons) graduate from the University of Chichester.
She has a breadth of experience and has been involved in various showcases and professional touring productions such as Swan Lake and La Traviata. Notably she worked professionally with BBC star Gareth Malone in the premier stage production of ‘Knight Crew’ opera performed at Glyndebourne.
Millie has also featured in the television series ‘Gareth goes to Glyndebourne’ broadcast on BBC 2.
At University Millie was a member the Chichester Cheetahs Cheerleading team which represented the University at competitions in the U.K and abroad.
Over the last year Millie has worked closely with a disabled school in Brighton which has helped her understanding of what can be achieve through dance. Her interests in helping the younger generation extends beyond the dance studio and in 2014 she helped raise over £1000 for ‘Charity for Kids’ based in the South East!
Millie is delighted to be joining the Funk Fusion Fitness team
Starting out in baby ballet at the age of 2, Hanna trained in dance through the I.S.T.D in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz and Musical Theatre. Her expertise also extend to aerial disciplines in hoop, silks and Spanish web.
With many years experience of teaching dance, extending to salsa and line dancing onboard cruise ships and holding workshops locally and abroad; in 2021 Hanna decided to bridge her knowledge of dance with her passion for fitness and wellbeing by obtaining her level 2 ETM (exercise to music).
Her professional dance/aerialist credits include P&O Cruises, NCLH, Oceania Cruises, pantomimes for Paul Holman Associates, Royal Palace, France, Thursford Christmas Spectacular, Corporate gigs for Vegas Showgirls in Germany, Private events for Ultimate Dance Events in Sardinia and U.K and most recently Chessington World of Adventures resort in their ‘Wild Christmas Panto’.
Hanna couldn’t be happier to be joining the team at Funk Fusion Fitness to bring her love for dance and fitness to the community.
Gemma has danced from the age of 3, training at The Ambury School of Dance & Drama & The Oakhurst School of Dance. She is trained in many disciplines including Ballet, tap, Modern & Jazz & she is Zumba qualified.
Gemma has enjoyed many years of competing & performing across the country, highlights being ‘Sunday night at the London Palladium’ & with cabaret troop ‘Hot Stuff’.
Gemma also has a wealth of experience in musical theatre having performed in many productions with South East Theatre Society, BLODS & the Hastleons with principal roles in Bugsy Malone, Fidler on the roof & Seven Brides for Seven Brother’s.
She is thrilled to be returning to dance, her passion for fitness & well being extends into all facets of her life & she is extremely excited to share her love of dance with children & adults alike.
Beth had danced since the age of 3, training in various styles including modern, tap and jazz. She’s worked her way through the grades whilst also participating in many stage productions.
Since 2019 Beth has attended East Sussex college where she has gained her level 2 Gym Instructing qualification and both her level 3 BTEC National (Foundation and Extended) Diploma in sport where she achieved triple distinction. Currently she is working towards her level 3 Personal Training. In October 2021 Beth qualified in Zumba Instructing.
From an early age Beth was introduced to Funk Fusion Fitness where she participated in children’s Zumba, she is now so excited to
have the opportunity to introduce dance and fitness to young children.