Karen Bell - Head Coach

Karen is the founder of Blast Cheer Squad in 2005 and Blast Dance Academy in 2009.  She is an Associate of the SDTA in modern/street, tap and cheer.  She is also qualified with the IASF in stunts and tumbling and has an enhanced disclosure Scotland.  Outwith the dance school Karen has a BA Communication and Mass Media.

To contact Karen directly then email Karen@blastdanceacademy.com

 


 Louise Hamilton - Assistant Coach

Louise has been dancing with Karen for 19 years and teaches our Beginner, Primary, Tiny and Mini classes.  She is qualified to Intermediate level with the SDTA and is currently working towards her Associate within the Alliance.  Louise is also qualified with the IASF in stunts and tumbling and has an enhanced disclosure Scotland.  Outwith the dance school Louise is an English teacher.

To contact Louise directly then email Louise@blastdanceacademy.com

 


Lauren Bell - Assistant Coach 

Lauren is Karen's younger sister and teaches Senior tap as well as helping out at all dance classes and pom classes.  She is currently qualified to Intermediate level with the SDTA and is working towards her Associate qualification.  She has an enhanced disclosure Scotland and outwith the dance school is a Chemistry teacher.

To contact Lauren directly then email Lauren@blastdanceacademy.com

 


Janette Bell

Janette is Karen's Mum and helps out with every detail of the dance school.  She has the unenviable task of collecting money at every class and helps organise and make many of the costumes used in the show and competitions.

 

 


Trainee Coaches ... Coming soon

Class Assistants ... Coming soon