Meet Bernie

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British born Bernadette has been teaching dance for 15 years and can’t remember a time she wasn’t on the dance floor. She is trained in many different dance styles and enjoys teaching them to people of all ages and levels, whether they are a seasoned competitor or a complete novice. She is passionate about bringing the joy of dance to everyone.

Teaches : Country, Swing, Ballroom, Latin

Private Lesson Tier : Master

 
 

Accolades:

1st Runner Up Classic Masters UCWDC World Championships 2019

2018 UCWDC Classic Masters WORLD CHAMPIONS

2018 UCWDC Classic Masters SHOWDANCE WORLD CHAMPIONS 

2nd Place Top Female Teacher 2018 UCWDC World Championships

1st Runner Up Classic Masters UCWDC World Championships 2017 

2017 1st Place Top Female Teacher UCWDC World Championship

1st Runner Up Classic Masters UCWDC World Championships 2016

2016 UCWDC Classic Masters SHOWDANCE WORLD CHAMPIONS 

2016 1st Place Top Female Teacher UCWDC World Championships

2nd Place Top Female Teacher 2015 UCWDC World Championships

1st Runner Up Classic Masters UCWDC World Championships 2010

2009 UCWDC Female Superstar WORLD CHAMPION

2007 UCWDC Open Pro Pro WORLD CHAMPION

2006 UCWDC Classic Open Division 1 WORLD CHAMPIONS

2006 ACDA Classic Open Division 1 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

2006 Finalist on the BBC TV Dance Show “Strictly Dance Fever”

2005 North American Open Profesional 8 Dance Champion

2005 North American Classic Open Division 1 Champion

2004 UCWDC Star Award Nominated Dancer of the Year

2004 European Showcase Open Division 1 Champion

2003 UCWDC Classic Open Advanced Line Dance WORLD CHAMPION

2003 UCWDC Showcase Open Line Dance WORLD CHAMPION

2003 UCWDC Showcase Open Pro Am WORLD CHAMPION

2003 UCWDC Classic Open Advanced Pro Am Scholarship WORLD CHAMPION

2002 UCWDC Showcase JuniorTeen Pro Am WORLD CHAMPIONS

1st Runner Up Showcase JuniorTeen Line Dance UCWDC World Championships 2002

2001 UCWDC Classic JuniorTeen Couples WORLD CHAMPIONS

2001 UCWDC Showcase JuniorTeen Line Dance WORLD CHAMPION

1st Runner Up Classic JuniorTeen Advanced Line Dance UCWDC World Championships 2001

1st Runner Up Classic JuniorTeen Novice Pro AmUCWDC World Championships 2001

1st Runner Up Classic JuniorTeen Newcomer Pro Am UCWDC World Championships 2000

1st Runner Up Showcase JuniorTeen Line Dance UCWDC World Championships 1999

 
 

Words from our students:

 “Bernie is joy! I always leave our lessons with a smile on my face and new insights to improve my dancing. Not only does she help my dancing technique, she also builds my confidence. Thanks for being my teacher, Bernie!”

    - Monta Jane Akin