Ashley Feltham-Browne enrolled in her first dance class before age three. By the time she was eleven, she was committed to pursue a career as a dance teacher. She continued to do multiple dance classes in all disciplines and upon graduating from high school, enrolled in a three-year Dance Teacher Training Program at a private Dance College.
Upon successful completion of her Dance Teacher Training Program Ashley is now a qualified dance teacher with professional qualifications and registration from the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) and the Canadian Dance Teacher’s Association (CDTA).
Ashley continues to upgrade and maintain her skills in Hip Hop, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Modern, Ballroom and Latin American by attending courses, seminars and conferences across Canada and USA always looking to bring back new and fresh ideas to her students. Ashley has danced with chorographers of top artist such as Madonna, Brittney Spears, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson and Jennifer Lopez, along with top Choreographer from “So You Think You Can Dance” and many more.
Her specific qualifications include:
• Modern Associate, ISTD
• Latin-American Associate, CDTA
• Tap Associate, ISTD
The Ashley Feltham School of Dance Inc. opened its doors in September 2004 in Goulds, Newfoundland and became an immediate success.
Kim Picco is a senior teacher at the Ashley Feltham School of Dance Inc. Having joined our teaching team in 2008, she has become a definite asset to the studio. She is loved by all her students and brings her very imaginative vibrant personality to the studio each day. Kim encourages all of her students to do their best whether they are participating at the beginner or advanced levels. She exhibits a true love for dancing, performing and working with children of all ages.
Kim has been Dancing for many years studying Tap, Step Dance, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop and Ballet and has successfully completed both Intermediate Modern and Tap through the ISTD. She continues working on her ISTD Associate in Modern Theatre and Tap. Kim has trained in Newfoundland and afar with choreographers from all over; Chris Judd, Brian Friedman, Mia Michaels to name a few.
Additionally, Kim brings to the Ashley Feltham School of Dance her experience as a fitness instructor, and as a certified ABA/Behavioural Aide Therapist.
This year Kim is looking forward to welcoming new students and catching up with returning students.