Hip-hop routine has all the right moves

Dance Fusion workshop at South Hiendly school.'Mia Harris.'h5622d126
Dance Fusion workshop at South Hiendly school.'Mia Harris.'h5622d126

Youngsters at South Hiendley J&I school have put on their dancing shoes to learn a dance routine to perform at a gala at the weekend.

The pupils aged from seven to 11 have been learning the routine at an after school club with the help of professionals at Dance Fusion.

They will showcase their moves to the audience at South Hiendley Gala, which takes place on Saturday at 2pm.

Director of Ossett-based Dance Fusion and part-time dancer Louise Rainford said: “There is some real talent in the group. Considering this is going to be their first performance on stage, they are already so good.”

The hip-hop routine students are learning is designed to help boost their confidence and ease them into dancing.

Ms Rainford said: “Learning the routines has been a brilliant way for the students to make new friends and have fun doing something athletic.”

The after-school club has been group has been funded by the gala so that local students have the chance to join in with the festivities.

Headteacher Lisa Corson said: “The students have been practising hard and having a great time so it is definitely worth it and can’t wait to see the performance.”