Meet the team

Jodie McRae

Having danced since the age of five and graduated through the local dance school. Jodie spent two years studying B-tec in performing arts and A-level dance before moving to Spain to further her career as a professional dancer and choreographer. Jodie has been teaching independently for many years in a number of local dance schools, primary and secondary schools and a national theatre organisation. During her time as a performer, Jodie has danced at a number of Theatre’s and Arena’s. She has also been a backing dancer for top UK artists and has worked close to some of the best performers in the industry. Alongside teaching dance Jodie is a full-time mother to 2 children.

Jodie is an Associate member of the IDTA and a certified Acrobatic Arts teacher.

Lucy Russell

Lucy graduated from Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama with a Distinction in their Professional Musical Theatre Diploma. She has featured in several productions and has worked with several West End choreographers. She specialises in modern dance including Commercial, Street, Hip Hop and Break Dancing. Along with teaching at Gemini, Lucy is a full-time mother to her little boy. As well as being an incredible dancer & creative choreographer Lucy has been trained by some of the best vocal coaches in the industry and gained experience on an 8-month tour of South East Asia as a lead vocalist on a Royal Caribbean ship. Lucy offers private singing lessons from the age of 6.

If you are interested in having vocal training for yourself or children, please feel free to contact Lucy on 07814 594 632.

Bradi Weight

Bradi has been dancing since the age of six, starting at her local    sports centre and has continued through secondary school and   during her A Levels. She has danced in many local studios learning a variety of styles such as, disco, tap, ballet, cheerleading, street dance and gymnastics. Bradi has seven years teaching experience and now wants to share her passion for dance with others. She has successfully conducted two annual dance shows, choreographing for over 200 students. Bradi has performed all over Sheffield in many charity events, festivals and galas, and has competed in many local dance competitions. Bradi performed at Don Valley Stadium in 2012 during the Olympic Torch 70-day tour, as well as dancing on the Sky show ‘Got To Dance’ in 2012, performing in front of Ashley Banjo, Kimberly Wyatt and Adam Garcia. Bradi has begun her journey with Gemini and is keen to learn new styles of dance taking exams with the IDTA. Bradi is very excited to be a part of the Gemini team bringing lots of fresh and fun ideas to classes.      

Pip Lockwood

Pip is an incredibly experienced and talented dancer and teacher. She joined her local dance academy at age 12, where she learnt a variety of dance styles including street, lyrical, disco, tap and Cheerleading, this led to her joining the teaching staff in 2008 where she began her teaching career. Alongside developing through dance schools, Pip has also studied BTEC dance in college and a BA(hons) degree in dance from The University of Lincoln. From graduating university, she has taught dance in a wide range of primary schools covering all of the Yorkshire and Humber area delivering PPA sessions, after school clubs and CPD. Pip has also choreographed an performed with her own local dance company covering a variety of events, fundraisers and festivals. Pip is regularly involved in small scale projects within the local community got both children and adult.