Courtney Collins UKA/L A.D.F.P member
Courtney started dancing at the age of 2 and completed all her dancing grades in
Freestyle with Justine’s school of dance; she became a champion at the age of 8 and
received many titles in freestyle. Courtney has trained in many dance genres ballet,
tap and jazz, and trained at Doris Isaac’s school for many years and won the Brighton
Courtney took her Licentiate qualification with the UKA in 2011 and was trained by
Justine Collins; she is also a qualified hairdresser. Her son was born in 2009 and
she is a full time mother, her son Chase loves to dance and is following in the family
footsteps of his mum and Grand mum.
Courtney is very proud of all the dancers from Southwick and Brighton whom she took
to “the only way is Wessex” in October “they worked so hard and roll on 2012.”
Katie Sullivan UKA/L A.D.F.P member
Katie started her dancing career with Lorna Roff in Brighton, she danced at many
events in the South and became a championship grade dancer. Katie was then trained
by Justine Collins and danced pairs ,solos and rock and roll and received many awards
over the years, she trained with Justine in 2011 and completed her teachers Licentiate
qualification in 2011.Katie is a hard working adjudicator and judges events around
the country, she became a member of the A.D.F.P this year.
Katie now teaches for Just Dance Academy in Brighton and Southwick, she went to the
weekend away this year and was very proud of the parents and dancers whom attended
Katie lives in Brighton with her one year old daughter Darcie and is a full time
Justine Collins - Founder and School Principle I.S.T.D/ I.D.T.A /U.K.A
A.D.F.P. Committee Member
Justine started dancing with Anthony Allen and Kenneth Lee in Hove at Studio One.
Training with Bob Fuller and Jean Cantell and taught for many years with Lorna Roff
in Brighton. In 1990 Justine opened her school in Southwick, and has taught many
children and adults over the years to Championship standard in Freestyle.
Justine holds a Licentiate qualification with 3 associations and is currently taking
her Fellowship to become an examiner, competitively with the A.D.F.P. Justine also
holds Championship and Rock and Roll licences.
“I am excited about the future of JustDance Academy and hope 2012 will be a great
success, with the energy and vision of the new teachers.”
Justine currently lives in Southwick with her partner Richard, daughter Darcey and
stepdaughter Jodie, their dog ‘Presley’ and cats ‘O’Mally’, ‘Berlioz’ and latest
addition ‘Figaro’ the kitten.
Justine’s elder daughter Courtney is following in her mum’s footsteps as a qualified
dance teacher and as well as being a hairdresser, Courtney is also a full time mum
with Justine’s cheeky grandson Chase.
“Life’s busy with dance, I wouldn’t have it any other way, I am so proud of my family
and love them with all my heart.”