Mother and daughter team, Claire and Barbara are immensely passionate about babyballet and have worked tirelessly since 1999 to make it into the award-winning reputable concept it is today – which now has over 100 franchised and licensed schools teaching over 20,000 children every week in the UK, Australia and New Zealand.
great-grandmother completes test with a merit 58 years after her last exam.
Barbara Peters, 80, from Halifax, is the country’s oldest ballet dancer
She passed a top exam from the Royal Academy of Dance in London
The great-grandmother has been dancing since she was a two-year-old
Article published in the Daily Mail, 15/01/2018. Read more … Or watch the ITV News coverage below!
Barbara Peters, Britain’s oldest ballerina teaching babyballet. Any dancer would be delighted to pass a top exam from a world-renowned ballet school. But when you do that at 80 – and get into the record books as the country’s oldest ballet dancer – it is all the sweeter. That is the birthday present that Barbara Peters (pictured) has just received. Read more …
“Dancing keeps me young and I love being a part of babyballet so that I can pass on my knowledge and passion for dance and ballet to the younger generation and our babyballet teachers.” Barbara says.
“The training to join the babyballet franchise family was fantastic. During the initial training course, every aspect of running a business was covered – from office and admin management through to running the dance classes themselves. From day one I felt like part of the babyballet team and nothing was too much trouble – no matter how many questions or queries I had!”
Miss Jessie, babyballet Dartford, Bexley and Bromley
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