Judy trained in Royal Academy of Dancing method but eventually qualified in the Cecchetti Ballet method. She achieved her Advanced 2 exams in both Ballet methods. Over the years she has danced, choreographed and taught for her own part-time dance company for 6 years. She also collaborated with companies like Tshwane Dance Company and KMAD and taught for a 6 years period at Tom Arts College, performing with Tom Company in contemporary, jazz and ballet styles. She has also been a guest teacher at South African Ballet Theatre.

She is also a qualified fitness trainer who has been involved in the fitness industry for the past 25 years. She specialises in personal body analysis and applying functional and technical coaching to the individual. She has also travelled to Russia three times (2011-2012) collaborating with a Russian ballet producer from St Petersburg and has facilitated a gap year for dancers in association with Target Life Gap year in 2013, called The Stage Coach.


  • ISTD Cecchetti Associate
  • Cecchetti & RAD Advanced 2