Kicks Dance Horsham


“The best dance class I have ever seen! Bringing dance to our school was the best thing we ever did. I have never seen the boys so engaged!” (a Happy Headteacher!)

Hello! My name is Amelia & I run Kicks Dance Horsham. We offer fun, friendly dance classes, workshops, parties & P.E classes for ages 18months-11yrs.

Kicks is all about having fun, getting fit & enjoying dancing in a safe, friendly environment. Whether you are a parent or guardian looking for a regular dance class, a Pre-School manager/Primary School teacher looking for daytime sessions or just looking to find out more info on our parties…please don’t hesitate to contact me!

We can’t wait to meet you and your lovely little ones!

Our next workshop will be on 15th/16th April at Holbrook Community Centre. Email amelia@kicksdance.co.uk to book your space.

Amelia xx

Amelia Russell (Franchise Owner)

Amelia started dancing at the age of 2 years old & graduated with a First Class Dance Degree and Special Award from Roehampton University in 2012. Amelia followed in her mum’s footsteps (Julia – founder Kicks Dance) and began teaching at Kicks Dance in East Grinstead in 2009. Her passion and excitement for the business inspired Amelia to set up the first Kicks Franchise in Horsham in 2013 and to take over the expansion into Crawley in 2014. Amelia is excited to celebrate Kicks’ 10 year anniversary in 2018 and is excited to help develop further Franchises around the country and spread the sparkly Kicks word!

Lisa Simmonds

Lisa trained at Masters Performing Arts College gaining a diploma in dance and musical theatre along with her ISTD qualifications in Modern and Tap. Upon graduation, Lisa spent 10 years dancing professionally, as well as working as an assistant choreographer and dance captain. Lisa has always wanted to go on to teach and pass on her love of dance and last year decided to stop travelling and settle back in her home of Sussex to fulfil her teaching dream. Lisa is also a qualified Pilates instructor. Lisa is delighted to be teaching for Kicks Dance and to be part of the Kicks world of fun and sparkles!

Flo Russell

Flo trained in Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Greek and Musical Theatre from the age of 3 at a local dance school and is currently studying English Language at Cardiff University. She is heavily involved in the university’s contemporary dance society, ‘Expression’. Flo has been involved in both performing and choreography. Flo has been involved with Kicks from the beginning, helping with teaching, shows and parties. She loves teaching when she is home from university for the holidays.

Lucy Somerville

Lucy trained at the Drusilla Duffil Theatre School from the age of 3, taking classes in Ballet, Modern and Jazz. After graduating, Lucy went on to study BTEC and A Level dance, receiving a Distinction. After college, Lucy began her journey of becoming a dance teacher, training at Deborah Lamb Theatre School. Lucy has completed her Diploma in dance instruction and dance education and is a qualified Zumba instructor. Lucy teaches and choreographs dance across Sussex and also regularly works in a children’s day nursery. Lucy loves being part of the Kicks team and working with all the wonderful children.

Rianna Parchment

Rianna has been dancing since she was 4 and in 2014, graduated with a Dance BA(Hons) from Kingston University. Since graduating, Rianna has been a dance teacher in America, taught ballet, tap & contemporary to a range of ages from little ones – right through to adults, and has loved being a Kicks Dance teacher!

In 2018, Rianna opened the brand new Kicks Dance Reigate & Redhill to celebrate Kicks Dance Ten Year Anniversary and she is so excited to be introducing the sparkly world of Kicks to lot’s of new children!

Sam O’Reilly

Sam has been dancing since the age of 4 years old and Graduated from Winchester University in 2012 with a Choreography and Dance BA (Hons) Degree. Competed in competitions, performed, and experienced workshops in countries such as: Spain (Barcelona), Italy and USA (New York). After University Sam gained experience working on a project with a professional dance company, helping choreograph and perform dances. Gaining dance experience from a young age the styles of dance mainly she is trained in are: Street, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Lyrical, and enjoys creating her own choreography to share with children.

Samantha is so excited to be a part of the Kicks Dance team and working with wonderful children, dancing in a world of green, pink and most importantly sparkles!

Our classes are targeted at specific age ranges and offer regular structured lessons. Please click on the links below to download the Kicks Dance Horsham Timetable PDF.

Our classes are targeted at specific age ranges and offer regular structured lessons. Please see term dates below:

Tuesday 23rd April – Wednesday 17th July

No classes: 
Monday 6th May – all venues
w/c 27th May – all venues
Monday 3rd June – Leechpool, All Saints, Leechpool
Monday 15th July – Leechpool, All Saints, Heron Way

Tuesday 16th July – Southwater, Leechpool, Tots & Pre-School

Wednesday 24th April – Billingshurst, Trafalgar, Tots & Pre – School

Thursday 11th July – North Heath
Thursday 18th July – North Heath

Friday 10th May – North Heath
Friday 12th July – North Heath

Friday 19th July – North Heath