Ballet dancer

A talented young ballet dancer will travel to Rome for the Dance World Cup

Aimee, a talented young ballet dancer, jumps for joy at the prospect of dancing at the Dance World Cup.

Nine-year-old Aimee Jardine successfully auditioned for a coveted spot on the Scottish national team by performing a lyrical solo at the Dance World Cup in Rome in June.

Aimee, from Uphall, is currently training for the event with her dance teachers – Lucy Walker and Steff Velasco at the Velasco Walker School of Dance in Edinburgh and will join a total of 12 students from the school on this trip. ‘a life.

Aimee also participates in Scottish Ballet and Royal Ballet School associate outreach programs in Glasgow and Dundee.

She has been dancing since the age of four and is following in the footsteps of her sister Abigail who is currently attending the Dance School of Scotland in Glasgow full time.

Aimee said: “I’m so excited and proud to have been chosen to dance as a soloist at the Dance World Cup and I can’t wait to visit Rome with my dancing friends and family, to dance on stage and to represent my country – I can’t quite believe it.”

Halls of Scotland have very kindly agreed to sponsor Team Scotland tracksuits for Aimee and other students at Velasco Walker School of Dance.

They are very happy to support the girls traveling to Rome as part of the Scotland national team.

Aimee added, “Special thanks to the dance teachers at Velasco Walker for their support, inspiration of encouragement without their hard work and dedication, none of this would have been possible.”