Claire has a love and passion for dance, especially Ballet and Jazz. She began her full time training in Cork under the direction of Alan Foley and continued her for a further two years at Cambridge Performing Arts (bodywork company studios). Claire has performed with Cork City Ballet each year since 2004 and has danced corp de ballet roles in all the classsics such as The Nutcracker, Giselle, Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, La Bayadere as well as performing with whynotdance company in Dublin and numerous TV adverts and advertising campaigns. Claire has a passion to teach and share her love of dance and the arts to all age groups. She strongly believes that dance is for everyone, as a way of expression, a fun way to keep fit and an enjoyment of the movement and music together.
Claire is fully qualified and registered teacher of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, holding Diplomas in Dance Education (DDE) in Classical Ballet and Modern Theatre Dance.