Can you take a dance School online during a pandemic? It can't be done! can it? Here's how we tackled it at The Hyde School of Dance, Manchester, UK. We closed the doors to our Happy Quarters studio with a heavy heart on Friday 20th March and worked through the weekend to try and figure out how to tackle a pandemic. During the weekend we pulled up our positive pants, upgraded our existing website user experience by making a members only section known as ' The Virtual Happy Quarters' and

[embed]https://vimeo.com/496214607[/embed] The love & support of our HSD73 Family throughout 2020 has been unwavering & at many times overwhelming. We’ve danced more on zoom than together at HQ & we have made it through the most challenging year the school has ever seen but to be part of a community where everyone is so supportive of each other & passionate about what they love has been truly humbling & a shining light through it all.  We’d like to say thank you for the generous prezzies, lovely cards & messages

What an end of year shindig we had on Zoom just before Christmas. The human race are over zoom for sure but without it we wouldn't have been able to get together & it was magic! With over 80 families, 196 party goers & connections from Wales, London, Manchester & beyond we were able to enjoy a true 2020 style party. Awards were dished out to our 2019/2020 winners & we enjoyed watching our lockdown videos together to showcase what we've been working on during the 'Panny D' year.

As we say ‘I’m a HSDer get me out of here’ to 2020 we invite you to gather your tinsel & tiaras & join us at HSD73s ??? ‘BIG SHINDIG OF 2020!’ We’re throwing the kitchen sink at this one with our first ever Zoomie Awards ? Video Showcases? Karaoke ? Bingo ? Treasure Hunt ? Dancing ? Drinkies?& general HSD73 Good Vibes ? RSVP BELOW A GET YOUR ZOOM PARTY DETAILS VIA THE EVENTS PAGE.

THANKS Today we simply express our great gratitude to all you wonderful people for your unwavering loyalty to us & the school over the past 5 months. Your supportive messages have meant so much & have given us the energy & spirit to remain focused on the steering of HSD73 & our dance family through these uncharted waters. To receive such commitment in these uncertain times where each one of us is experiencing unfamiliar feelings & situations day to day is just overwhelming. It has been suggested to

Transforming Parkinson's patients into Popping dance students since 2015. Enabling those who have been labelled disabled. Using movement to create a movement. POPPING WORKSHOP FREE for participants with PD & £30 for dance teachers, physio’s, community workers etc. This 2-hour workshop taught by the founder of Popping for Parkinson’s, Simone Sistarelli will transform your opinion on the power of Popping and how a symptom can become a superpower in dance. Popping is part of Hip Hop culture and in true Hip Hop style (not the things you see on tv) this workshop encourages

HIP HOP PIONEER & MEMBER OF THE ELITE FORCE CREW ALL THE WAY FROM JAPAN. NOT TO BE MISSED FOR OUR FUNK MEMBERS IT’S NOT OFTEN THAT A CHANCE LIKE THIS COMES ALONG.  BROOKLYN TERRY WILL BE TRAVELLING OVER FROM JAPAN TO JOIN US @ THE HAPPY QUARTERS ON: TUESDAY FEBRUARY 11TH 90 Minute workshop plus 30 minute q&a £25 | £21 For HSDers with a funk class on Tuesdays. MOST SUITABLE FOR THE UPPER SCHOOL STUDENTS BUT LOWER SCHOOL MEMBERS ARE WELCOME. However, this is not suitable for our mini funk members at the

IT'S TIME FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF HSD FUNK DANCERS We were so chuffed with our 6 week Mini funk taster session that we're coming for you full time. Continuing our introduction into funk life at HSD learning about music & our five funk genres of Breaking, Hip Hop, House, Popping & Locking. We’re sure to have lots of fun and learn about this Hip Hop culture along the way. ? Starting Monday 10th February 2020. ? 5.30 til 6.15 pm ????????? Suitable for ages 5 to 9 ? £14.00 per month and this can be added

Shellieschainements : Welcome to the Shellicle Ball CATS Special NOW AVAILABlE FOR GRADE 4 & ABOVE Monday 6th January till Monday 27th January (4 Weeks) Cost: £4 per class (£16) when taking all 4 classes or £4.50 per class for a dip in dip out pass. Available to Grade 4,5,6 & Vocational Ballet students. Book your place via the HSD app. No restrictions/rules or boundaries!