Rachael Heron-Uy Manager and Instructor
February 27, 2018
Rachael is a world class Latin champion that has won many titles in her competitive career:
–Finalist in British Open (Blackpool), UK Open, International Open Amateur Championships
–Top 12 in World, British Open, International Open and Asian Open Professional Championships
–15x British Champion
Rachael started dancing at the age of 5 in Liverpool, England, studying ballet, tap and jazz. When she was 8, she was introduced to Ballroom and Latin and fell in love with it. Two years later, she was traveling around the world participating in competitions.
At the age of 14, she was the youngest to ever win the British Open (Blackpool) Junior Championships. In the following months, she became the Italian Open, German Open and Dutch Open Champion. At 16, she won the British Open(Blackpool), International and British National Under 21 Championships. At 19, she became British National Amateur Champion and finalist of the British Open(Blackpool), International and UK Open Amateur Championships.
After turning professional at 22, Rachael reached the semi-final in the British Open(Blackpool) Professional Championships, International Championships, Asian Open and World Championships. She represented Great Britain in the world famous British Open Professional Team Match numerous times and was the British National Professional Champion.
Since retiring from her professional competitive career, she has been coaching in the UK, Asia, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Boston. She takes pride in her students’ success. Some of her students’ titles include; British national champions and finalists, UK champions and finalists, USA national finalists and representatives of the UK and USA to the European and World championships.
She is certified as an adjudicator with the British and World Dance Council.