"Sandra was not only my teacher but a huge inspiration in my dancing and taught me one of the most important lessons which I have always remembered to this day which is to dance from the heart. No dance is complete without the heart and soul and even when Sandra would mark dances she would use her whole body and soul and that was something that was then ingrained in me forever more! She is one of a kind in the dance world and I wouldn't be the dancer I am today without her support and guidance. Her choregraphy is second to none...so innovative and original and deserves a place on the West End stage. Anyone who comes across Sandra as a teacher should count themselves lucky as its not often you get a teacher so invested and passionate about her work and in her students."

Danielle Cato - appearing in the West End productions of "Cats" and also appeared in West Ends "West Side Story" "We will Rock You" "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" "Cats" and finalist in Tv's "So you Think you can dance"

"I began classes with Sandra at the age 5, extremely shy but very eager. I always looked forward to Sandra's classes and even at that young age, felt truly inspired by her energy and creativity.  Ten years on after graduating from Laine Theatre Arts, I am still dancing professionally, full-time and can really appreciate how lucky I was to stumble upon a truly wonderful teacher. Sandra has an amazing ability to connect and inspire from a young age right to a professional level. As well as being a fantastic teacher of dance, she greatly encouraged us to use our individuality and creativity to become better dancers, for this I'll be forever grateful."

Yolande Burke - appearing in"The Lion King" in the West End

"As a child I found it extremely challenging to dance on stage. Sandra not only supported me but inspired me to dance! Her choreography was extremely original and always pushed me to do more. Not only is her choreography technically demanding but also emotionally challenging, which prepared me for the next step in my professional training."

Anita K North - Romanian Royal Ballet Company

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