Carlie Niyazi is the founder and principal teacher at Powerhouse Dance Academy.
She has been trained in disco freestyle since the age of 8 and due to her hard work, passion and dedication she worked her way up from beginner to premier championship level in all events.
She has travelled up and down the country competing in some of the hardest competitions. Carlie was noticed at a dance competition and was sponsored by Exquisite Design at the age of 14 in solos and pairs.
At the age of 16 she decided to go into teaching and completed her dancing exams with the I.D.T.A with distinction, the lowest mark for distinction is 85% and Carlie achieved 95%.
Whilst taking her exams Carlie has been teaching for the past 4 years and due to her enthusiasm and talent many dancers under her guidance have progressed from beginner to championship level within a short space of time.
Carlie expects from her pupils, a love of dance, commitment and hard work and in return she will develop her students into top performing dancers.