There’s silverware for super young Saddleworth street dancers

SADDLEWORTH Street Dance are celebrating after success at top events in October.

Team Hyper Active in first place

Team Hyper Active placed first at the Unify dance competition in Manchester in the 8 years and under section thanks to the talents of Jaxon Gibson, Rocky Winterbottom, Oscar Taylor, Millie Mae Evans-Robinson, Ella Niland, and Gracie Miller.

Millie and Ella also placed third in the 8 years and under duos, while Buster Winterbottom, aged 3, came third in the solos for 6 years and under.

Then there was more success for the young dancers in the British Dance Organisation events at the end of the month.

Team Hyper Active ranked second in the 8 years and under section, and the talented team comprised: Oliver Moorhouse, Millie Mae Evans Robinson, Ella Moorhouse, Gracie Clarke, Jaxon Gibson, Rocky Winterbottom and Oscar Taylor.

In the duo 6 years and under third place went to Cara Henry and Phillipa Baker, who were competing in their first competition.

Team Hyper Active in second place

And Buster Winterbottom was awarded fourth place in the 6 and under solo category – a great achievement as he was the youngest competitor aged three and held his own against the five-six year olds.

Leader Tracy Johnson said: “We’ve had a great first year doing competitions and I am so proud of each and every one of the children.

“I would also like to say a massive thank you to the parents and guardians for all their continued support. I couldn’t do it without them.”

Saddleworth Street Dance classes are led by Tracy at Delph Methodist Church. Prices and times are:

Wednesdays Street Dance: 6-6.30pm: 3-5yrs (£2); 6.30-7.30pm:  6-10yrs (£3.50); 7.30-8.30pm: 11 and over (£3.50);

Thursdays Acro Dance: 6.30-7.30pm: 5-11yrs (£5).

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