Janet & John Bosson 

​Meet Janet and John

Janet has over 32 years experience in the UK dance industry as a dancer, coach, choreographer and adjudicator this means she is in a great position to help you with your dance career.

Whether you are a beginner wanting to dance socially or an advanced dance wanting to move into teaching Janet & John are there to help.


They work mainly in Lancashire, and Cumbria but many of you will know Janet as a performer, coach, lecture, choreographer and event organiser in Merseyside as well. (Just think JLC)


Dancing since she was three you could say Janet has been in the business over 52 years.

Mobile Phone

Contacting Janet & John

Email - prodanceservices@gmail.com

Other accessibility connections are available once Email connection has been established

Via WhatsApp, Ava, Rodervoice or Text 07940088776

Janet is a

United Kingdom Alliance Examiner

and

 British Dance Council Championship Adjudicator.

Trained under many great teachers such as

Margaret Redmond, Iris Mayers, David Bullen,

as well as

Former World Ballroom, Latin American and Show Dance Champion Eric Lashbrooke,

and former World Cabaret Challenge Winner Keith Morris.

She was principal teacher at

Dance Steps from 1989-1999 (11 years)

and

JLC Dance Ltd from 2000-2020 (20 years)

when it sadly closed due to Covid19.

Today she is Principal of

PDS Elite Academy Dance & Fitness Academy

Bootle, Blackpool and Southport

and

Manages the Pro Dance Services Network

Were she runs 

PDS Elite Teacher Training Academy

and

A mentorship to school who have trained with her

as well as promoting other professionals

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CELEBRATING

Commencing her teaching career in November 1989 with the ADA, Janet joined the UKA in 1996 and became a Fellow in Ballroom with them in 2004 and Latin American 2005 and in 2009 she became a Fellow with the IDTA in both Ballroom and Latin American.

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Janet is qualified as an

EXAMINER of the UKA (2005) and  

FELLOW

of the UKA in

  • Ballroom in 2004

  • Latin American in 2005

of the IDTA in

  • Ballroom in 2009

  • Latin American 2009

other Dance Qualifications

Licentiate Level

  • Club Dance (Salsa), UKA (2019)

  • Classical Sequence, UKA (2018)

  • Freestyle (Disco), IDTA, (2009)- UKA (2003)

Associate Level​

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll, IDTA (2009)

  • Street Dance, IDTA (2009)

  • Cheer leading IDTA (2009)

Registered Teacher Level.

  • Argentine Tango, UKA (2010 updated 2017)

  • Swing Dance, UKA (2018)

  • American Smooth n Rhythm, UKA (2005)

  • Oriental Dance UKA (2006)

  • Belly Dance Instructor - BDC (2018)

CPD in Dance

  • Dance Skills - Open University (2017)

  • What is  Biomechanics - dance knowledge​ (2017)

Speech and Drama

  • City & Guilds- English Speaking board Level 1 and 2 (1984/5)

Workout

Fitness Qualifications

Both Janet & John are

Level 3

  • Personal Trainer 

Janet is also a

  • Pilates Instructor,

Nutrition

Level 4

  • Diet and Nutritional Adviser,

  • Weight Loss Coach.

Yoga & Mediation

CTAA Accredited

  • Yoga Instructor

Mediation Alliance International Certified

  • Pranayame Course (2021)

  • CMT 100 Meditation Teacher (2021)

CPD in Sport

  • Three Principal of Coaching - Open University

  • Working with Young People in Sport - Open University

  • Inspiring Positive Behaviour in sport - UK Coaching

  • On-line Fitness Coach Certification -  Online Trainers Federation

Jumping Rope

and a former jump rope (skipping) choreographer and trainer  

Academic Teaching Qualifications

 

Janet is a

Level 4

  • EFL Teacher

Level 3

  • EYFS Teaching - CPD Certified

  • Teaching Assistant - CPD Certified

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Insurance

 

Member of the Guild of Professional Teachers of Dance

DBS Checked 

 

Through Due Diligence via the IDTA (updated in April 2021)

First Aid Kit

Safeguarding, Health and Safety

 

  • HSGF - Food Hygiene (Updated April 2021)

  • CSTF - Fire Safety (Valid till 16/4/22)

  • CSTF - Safeguarding Children level 1and 2 (Valid till 15/4/24)

  • CSTF - Safeguarding Adults level 1and 2 (Valid till 15/4/22)

  • CSTF - Health, Safety and Welfare Training Course (Valid till 27/4/24)

  • BDC - Equality and Unconscious Bias 

  • Lancashire Safeguarding - Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness

  • Sports For All - UK Disability Inclusion Training

  • UKAD - Clean Coach

  • UKAD - Accredited Advisor 

  • Blackpool Council - Dementia Awareness

  • First Aid

Covid 19

Coronavirus 

Courses Janet's taken during lockdown​

  • ePROTECT Respiratory Infections (EN) - World Heath Organisation-Heath Emergency Program 

  • Covid -19 Tackling the Novel Coronavirus - The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine 

  • Emerging Respiration viruses, including Covid 19: Methods of detection, prevention response and control. - World Heath Organisation-Heath Emergency Program

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Janet is a former Zumba instructor and was licensed to teach these classes from 2010-2020.

 

  • Zumba Basic Instructor,

  • Zumba Circuit,

  • Zumba Core, Gluts,

  • Zumba Burst,

  • Zumba Indian, Caribbean, and Brazilian.

  • Zumba Plate

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TV AND RADIO APPEARANCES:

  • BBC’s “Holiday of a Lifetime” with Len Goodmen and Anton Du Beck,

  • BBC Radio Lancashire “Gilly lights up the coast”,

  • BBC Ireland- “Beyond a Joke”, with Roy Walker

  • BBC Points of View,

  • BBC News Round,

  • Channel 5 “Tim Marlows Art Show”,

  • Channels 4 “Four in a Bed”,

  • Japanese TV – “Holidays with Tram Journeys “ 

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Janet's work with Disabilities and Dementia (through JLC Dance ) in particular has been recognised and written about in the book “The Unlikely Dancer” by Hazel Rae Minnick, as well as having articles in the IDTA Magazine and local newspaper.

Janet is pictured here second left with a number of her dancers and Alzheimer’s Ambassador Anne Nolan. (of the Nolan sisters)

Working closely with Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Janet and here students have helped run a number of events to promote dementia awareness, and Janet has run “Silver Tea Dances” and “Seated Dance Sessions” for people with disabilities, especially those suffering from Dementia for over 20 years, working with Sefton, Lancashire and Blackpool Councils.

Janet was head judge on the Our Blue Light “Strictly Come Dancing” promoting mental health awareness within the emergency services in 2017. pictured here with Phil Winston and Liz Murphy

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Janet is also part of the team working on the Blackpool museum project with Blackpool Council.

She is pictured here with Greame Hiles and Laurence Llewelyn- Bowen at the launch Show in the Blackpool Tower Circus 2019

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Having lost her hearing as a young adult 28 years, Janet wears BAHA hearing aids. Find out more

Without hearing aids she has about an 98% loss of hearing, with them she can hear as well as most people.

This means she is in a great place to teach you if your deaf or have any other disability as she is sensitive to your needs.

Email Janet on prodanceservices@gmail.com to discuss learning to dance,

(Janet has basic, "very basic" BSL as she did not grow up in the deaf community)

About Janet's Deafness