Dancing Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance TM for over six years with Deirdre MacDonald, Eleanor was one of the original members of Deirdre's troupe Urban Shimmy she has attended workshops to broaden her experience as a dancer and has had the opportunity to study with some of the most influential teachers from across the world
For her own development she has undertaken courses to improve her knowledge and understanding of dance  and exercise. She has achieved teacher training levels 1 & 2 & Collective Soul level 1 & 2 certification under the direction of Paulette Rees-Denis founder & director of Gypsy Caravan tribal bellydance TM,  she has also studied with JWAAD (Josephine Wise Academy of Arabic Dance) and is certified  in the Safe Delivery of Belly Dance  Classes,  Extend exercise to music for the over 60's  and the NEC exercise and fitness knowledge course through the YMCA.
Eleanor has also gained certification in Dancing for BirthTM she is the only certified Dancing for BirthTM  instructor in Scotland.


I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself

Mikhail Baryshnikov

Great dancers aren't great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion