Julie trained full time at the Royal Academy of Dance in London and, after graduation, taught and danced professionally in Portugal for eight years.
She subsequently took the position of Vice Principal in one of Hong Kong’s leading dance schools prior to accepting an invitation to become an RAD examiner.
Julie returned to her native Edinburgh and created the Edinburgh Dance Academy which has been acclaimed as the Best Dance School in Edinburgh. EDA also has its own performing “Edinburgh Dance Company”
Julie guests as a teacher for internationally recognised dance companies and travels the world examining teachers and students in the art of ballet.
Julie has been teaching professional ballet at Dance Base since 1998.