Brett & Sally Vernon, Principals of SDC
Brett & Sally Vernon are the principles of SDC, and have over 70 years of dancing experience between them. Having competed for most of their lives, Brett and Sally continued their competitions as Professionals, gaining many accolades, including the following;
Essex Professional Latin American Champions
North East of England Professional Latin American Champions
Finalists in the UK Closed Professional Latin American Championships
Finalists in The Hong Kong Open Professional Latin American Championships
Semi Finalists in the British National Professional Latin American Championships
Whilst dancing as professionals, they competed with most of the couples now currently seen on Strictly Come Dancing.
Strictly’s Head Judge Shirley Ballas and previous Strictly Professionals Matthew & Nicole Cutler were Brett & Sallys Teachers!
Brett & Sally have also won nearly 16 years worth of Pro-Ams dancing with pupils.
Brett & Sally currently hold their Fellowship Professional Qualification with the United Kingdom Alliance of Professional Teachers of Dancing.
Southend Dance Centre and its pupils have also won hundreds of medals and trophies at various competitions across the country including hundreds of 1st places at The UKA Medallist of the Year Competition in Blackpool since 2011, gaining an excellent reputation in the dancing world.
Brett & Sally also both currently hold up-to-date enhanced DBS certificates