With over 20 years experience as a professional dancer and into her 15th year as Choreographer and Creative Designer for the award winning show ‘Legends’ Wendy has also worked on luxury cruise liners as a production dancer, choreographed TV adverts, staged world-class corporate events and even starred as a Tiller girl along side the late Danny La Rue!
Wendy continues to work with ‘Legends’ choreographing summer season shows here in her home town of Blackpool both at The ‘Legends’ brand new venue, The Sands and in the World famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom. Ongoing work also includes P&O Cruise ships, top London Hotels and corporate events.
Ever since she was 6 years old Wendy has always had a passion for dance. Starting classes at her local Ballet and Theatre School in Halifax West Yorkshire where she originates Wendy knew she wanted to pursue a professional career in dance.
Since studying for her A’Levels at North Halifax Grammar school Wendy attended full time dance college in Yorkshire gaining a teaching diploma in R.A.D Ballet, Anatomy and Physiology and I.S.T.D Modern and Tap. As a qualified dance teacher she has taught a variety of dance genres to children, teens and adults at private schools and has also worked in the community on various school projects workshops and charity events.
At the age of 27 Wendy moved closer to her work commitments and set up home in Thornton Lancashire, just outside Blackpool, the home of dance and the Las Vegas of the North!
After attending the International Fitness Seminar in Blackpool for the past 8 years and attending some of the best group fitness classes with top international presenters Wendy was soon eager to add another string to her bow and gained her qualification as a fitness instructor specialising in Zumba, Core Stability and more. She wanted to deliver fun and rewarding fitness classes within the community and help other people achieve their goals whether it be to improve their fitness level, help gain coordination, meet new friends, or just improve their general overall health.
In August 2012 Wendy took over a former Joinery in Thornton- Cleveleys Lancashire and within 6 weeks transformed the premises into WENDY HOLLANDS FITNESS STUDIO’S which incorporate 2 fantastic purpose built dance and fitness studio’s. Wendy now teaches a variety of classes all under one roof and offers classes for all fitness levels including, ZUMBA, Hi/Lo Aerobics, Pilates, Yoga, Body Conditioning, Kettlebells, Dance Masterclasses Bootcamps and MORE! Classes are for ALL levels making them achievable by building on basic moves even if you have 2 left feet!!
Wendy is so excited to be extending her career into the health and fitness industry and is always committed to continuing with her professional development and will be attending master classes, workshops, and seminars throughout the year helping to discover new and innovative fitness ideas.
“I look forward to meeting you at one of my classes, please bring a friend or family member, it’s a social event after all which doesn’t involve eating and drinking! Woohoo! The more the merrier, lets workout and have FUN!. See you on the dance floor SOON!!”