Emily Barker is a professional dancer and choreographer. Emily started dancing when she was 7 years old in her local village hall in Nottingham. She was instantly hooked and began competing, achieving Junior British Champion at age 12.

She soon turned to entertainment and began dancing in various touring shows including the West End hit show ‘Burn The Floor’ and dancing for the Queen at the Royal Albert Hall for remembrance Sunday.

She is most recognisable from appearing on Dancing with the Stars Ireland as a Pro Dancer for all seasons so far. Emily has recently completed her fourth season, reaching the final of the TV show with her star partner Aidan Foggarty.

When Emily is not taking part in DWTS, she tours Europe on touring shows like ‘Rip It Up’, ‘Burn the Floor – Rebellion in the Ballroom’ and Strictly come Dancing’s Giovanni Pernices ‘Born to Win’.

Dancing and keeping fit is Emily’s main focus. She is passionate about her own dance but also helping others achieve their goals.

We are so happy to introduce you to the incredible Emily Barker, her passion for dance spreads widely across many genres and we can guarantee you won't be doing a simple cha cha basic. Emily loves to create an energetic routine with a unique style. You won't be disappointed.

Click on the videos below to take a class with Emily. Remember your water and your sweat towel!!!

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In this tutorial Emily takes you outside your comfort zone and introduces you to a world of contemporary. A very new experience for our regular Ballroom and Latin dancers but this video will not disappoint. Learn to explore all areas of dance to encourage improvement. You can learn this routine in the comfort of your own home so you can literally 'dance like nobody is watching'.