DiLi – Dream it, Live it … dance, imagine, play!
DiLi is a dance school based in Mount Isa, Qld offering quality dance instruction in a safe and inclusive environment. DiLi’s amazing team is lead by its owner who has 30 years experience as a teacher of dance and movement.
Sally Prendergast, owner and director of DiLi has studied a Diploma of Dance Teaching and Studio Management. She is also an accredited coach of the Acrobatic Arts AcroDance program and is an accredited Intermediate Gymnastics Coach and Supervisor with Gymnastics Australia.
Sally has taught dance to children from two years of age through to adults at all levels of ability in a range of dance styles including pre-school dance, classical ballet, theatrical jazz, commercial jazz, funk/hip hop, AcroDance, contemporary, lyrical, musical theatre and tap dance. Sally also has many years experience teaching technical dance skills within other genres of physical movement including gymnastics, Irish dance, cheer-leading and acrobatics.
DiLi (formally known as Dancers R Us) is a business that prides itself on customer service and in 2015 the business was awarded with the Northern Outback Business Award for Service Excellence. In 2017, DiLi – Dream it, Live it was awarded the Chamber Choice Award at the Northern Outback Business Awards in recognition of its innovation, customer service, growth and excellence.
As the owner and principal director, Sally firmly believes that the dance classes offered at DiLi create an environment that is inclusive, nurturing and fun whilst also incorporating fundamental life skills such as team work, confidence, socialisation, musicality, fitness, strength, passion for the arts, cooperation, leadership, imagination and so much more!
In 2019, DiLi was recognised again at the Northern Outback business Awards by being inducted into the Hall of Fame. Developed to acknowledge and celebrate consistency in superior business practices, the Hall of Fame concept recognises award recipients who have won at least one category in three separate years.
DiLi currently offers online dance and movement classes for children and adults via the Digital Dance Project. We also offer virtual one on one coaching via Zoom to prepare dance students for competitions, scholarships and eisteddfods and for gymnastics students wanting to gain an edge over their competition.
If you are looking for an activity that allows your child to develop a physical skill as well as a range of life skills, give DiLi a try!