Janet has been Teaching the Northwest to Dance for 28 Years  


The JLC in JLC Dance Stands for Janet Lee Chapman

JLC Dance was opened in 2000 having formerly been known as Dance Steps since 1989. 
and in 2013 it opened it's JLC Dance Ltd Branch in Blackpool, sister company JLC Dance International Ltd


In 1989 Janet Lee opened - Dance Steps  with the help from dance partner 
David Beckham Doyle, and their coach and mentor Eric Lashbrook

and Janet's parents Dot & Cyril Lee. 

The school was based in Southport for 23 years changing it's name to JLC Dance (Janet Lee Chapman's Dance School) in 2000

Though it has had many teacher through it doors Janet has remained Principal for the last 28 years

Today Janet's father Cyril is still part of the school running socials in the Southport area but Janet moved the main Social part of the school to Blackpool in 2013


GPTD Team match Coaches Janet & David 1995


JLC Dance Limited Social Dance School based in Blackpool 

Principal Janet Lee Chapman 

Co Director Beverley Hunt 

Incorporates Blackpool Dance holidays

Beverley Joined JLC Dance in 2015 when she and Janet joined forces to run holidays in Blackpool, today they run the school jointly

JLC Dance International Limited 

Principal Janet Lee Chapman set up to run the International side of Janet's teaching including teacher training. 
Current Project Sanya China which Janet is working on with Mentor Mr Keith Morris

Janet Lee Chapman's Bio

Founder & Principal Director of 
JLC Dance Ltd
JLC Dance International Ltd

BBC Holiday of a life time 2015

Swirl 1995 The Tim Marlow Art Show C5

Janet started dancing at 2yrs old with Tap and Ballet and by 6 yrs old Ballroom and Latin at the famous Redmond's School of Dance, She dance and competed till she was 18.  After a few years working as a nurse and returned to dance and studied Ballroom and Latin coaching with the acclaimed Eric Lashbrooke qualifying in 1989 as a Ballroom coach and 1996 as a Latin coach.

Work has included teaching and choreographing in schools, gyms,  colleges,  including  Lancaster University and individual tuition both freelance and as part of the JLC Dance team, TV work and a spell as a performance artist in the Tate, 

Janet is deaf having started to lose her hearing as a young adult she became completely deaf in her 30's and these days she wears two BAHA's to help her hear,  she is also a very good lip reader, if you have any disability she will be there to help just ask. 

Dance is for all.


Janet is available for 1-2-1 and 2-2-1 coaching in Dance and Dance Fitness at £35 per hour 

Ideal for dancers and no dancers 

Contact Janet

Mobile@- 07940088776

WeChat:-  Jan-JLC Dance

WhatsApp:-  JLC Dance International

Twitter:- @jlcdance

FB:- @jlcdanceltd

Linkedin:- Janet-Lee Chapman


[email protected]

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JLC Dance 

Spen House 

unit 1&2 Ashworth Road

Blackpool FY4 5LP


IDTA Teaching Diplomas
  • Fellow  Ballroom 
  • Fellow  Latin American 
  • Licentiate Freestyle Disco 
  • Associate Rock 'n' Roll 
  • Associate  Street Dance 
  • Associate Cheer-leading 

UKA Teaching Diplomas 
  • Ballroom & Theatre Examiner 
  • Fellow  Ballroom 
  • Fellow  Latin American 
  • Licentiate Freestyle Disco 
  • Registered Coach Rock 'n' Roll 
  • Registered Coach  Street Dance 
  • Registered Coach Cheer-leading 
  • Registered Coach American Smooth & Rhythm 
  • Registered Coach Argentine Tango 
  • Registered Coach Oriental Dance 

ADA Teaching Diplomas 
  • Associate Ballroom 

  • E.C.Dip.(Pilates Trainer Professional Diploma) 
  • M.L.P.Dip. (Certified Personal Trainer ) 
  • Weight loss Coach 

Zumba Fitness Instructor 
  • Basic, 
  • Core, 
  • Glutes, 
  • Burst, 
  • Indian, 
  • Caribbean, 
  • Brazilian, 
  • Zumba Plate

MMEL Instructor
  • Little Bear Feet, 
  • Melody Movement, 
  • Milligan Movement 
  • Tip Tap Toe& Groovey movers
  • First Ballet, 
  • Foundation Ballet, 
  • Junior Ballet & Jewell Ballet)

The Open university
  • Three principles of a coaching approach Level 1
  • LETS: A community development Level 1
  • Working with young people in sport & exercise Level 2
  • Dance Skills - Level 2

  • Inspiring positive behaviour in sport 

UKAD Respecting sport
  • UK Anti-Doping Accredited Adviser 

Inclusion Training 
  • NYSCB & CYSCB Online Safeguarding Basic
  • Let's Respect an introduction to Dementia 
  • Sports for all Disability Inclusion Training
  • UKA Child Awareness Protection

Dance Knowledge Courses
  • What is biomechanics 
  • Basic Anatomy for dance

  • First Aid- Level 2 Emergency
  • First Aid- Level 3 Paediatric 

Insurance etc 
  • DBS checked No 001576341823
  • People Dancing the foundation for community dance

Associations memberships

  • United Kingdom Alliance of Professional             Teachers of Dance
  • International Dance Teachers Association
  • Ballroom Dancers Federation International
  • National Dance Teachers Association, 
  • One Dance UK
  • British Ballroom Dancers Federation 
  • Zumba.com
  • Melody Movement Early Learning
  • SportscoachUK
  • UKAD Protecting Sport
  • Dance Promoters Association 
  • People Dancing the Foundation for Community Dance


IDTA Magazine March 2017



Janet came second in the
Dance Today Dance Teacher of the Year 2017 Awards


Beverley Hunt's Bio

Social Director  
(has been with JLC Dance Since 2015)
Beverley is from Swindon and started dancing Tap and  Classical and Modern sequence as a child, she also studied gymnastics  and ice skating and is a qualified trampoline coach.

As a member of the Old Time Dance Society, and a member of the Blackpool Tower Ballroom Committee you will find she is up to date with the latest Classical and Modern Sequence dances as well as the old favourites, and you will often find her dancing in the Blackpool Tower Ballroom with them and her son making the 4th generation of the family to dance at the tower. 

Work has included teaching for Dance Schools, and  on Dance Holidays both freelance and as part of the JLC Dance team and you may have seen her on various TV Programs. 

Beverley is a Student Teacher training to be a Sequence Dance Teacher at JLC Dance, Spen House Blackpool and is the face of  Blackpool Dance Holidays (part of  JLC Dance Ltd) running classes and social Dance.


Studying for Associate UKA Classical Sequence

Attendance Courses
Let's Respect and introduction to Dementia

Association Memberships
The Old Time Dance Society
The Ballroom Dancers Federation & BDFI
"Baker Boys" BBC1

"4 in a Bed" - Channel 4 - 2016


Cyril Lee's Bio

Social Dance Teacher
(has been with JLC Dance Since 1989)
Cyril is from Liverpool and started Ballroom dancing at the age of 15 years. He dance and taught with his wife Dot for over 40 years until Dot's death in 2014.

He runs three Social Dances a week in the Southport  area were he is always on hand to help with steps.


Associate UKA Standard Ballroom

Association Memberships

Member of the Guild of Professional Teachers of Dance


Cyril and Dot in Millington's Formation Team

JLC Dance Responsive
JLC Dance Responsive