PICTURES: HSBC bank returns as new dance studio in Hemsworth

A former bank in Hemsworth has been reopened as a dance studio

Monday, 28th January 2019, 3:30 pm
Updated Monday, 28th January 2019, 3:59 pm
El Dance Studios.
El Dance Studios.

The former HSBC on Bank Street in the town has been converted into El Dance Studios, which hosts classes for children and adults.

The former HSBC on Bank Street in the town has been converted into El Dance Studios.
The school hosts classes in ballet, jazz and tap, as well as sessions for tots and dance acrobatics.
Founder and owner Eleanor Bechthold said: "It is extremely exciting to pass on my love and passion for dance to younger generations."
Since the closure of the branch, the nearest HSBC is in Pontefract.
El Dance Studios offers lessons to adults and children.
Pupils are trained in a range of disciplines, including ballet and tap.
A pupil at El Dance Studios.
Ballet, jazz and tap dance are on offer
Bechthold worked in theatres and casinos in Europe and Asia before returning to Hemsworth to open the studio. She appeared on the ITV documentary The Cruise, which followed the day-to-day lives of the crew aboard the Regal and Royal Princess ships.
Founder Eleanor Bechthold with some of the school's pupils.