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Jeannette Catherine Ziady holds a Btech degree in dance teaching and is a certified
RAD Ballet Teacher since 1999. She currently performs, choreographs and teaches at
various (and varying) dance-
Her passion for teaching and expression lies the forms of contemporary, jazz, pointe work, physical theatre, body conditioning for dance and more; forms which embody her energy, zest, spark and discipline in the experience we call ‘life’!
In performance, she has been described as ‘powerful and makes you want to fly’ (Mandla
Mcunu – Tshwane Dance Theatre) and produces a ‘riveting performance’ (Pinto Ferreira
– Pretoria News). She’s performed in works by South Africa choreographers David Matamela,
Boyzie Cekwana, Christopher Kindo, Sean Bovim, Ignatius van Heerden, Adele Blank
, Kelsey Middleton and many more. As choreographer, she has brought the essence of
dancers to life in various solo and group works such as the performance of Laura
de Vries ‘who impressed in Restoration, a solo made by Jeannette Ziady’ (Adrienne
Jeannette is a dancer for life, and knows that your life will be inspired through DANCE!
Abel Loedolff completed his engineering degree in 1987 and Higher Education Diploma in 1988 at the University of Pretoria, after which he did two years compulsory army training in Oudtshoorn where he became an officer. He taught at Hoërskool Menlopark for seven years during which he developed the Prothesis gap year concept within a local church environment.
During his teaching years he got involved with industrial physiology, leadership development and ran a 60 strong weekly youth ministry at his home.
The Prothesis gap year was launched in 1998 and ran successfully under his leadership for 7 years.
Target Life took flight in 2006 and over 500 students have attended so far. A Rugby academy was added to Target Life in 2012.
Abel expresses his creativity in all forms of design, including process design, graphic design, videography, video editing and fine art.
He is married to Judy Loedolff and has four children and two step children.
Judy Lynne Loedolff is a free-
She has danced, choreographed and taught as a freelancer since 1992 in numerous short works including works for her own part time dance company which lasted 6 years, as well as collaborating with other companies including Tshwane Dance Company and KMAD. She taught for a 6 years period at Tom Arts College, performing with Tom Company in contemporary, jazz and ballet styles. She has taught as a guest teacher at South African Ballet Theatre and subsequently taught at their Mamelodi Outreach Program for 3 years.
She is also qualified as a fitness trainer and has been involved in the fitness industry for the past 20 years, sporadically presenting intensive weekend courses in basic and functional anatomy and the study of fitness components.
Judy specializes in personal body analysis and applying functional and technical coaching to the individual dancer. She is also passionate about life coaching and personal skills development as well as professional skills development for the professional or recreational dancer.
She has traveled to Russia twice in the last year (2011-
She is married to Abel Loedolff and has four children and two step children.