Tanya initially trained with Marie McCluskey and then continued her training at the London College of Dance and Drama based in Bedford for 3 years. After leaving College she taught for a year in Dublin at the Dublin School of Classical and Contemporary Dance, teaching, Ballet, Tap and Jazz to both children and adults.
She then returned to Swindon and began teaching for Swindon Dance as well as opening her own dance studio in Purton. Tanya left Swindon Dance in 2008 to concentrate on teaching at her own school but was invited back to Swindon Dance in 2016 to teach the Youth Ballet classes. Tanya is a registered Teacher with the ISTD.