Denis Mattenet

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Denis Mattenet

Founder and director of the Centre de Danse de Montreux

ASD graduate

Professional dancer for fifteen years, he started by teaching ballet and realized how important the children’s first years of dancing are. He will then create the “Rhythm and Dance” classes to allow children to grow up and flourish through the techniques of Ballet and modern dance whilst developing their own creativity.

“Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.” Martha Graham

Course : Ballet, Rhythm and Dance, Stretching.

Julie Barthelemy

Professeur de danse moderne

Diplôme d’Etat Français

Julie BarthelemyAprès l’apprentissage des fondamentaux de la danse Julie entrera au Centre de Danse Professionnel l’Epsedanse, à Montpellier, dirigé par Anne-Marie Porras où elle obtiendra avec succès son diplôme d’état de professeur de danse de modern-jazz.

Ensuite, Julie décidera de s’envoler pour New-York afin de perfectionner sa technique au sein de l’école Péridance Center et sera engagée dans la compagnie Sam Yung, l’année suivante Julie continuera sa carrière avec la compagnie Le Ponant.

Depuis son retour, Julie enseigne la danse aux enfants et aux adultes et continue sa carrière de danseuse professionnelle au sein de différentes compagnies et Music-Hall tel que Glam Show, les Swings, l’Elégance, Le Paradice afin d’assouvir sa passion de la scène.

« La danse est le langage caché de l’âme » Martha Graham

Pascale Chinotto

Pascale Chinotto

Pilates teacher

Certified Romana’s Pilates, New York

Pascale was a professional dancer during 20 years and has been a Pilates instructor et Canal Central and Le Studio du 17ème – Pilates in Paris.

 “Mens sana in corpore sano”

Guest Teacher

Baptiste Le Cloarec

Baptiste Le Cloarec

Professeur de Modern Jazz

From Brittany (France), he tooks his first dancing lessons in Vannes. After participating in the Biarritz International Dance Competition, he quickly moved on to the professional path. He joined the Epsedanse school in Montpellier where he obtained his state diploma in Jazz dance teacher.

In 2013 he decided to move to the United States in order to perfect his technique. Baptiste will take courses at the school Peridance Capézio Center. He joined the company The Next Stage Project (TNSP).

Back in France he moved to Paris where he continued his career as a freelance dancer between shows, events, cinema, and advertising. He is invited as a professor at the Harmonic Studio and the Centre des Arts Vivants in Paris.

Baptiste focuses his course on different dynamics: musicality, energy and space. It combines a strong Jazz influence with fluidity and a more modern approach with the ground. His holistic approach gives his course a respect for the body and personality of each student.

Hélène Mattenet

Ballet  teacher

Her passion will go towards choreography, she will create her first production at the age of 21. She also practices various circus disciplines, her technique develops acrobatic figures that demand the dancer’s full physical engagement.

She enjoys sharing her technical mastery, enabling them to express their emotions thanks to personal interpretation.

Practical Information

Opening Time

Monday to Friday : 2pm - 9pm
Saturday : 9am - 6pm
Sunday : closed


Grand' Rue 92
1820 Montreux

Phone Number

+41 21 963 02 39


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