Paola has been working with Zoo since 2009 now leads ZR London Dance Co. Specialising in flash mobs, choreography for productions, TV, Film & events. Starting dancing age 6 in rock’n’roll & boogie boogie, she then studied ballet and jazz before becoming a professional dancer / choreographer in Rome and London.
Shanique is the Head Coach and team manager and teaches our Tuesday classes. She started cheer at Kingston Uni while gaining a BA degree in Dance and then came to Zoo as a pro cheerleader & to compete in pom. She has coached from minis to university teams, taught cheer and dance classes in local schools, and an athlete on Unity Allstars.
Eleanor is our Events Manager and coach, working with Shanique on events and private bookings. Eleanor has been with Zoo since 2013 and teaches CHEER PRO Dance Fitness classes. With a background in contemporary dance, Eleanor also is a certified Yoga teacher and loves to travel the world to refine her craft.
Chelsea came to Zoo in 2010 with a background in gymnastics. Starting her cheer career with us, she went on to compete at the Worlds athlete with Unity Allstars and Coventry Dynamite. Chelsea works as a stunt woman on feature films and at Zoo, she is the Stunt Group captain for events & media shoots.
Jessica Zoo, is our founder and Creative Director: award-winning cheerleading talent manager, producer and international cheer industry expert. She is also the mastermind behind CheerConditioning.Academy, our online portal dedicated to the international cheerleading community for cheerleading fitness and sports performance.
UK CHEERLEADING COACHES NETWORK
Zoo Riot London Cheerleaders is not your average cheerleading team: we liaise with the entire UK cheerleading coaches community through the CheerConditioning.Academy international network - created by Jessica Zoo, our founder, and Creative Director.
Specializing in cheerleading fitness, training, and recruitment, we also provide cheerleading coaching services for schools, clubs, and workshops in the UK. In London, the cheer coaching staff at ZR London Cheerleaders have a CHEER PRO™ Dance Fitness and/or USASF stunt & tumbling qualifications and are CRB checked. We available for:
Coaching children's cheerleading clubs
Coaching cheerleading stunt & tumbling skills
Cheerleading & dance choreographers
Coaching and presenting for TV & media
Setting up cheerleading teams for sport organizations