Meet the Team

meet1Tom Lait F.I.S.T.D (B/L) – Has been dancing for 70 years, teaching Ballroom & Latin for 50 years. Former East Anglian champion Tom founded the Lait Dance Club with his wife Pat in 1974.

Pat Lait F.I.S.T.D (B/L/D/RnR) – Tom’s constant support, Pat organises most of the club’s activities. A former member of the I.S.T.D Disco Freestyle committee, Pat trains all ages & grades from Beginner to Professional in Ballroom, Latin & Freestyle.

Bruce Lait L.I.S.T.D (B/L)- Partner in the club, Former British National Youth Latin champion. He and his partner Crystal are available for demonstrations. He trains medallists & competitors of all ages

meet3Annette Lait- Partner in the club. A.I.S.T.D(B/L)  – A talented dancer & former National U.K. Youth Latin Champion. Annette teachers Ballroom, Latin, Salsa, & Rock ‘n’ Roll to a high standard.

Jenny Worne L.I.S.T.D (B). A.I.S.T.D.(L)- Jenny has 38 years teaching experience in Ballroom & Latin, all ages, all grades. She also helps Pat to organise club activities ; great personality & sense of humour.


Sally Copple A.I.S.T.D (B/L) – Has been with the Lait Dance Club since she was a child herself. Sally teaches Ballroom & Latin to children & adults; very experienced teacher.


Matthew Scales A.I.S.T.D (B) Student ISTD(L)- Hightly experience teacher who mentors and trains his pupils with meticulous care at all ages on all levels in Ballroom and Latin.