Ian has taught children to adults throughout the U.K, Europe, New York, Canada, ex soviet Georgia and Egypt. His teaching style reflects that of his training and performance experience and draws on a wealth of movement knowledge from Contemporary, Ballet, Street, Musical Theatre, Jazz, Ballet, Release, Contact Improvisation, Somatics and Physical Dance Theatre.
Ian trained at The London Contemporary Dance School and Middlesex University. Upon graduating he became one of the leading members to join the Tammara McLorg Dance Ensemble, a crash dance Physical Theatre Company. The company with its unique fusion of styles, Contemporary, Break-dance, Acrobatics, Ballet and Physical Theatre toured the U.K and Easton Europe to great acclaim.
During a visit to New York Ian partook in dance classes and choreographic studio sessions and was instantly interested on relocating to New York to study further the American Modern Dance scene. During his six years in N.Y Ian continued to refine his dance technique and teaching style whilst studying at The Joffrey Ballet School under scholarship, The Martha Graham School, The Dance Space Centre, The Limon Centre, Alvin Ailey School, Cunningham School and The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute.