Unleashing the power of creative expression through accessible, high-quality arts education for all ages and abilities.

Welcome to an inspiring world where arts are not just practiced, but lived and celebrated. At BHVA, we provide a dynamic and inclusive space where everyone, irrespective of age or ability, can express, explore, and elevate their creative spirit.

Who are we?

Led by Beccy Hurrell and Lindsey Atkins, our team is passionate about making the creative arts accessible.

Why...

  1. Celebrate our diversity

  2. Supercharge our learning

  3. Boost our wellbeing

With Lindsey's 20+ years of teaching experience, and Beccy's impressive performance portfolio on national and international stages, we blend education and industry to offer an unparalleled learning experience right on your high street.

Our Services

Our diverse programmes, guided by our core values of inspiration, nurturing, quality, creativity, and joy, are designed to break down barriers and celebrate each individual's unique creative journey.

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Academies

From Voice to Dance, Music to Drama, and Art - we offer comprehensive tuition tailored to all ages and abilities.

Choose to learn individually or, for children and young people, in Squads.

In our Roots programs we partner with organisations to run choirs, dance, art classes, and school clubs, fostering community engagement through the beauty of the creative arts.

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Arts4All

Under our innovative Arts4All initiative, we work with agencies (such as CIRV and DWP), schools and individuals to increase curriculum engagement and support young people requiring social, emotional and mental health support.

Using the creative arts as an empowering medium, we engage in coaching and mentoring, creating positive impacts extend beyond the artistic sphere.

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Stay tuned for our upcoming training packages and courses, designed and developed to enrich your learning journey.

About Us

Inspire | Nurture | Quality | Creativity | Joy

Igniting creativity by making the arts accessible to everyone.

Inspiring personal growth, celebrating individuality, and bringing joy

Our Ethos

At BHVA, we empower you, whether you are picking up an art form for the first time, refining your performance, seeking to develop your teaching pedagogy, or looking for personal growth. Through a nurturing, creative, and all-inclusive atmosphere, we foster personal and artistic development. We implement innovative teaching practices that not only cultivate sills but also celebrate success.

Welcome to BHVA - where every artistic journey is a story of inspiration, creativity, and celebration.

Our Mission

At BHVA, we our committed to inspire all our students to discover their own creative signatures through research-based tuition; to nurture students, building confidence in all elements of their creative journey, utilising coaching and mentoring knowledge. We will ensure only the highest quality of provision is offered by supporting our programmes with up-to-date research and training. We will break down barriers and discover the unique creativity of each person who walk through our doors, using the arts. Finally, and most importantly, we will celebrate every success, no matter the size, to ensure that anyone who engages and works with us finds moments of joy in themselves and in their artistic journey.

Our Philosophy

We believe everyone has a unique spark of creativity. Our approach is all about nurturing that spark through quality, fun, arts education, and celebrating every step of the creative journey. We're not just teaching skills, we're inspiring a love for creative expression that lasts a lifetime.

Our Promise

We promise to fuel your creativity in a fun, inclusive space. We assure high-quality creative arts education that is tailored to your unique needs and abilities. We're not just about teaching the creative arts - we're creating a community of joy, inspiration, and success, where everyone feels valued.

Our Guarantee

We guarantee a high-quality, inclusive, and joyful learning experience that not only elevates your creative skills, but also nurtures personal growth.

Every individual's unique journey will be celebrated, irrespective of age, ability, or background.

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Understanding and Harnessing the Power of Motivation

November 09, 20233 min read

Today, we're diving deep into a topic that's as elusive as it is powerful: Motivation.

What is it? Why does it matter so much? And how do we keep that motivational spark alive in ourselves and our teams? Grab your coffee, and let's get into it!

What is Motivation, Anyway?

Imagine motivation as the heartbeat of all our actions. It's that invisible force that gets you out of bed (even on Monday mornings!), drives you to keep pushing through the 3pm slump, and fuels those late-night brainstorming sessions. It's more than just determination; it's the underlying "why" that ignites your passion and makes the hard work feel worthwhile. Without motivation, we're merely going through the motions, but with it, we're on fire, unstoppable in our pursuits.

Peeling Back the Layers: What's Our Motivation?

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Here's a little secret: motivation isn't a one-size-fits-all kind of deal. For some of us, it's about making an impact in our community or the world at large. For others, it's financial stability, recognition, or continuously conquering new challenges. Identifying your unique "why" is like finding the North Star—it guides you through the darkest nights and keeps you moving forward.

The Big Question: Why Is Motivation So Important?

Let's be real for a second: whether you're running a business, leading a project, or juggling multiple roles, there are going to be tough days. Motivation is the glue that holds the fragmented pieces of our perseverance and ambitions together. It's crucial because it doesn't just keep us going; it keeps us striving for excellence, pushing boundaries, and it spreads like wildfire, igniting our teams and everyone around us.

Keeping the Flame Alive: How to Sustain Motivation

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Now, sustaining motivation isn't as simple as flipping a switch. It's a garden that needs constant tending. It means recognising our limits (nobody's running on a full tank 24/7!), setting realistic goals, and, importantly, allowing ourselves those essential recharge moments. Remember, it's a marathon, not a sprint. Keeping an open dialogue about struggles and successes, embracing the slump days, and celebrating the victories—big or small—all contribute to a motivational ecosystem that thrives.

Passing the Torch: How Do You Instill Motivation in Your Team?

Ah, the million-dollar question! Motivating a team isn't about giving pep talks or dangling carrots. It starts with hiring people whose values resonate with your mission and vision. From there, it's about building a culture of trust, respect, and open communication. Share the "why" behind decisions, involve them in goal-setting, and provide constructive feedback. When your team feels valued, understood, and part of the bigger picture, their motivation naturally syncs with the collective rhythm. And yes, the occasional team coffee run or appreciation lunch goes a long way, too!

Wrapping Up

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As we reach the bottom of our coffee cups, it's clear that motivation is the lifeblood of our personal and professional journeys. It’s not just about chasing goals but enjoying the ride along the way. So, let's commit to understanding our 'whys,' building supportive, energised communities, and keeping that motivational flame burning bright. On the tough days, remember why you started, and don't hesitate to reach for that metaphorical cup of coffee to recharge.

Stay motivated, and catch you all next time!

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Lindsey Atkins

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