Heelwork to Music in the UK

HTM Clubs, Organisations and Groups



Ann DeRizzio's clever Canines

Classes for HTM , obedience, and pet dog training -in Blackpool and Lytham St Annes



A group offriends training together - in Blantyre Lanarkshire on Wednesday nights






Telephone - 07759909101

73 Bargate Road, Belper, DE56 1NE

Top Lodge Dancing Dogs are available for Indoor & Outdoor Events, Galas & Fun Days, Corporate & Private Functions, HTM & Freestyle Training Workshops and HTM Training Shows.

op Lodge Dancing Dogs is a group of three handle who have all been incredibly successful in Competition.

The team consists of:

World Champion Heelwork To Music, European Champion Heelwork To Music, European Team GB Champions HTM, Crufts International Freestyle Winners and Crufts Heelwork To Music Winner. They travel both in Britain and overseas with their dogs entertaining at many events and are also recognised internationally as Judges and Trainers.

South West


Forest Oak Dog Training Club

Forest Oak Farm, Purlieu, Lydney, Glos (Forest of Dean),

Training Times

: Monday at 7.00pm - 8.00pm. Tuesdays at 11.00pm - 12.00pm. 1-2-1 limited availability so book early.

Trainers: Carole Dodson, Penny Draper and Michelle Dodson (all Advanced Handers)

Contact details






Large Indoor, Heated and Carpeted Arena. Full disabled facilities. Plenty of off road parking and space to exercise the dogs.


We have a structured system of assessment, progression and recognition. We also offer 121 teaching, workshops, intensive competition training opportunities and support Paws n Music progress Awards Scheme. Our classes are suitable for absolute beginners who just want to have a go at teaching their dog tricks, right through to Advanced handlers aiming for a spot at Crufts.

We train all four divisions, Heelwork to Music, Freestyle, Dances with Dogs and Musical Dressage. And for those youngsters out there we have a lovely group of young handlers too who always like it when new kids come and join the crew!

Cotswold Heelwork to Music

Based in Gloucestershire and run by Jill Davis, an advanced competitor in both Heelwork to Music and Freestyle and Crufts finalist many times over with two different border collies. Currently working Matisse and progressing through the classes with this lively youngster. Classes are held on Thursday evenings, commencing at 7 p.m., at Slimbridge Village Hall in winter and in Cam - both indoor and outdoor - in summer.

Small groups and private lessonsat other times by arrangement. Also catering for obedience, fun agility andpuppy training. Please contact Jill on 01453 542312, email

or see website


Swindon Dog Dancing School

Weekly classes, for competition and fun.

Workshops and day time practice sessions.

We meet at St Andre s Church, Raleigh Avenue, Swindon Wilts.

Phone number. 01793 349172




Jo Preston

classes on a Saturday afternoon once or twice per month, at the dogbarn Chichester call Jo for more details 02392 617841

South East

Star Paws Dog Training

We provide weekly Heelwork to Music classes in Essex, catering for all levels, from people who fancy “having a go” through to competition level.

We also offer across the South East:

121 training

Workshops for other clubs

Displays for events e.g. fetes and country shows

For more information contact Louise on 01268 771255 or 07733 187065


or find us on Facebook
Started in 2012 as a result of the successes of the fun and training shows.
UK HTM is run by Jenny Deakin, an enthusiastic competitor, trainer, teacher and Judge in the Heelwork to Music world. She is aided by her good friends: Vikki, Andrea, Carole, Alison, Nikki & Lesley.
UK HTM offer fun shows, the Winter League and in 2014 sees a brand new National Qualifying Competition for all four class levels at both division classes.
UK HTM's National Qualifiers are in September 2014, at Rugby DTC's venue.
Follow us on Facebook, search for the UK HTM page for all the results and updates. Visit our website for more information and show details.
Rugby Dog Training Club is a Kennel Club registered dog training club based on the outskirts of Rugby in Warwickshire. The club was formed in 1962 as a training club for pet dogs and their owners and we are one of the longest established and successful dog training clubs in the UK
The Club is a non profit making organisation run by enthusiasts on a voluntary basis, no Committee Member, Trainer or Officials of the Club is paid.
The main aims of the Club are to benefit the residents of Rugby in the basic handling and understanding of their dogs and to promote the responsible training of dogs using the latest kind training methods.
The famous trainer who started HTM was Mary Ray, yes one of Rugby DTC's own trainers and when she is not flying round the world to countries as far away as Australia, Russia, USA and throughout Europe she still trains and teaches at the club on a weekly basis.
Training Class at the Club.
Classes are held monthly for Rugby DTC members, on a Tuesday evening, with Jenny Deakin.
Beginners Class
: - For those, handler and/or dog, who are new to Heelwork to Music. This class is an opportunity to teach your dogs some moves, behaviours and learn foundation skills in the popular canine activity of Heelwork to Music.
All dogs attending must be level 3 at Club.
Progressors Class
: - For those with prior skills and knowledge of HTM. Dancing teams will have some moves & behaviours and want to strengthen the moves in a routine.
Have the music but not sure where to start?
The Progressors class will expand you skills in putting routines together, teaching new moves and behaviours.
The Club also a Competitive HTM session on Wednesday lunchtimes, managed by Carole Turton.
Heelwork to Music Trainers
Rugby DTC's fabulous venue is also used for many HTM workshops and shows throughout the year.
For more information please visit
Heather Smith holds classes in  Ayrshire (Irvine) and Lanarkshire (East Kilbride)
Visit her website  -

Tel 07736979207


Emma Yardley

Monday night HTM & FREESTYLE class - run under the club -- Lincoln German Shepherd And All Breeds Training Society --( for members of the club ) trainer Emma Yardley

Tuesday class 7.00pm -8.00pm --POINTON village hall ,sleaford .lincs . NG34 OLX - obedience & htm & freestyle -starters and above - trainer Emma Yardley -contact details 01529 497015

Carol Mortimer

Heelwork to Music self help group. Thursdays near Louth, Lincolnshire. Louth and District Dog Club. Contact Carol Mortimer 01507 327612 or e-mail
Gina Pink, KCAI CD*, HTM*, Ob

Monthly one day training group sessions for those competing or undertaking the PnM progress awards at Rake Village Hall, Liss, Hampshire. Please contact for details of any available spaces on

Weekly group HTM training for domestic dogs via Haslemere and District Dog Training Club. Please contact Allan Johnson, Membership Secretary, on
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