About Us

Motivation has a team of volunteers who are fully trained in fields such as Child Protection, First aid, Health and Safety and Equal Opportunities.

We have worked with various organisations such as the Youth offending Team, Creative Partnership, Thames Valley Police, SCVS, Arts Development, various schools, and other arts organisations. In 2004 Motivation were recognised for their contribution to the arts in Slough by receiving a Mayors Arts Award for Best Community Group. Our founder Christina Brooks was also recognised and received the Women in the Arts award 2004 for her outstanding contribution to the arts in Slough.

CHRISTINA Brooks-Abraham
Director, Play writer, Dancer, Drama Tutor

A specialized arts Coordinator. Christina over sees everything in the group. She has touched the community in always providing platforms and forums where the community can come together and young people can develop and showcase their talents through art, whether it be dance , singing or drama. Christina is a play writer and the founder of “Motivation” and its mothering group “V.I.B.E”. She has performed and worked in schools up and down the country. Her work includes “Fighting For Freedom.” which is 20th Century Play focusing on issues concerning young people and the division between race, religions and cultural backgrounds.

TANYA Brooks-carty
Director, Choreographer, Dancer, Zumba Instructor, Actress.

Uses her creative skills to direct, participate and for see projects within the group as well as continuously performing and training to platform and enhance her skills. Tanya has danced and performed from as young as she can remember and continues to teach and inspire people through her dynamic choreography and raw dance skills. She is determined to leave a mark on the industry and take the dance world by storm!

CLAUDINE Brooks-Carty
Dance tutor, Administrator, Dancer

Uses her admin skills to ensure all the groups admin is kept up to date and is continuously looking at ways to provide opportunities for the dancers and the academy that challenges the dancers and enables them to get exposure. Claudine has danced from a young age and uses her raw talent and technique to encourage and teach young people to follow their dreams. She explores choreography that will not only challenge dancers but will push them too excel.

Dance Tutor, Actress, Dancer

Is a well trained dancer that has been a part of the academy since the very beginning. Alysia has a Performing arts Degree and continues to train to push herself and pass on her skills to the young people.