Dance Class Levels

Our range of exciting dance classes are available below, catering for all ages and levels of experience.  Our ever expanding timetable, including specific classes with assessments and/or exams to compliment our open classes.

Private/Competitions



Dance Competitions 

Private Lessons      Ages 4 - 17

Dancers have the opportunity to learn routines and perform in competitions around New Zealand.

 
Mixed Ability



Mixed Ability Junior Class

Mixed Ability Senior Class

Facilitating a creative and constructive environment for people of all ages with special needs and disabilities where we will learn from and teach one another. In these classes we explore outside of limitations in relation to the mind and body, and find ways where we can work together to move, dance, express ourselves and utilise new skills.

Mixed Ability Drama Classes also available

 
Pre-School

​Pre-School Dance

Ages 2 - 5

These fun-filled classes are a great introduction to dance with movement for little ones. Students are introduced to basic moves and are encouraged to use their creativity and imaginations. Pre-schoolers develop coordination, rhythm and communication skills through music, games and social interaction.

Pre-School Drama and Music classes also available

 
Ballet

Pre-Primary Ballet

Ages 4 - 6

An individually choreographed presentation and performance syllabus for children from 4 years, designed to introduce children to dance, and the examination system, in a fun and imaginative way.

Primary

Ages 5 - 7

An individually choreographed presentation and performance syllabus for children from 5 years, designed to introduce children to dance, and the examination system, in a fun and imaginative way. The music and movement encourages the very young dancer to use their imagination whilst at the same time helping to develop rhythm, co-ordination, and an enjoyment of dance.

Grade Classes 

Ages 7 and Over 

The NZAMD Ballet syllabus is designed to allow students to progress without pressure, each grade being of a length that makes it attractive for the once a week student, as well as being progressively challenging for the more committed student.

Open Ballet Classes

A fun casual environment where students learn basic technique and different exercises and choreography with no examinations. Junior, Intermediate and Adult Classes available. 

 
Hip Hop

Junior Crew Classes 

Ages 8 - 13

Students will be part of a team performing all styles of Hip Hop. There is opportunity here for the group to perform publicly and take part in competitions.

Senior Crew Classes

Ages 14 and Over

Students will be part of a team performing all styles of Hip Hop. There is opportunity here for the group to perform publicly and take part in competitions.

Elite Hip Hop Crews

Ages 9 and Over

Students will be part of a selected team through an annual audition process. Dancers will be committed to performing regularly at events and competitions.

Hip Hop Grade Classes

Ages 6 and Over

Through the Urban Ignition syllabus from the Asia Pacific Dance Association, passion for dance is shared with thousands of students internationally. Urban Ignition provides each student with solid technical training, performance training, and the platform to create, achieve and grow as a dancer and artist.

Open Hip Hop Classes    

A fun casual environment where students will learn technique and different choreography throughout the term. These classes do not sit examinations. Offering classes from age 5 through to adults. 

Te Reo Hip Hop

He karaehe ngāhau ēnei, e whakahaeretia hoki ki te reo Māori! Ka ako ngā tauira i ngā āhuatanga kanikani me ētehi nekenekehanga rerekē puta noa i tēnei wāhanga. Karekau he whakamātautau mo tēnei karaehe.

Jazz

Grade Classes

Through the Jazz Addict syllabus from the Asia Pacific Dance Association, passion for dance is shared with thousands of students internationally. Jazz Addict provides each student with solid technical training, performance training, and the platform to create, achieve and grow as a dancer and artist. Offering classes ages 4 and over.

Open Lyrical

Non examination class for ages 8 and over.

Open Jazz Classes

A fun casual environment where students will learn technique and different choreography throughout the term. These classes do not sit examinations. Offering classes from age 5 through to adults. 

Elite Performance Group 

Students will be part of a selective team performing in the styles of Jazz, Contemporary and Lyrical Dance. Dancers will be committed to performing at competitions and events.

Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre Open Class. 

This is a non-examination class which will focus on the different aspects of musical theatre dancing. 

 
 
 
Contemporary

Grade Classes 

Through the Lucidity syllabus from the Asia Pacific Dance Association, passion for dance is shared with thousands of students internationally. Lucidity provides each student with solid technical training, performance training, and the platform to create, achieve and grow as a dancer and artist.

Open Contemporary Classes

A fun casual environment where students will learn technique and different choreography throughout the term. These classes do not sit examinations. Offering classes from age 7 through to adults. 

Elite Performance Group 

Students will be part of a selective team performing in the styles of Jazz, Contemporary and Lyrical Dance. Dancers will be committed to performing at competitions and events.

Tap Dance

Open Tap Class 

Now offering an Open Tap Class suitable for ages 12 and over.

 
Ballroom

Beginners Ballroom 

Both Beginners and Advanced Classes available with instructor Lynnelle Temm.

 
 
Adult Classes and Wedding Dance

Wedding Dance

Two left feet? Want something special and unique? Or just need to perfect the finishing touches for your up coming wedding?

Personalised wedding dance lessons to suit any requirements - contact us to discuss your requirements.

​Classes 

Offering classes for adults in Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet and Contemporary Dance.

Adult Variety Class

These are non-examination open classes where dancers will learn technique and choreography for different dance genres throughout the term. Dance Genres include Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet and more

Ballroom

Both Beginners and Advanced Ballroom Classes with Lynnelle Temm 

Dance Fitness

Dance Fitness is a fun, educational and active class where dancers will build their strength, grow in team building activities and learn the important muscles and bones within our bodies that make dancing possible. In Dance Fitness, dancers will be free to improve their cardio, their knowledge concerning significant aspects in dance and the emotional approach to dance; all three areas are equally emphasised in class. Dancers can expect to be pushed individually and also be encouraged to grow with others. 

 

​Zumba

A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class.

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