Dance styles we teach:

Ballet:

Ballet is the foundation of all areas of dance. Correct body alignment, flexibility and physical coordination will be stressed producing strong, clean dancers enhanced by artistic expressiveness. ISTD and selected RAD syllabus are taught for ages 3 to 103.

Jazz:

Limbering and stretching exercises will be taught, aimed at providing the young dancer with a solid foundation. Students will improve on technical skills through amalgamated moves and exhilarating and upbeat choreography. NZAMD Jazz syllabus is taught for ages 4 and up. We also have an open Non Syllabus class.

Tap:

Learn stagecraft through the use of pattern & direction to develop rhythm and a basic understanding of musical knowledge. Glenn Wood Tap syllabus is taught.

Hip Hop:

This funky style of dance is taught by choreographers influenced by current trends in music video and popular street dance. Classes are available in free style Hip Hop with our World Champion Hip Hop teachers.

Contemporary:

Contemporary dance expresses movement by using the whole body. It emphasises the use of gravity, movement, motion, moving on and off balance and suspension. A modern type of dance. Open classes are taught for ages 11 and over.

Christian Dance:

Christian dance students will learn the Biblical principals for Dance Ministry and be trained and encouraged to use their gifts for the honour and glory of the King through outreach. Entry to this class is by prayer and interview.

Musical Theatre:

Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance. The story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through the words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated whole.

Acro:

Acro dance is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements. It is defined by its athletic character, its unique choreography, which seamlessly blends dance and acrobatics, and its use of acrobatics in a dance context.

Stretch Leaps and Spins:

Designed to develop flexibility (stretch), introduce the student to big jumps and leaps (leap), and improve turning technique (spin) through a fun and energized syllabus which teachers are finding to be an excellent addition to their class content.

Community Dance:

Dancers performing in and for the community including dancing at rest homes and at community fund raisers.