Established in 2007 in Hong Kong, Academy of Dance is an international award winning competitive dance studio with heart! Offering inclusive, recreational and competitive classes in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre and Contemporary for kids ages 18 months – 18 years. Find out more details about our classes and join a trial class today!

“Really fun dance class for my little one who is 2 and attended the Tiger Tots class. Lovely teachers made us both feel at ease. Coffee and play area was nice too!”

– Amelia Robinson

“My son absolutely loved tiger tots. Such a great studio along with the toy room area! The owner/teacher is absolutely lovely. Well priced and a all round great time.”

– Jordan Rowlands

“Beautiful dance space, enthusiastic teachers and two children who cannot wait to come back next week. Great variety of classes for all ages and abilities.”

– Eloise Penberth

“Just wanted to say thanks so much for such a great dance environment, Rosie absolutely loved her first sparkles ballet class this week and hasn’t stopped talking about it, Miss Alyssa is fantastic!”

– Hayley Millar

Ballet @ AOD Taranaki

Recreational, examination, and elite masterclass levels in Ballet for the young beginner all the way through to aspiring professional dancer.
Be sure to sign up on our google form to receive the full 2022 schedule for dance classes at Academy of Dance. Progressive Ballet Technique, NZAMD and APDA ballet classes for all levels.

>> Sign up here!

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Hip Hop @ AOD Taranaki

We are offering Hip Hop classes for the young and young at heart! From 4 years old all the way to adult classes.

Did you know Dance has been proven to reduce levels of stress, anxiety and depression improving mood and attitude. Beyond the amazing mental health benefits, the physical benefits are undeniable; burning calories, improving balance and coordination, strength and flexibility, and spatial awareness.

Click on the link to register your interest to receive our information pack for our 2022 Hip Hop classes.

>>> Sign Up Here!

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Jazz @ AOD Taranaki

Learn Jazz from one of New Zealand’s most highly sought after choreographers Kylie Norris @ Academy of Dance Taranaki in 2022.
Kylie has been developing successful dancers with exceptional technique for decades. Through travelling internationally, Kylie has honed her teaching skills across all ages and levels, bringing an exciting teaching method to all she does.

She teaches with a focus not only on dance education & performance skills, but to learn life lessons of commitment, responsibility and work ethic taught through a love of dance. A perfect standalone class for the jazz dance enthusiast or a complimentary class for students already studying Ballet, Jazz or Contemporary who want to improve their technique. Classes available from 3 years old to Adult. Classes available for beginners and experienced dancers.

Kylie will be available to take on private students requiring choreographic work or technique work.

Click here to receive the information pack being released this Friday with pricing, FAQ and enrolment info for Academy of Dance.

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Meet Your Teachers

So happy to share our beautiful ballet and Jazz teacher Alyssa Young! Beautiful inside and out Alyssa has a way of inspiring young dancers to be the best they can be. Her classes are inclusive and empowering as well as being technically excellent. Alyssa gained distinction in all her grades in NZAMD Jazz and Ballet and is currently studying psychology by distance. Make sure you preregister for her classes by clicking the link in the bio >>>

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Academy of Dance Taranaki

Connection and belonging are vital aspects of a child’s upbringing; at Academy of Dance we are proud to have tutors who understand this and can facilitate the growth of healthy minds and bodies through the art of movement. Not only are we passionate about Dance, but we are passionate about people! You still have time to pre register for 2022 and join the studio with heart ?

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Looking to try out our new Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop and Tap classes in the new year?

Don’t miss out! Get in early with a preregistration that guarantees you a space in the class of your choice at the link in our bio and we will send you the full class schedules and enrolment information by December 20th.

Why choose us? Between us we have over 4o years of teaching experience, we have international accolades to our credentials but more importantly we believe every single child can dance and is welcome in our classes.

Click on the Google form link in our bio to register your interest today!

Click on the Google form link in our bio to register your interest today!

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