Learn to dance at Dancebeat School of Dance.
Hip Hop, Jazz and Tap
classes in a fun and positive environment. Dance classes start with
preschool and adults can take up dancing
too (Hip Hop and Jazz). Just pick from our dance styles
then check out our timetable for all our dance
class levels and times.
now boasts one of New Zealand's largest dance studio floors at its new
320 square metre premises, of which the largest studio measures approx.
175sqm with over 14 metres of 2 metre tall mirrors and over 22 metres
of mirrors in total.
sanded and polished state-of-art bouncy floating wooden floors that won't hurt
your joints span the studio from wall to wall and right into clean and
tidy toilets. New, full-length 2 metre tall mirrors and fresh paint
line the studios.
Plenty of parking
For your convenience we offer more than 20 dedicated parking spaces
right outside our doors. There is also plenty of off-street parking.
Focus on fun
Our dance classes
and lessons are fun and upbeat, catering to all dance levels in ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop from beginners
right up to to advanced and experienced dancers. You can learn to dance or improve on your current abilities in an inclusive and positive setting to the latest tunes and the classics. Dancing
is a healthy and fun way to get moving and exercising and releasing
some energy. Our dance classes and lessons will surely get your groove
on, so put on your dance shoes and let's dance!!!
BALLET DANCE CLASSES – KIDS TO ADULTS
Ballet is a highly technical form of dance usually performed to
classical music. Ballet dance also includes mime and acting, set to music.
Our Ballet Dance students are encouraged to be expressive with their movements
and to be creative. A bonus of taking a ballet dance class is the students
will also learn a great deal of the French language as all ballet moves
have French names! Classical ballet dance is a graceful style of dance
which encourages flexibility, muscle development, balance and good posture.
It is the most disciplined dance form we offer, although keeping with
Dancebeat’s motto classes are still great fun!! Ballet Dance teaches
technique which can be applied in all other dance form, and is essential
for a well-rounded dancer. Students will learn the basic and will also
learn to turn and leap like they never thought possible..
provides a fun, quality dance education and training program that promotes
the artistic, musical and technical development of each student. Whether
pursuing ballet for recreational purposes or a professional career,
the school offers a solid base in classical ballet.
HIP HOP DANCE CLASSES – KIDS TO ADULTS
Straight from the streets to the studio our hip hop classes
are designed to get you moving. Set to the newest and phattest hip hop beats,
students will learn the basic hip hop moves and funky hip hop routines. Hip
hop dance originated in street dance, usually danced to RnB, hip hop or
rap music. Hip hop culture is big today and when students take hip hip
classes they also get to experience the fun side of this dance style! Our hiphop
dance classes include a wide range of styles such as breaking, popping,
locking, krumping, and house dance. It also includes hiphop styles such
as old school hip hop (or hype), hip hop new style and freestyle. Hip-hop
dance is very popular today and students will learn a variety of moves
they can show off to their friends!! We offer hip hop dance classes
for kids and adults so check out our timetable for all our hip hop classes and pick your level.
hop dancing promotes coordination and agility, it increases fitness
encourages confidence on and off the dance floor through the freestyle hip hop lessons we offer. Our Hip hop dance
lessons use the latest sounds in RnB, Urban, Rap, Dance Music and
Pop, to make the classes diverse, energetic and fun! Hip Hop's dance
elements of breaking, poppin' n locking, as well as freestyle movement
give students the opportunity to develop their own dance style.
JAZZ DANCE CLASSES – KIDS TO ADULTS
dance is a great way to learn the technique of dance, whilst also getting
to groove to the newest pop tunes. Jazz dancing encourages flexibility
and discipline and the kids also get to let loose with some funky dancing
too Stretching is a major part of every jazz class as jazz is a very acrobatic
form of dance. Students also learn to turn, kick and jump. Today, jazz
dance is present in many different varieties. Jazz dance is performed
by dance companies worldwide. It continues to be an essential element
of musical theatre. Jazz dancing can be seen in many pop music videos.
A jazz dancer needs to be an all round performer so students are also
taught how to act and express themselves to the music. Jazz dance is a
great dance form to start with if you are unsure of exactly what type
of dance you would like to learn as it incorporates moves from ballet,
tap and hip hop dance..
Dancebeat Jazz class students learn essential dance skills including flexibility
and body coordination, along with improvisational and self expression
skills. Our classes are taught by dedicated, experienced and highly
qualified dance teachers able to provide energy, expertise, enthusiasm
and of course FUN!
TAP DANCE CLASSES
Tap dance originated in the USA during the 19th century, and is
popular today in many parts of the world. The name comes from the sound
made when the small metal tap-plates on the dancer's shoes touch the floor.
This lively, rhythmic tapping makes the performer not only a dancer, but
also a percussive musician. Tap dance is a classic dance form which continues
to evolve as time goes on. Tap students will get to dance to a variety
of music, from jazz to pop, from hiphop to soul!!
a beginner level, you will learn how to warm-up followed by tap technique
and sequences taught in a step-by-step progression. This begins with
simple steps to increase flexibility, improve rhythm, and build co-ordination.
Each class steadily advances to more challenging techniques and on to
high-energy Tap dance combinations. We offer tap dancing classes for
kids and adults, so come and join us.Tap
dancing is an energetic dance style great for co-ordination; students
are taught rhythm and how to hear the beat of music, they learn style,
technique and musicality through percussive footwork.
Looking forward to seeing you on the dance floor!
Melissa Ariss AISTD Ballet and Jazz, ANZAMD
Jazz, Solo Seal BBO Tap
Dancebeat School of Dance