db4dance  classes for children


db4dance classes are for children with or without previous dance experience who wish to learn in an encouraging, fun, but also a challenging environment. There are no exams but the classes cover the same level of work. Children gain a great understanding and appreciation of different genres and theme music.

db4dance does not have a strict uniform policy but requires children to wear suitable clothing for the classes. Parents are able to watch classes, as long as the children are not distracted.

Informal "performances" are held for family and friends at the end of each year.

Our dance classes are held at:
Aro Valley Community Centre, Aro Street, Wellington
Berhampore Centennial Community Centre, 493/507 Adelaide Road
Brooklyn Community Centre, 18 Harrison St, Brooklyn
Vogelmorn Hall, 13 Vennell St, Brooklyn

Bringing Children and Dance together in the local Community.

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Pre school fun class (3-4yrs)
Beginners' Dance classes promoting co-ordination, physical exercise, co-operation and imagination, simple technique exercises, steps and dances.

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Ballet/Jazz 1 classes (5-8yrs)
Introducing a foundation in ballet, jazz and contemporary dance techniques; developing movement and body awareness, concentration, co-ordination, confidence, physical fitness, rhythm, strength-building and flexibility.

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Ballet/Jazz 2 classes (8-10yrs)
A continuation from level 1 building on ability, rhythm, physical fitness, strength, co-ordination and flexibility. Body isolations, floor work, barre-work, jazz and ballet steps, combinations and dances.

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Contemporary 1 classes (11-13yrs)
A contemporary technique class with ballet barre.

2020 Timetable

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Term 1
Feb 22nd - April 8th (7 weeks)
Saturday 21st & 28th classes changed to Sunday March 22nd & 29th
Term 2
Apr 29th - June 21st (9 weeks)
(Saturdays Brooklyn 8 weeks)

Saturday 20th June class changed to Sunday June 21st
Term 3
July 22nd - Sept 20th (9 weeks)
Saturday 19th Sept class changed to Sunday 20th Sept
Term 4
Oct 14th - Dec 6th (9 weeks)
(includes Performance Day Dec. 6th)

Class Times

* Vogelmorn - Wednesdays
Ballet & Jazz5-8yrs4.00-4.30pm

* Berhampore - Thursdays
Ballet & Jazz5-8yrs4:00-4:30pm

* Aro Valley - Fridays
Ballet & Jazz8-10yrs4:30-5:00pm

* Brooklyn - Saturdays
Ballet & Jazz5-8yrs9.30-10.00am

* All classes to be confirmed as they are subject to a minimum number of enrolments and full term fees paid.
To enrol please send child's name, age, venue and payment before the first class - info@db4dance.co.nz.
New enrolments are always welcome throughout the term.


Classes are 30 minutes. Casual or trial classes are to be paid in cash on the day and then deducted from term fee. Fees are payable per class, or per term, by cash or by internet banking
(Account 01 0530 0167887 30 - please include child's name, age & venue.)
The term fees reflect the number of weeks in each term and is more cost effective than the casual class fee.

Class DurationCasual/trial class
Pre-school / Ballet & Jazz 30 mins$12

  Cost per term
Class 7 weeks8 weeks9 weeks
Pre-school / Ballet & Jazz $70$80$90

For confirmation of class times and days, for an information sheet, enrolments and any other enquiries
please email info@db4dance.co.nz.


dance teacher Debbie Groves   ARAD(Adv), Dip Dance, LSCD Dip Cont Dance.

Debbie Groves is a Distinguished Graduate of the NZ School of Dance and a recipient of two major QE11 Arts Council Scholarships for Dance Study in London and New York. Debbie was a professional dancer for many years overseas. She taught extensively in England, Germany, Switzerland and Spain from beginners to professional dancers. Back in New Zealand, Debbie taught at several Educational schools, Performing Arts schools and Dance studios before setting up db4dance classes for children in Wellington.

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