Dance classes in Auckland for Kids and Teens

Dance classes in Auckland

Find your local dance class for children and teenagers in Auckland, New Zealand. Choose from Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Lyrical, Acro, Irish, Ballroom, Urban Dance and more types of dance. 

Featured Dance classes

Baby Ballet dance classes

Dance school babyballet® Albany

Two North Shore class locations:
Albany Junior High School, 19 Appleby Road, Albany AND
Limelight Dance Studios, 9-11 Rothwell Avenue, Rosedale

Give your child the gift of dance, join the award winning preschool dance classes at babyballet® Albany! Kids from six months to six years can dance, shine and have fun in a safe, caring and supportive environment. By learning through play, the qualified and welcoming teachers allow each child to develop at their own pace. They believe that all children should have the opportunity to learn and socialize in their own unique way. Having fun and making friends is all part of the experience at babyballet®.


Geronimo Performing Arts

143 Pilkington Road, Panmure, East Auckland

Geronimo offer classes in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, and Barre/fitness – with Vocals and Music Lessons coming soon. Classes are suitable for girls and boys of all ages and abilities, from pre-school to advanced, as well as classes for adults. Opportunity for exams and shows are optional extras.

Everyone is welcome to a no obligation free trial lesson! Just send an e-mail to



babyballet® at The Renaissance Dance School

The Renaissance School of Dance, 269 St George Street, Papatoetoe, South Auckland

An introduction to dance using fun props, expressive music and plenty of imagination! Join Teddy and Twinkle as your little ones learn rhythm, develop balancing skills, skipping, fine motor skills and social skills all while building their confidence. Suitable for boys and girls, ages 6 months to 6 years.

Lucy Martin School of Dance

Grey Lynn Community Centre, 501 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland

Fun and educational open preschool, jazz and ballet dance classes. Preschool classes focus on the love of dance and musical play for kids 2 years and up.  Children can progress to ballet and jazz classes, grade work and exams at Lucy Martin School of Dance as their passion for dance grows. Classes are delivered by experienced, qualified and registered teachers. 


Dance school babyballet® Remuera & Epsom

Two Central Auckland class locations:
Somervell Church, 497 Remuera Road, Remuera; and
Saint Andrew’s Church, 100 Saint Andrews Road, Epsom

babyballet® dance classes give every child from 6 months to 6 years the chance to dance and have fun! By learning through play, while building their confidence and social skills, qualified teachers give babies, toddlers and preschoolers the chance to dance in their own unique way and make friends. babyballet® makes learning to dance an unforgettable and magical experience for you and your little star. The classes are a great way for parents and caregivers to meet up and make new friends too.

Central Auckland Dance classes

Ballerina School

Ponsonby Community Centre, 20 Ponsonby Terrace, Ponsonby, Auckland

Specialist preschool programmes for children from age 2 years and upwards. From babyballerina to primaballerina levels. NZAMD examinations in ballet and jazz. Recreational hip hop classes for boys and girls.

Dance for us!

3 Central Auckland locations:
Pearce Hall, 1 Pearce Street, Onehunga, Auckland

Roskill Youth Zone, 740 Sandringhame Road, Mt Roskill AND
Ponsonby Community Centre, 20 Ponsonby Terrace, Ponsonby

Drop-in dance movement therapy programme for youth and adults with special needs, including Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, cognitive delays and other disabilities.

Dance 4 Everyone

Orakei Community Centre, Orakei, Auckland

Recreation dance classes for school aged children,  teenagers and young adults with special learning needs. Classes are held outside of school hours and are carefully designed to suit the ability of each student.

O'Sullivan School of Irish Dance

3 Auckland locations: Sandringham, Mount Albert and Kohimarama

Irish dancing classes for children aged four years plus and levels from beginner to competitive. Irish dancing is a great way to develop co-ordination, rhythm and stamina. 

Samantha Nicole School of Dance

St Columba Community Centre, 92 Surrey Crescent, Grey Lynn, Auckland

Preschool Jazz for 4 to 5 years, and Jazz for 5 to 8 year old children.

East Auckland Dance classes

Believe Dance Studio

6/1 Canon Place, Pakuranga, East Auckland
Believe Dance Studio

Mun & exciting dance studio in Pakuranga. Teaching ballet, jazz, musical theatre & contemporary classes to children aged 3 to 15 yrs old. NZAMD exams on offer; awesome shows, competition classes and more.

Dance 4 Everyone

Rosehill Special School, Rosehill Drive, Papakura, East Auckland

Recreation dance classes for school age children with special learning needs. Classes are held outside of school hours and are carefully designed to suit the ability of each student.

Doyle Academy of Irish Dance

Classes in East Tamakai, Ellerslie and Papakura

Learn how to Irish dance for preschoolers through to competitive dancers. All dancers work towards learning their first dance; the single reel. Using unique games, fun exercises and activities to learn Irish Dance techniques. It’s also a fantastic way for kids to get fit and make new friends. 

Howick Dance Studio

Unit 3, 121 Elliot Street, Howick, East Auckland

Offering dance leassons in ballet, American Jazz, Contemporary, Tap and Choreography. Through a caring and positive environment the teachers instill a love of dance, enhance confidence and give children a grace and poise to carry through life.

Interfusion Dance Studio

Shelly Park Primary School AND Sommerville Intermediate School, Howick, East Auckland

Dance training for 2 years upwards, in  pre-school dance, ballet, jazz, contemporary,  body conditioning, turns, leaps and tricks.

Ruske Performing Arts

2 Auckland locations:
Unit 4, 9 Allens Road, East Tamaki AND

Clevedon School Hall, 13-17 North Road, Clevedon

Jazz, Dance acro, contemporary, ballet, tap and boys only.

Taylor's Academy of Dance and Aerobics

Bucklands Beach, East Auckland

Ballet and  jazz from 2.5 years old plus

North Auckland Dance classes

Bays School of Dance

36A Anzac Road, Browns Bay, North Shore, Auckland
Bays School Of Dance

Tap, ballet, jazz, hip-hop, acrobatics, Musical Theatre, character and contemporary dance classes. As well as private lessons for competition work in tap, Jazz and Ballet. The dance studio teaches pupils from the ages of 2 years up to adults. 

de Vere School of Dance

Albany, North Shore
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Ballet, Jazz, AcroDance, Lyrical and Contemporary classes from ages 3 years through to adults, taught by friendly and qualified teachers, with the option of exams and performance opportunities throughout the year. Discover the joy of dance today!

Dance 4 Us! North Shore

Takapauna Methodist Church Hall, Lake Road, Takapuna, North Shore, Auckland

Drop-in dance movement therapy programme for youth and adults with special needs, including Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, cognitive delays and other disabilities.

Dreamcatchers Worldwide

Various Auckland locations
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DreamCatchers WorldWide charity specialises in working with vulnerable community groups including tots, toddlers, youth, teenagers, elderly, those with disabilities or learning difficulties and more. Dreamcatchers provides Community Dance classes.

North Shore Dance Centre

Unit E, 4 Target Court, Wairau Park, North Shore, Auckland
North Shore Dance Centre

Friendly team teaching all ages and stages. Dance classes offered include: Pre-school, Jazz, Dancesport, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Ballroom, Latin-American, New Vogue (competitive or social).

Patrica Rowley Dance Studio

45b Glenfield Road,Glenfield, North Shore, Auckland

The Patricia Rowley Dance Studio has been operating in Glenfield for over 48 years.  Learn ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, kpop and lyrical and contemporary dance styles. Children also learn self discipline, improve cognitive skills, and make lifelong friendships.  


STARS Dance Therapy Groups


 Therapeutic programmes which combine creative expression (dance/movement, music, play and body awareness activities) with skill development (communication, self-regulation, motor planning and social interaction). Some groups are more suited to children with particular needs, including groups specifically for children on the Autism Spectrum, children with Downs Syndrome, or Cerebal Palsy.

Studio 246 Dance School

246 Forrest Hill Road, Forrest Hill, North Shore, Auckland

Dance classes for girls and boys from 2 years of age upwards. Classes available: Toddler Toes, Musical Theatre, Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap, Lyrical, Acro and Contemporary styles. Examinations, competition work and performance opportunities. 

South Auckland Dance classes

Great South Dance Academy

Two South Auckland locations:
    295 Great South Road, Takanini AND
    Clevedon Community Hall, 1 Papakura Road, Clevedon
Great South Dance Academy

Great South Dance Academy offers dance classes in Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Acro, Musical Theatre, Conditioning, and Tap. They welcome in dancers of all skill levels, ages 3 and up and offer a no-obligation trail class. Their instructors are skilled, energetic, and work hard for each child to thrive.

Groovit Hip Hop Dance Studio Franklin

6 Crosbie Road, Pukekohe, South Auckland

Groovit is a locally owned dance school based in the heart of Pukekohe offering classes specialising solely in Hip Hop Dance. Groovit Dance Studio offers several classes to a range of ages.

Norris Studio Dance & Performing Arts

41B Elliot Street, Papakura, South Auckland, New Zealand
Norris Studios

From preschool to adult, recreational to competitive, Norris Studio’s dance classes cater to everyone. Classes offered include Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Ballet, Pointe, Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT), Tap, Hip Hop, Acrobatics, Stretch and Conditioning, Cabaret, Musical Theatre, Competition dance and International Dance Technique (IDT).

Stewart Dance Studios

288 Great South, Takanini, Papakura, South Auckland
Stewart Dances Studios

Founded in 1964, Steward Dance Studios have been teaching dance for over 55 years. They offer classes in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Lyrical and Musical Theatre. Their dedicated team of NZAMD qualified teachers absolutely enjoy sharing the love of dance with their students.

The Albert School of Dancing

185 Motatau Road, Papatoetoe, South Auckland

Ballroom and Latin American dance lessons for beginners and improvers, including children from 5 years and upwards. Children can learn the Waltz, Quickstep, Social Foxtrot, Mambo, Cha Cha, Rock & Roll and more.

West Auckland Dance classes

Waitakere City School of Dance

Glenora Rugby League Club, Level 1/50, Glendale Rd, Glen Eden, West Auckland, New Zealand
Waitakere City School of Dance

West Auckland based dance school, specialising in syllabus based jazz, ballet, hip hop, lyrical, contemporary, and tap dance that teaches students from the age of 2 years, up to adults. Their friendly, qualified teachers and assistant teachers are enthusiastic, caring, and ready to help nurture each student in their chosen genre of dance. Whether you’re dancing purely for fun, or ready to take things more seriously, they can accommodate your dancing needs. The dance school offers exams, performances, competition work, private lessons, and shows throughout the year.

Initiate Dance Classes

Ceramco Park Function Centre, 120 Glendale Road, Glen Eden, West Auckland

Initiate Dance After School Classes utilizes the values inclusivity, student and process orientated, and creativity – in an exciting weekly class. Students will learn a variety of dance genres while participating in fun games whilst building skills such as self-confidence, team building and positive communication. Classes are for young people aged 8 to 10 years and 10 to 12 years, with no dance experience needed.

Auckland West Dance Academy

358 West Coast Road, Glen Eden, West Auckland

AWDA is Glen Eden’s longest running dance studio. They offer classes in Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Acrobatics, Contemporary, Hip Hop and Tap with classes available for ALL ages. The first lesson is FREE to trial.

Dance Therapy - Dance 4 Us Drop in

Hubwest, 27 Corban Ave, Henderson, West Auckland

Drop-in dance movement therapy programme for youth and adults with special needs, including Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome and cognitive delays.  

Therapeutic programmes combine creative expression (dance/movement, music, play and body awareness activities) with skill development (communication, self-regulation, motor planning and social interaction). Group activities support peer social relationships as the children learn about each other by sharing through creative self-expression. These groups help children develop understanding and empathy for others through following and responding to the actions, dance moves and musical dialogues of their peers.

KMS Dance Studio NZ

35 Margan Avenue, New Lynn, West Auckland

Dance school specialising in Classical Ballet and Contemporary Dance in West Auckland. Offering private coaching for aspiring classical ballet dancers. 

Dance West

43 Keeling Road, Henderson, Auckland
Dance West NZ

Dance West offers Ballet, contemporary and jazz dance classes in a purpose built studio. Children as young as three years old have the ability to learn at their own pace by way of a new and innovative programme by the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). They also offer NZAMD Contemporary for students aged 9 years and JDNZ Jazz.