January 2022

Auckland West Dance Academy



Happy New Year!




Term 1 Commences Tuesday 8th February


Enrolment days are on Friday 4th February 3:00pm to 5:30pm and Saturday 5th February 10:00am to 12:30pm.  Please note that it is a requirement to show your vaccine pass to enter our premises if you are over 12 years of age.


New Term 1 timetable – This is available now on the parent portal.  Please check carefully as some times/days have changed for some classes.  Enrolments for Term 1 are open now on the portal, please remember to drop any class that you no longer wish to attend on the portal. The new timetable will be posted soon on social media and our website. 

Dance workshop – Saturday 22nd January 9:00am – 2:00pm, full day of dancing covering various genres in open classes.  Only $20 to attend, bookings essential, please email info@awda.co.nz to sign up.  Full details are on our social media.


Troupe intensive – The week 24-28th January, please see troupe pages for full information

Ballet grade intensive – Monday 31st January for Grade 2 – 5 Ballet students, please check your emails for the full information on this.

Show DVD’s – If you ordered a show DVD, please note that this is $20 and will need to be paid for at the enrolment day or first lesson attended of term 1.


New and existing students need to enroll/confirm enrolments through our website:

STEP 1 – Go www.awda.co.nz and click on the parent portal.

STEP 2 – Click on “create an account”, enter your details and you are registered!  All done!  If you already have an account please sign in.  

STEP 3 – To join student classes click on “register”, choose your class/classes then click submit.  To join a pre-school class click on “concession card” instead.  Uniform / shoes /merchandise can be purchased through clicking “online store”, this will be passed onto your child at lesson.  If it is the wrong size it is no problem to swap (as long as it is still in new, unworn condition with tags on).  

If you are unsure which class to enrol for either email info@awda.co.nz or come in person to one of our enrolment days.  

NEW STUDENTS to AWDA can request a FREE trial lesson.  Please either come to our enrolment day or email us to get this set up.

Please note that the annual $20 registration fee which was waived in 2021 is applicable this year onwards as per the terms and conditions.  This is only charged in Term 1.

If you attended dance classes at AWDA last year, you are automatically enrolled into the same classes from last year.  If you are remaining in the same class you do not need to do anything.  If you go onto the register tab on the portal, the classes already enrolled for do not come up as an option so you won’t see them there.

To check your classes:

Click on the three bar menu tab  

Click on students

Click on the box under upcoming classes – this will give the details of the day/time of each class currently enrolled into

If you wish to cancel the enrolment click on “drop this class”

To add a new class please click on register and choose your new class here.

If you think your fees have been worked out incorrectly or you think there is an error; please do not hesitate to let us know.  Please let us know prior to paying your account by credit card so that it can be corrected in the portal first.  


Fees for Term 1 are as follows:

½ hr classes $95 / $90*       ¾ hr classes $120 / $115*

1 hr classes $135 / $130*     1 ¼ hr classes $150 / $145*

* with prompt payment discount

Extra discount for more than one class per week:

10% for 2 or more classes    

SPECIAL OFFER: Take as many dance classes as you like for only $600 with our UNLIMITED package (t&c’s – for one sibling only, no other discounts apply, does not include competition, troupe, senior open class or private lessons).  


PLEASE NOTE – Term Fees are based on an 8 to 9 week term but in Term 1 this year you get 10 weeks of lessons.  


Payment is preferred and appreciated to be paid by CREDIT CARD through our parent portal.   Fees can still be paid by INTERNET but this is now by arrangement only using automatic payments, not for one off payments please to help to ensure that the processing is done correctly.  CASH payments is available to be made at the studio office, noting that a vaccine pass is required to enter the studio if over 12 years of age.  You will still be able to go to the office for uniform fittings, to make cash payments or to help with any queries.

Help please – Due to the lockdowns we lost a lot of students, we would really appreciate it if you could recommend and promote to your friends our AWDA dance studio.  If you see anyone on social media looking for a dance studio please recommend us!  

PRE SCHOOL FEES – remains $30.00 for a 5 lesson concession card (valid for three months)

New classes available:

¨    Musical Theatre Dance – Junior/Int class Friday 5pm, Int/Senior class Friday 6:15

¨    KTL (Kicks/Turns/Leaps) – Intermediate class Thursday 4:45 in addition to the senior class Monday 6:15

¨    GDQ jazz dance syllabus is being introduced for some classes this year please let us know if you would like to extend your jazz further

Please note that there are plenty of room in all classes at all levels and genres.  Please contact us if you would like a recommendation of a suitable class for you to join into.  


Enrolment day is an ideal time to buy or order new leotards, shoes, music etc., pay for your Term 1 fees with prompt discount subtracted and to confirm class enrolments.  For new students it is the chance to have a look around the studio and meet some of our teachers.  If you cannot attend enrolment day please check our new timetable on the website as some classes have changed time or teacher this year.  If you are unsure please feel free to ask!  Remember to have your vaccine pass available to sign in.


Please follow our Facebook & Instagram pages (and if you are able to write a review we would really appreciate it).  


It would be considerate if you would let us know if you are not continuing dance tuition this year so that we can enrol someone else in your place, or join two classes that may become too small.


Dance classes available in the following genres & syllabi:

* Ballet    *Jazz    *Hip Hop    *Contemporary    *Lyrical    *Tap

* Acrobatics    *Stretch Leap & Spin   *Extension Class

Syllabi – RAD / JDNZ / BAL / GDQ / NZAMD & RMB


If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Kym:

Phone:             027-264-7287

Email:               info@awda.co.nz

Website:          www.awda.co.nz