January 2023

Happy New Year!



  • Term 1 Commences Tuesday 7th February
  • Enrolment day is on Saturday 4th February 10:00am to 12:30pm.  

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. 

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 all students will be charged our annual $20 registration fee (this is only charged in Term 1 or your first term of dance for the year).

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).  If not paid by week 1 of the term the unlimited fee will be $605  

PLEASE NOTE – Term Fees are based on an 8 to 9 week term. 

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 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.  The office will be available for uniform fittings, to make cash payments or to help with any queries.

Help please – 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)


  • Musical Theatre Dance/Contemporary – has moved to Tuesday/Thursdays so if you were unable to attend before due to it being on a Friday, we would love to have you in the class
  • Little Dancers – new class Tuesday 4:30
  • Jazz/Ballet/Hip Hop/Tap/Acrobatics/Lyrical/Contemporary/KTL – 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    *KTL   *Musical Theatre

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