Our Misson

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is to instil a love of dance by providing high-quality dance tuition in an encouraging, professional, and nurturing studio environment.


Everyone is welcome at Te Puke Dance studio. We have classes that are perfect for you. We have beginner classes for children, open classes, private lessons and classes for the serious dancers wanting to improve their skills on the dance floor or on the performance stage. We offer examinations in four genres plus an end of year showcase.  Our teachers are trained dancers with experience and knowledge. All are carefully chosen for their talent, enthusiasm and professionalism. Classes will give your Children  a love for dance that will last a lifetime.

Meet the team

Nicole is the principal of Te Puke Dance Studio. Nicole's experience in teaching started when she was a student herself; developing a passion for teaching and assisting in her local studio. She has 23 years of teaching experience in both New Zealand and the United States. Nicole has taught High School Dance and Drama for 17 years. With a Bachelor of Education teaching Secondary and a Solo Seal in American Jazz Dance. Nicole Attended  Excel School of Performing Arts where she studied a Dance Major and a Drama minor. Nicole is also a certified AntiGravity Yoga Aerial instructor. A certified Zumba instructor,  Zumba toning Instructor, Zumba Kids and Kids Jr Instructor.