Below is a list of the top and leading Dance Instructors in Auckland. To help you find the best Dance Instructors located near you in Auckland, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Auckland’s Best Dance Instructors:
The top rated Dance Instructors in Auckland are:
- Harry Raiend – UCan2 Dance Studio
- Saione Greer – Viva Dance Studios
- Danielle Taylor – Stewart Dance Studios
- Candy Lane – Candy Lane Dance Studios
- Claire Rowley – DANZA Dance Studio
Harry Raiend – UCan2 Dance Studio
Harry Raiend has a stellar dance background and qualification. He has a dance masters degree from Europe and is already a licentiate in New Vogue, Ballroom, and Latin American dance. With his extensive experience performing overseas, he has obtained valuable knowledge and skills in dancing. Harry’s experiences are backed by world recognitions including an adjudication panellist position at the WDSF Grand Slam Ballroom and Latin American held in Chengdu, People’s Republic of China. He currently works as a dance instructor in UCan2 Dance Studio located in Auckland, New Zealand.
Ballroom, Latin American & New Vogue
“We had an amazing time learning the first dance for our wedding. Our instructor was patient and encouraging and we had such fun. So happy with how the dance went on the day. Would 100% recommend Ucan2!” –Chrissy Howley
Saione Greer – Viva Dance Studios
Saione Greer instructs kizomba, salsa, bachata and zouk at Viva Dance studios. He is the dance instructor of the academy and also offers his expertise in performance team training, hen’s parties, wedding dances and private lessons. Saione started dancing in 1980 starting at a primary school talent search performing a robot dance now called the “bop dance”. At present, he simultaneously handles the academy’s operation in Auckland as well as help dance organizations like Viva Street, NZ Salsa Congress and NZ Salsa Open.
Salsa, Bachata, Zouk, Kizomba, Performance Teams, Wedding Dances, Private Lessons, Hens Parties
“Have loved coming here for years. Director Saione is a lovely approachable man. 😁” –
Danielle Taylor – Stewart Dance Studios
Danielle Taylor discovered her love for the dance arts at 5 years old. At a young age, she started to pursue her passion for dancing and eventually achieved success in her chosen field. She is a member of the Senior Performing Group of Stewart Dance Studios in Auckland and has diploma certification in Hip Hop, Contemporary and Jazz. She represented Steward Dance Studios at the NZAMD Scholarship weekends and bagged the grand prize in the contemporary and second prize in hip hop category.
Hip Hop, Jazz and Contemporary
“Highly recommend Stewart dance for anybody wanting to join dance . Our 2nd year and have been made to feel so welcome from the start . They have the best teachers ever and all the dancers are treated with so much kindness and respect . So many different classes to offer and then to top it off an amazing end of year concert. 😊” –Traci Smith
Candy Lane – Candy Lane Dance Studios
Candy Lane has a wealth of experience in dancing obtained through her stints for the local and international entertainment industry. At age 15, she was already bagging dance awards within New Zealand and this inspired her to head over to London for continuing education and training. She holds the record of the youngest winner of the Australian and South Pacific Professional Championships and the only New Zealander performing Latin American and Ballroom to reach the finals in the Rising Stars British Open to the World Championships. She runs a dance studio in Auckland and offers Ballroom, New Vogue and Latin American classes to dancesport couples.
Ballroom, Latin American and New Vogue
“Candy Lane is a very good dancer.” –Kelly Parker
Claire Rowley – DANZA Dance Studio
Claire Rowley holds a certificate IV from the Elite Dance Performance at Village in Sydney and has a diploma qualification in Musical Theatre. She had the privilege to be mentored by Jonathan Groff after participating in the Christchurch International Summer School Emerging Professionals Program. Claire has a NAPTA award nomination for her excellent choreographies and is a registered examiner of the Asia Pacific Dance Association. She joined DANZA Dance Studio situated in Auckland, New Zealand where she teaches ballet and movement for singers and performers.
“Danza absolutely slay’s would 10/10 recommend to anyone who wants to dramatically improve their life. The teachers are all so lovely and incredibly talented individuals but more importantly an incredible team. Lots of fun is had in the studio simultaneously with technique and professionalism I am so grateful for DANZA and couldn’t imagine sending my kids anywhere else.” –Mikayla Ngare