Dynamic Moves Dance Studio

About Us

At Dynamic Moves Dance Studio, we welcome all types of students………….from those wanting to learn just for fun, fitness and friendship, to those wanting to embark on a professional career in the future.

The qualified and professional faculty provide curriculum-based dance programs for ages 2.5yrs to adults, at all levels of experience.

We understand that each child is unique. So we take the time to observe and listen to the children which in turn helps us to learn about their personality.

Our philosphy stresses 3 components of learning:

  • Socialization
  • Academics
  • Character

All our teachers strive to make every class FUN and INSPIRING for our students and are dedicated to making sure each student reaches their personal best.

Classes

We offer dance tuition in the following classes and dance genres:

  • Classical Ballet
  • Jazz
  • Hip Hop
  • Lyrical and Contemporary
  • Tap
  • National Character
  • Musical Theatre
  • Pre-School and Dance Assessments
  • Adult Classes/Open Age Classes
  • Syllabus

The ATOD Ltd and RAD are operated as non-profit organisations for the purpose of providing an exciting, vibrant, professional and educational environment for dance studios throughout Australia and abroad.

Classical Ballet includes 12 levels. It is designed to technically develop students to a recreational and vocational level from beginners to advanced. The syllabus enhances individual creativity within the discipline of dance.

National Character includes Primary, Bronze, Silver and Gold levels. It includes a broad range of authentic character steps from countries with barre and centre exercises included.

Jazz includes 12 levels. We are committed to ensuring the jazz syllabus is technique based including the use of historical and fundamental jazz steps. We regularly update the combinations in order to reflect current trends and moves.

Tap includes 12 levels. This syllabus is technically based yet innovative. It is exciting and includes the use of diverse and varied styles. It includes your class style tap and also the new an innovative street style tap.

Pre-School Dance Assessment Program includes 2 levels and allows teachers to present their youngest students in a positive way for assessment. The program is designed to enhance and improve the children’s musicality and co-ordination.

Overseas Opportunities are held in each year. There are oppportunities for our experienced students and/or teachers to perform overseas, to demonstrate the syllabus at workshops and to be invited to teach on either short of long term contracts.

Scholarships are held annually in each genre. Criteria for scholarship entry is based upon examination results.

Class sizes

To insure each student receives individual attention, class sizes are limited to a maximum of 18 students per class.

Class placement

Placement into a class is at the discretion of the teaching faculty. All new students are provisionally placed in a class based on the information provided at enrolment. Once we have seen the student’s aptitude we will then confirm whether or not that class is suitable and/or recommend trying another class.

Class duration

Classes are normally 1/2 -1 hour in duration depending on student age and level.

Like to join us as a Dynamic Moves Dancer?

YOUR FIRST CLASS IS FREE!

At Dynamic Moves Dance Studio we believe that every student should trial the class first before making a commitment to the studio. This way, you can see what we do and if we are right for you.

How do I enroll?

New enrolments are accepted at any time throughout the year except in the immediate lead-up to the annual production in November/December. Students wishing to enroll should first contact Dynamic Moves Dance Studio to see if a place is available.

If a place is available, students and/or parents are asked to complete a registration form and pay the annual registration fee of $20.00* upon approval of the student’s initial free trial class.

The Team

Dynamic Moves Dance Studio was established in May 1998 by Principal Director, Belinda Kawalek.

Belinda Kawalek commenced her dance career at a studio locally studying the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus at the age of 4 years.

Her teaching career started at the age of 16 years when she was employed as a Junior Teacher teaching Classical Ballet, National Character, Jazz, Lyrical and Contemporary dance styles.

After dancing and teaching in the Illawarra for many years, Belinda pursued her career in Sydney at a high profile dance school for 4 years where she studied major syllabii with the Royal Academy of Dance and the Australian Teachers of Dancing.

Belinda has an Advanced Associate Member Diploma in Professional Dance and Dance Teaching, Certificiate V in Assessment and Workplace Training, an Advanced Diploma in Event Management, a Diploma in Personal Training and Fitness and a Masters in Remedial & Sports Therapy.

Angela Kawalek has been teaching for Dynamic Moves Dance Studio for 7 years where she started her teaching career.

Angela holds a Diploma in Financial Studies and a Certificate in Professional Dance Teaching with the Royal Academy of Dancing.

Kerri Cristiano has studied dance with Dynamic Moves Dance Studio for 10years and has recently graduated from the Australian Teachers of Dancing Junior and Associate Teaching Diploma. Kerri holds this qualification in Jazz and Hip Hop.

Lauren Sutton and Jordyn Cook have studied with Dynamic Moves Dance Studio for 10 years. In 2011 they graduated from the Elementary syllabii with the Australian Teachers of Dancing.

We also have qualified staff in Gymnastics, Acrobatics and Contortionism.

Our teaching staff are committed and highly educated in the art of dance and all share a passion for dance