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Class Day/Time Ages Info
MONDAY
Hula Monday 6-7 PM 15 and up Beginner to Advanced - Performs
Vahine Toa "Mommas" Monday 7-8 PM 20 and up Beginner to Advanced - Performs - Mommas
TUESDAY
Mini Keiki Girls Tuesday 5-6 PM 3-5 Our youngest little Ladies - Tahitian and Hula - Performs
Tamaroa/Tane (Boys) Tuesday 5-6 PM 5 and up Entry Level - Our Boys Class - Performs
Keiki Girls Tuesday 6-7 PM 6-10 Our Little Girls - Tahitian and Hula - Performs
Basic Drumming Tuesday 6-7 PM 12 and up Learn the Basics of Tahitian Drumming
BASICS 1 (beginner) Tuesday 7-8 PM 11 and up Entry Level Tahitian Dance (6 weeks) Basic Dance Moves
DRILL CLASS Tuesday 8-9:00 PM By Invite Drills and Conditioning
WEDNESDAY
BASICS 2 (intermediate) Wednesday 5-6 PM By Invite 2nd Phase for those learning Tahitian (Intro Choreograhpy)
Tamahine (Jr Girls) Wednesday 6-8 PM 11-15 Advanced - Jr Girls Tahitian and Hula - Performs
Competition Class Wednesday 8-9 PM 10 and up Mandatory for those wishing to compete at Tahiti Fetes
THURSDAY
Tane (Sr Boys) Thursday 6-7:00 PM 13 and up Advanced - Boys Tahitian - Performs
Vahine (Sr Girls) Thursday 7-9:00 PM 16 and up Advanced - Girls Tahitian and Hula - Performs
 
CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

HULA: Our Hula class is dedicated to just Hawaiian Hula and is open to ages 12 and up. Beginners are Welcome. This class does perform at various events.

INSTRUCTOR: STEFF PEREZ

 

VAHINE TOA: Polynesian Dance with an emphasis on Tahitian/Cook Island. This class was originally set up as our "Mommas" class so is a bit slower in pace. Ages 20 and up and Beginners are welcome. This class does perform at various events

INSTRUCTOR: YVETTE GEORGE

 

MINI KEIKI: Our youngest little girls ages 3-5. They learn Polynesian dance in a very Kid friendly atmosphere. Through dance and play, they do absorb a lot of movement and body coordination. This class does perform occasionally.

INSTRUCTOR: HOKULANI PEREZ

KEIKI: A more structured class for our Little Girls ages 6-10. They learn Tahitian & Hula, and occsionally other Polynesian dances. This class does perform at various events.

INSTRUCTOR: SALAMASINA TUITAMA

 
GIRLS TAHITIAN / POLYNESIAN
(AGES 11 and Up)
 

BASICS 1: All girls wanting to learn Tahitian/Polynesian dance will start in this class. It is 6 weeks of learning the very basics of dance through direct instruction and drills. The 6 weeks is variable, (i.e. it may take some more then 6 weeks to master the basics, OR for those with previous experience, may move on in less then 6 weeks). This class does not perform at events.

INSTRUCTOR: YVETTE GEORGE

 

BASICS 2: After mastering the basics, the girls will then move to this class which will extend to more advanced moves, and introduce Choreography (putting everything together into performances). This class also lasts 6 weeks which is variable (see above). This class does not perform at events. The girls may also opt to continue in the Basics 1 class along with this class.

INSTRUCTOR: HENRY GEORGE and HOKULANI PEREZ

 

TAMAHINE (Jr Girls): Once you have gone through both Basics classes, have been evaluated by our staff that you are ready, and are ages 11-15, you can move into this advanced class. Here the girls learn much more complicated Choreography along with learning many other dances from Polynesia. This group is one of our main performing groups at various Events.

INSTRUCTOR: HEU TAUMOEFALAU

 

VAHINE (Sr Girls): Once you have gone through both Basics classes, have been evaluated by our staff that you are ready, and are ages 16 and Up, you can move into this advanced class. Here the girls learn much more complicated Choreography along with learning many other dances from Polynesia. This group is one of our main performing groups at various Events.

INSTRUCTOR: HEU TAUMOEFALAU

 

DRILLS CLASS:  This is a conditioning course for advanced dancers (from vahine & tamahine). This hour long class will review basic steps and apply those steps to Warm-ups and Drills

INSTRUCTOR: YVETTE GEORGE, HEU TAUMOEFALAU, SALA TUITAMA, HOKU PEREZ

 
 
BOYS TAHITIAN / POLYNESIAN
(AGES 5 and Up)
 

TAMAROA (Jr Boys): This class will go from Beginner to Advanced for boys ages 5- 12. They will learn all aspects of Polynesian Dance

INSTRUCTOR: HENRY GEORGE

 
TANE (Sr Boys): This class will go from Beginner to Advanced for boys 13 and up. They will learn all aspects of Polynsisan Dance

INSTRUCTOR: DEVIN D'AGUIAR

 
DRUMMERS
 

BASIC DRUMMING: For those wishing to learn Polyneisan Drumming technique. They will learn all of the basic drum beats. This is open to all ages.

INSTRUCTOR: NAENOA GEORGE

 
 

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