Dance Workshop

Over 20 people have attended this class
Book Now (https://weteachme.com/l/L9tXTawr)



Ori Tahiti know as tahitian dance, is a dance that uses the body as means of expression, with the hands and the face and by moving the hips side to side or in circle.


12:00pm to 1:30pm

'Apa means gesture/movement and Rima means hand(s). This a slow motion tahitian dance telling a story with the hands.

You will learn a choreography of a beautiful song along with the steps and the meaning of each hand movement. You will also get the lyrics and the English translation of the song. Working on the facial expression and the body posture will also be part of this workshop.


1:45pm to 3:15pm

'Ote'a is a fast rhythmic dance performed on percussion music.

You will learn the basics steps, the techniques and a choreography. Throughtout the workshop, you will also learn a bit of history about tahitian dance and its evolution.

+ More
What you will learn
  • Steps, techniques and mueanings Choreography Hand movement and meanings Song translation for the 'aparima workshop facial expression and body posture a bit of tahitian dance history
What you will get
  • Gain more confidence in puerforming tahitian dance Improved posture Improve knowledge and dance techniques Workout fun and challenge

What to bring
  • Smile Sweat towel Water Snack if you do both workshops Notepad & pen (optional) WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
What to wear

Fitted top and a pareu (sarong) to wear on the bottom (tied on the hips). No heavy jewelry. No baggy pants. If you must, bike/spandex shorts or leggings only under your pareu. You will be dancing barefoot.

Appropriate for

Everyone welcome


Dance Central Sydney

Vendor since 2014

The heart of world dance in Sydney since 2002.

Dance Central offers an extensive range of dance classes and workshops for adults and teenagers at our centrally located Sydney studio.

Styles include Hip Hop, Funk, Salsa, Bollywood, Dancehall, Belly Dance, BreakDance, Burlesque, Samba, Popping, Showgirl, Booty Dance, Tahitian Dance, Hulahoop and more.

+ More

Refund & Cancellation Policy

Dance Central Sydney requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Dance Central Sydney to organise a refund or transfer

+ More
Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Dance Central Sydney or organised by Dance Central Sydney must agree to these terms and conditions.


There is a risk of personal injury associated with dance and exercise. 

Dance Central accepts no responsibility for injury caused during online classes or workshops.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit for any Dance Central Online class or workshops.

You are responsible for ensuring that you have a suitable, non-slip floor space. 

Please make sure any potential obstructions in the vicinity are removed before you start your lesson so you have a nice clear space to dance.

I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Dance Central Sydney.


I agree to give Dance Central Sydney unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Dance Central Sydney classes and events or on Dance Central Sydney's premises. (For use of Dance Central Sydney marketing materials).


Dance Central Sydney requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 


In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

+ More

2 Reviews
5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

23 February 2020 • TAHITIAN with WITH VAIH PATER

Fun and easy to follow instructions. Good cardio exercise.


23 February 2020 • TAHITIAN with WITH VAIH PATER

Great workshop, I enjoyed the routines and learned a lot technically with Vaih!