TAPA - TOWNSVILLE'S PREMIER DANCE STUDIO

WELCOME TO TOWNSVILLE ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS – THE DANCE SPECIALISTS

Welcome to the largest dedicated dance studio complex in Townsville and North Queensland.

We are North Queensland’s premier dance studio offering world class teachers and choreographers, workshops, masterclasses, regular classes, dancing opportunities at a local, national and international level – we can cater for all your dance needs.

Our state-of-the-art rehearsal facilities are available to hire for one-off workshops and events and are recognised as being of a high standard of excellence.

Click below for our timetable.

NEWS AND EVENTS

Science confirms: Dancing makes you happy

“Without music, life would be a mistake”, said Nietzsche, and he wasn’t entirely wrong because we have a natural instinct that leads us to follow the rhythm of the music. In fact, most children move and clap their hands when they hear a song they like. It is a spontaneous response related to our need to communicate and express our […]

My Daughter is Hypermobile

My daughter’s dance teacher said that she is “Hypermobile”…what is this, and what does it mean for her as a dancer? Around each of our joints are strong ligaments that help hold our bones together. In some people these ligaments are very tight, while in others they are quite stretchy.

Don’t Make Your Kids Quit Dancing To Study

Quitting all fun stuff doesn’t encourage discipline. If anything, I’d argue we need to show our children how their dance or exercise can help with their exam revision. It can help manage stress and re-focus their brain.

Dance Adjustments

Are you experiencing constant pain in your back when you are dancing? Are you not balancing as well as you used to? Maybe the problem is that your spine is out of alignment or your pelvis is not level. The body’s foundation is formed by the pelvic girdle.