maureen-ax-testimonial-letter-ballet-dance.jpgPupils and parents alike love the wonderful atmosphere at Maureen Ax School of Dance. Maureen's professionalism and warmth bring out the best in all her pupils.

Here is a selection of comments received from parents and carers recently.

I was on the lookout for a dance school which taught RAD Ballet for my daughter Brieanna. We attended Dance 2010 and it was apparent to me how polished and professional the Maureen Ax School of Dance groups were. It was an easy decision in which school it was to be. We've never looked back and Brie has had lots of opportunities to perform which is what she enjoys. She has made some wonderful friends and thoroughly enjoys her time at the Maureen Ax School of Dance

Tara O'Malley

Where do I begin but say Miss Ax has taught me everything I know within the 'dance world'. At a very young age I started learning from Miss Ax with ballet classes and private lessons for dance competitions. I have gained Distinction in every RAD exam she has put me forward for. I am so lucky to have been taught by such an amazing teacher with so much passion for the 'Arts'. Miss Ax followed me throughout New Zealand supporting me in Ballet and Jazz competitions and supporting me for every single musical I've been a part of. I am now in Germany in the professional production of 'Starlight Express' and without Miss Ax's hard work, support and love she has given me over the years, I couldn't have done it. I am so proud to call her my dance teacher and friend.

Georgia Bergerson

My girls have been learning Ballet with Ms Ax for six years now and over this time, Ms Ax has always delivered. She has a way with the girls which gets them motivated and keen to do their best every time... 100% supporter of the Maureen Ax School of Dance!


Thanks for all your efforts in teaching Alessia ballet. She really does enjoy being one of your pupils.
It was worth all your efforts to see the beautiful production that was staged.

Jenny Wickham

At the recent PNDA Scholarship day I was blown away by the composure, concentration and skill with which Maureen's students conducted themselves and danced. It really highlighted to me just how well Maureen teaches her students, that they can perform to such a high level when thrown into a pressure situation for which none of them had any previous experience. I was really proud of the girls!!!

Rebecca Allan

Thank you for a treat ''extraordinaire''... The Night Before Xmas'' was a delightful experience which we all thoroughly enjoyed... I went twice! Your Dance School reflected your abilities in many ways. The youngest to the oldest responded to your calmness and interacted to interpret your wonderful choreography and dance instructions. To achieve such perfection in only weeks after the examination month was a real feat in itself. Congratulations Maureen on a job well done. Maureen, you are a ''living treasure'' and we all appreciate your huge efforts on our students' behalf.

Joc R

My two girls have been dancing with Maureen Ax for over 8 years now - she has encouraged and coached them into becoming two lovely dancers who are a delight to watch on stage. Maureen's knowledge of the ballet genre is endless and her ability to source music and new ideas for their competition dances is always amazing. We love her infectious enthusiasm for dance!

Kathy Geange

Discipline, dedication and determination... the three Ds of dance. You learn this while at Maureen Ax's school but you also learn how to strive to be the best you can. Learning with Maureen has taught me so many valuable life lessons and given me so much fun over the years. Many of Maureen's students have gone on to have wonderful careers in dance, myself included as I currently teach dance in schools in the UK. I can't wait to get back to NZ soon and get my little girls attending the Maureen Ax School of Dance.

Katy Mills

Your website looks great – well done.

Kerry M

At 3 years old, 9 years ago, my daughter started dancing with Maureen. Maureen provides a warm friendly environment, and teaches her pupils to a very high standard,and goes that extra mile to insure all her girls do well,whether it's class, exams, or competitions. Maureen has also given the girls wonderful opportunities to dance with the Royal NZ Ballet company plus the Imperial Russian Ballet. Pupils and parents hold her in very high regard and we feel honoured to be part of her dance school.

Di Jones