Feet with Heat

swing dance specialists

Accredited members of the New Zealand Association Of Dance Teachers (NZADT)

New Zealand Federal Association of Teachers of Dancing (FATD) - Licentiate & Associate levels Rock’n’Roll branch. NZ's first (and currently only) professionally qualified FATD R'n'R teachers.

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Jo & Rodney started dancing together in 1997 and between them have over 75 years combined dance experience.  Their first dance competition was in 1998 at the Wintersun Festival in Australia and after tasting success competed extensively for the next 10 years. 

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When not holding down day jobs, travelling around Australasia for their teaching and judging commitments, or running their charitable Dance Trust they can be found in Wellington, New Zealand teaching at their dance studio - FEET with Heat 4dance Studio.  


Join us in our fun, friendly, and safe studio environment. Our primary aspiration is to provide quality teaching in a relaxed atmosphere - often in the classes we laugh a lot, dance a lot, laugh a lot more, and then learn a lot! So if you’re willing, we’d be delighted
— Joanna & Rodney

Jo and Rodney are also New Zealand’s first and currently only professionally qualified Rock’n’Roll & Lindy Hop dance teachers - attaining: 

New Zealand Federal Association of Teachers of Dancing Inc (NZFATD) - Licentiate & Associate levels Rock’n’Roll branch

Australian Rock'n'Roll Dancesport Council Inc (ARRDC) - Affiliate level in Jitterbug / Lindy Hop

Accredited members of the New Zealand Association Of Dance Teachers (NZADT)

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Level 2, 39 Dixon St, Te Aro, Wellington