Welcome to DanceMoves!

We provide classes in a range of dance styles.

latest photoFormerly of Golden Bay, Catherine Callaghan brings more than 20 years of dance teaching experience to her Nelson-based business, Dance Moves. Catherine has taught Jazz and Creative Dance to preschoolers through to adults. Therapeutic dance to the intellectually handicapped, Autistic and Wheelchair-based, and run workshops for school teachers preparing themselves to teach Dance as a subject in the school curriculum. Her Fireworks Dance / Drama Company was well-known in the Golden Bay region and influenced the lives of many, many children and adults in the area.

Catherine is now living in Nelson and specialising in Wedding Dance Classes .  First Dance Lessons for Couples on their Wedding Day are very popular, and couples achieve a unique choreographed dance to their chosen music, within a few short lessons.

 Creative Educational Dance for School Teachers and Children are held on request.

Catherine is passionate about the value of dance and joy and happiness it brings into our lives and which we foster in people of all ages and abilities who attend our classes.

The essence of Catherine’s philosophy is that We Are All Dancers.