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Terry Simpson Studios is one of Adelaide's premier dance studios for ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap, hip hop, SACE and full time vocational training.

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Terry Simpson (ARADD, LRAD, RAD), School Principal, trained in London at the Royal Academy of Dance is recognised as a dance educator rather than simply a ballet teacher. She believes that well-rounded training is what is required.

Each student is given the individual attention necessary with each of their own dance programmes by some of the finest dance teachers inSouth Australia.

The Studio conducts children's classes (from 3 years old) as well as RAD (Royal Academy of Dance) vocational and grade examinations.

Many graduates have progressed through tertiary dance programs and been accepted into dance schools and dance companies interstate and overseas.

MCV image 13Student achievement in SACE Dance has been a source of pride and reward for enthusiastic and committed staff and students where many have excelled.

Full time vocational dance training programme provides students with a more intensive and specialised foundation on which to build careers in professional dance, dance teaching and allied dance fields.

Contact details as follows:

City Studio: 212 Gays Arcade, Adelaide
Suburban branches: Mitcham Institute and Scotch College
Telephone/Fax (08) 8223 4374

For further information please visit

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Mitcham Bridge Club

Established for 50 years, the Mitcham Bridge Club enjoys an afternoon of friendly bridge playing combined with afternoon tea. Geared towards seniors, the group encourages new members and is available to teach the game.

Call Jill Schammer on 8379 3466.

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ChoirAdelaide Sound Connection

Adelaide Sound Connection gives women the opportunity to sing four part a cappella harmony and welcomes women who can carry a tune and want to share the joy and challenge of this style of singing. New members are always welcome to our rehearsals on a Wednesday night from 7 pm to 10 pm, as we warm up our vocal chords and bodies for another night of singing in a friendly environment.

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Please call Sandy Morriss on 8204 4942 or 0422 413 517 or email

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An after school tuition program specialising in Mathematics and English.

Using English and Mathematics, Kumon gives children a strong academic foundation, a positive attitude towards school work, confidence, good learning habits, good concentration ability, a sense of achievement and the ability to self-learn advanced topics.

Kumon Mitcham Education Centre

Phone: 08 8338 7448

During the last two weeks of June (16 - 29 June), we will be offering new families the opportunity to take part in the free trial.

This trial aims to to make our community aware of the benefits of Kumon. All of our Kumon families are already gaining from the advantages of the Kumon Method and have seen their children experience success.

Call Jessi Xian on 0448 178 515 or email

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Martial Arts

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Hatha Yoga Classes

Looking to try Yoga? Seeking to improve your wellbeing and reduce your stress levels?

Yoga gives you energy and vitality, strength and flexibility. It corrects posture, clears the mind and reduces stress.

Yoga is good for everyone and Yoga's benefits are varied, comprehensive and far-reaching. You do not have to be well-toned, strong, flexiible or fit to start Yoga. All you need is the willingness to have fun and give it a go!

Over the class we will break down the fundamentals of a Yoga practice including breathing, postures, meditation and relaxation.

Contact Kate on 0438 804 822 or 82823741 or

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Classes strengthen the back and core abdominal muscles providing improved strength and mobility.

Call Leonie Nicholas for information about Pilates at the Village on 0407 668 676 or email

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Seniors in Harmony

A free music program held on the first Tuesday of every month. The program features performances by a wide variety of artists, the opportunity to participate in a music activity as desired as well as afternoon tea. Seniors and those not so senior, welcome.

Call 8372 8262 or email

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Tai Chi

Thi ChiTai Chi originated in China about 300 years ago and has become popular in the West. Benefits are relaxation and stress reduction, improved breathing, better concentration, increased flexibility, improved reflexes and posture, improved mind/body coordination, improved balance and increased confidence.  

Call Rosemary on 8381 7969 or email

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