Ripple Dance Academy is a dance school that provides fun and friendly dance classes in Rickmansworth.

We welcome boys and girls from 2 and a half years upwards and offers classes in Ballet, Tap, Modern and Jazz.

Our pupils work towards examinations following the ISTD (Imperial Society of Teachers & Dance) syllabus. We also offer pupils the chance to perform in school shows and local events.

Term Dates 2018/2019


Monday 17th of September 2018 – Thursday 13th of December 2018.

Half Term 29th of October 2nd of November.


Monday 7th of January – Thursady 4th of April 2019.

Half Term 18th of February – 22nd of February.


Tuesday 23rd of April 2019 – Monday 15th of July 2019.

Half Term 27th of May – 31st of May.

Please note we are closed on Bank Holidays.

There will be no classes on the 22nd of April (Easter Monday).

There will be no classes on the 6th of May due to it being a bank holiday Monday, that lesson will be made up on the 15th of July.

Next Show

Enchanted – 17th of February 2019

Upcoming Dates

Starlight Night – 30th of November 2018

Canal Festival – TBC

Exams – TBC

About Us

About Ripple Dance Academy

Ripple Dance Academy was founded in 2009, offering classes in tap and modern, following the ISTD syllabus.

Our examinations are accredited and count towards UCAS points for grade 6 upwards.

In 2012, we were lucky enough to take over Castle Street Dance Studios in Rickmansworth and now offer ballet classes following the ISTD syllabus, to go alongside the tap and modern classes. We also offer Jazz classes, Performance class, Stretching class and Adult classes

We offer classes from Pre-School children (Little Ripples) all the way up to Adult classes.

We endeavour to treat every child as an individual and encourage them to reach their full potential and shine as an individual whilst they are at the school. Whilst at the school, we encourage all pupils to respect one another.

About the Faculty

Miss Amy

Teacher  & Principal
Qualifications – ISTD DDI Ballet,Miss Amy Tap and Modern

I have been teaching at Ripple Dance Academy since 2016. In July 2018, I took the helm as principal of the school.

I trained at Margaret Howard Theatre College, where I gained ISTD Intermediate ballet, Advanced 1 tap and Advanced 2 in Modern Theatre.
Additionally I studied Jazz and Hiphop.
While at College I gained my ISTD DDI teaching Qualifications in Tap, Ballet and Modern Theatre, and my practical DDE in Modern and Tap, I am now working towards finishing my DDE Qualifications.
I also took the Performing Arts Course at West Herts College and Graduated in 2013.

Further Information

Important Documents

Terms & Conditions April 2018
Terms & Conditions April 2018
Ripple Child Protect June 2012
Ripple Child Protect June 2012
Dance Disciplines
Dance Disciplines





Class Prices

Prices per lesson:

30 mins £5.00

45 mins £5.50

60 mins £6.00

Perfomance Group – £50.00 Flat rate per term.

Adult Class 45 Minutes – £6.00

Price based on pupils doing 1 class, discounts available for further classes attended.

Current Timetable

Timetable colour key:


Monday – Barn Lea Hall Classes

Time Class Teacher
4.00pm – 4.30pm Primary Tap Miss Amy
4.30pm – 5.00pm Primary Modern
Miss Amy
5.00pm – 5.30pm Private Slot
Miss Amy
5.30pm – 6.30pm Senior Performance Group
Miss Amy
6.30pm – 7.15pm Intermediate Foundation Modern
Miss Amy
7.15pm – 8.15pm Free Ballet
Miss Amy
8:15pm – 8:45pm
Miss Amy

Tuesday – Barn Lea Hall

Time Class Teacher
4.00pm – 4.30pm Private Slot
Miss Amy
4.30pm – 5.15pm Jazz A
Miss Amy
5.15pm – 6.00pm Grade 6 Tap Miss Amy
6.00pm – 6.30pm Stretching Class
Miss Amy
6.30pm – 7.30pm Jazz C Miss Amy
7.30pm – 8.15pm Show Rehearsal
Miss Amy

Wednesday – St Peters Church Hall

Time Class Teacher
1.30pm – 2.00pm Little Ripple Ballet
Miss Amy
2.00pm – 2.30pm Little Ripple Tappers
Miss Amy
4.30pm – 5.00pm Grade 3 Tap
Miss Amy
5.00pm – 5.45pm Jazz B
Miss Amy
5.45pm – 6.30pm Grade 5 Modern Miss Amy
6.30pm – 7.00pm Grade 5 Tap Miss Amy
7.00pm – 7.45pm Adult Jazz Miss Amy

Thursday – St Peters Church Hall

Time Class Teacher
4.00pm – 4.30pm Primary Ballet Miss Amy
4.30pm – 5.15pm Grade 3 Ballet
Miss Amy
5.15pm – 6.15pm Junior Performance Group
Miss Amy
6.15pm – 7.00pm
Grade 3 Modern
Miss Amy

Show Information

Show 2019

Please note: We will not be able to offer refunds on tickets once purchased.

Show 2015 – Night at the Movies

photographs & videos can be ordered at www.m-photo.co.uk/ripple.


Rickmansworth Winter Fair 2018


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