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Learn to be a Dance Teacher with Dance Teacher Central

DANCE TEACHER TRAINING Jen Dalton’s life philosophy is centred on empowering & educating dance teachers to be the best and most effective leaders that they can be. Giving them the tools to make a positive impact in each and every life they come into contact with. She has utilised this philosophy when building detailed dance [...]

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New Dance Venue in Hornsby and Wahroonga

We are proud to announce another dance venue in 2016. Jigsaw Dance Studio Hornsby & Wahroonga. Jigsaw Dance Studio Hornsby & Wahroonga – Jazz – Tap – Ballet – Contemporary – Hip Hop – Singing – Drama – 0468 99 44 88 or Our dance classes are fun and competitive-free. Our focus is on our children [...]

Dance stock supply issues affect footwear sales

Dear customers, we are temporarily dealing with dance shoe supply issues from our overseas dancewear supplier. In the mean time we are still supplying quality stockings, tights, contemporary socks and outfits for sale. We apologise for any inconvenience and hope to have our dance shoe supplies returned to normal in the near future. Thank you [...]

Kellyville Dance School donates to Fred Hollows Foundation

Thank you to everyone who came along to our end of year disco and final catch up for 2014. Our disco raised $438 for the fabulous Fred Hollows Foundation by way of gold coin donation and canteen sales. Thank you everyone again for coming along and spending one last afternoon with us at Jigsaw Dance. [...]

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The Studio Kenthurst Childrens Dance Classes

The Studio Kenthurst – Jazz – Tap – Ballet – Contemporary – Hip Hop – Singing – Drama – Zumba and Acro for Dance (Acrobatics/Gymnastics) – 9652 0106 or Our dance classes are fun and competitive-free. Our focus is on our children thriving through the love of dance, performing arts, self confidence and [...]

Brilliant Dance Video

When you find something this good on You Tube, you really should share it. A dance spectacular done by the boys. See boys can dance !  


SUPER CLEARANCE SPECIAL ON OUR BLACK BALLET SHOES. NOW ONLY $15 A PAIR (END OF LINE SPECIAL) See the link below to purchase. Down from $35…..that’s nearly a 60% discount. Get in while stocks last.

Limited supplies of our Dance Shoes on SPECIAL

Due to huge interest in our specials stock…..there are significant shortages now in our SPECIALS stock line. When ordering see the size drop down box to see if the size you are after is in stock. If the size does not appear in the drop down box we unfortunately have sold out of your size. [...]

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The evolution of HIP HOP dancing

A brilliant skit from You Tube by Will Smith and Co in relation to the evolution of Hip Hop Dancing.

Flexible payment options for dance shoe purchases

At Raw Dancewear, we offer a range of ways to pay for your dances shoes online. We offer Pay Pal the world’s most popular and trusted online payment system. Our Pay Pal address is We also offer direct credit card payment to our online shopping cart. We also offer direct bank transfer, cash on [...]

Sell your SECOND HAND DANCE SHOES on Facebook

For those buying new dance shoes and are looking for a way to sell their second hand dance shoes. Check out the Facebook Page ‘Second Hand Dance Shoes’. List your shoes for free. Simply: 1. Photograph your shoes 2. Pick a price you want to sell them for 3. Provide a short summary of shoe [...]

Jigsaw Dance Studio Castle Hill opening 2014

Supporter of Raw Dancewear, Jigsaw Dance Studio is set to open another dance venue in 2014. Jigsaw Dance Studio Castle Hill will be open from 1 February, 2014. For dance class information specific to this Castle Hill Dance Studio go to You can download the dance class timetable, see dance photos and download general [...]

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Happy New Year Raw Dancewear Customers

As we start back for the New Year, Raw Dancewear would like to wish all our loyal customers a happy new year. 2014 has kicked off and we are already in the swing of researching new dance shoes and dancewear to introduce this year. Our specials stock is all but gone with only a new [...]

Raw Dancewear Dance Shoes Specials – ONLY STOCK LEFT

Raw Dancewear Specials List of remaining stock for sale at ultra low prices As at 27 November, 2013 TO BUY ONLINE GO TO Lace Up – Jazz Shoes – Tan colour – $25.00 1 x Size 12 (19cm) 5 x Size 13 (20cm) Slip On – Jazz Shoes – Tan Colour – $25.00 2 x [...]

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Special dance shoe stock running very low….

The attached image of the remainder of our ‘SPECIAL’ dance shoes for sale. I will shortly do a post on Facebook and on this blog page advising of the exact sizes and styles left at our bargain prices. They have been flying off the shelves since being reduced to record low sales prices. This line [...]

Dance Hub features Raw Dancewear Australia

See the feature article in Dancehub at See the rest of the article below…. During this time I still maintained Jigsaw Dance Studio, however its numbers remained stagnant. I realised at this point that my numbers were not going to grow until I returned to being 100% invested. At 22 I met the man in [...]

Five basic ballet dance positions – great video

Check out a good little dance video I found on You Tube which clearly shows the 5 basic ballet dance positions.   Practicing these dance moves to wear in your new Raw Dancewear ballet shoes or ballet outfit.  

Effective Tips in Choosing Your Dancewear

Have you ever wondered why it is required for dancers to have a proper dance attire? Dance wear is more than just a piece of cloth. It is considered as a dance tool that adds more appeal to the dance itself. Just imagine someone doing a ballet while wearing something like baggy clothes. Isn’t it [...]

How to tie and slick back your hair for dance concert time

Just surfing the You Tube and found a couple of great clips from other authors about how to tie back your hair into a bun. A great lesson for all those dancers and dancing mums keen to look their best on dance concert day. Keep this video in your library as when you come to [...]

A brilliant You Tube clip showing all the dance styles we ‘LOVE’

  Look at the great clip we just found on You Tube ! Now the question has to be asked… many of these have you cracked out on the dance floor over the years. I had actually forgot just how many dance moves there were out there…..

MESH JAZZ SHOE SPECIAL – NOW ONLY $24 (normally $60)

MESH JAZZ SHOE SPECIAL – NOW ONLY $24 (normally $60) CLEARANCE LINE SPECIAL (DISCOUNTED 60%) (WHILE STOCKS LAST) Mesh Jazz Shoe • Split sole design • Aero P/U and mesh upper • Suede toe pad • Secured by foot hugging elastic • Light, breathable and flexible • Suitable for all age dancers for Jazz, Hip [...]

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Using the Raw Dancewear Shoe Sizing Chart

The Raw Dancewear shoe sizing chart is an easy way to quickly work out which Raw shoe is best for you or your child. Depending on the printer and the printer set up you use, the chart may print out at your home at an incorrect overall size. This of course depends on your printer [...]

The SPECIALS continue at

Our amazing specials are continuing: Leather Ballet Shoes from $19.00 Convertible Tights from $8.00 Tan Jazz Shoes from $25.00 Mesh Jazz Boots from $30.00 Black Buckle Up Tap Shoes from $25.00 Check out the online shop at

Raw Dancewear Sale continues prices start at $8.00

RAW DANCEWEAR SHOE SALES Black Tap Shoes, Adult and Child sizes now on sale for only $25.00 Black Jazz Shoes Adult and Child sizes now on sale for only $19.00 Convertible tights Pink and Tan colours only $8.00 Mesh Jazz shoes a great special only $30.00 Check out our online shop at WHILE [...]


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Bulk stock clearance… shoes as low as $25

Some real bargain dance shoes specials soon to be posted to our website and also to Facebook. We are clearing out some our bulks stock, so that means great deals coming your way. A great time to get spare shoes for training to keep your others for competitions and performances…..I’ll keep you posted!


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Raw Dancewear – Online Dance Shoes – Welcomes 2013

We hope everyone had a happy and fun holiday break and, like Raw Dancewear, you are looking forward to 2013. Although there are so many activities available for our children to do, it is gratifying to see that there seems to be a upsurge of girls and boys enrolling in dance classes this year.   The [...]

$9.00 Tights…………

  For this month only November, 2012, Raw Dancewear is offering $9.00 tights across our entire range.         Feel free to load up your supplies as the concert season is nearing. Various sizing options available – Small Child, Medium Child, Large Child, Small Adult, Medium Adult, Large Adult, Xtra Large Adult. Our [...]

Do you have ‘holy’ dance shoes???

Now it is getting towards the end of the year it is time to check that all your shoes, tights and accessories are in pristine condition for your end of year show. The end of year concert showcases to your family and friends, the results of all your hard work throughout the year. Let’s make [...]

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Are your dance shoes worn out OR have you outgrown them?

Now we are half way through the dancing year, some of you keen dancers may be seeing some wear and tear with your dance shoes. For others their big toes may be just starting to push out on the end of their dancing shoes. Dón’t despair logon to for all your dance shoe needs. [...]

You would want some quality dance shoes to do this routine

Check out a fantastic hip hop routine. A truly brilliant dance routine.

The importance of a quality – buy dance shoes @ RAW DANCEWEAR

Here at Raw Dancewear, we only sell top quality dance shoes and dancewear, all at an affordable price. However, when shopping for dance products, you might be tempted to purchase those which are of an inferior quality, especially if they are available at an even lower price. Here are just a few reasons why quality [...]

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When you decide that you want to learn to dance, find a dance studio that specialises in the type and form of dancing that you are most interested in. ‘Classical ballet’ is the most formal of the ballet styles; it adheres to traditional ballet technique. There are variations relating to area of origin, such as [...]

Dance style EVOLUTION – You Tube – Evolution of Dance!!

Check out this link to You Tube – The Evolution of Dance. A truly brilliant display of how the dance styles have evolved over the years. A funny but scarily true dance journey………NO WONDER IT ALREADY HAS 194,000,000 PLUS VIEWS

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Buy dance shoes in the shops VS buy dance shoes online YOU BE THE JUDGE

In the modern day, our lives are so busy that we barely have enough time to think, let alone get down to the shops for things such as clothing purchases. At Raw Dancewear, we understand your time is valuable and do all we can to ensure your online shopping experience is as hassle free as [...]

Fresh stocks of new Childrens and Adults tights now available at Raw Dancewear

We are proud to introduce a fresh shipment of tights into our range at Raw Dancewear. Our tights come in a range of colours and styles including: Convertible Tights – Skin tone tan colour Convertible Tights – Ballet pink colour Footed Tights – Skin tone tan colour Footed Tights – Ballet pink colour Our tights [...]

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Raw Dancewear – NEW – printable shoe sizing chart

Are you finding it hard to work out the best size shoe to buy for you or your little dancer? At Raw Dancewear we have developed a new dance shoe sizing chart which makes it easier to identify which is the best shoe size to buy. This printable shoe sizing chart has a metric (cm) [...]