A CREATIVE HUB

The Studio is a creative hub of teachers & instructors that have a passion for making life more creative! From Music, Dance, Drama, Art & Flexinastix lessons to fitness programs, we’ve got you covered. Come spend some time in Clay Heart Pottery Studio or book a kids party through As You Wish Kids Events, the only limit is your imagination!

Our state of the art studio has 3 Music Rooms, A Dance Studio, A Pottery Studio and Art & Drama space. We even cater for the parents & siblings who are waiting during classes with a beautiful play area and a coffee machine for mom!


PROGRAMS


PERFORMANCE & VISUAL ARTS

Fun-filled, high energy, non-competitive dance class focused on dance & movement exploration, choreography, creativity and fitness. Learn by play coaching boosts confidence and self-esteem

HIP HOP & JAZZ

4 Years + Adult

Fun-filled, high energy, non-competitive dance lessons. Motivational coaching boosts confidence and self-esteem. Introduction to ballet technique & skills with the focus on fun movement exploration, choreography & fitness.

CONTEMPORARY MODERN BALLET

4 Years – Adult

Our class, taught in a learn-by-play environment, guided by storytelling & pretend play, develops their strength, flexibility & stamina. It’s amazing for girls and boys’ self-esteem and confidence, and fosters a more positive attitude.

LITTLE BALLERINAS

2 – 4 Years

Fun-filled, high energy, non-competitive Tap dance lessons. Learn-by-play coaching boosts confidence & self-esteem. Introduction to Tap technique & skills with the focus on fun dance & movement exploration, choreography & fitness.

TAP

5 Years – 13 Years

Exploring all aspects of theatre with drama techniques that aim to develop articulate communicators through enthusiastic participation in creative activities including speech, creative movement, improvisation, & basic drama theory.

DRAMA FOUNDATION

2 Years – 14 Years

Exploring the art of storytelling and drama therapy through performance. Encourages and inspires students to tell their stories, set goals, solve problems & express honest and raw feelings to become a well rounded actor/actress!

ADVANCED DRAMA

15 Years +

Exploring all aspects of film production including storyboards, scriptwriting, camera work, editing, set design & music to take your story from page to stage! Creative expression & storytelling is the foundation to creating amazing short films!

FILM PRODUCTION

10 Years – to Adult

Focused on Visual Arts technique, creative expression, as well as theory and genre exploration. Students get to explore multiple media & materials while developing their love for art, and self-confidence. Each term will be completed with a beautiful work of art.

VAN GO! ART

10 Years +

Visual Arts & Crafts lessons focused on creative exploration and expression in a learn by play environment. Students get to explore multiple mediums while developing their love for art and self-confidence.

LITTLE PICASSOS ARTS & CRAFTS

4 – 9 Years

Learn to play guitar, with focused, fun, and enriching lessons. Creative expression encouraged as well as solid theoretical grounding. Assessments done internally. One on one lessons run at student’s pace, aiding self-confidence & self-esteem.

GUITAR & BASS

6 Years – Adult

Visual Arts lessons focused on creative exploration and expression in a variety of mediums including Acrylic Paint, Charcoal, Pencil & Oil Pastel. Explore multiple media while developing love for art and creative expression.

ADULT VISUAL ARTS

16+

Wholesome practical & theoretical development, creative expression & fun. Internal assessments & Royal Academy of Music/ Trinity College London Examinations as an option. 1-on-1 lessons run at students pace which boosts confidence & self-esteem.

PIANO

4 Years – Adult

Vocal training focused on safe vocal development, creative expression & fun. Internal assessments with the option of Trinity College London Examinations. One on one lessons run at student’s pace, which boosts confidence and self esteem.

VOCAL TRAINING

4 Years – Adult

Group Vocal Training focused on safe vocal development, creative expression, & fun. Incredible curriculum that allows students of all ages to learn to harmonise, listen & sing with other vocalists. Discounted fees for existing individual vocal students.

VOCAL ENSEMBLE

6 Years – Adult

Learn to play Saxophone or Trombone, with focused, fun, and enriching lessons. Creative expression encouraged as well as solid theoretical grounding. Assessments done internally, with Trinity College London & Royal Schools accredited examinations optional.

SAXOPHONE & TROMBONE

12 Years – Adult

Creative expression encouraged. Solid theoretical grounding. Assessments done internally, Trinity College London accredited examinations optional. One on one lessons run at student’s pace, aiding self-confidence & self-esteem.

DRUMS

6 Years – Adult

POTTERY

Relaxed and therapeutic lessons for beginner to intermediate adult students. Students will learn the basics of pottery through handbuilding techniques and use these skills to create sculptural and functional pieces. Incl tools, guided lessons and firings.

BEGINNER – INTERMEDIATE POTTERY

Adult

For experienced artists with no direction from a teacher. A space to be creative with the use of all the studio’s equipment. These classes include all tools, use of studio equipment and firings.

ADVANCED POTTERY

Adult

Creative expression, sensorial exploration & fun. Students will explore functional and decorative ceramics using coil, pinch, and slab hand building methods while experimenting with clay and gaining confidence in their skills. Class fee includes clay, glaze, firings.

KIDS POTTERY

4 – 17 Years

Book a slot & come join us for some therapeutic & creative pottery painting. Choose the piece of your choice, order a nice cup of coffee or a cooldrink, and design your own masterpiece! *By appointment only

CANVAS & CLAY CAFÈ

MOVEMENT & FITNESS

Fun-filled, high energy, non-competitive Gymnastics lessons. Focused on increasing flexibility, strength, discipline and skills on all equipment including Beam, Horizontal bars, Floor, & Trampoline. Learn by play coaching boosts confidence and self-esteem.


FLEXINASTIX

2 Years – 10 Years

Focused on increasing flexibility, strength, discipline and engaging confidently in a wide range of dance genres. Perfect for beginner to intermediate dancers/ anyone wanting to increase fitness and have fun dancing. No experience required.


DANCE FIT

16 Years +

Innovative, intense & effective fitness class. High-intensity bursts of cardio & strength training in 30 sec intervals with 15sec rest, targeting all major muscle groups. It’s a full body workout focused on wholesome development & fitness that increases strength, mobility & balance.

HITT BOOTCAMP

16 Years +

Innovative, intense & effective functional fitness class focused on bodyweight & resistance training. The components of this class emphasizes increased strength, mobility, balance, endurance & fitness so your days run seamlessly.


GROUP FIT

16 Years +

This is a high intensity interval training class. 4 stations. 3 high intensity reps. Each station has different exercises where we focus on compound training movements. In between stations we do explosive exercise & cardio training.


CORE BURN

16 Years +

We include the basic boxing skills to improve hand-eye coordination, fitness, strength & stamina. 4 stations with full body, fat burning, core strengthening skills at each station. Explosive exercise between reps.

BOX BURN

16 Years +

Yoga for children is a form of modern yoga designed for children. It includes poses to increase strength, flexibility and coordination, as well as focus & mental wellbeing.

KIDS YOGA

2 – 17 Years

A moving meditation that creates a strong, clear, connected body and mind. Yoga increases strength, flexibility, balance, stamina and improves focus and mental health, Yoga is a great way to stay healthy.

ADULT YOGA

17 Years +

Pilates aims to develop a mind-body connection and deep awareness of the body in movement. With a focus on breath, we use this to develop core strength and create balance in strength and mobility.

PILATES

16 Years +

High Intensity Personal Training sessions customised to client’s fitness level & goals.
Male & Female trainers available.

PERSONAL TRAINING

16 Years +

PERFORMANCE & VISUAL ARTS MOMMY & ME

Little ballerina classes focused on gross motor development, movement & creative expression. We motivate mommies & daddies to join this class, so come dressed in fitness clothing!

MOMMY & ME BALLET

Energetic & exciting Hip Hop classes focused on gross motor development, movement & creative expression. We motivate mommies & daddies to join this class, so come dressed in fitness clothing!

MOMMY & ME HIP HOP

A 30 minute yoga lesson specifically designed for moms & their little ones, as well as pregnant mommies. Come join us for a nice stretch. Breathe in, Breathe out.

MOMMY & ME YOGA

Touch, Smell, Feel, Construct, Explore, Create. An interactive sensory adventure for mommies & toddlers. Often involving messy ingredients such as paint, sand, slime, water, clay or mud, it is geared toward exploring feelings & imagination.

MOMMY & ME SENSORY & CRAFT

18 Months – 4 Years


OUR TEAM


Our Story

In 2020 Managing owner & Performance Arts teacher Tashai Simons started her own Arts Academy called New Rising Arts in a little hall in Milnerton, after working as the Arts HOD in a local school for 3 years. She started with 2 students and grew to teach Dance, Drama, Piano, Vocals, Flexinastix, Visual Arts, and later teaming up with Deborah breach (Owner of Clay Heart Ceramic Studio) to add Pottery lessons to her list of creative activities.

From humble beginnings to now; We currently have a team of 15 incredible talented and passionate educators who teach over 48 different classes every week! Our aim, as always, is not competition, nor perfection, but rather creating a safe, supportive & inspiring space for adults and children to grow their creative passion in Milnerton. We are the only place where you can do Saxophone, Trombone, Drums, Guitar, Bass, Vocals, Dance, Drama, Film Production, Pottery, Flexinastix, Kids Parties, Corporate Team Building & Year End events, Holiday programs, Workshops and even Fitness classes in 1 central, safe & well-equipped space! Come join us, let’s get creative!


THE STUDIO – DEPARTMENTS



OUR TEAM


Our Story

In 2020 Managing owner & Performance Arts teacher Tashai Simons started her own Arts Academy called New Rising Arts in a little hall in Milnerton, after working as the Arts HOD in a local school for 3 years. She started with 2 students and grew to teach Dance, Drama, Piano, Vocals, Flexinastix, Visual Arts, and later teaming up with Deborah breach (Owner of Clay Heart Ceramic Studio) to add Pottery lessons to her list of creative activities.

From humble beginnings to now; We currently have a team of 15 incredible talented and passionate educators who teach over 48 different classes every week! Our aim, as always, is not competition, nor perfection, but rather creating a safe, supportive & inspiring space for adults and children to grow their creative passion in Milnerton. We are the only place where you can do Saxophone, Trombone, Drums, Guitar, Bass, Vocals, Dance, Drama, Film Production, Pottery, Flexinastix, Kids Parties, Corporate Team Building & Year End events, Holiday programs, Workshops and even Fitness classes in 1 central, safe & well-equipped space! Come join us, let’s get creative!


THE STUDIO – DEPARTMENTS


Fully equipped pottery studio offering classes, workshops & Studio booking for advanced potters.

www.clayheart.co.za 

082 907 7917

Creative Social, private & corporate events with guided step by step painting & pottery experiences. Catering & venue booking available.

Social media: @canvasclayandrose

066 457 2305

as you wish new-min

Fun & interactive kids events & party planning including guided activities, character appearances, Decor, Party Packs & Venue Booking.

Social media: @asyouwishkidsevents

066 457 2305

Exciting & educational Performance & Visual Arts classes, holiday programs, workshops & training courses for kids & adults.

Social media: @Newrisingartssa

066 457 2305

Sacred Seeds Holistic Playgroup.
A child focused, creative & exciting playgroup for children between 2 –  4  years of age. Learn by play environment. Small class group. Creating free thinking, independent, and confident little individuals!

083 797 5485

sacredseedsplaygroup@thestudioza.co.za