Nonosina Creative Director: Tiana N. Liufau

ʻOri Tahiti director: Tiana N. Liufau

Hula director: Māhealani Mika

Siva Sāmoa director: Kuegi Toilolo

With over 50 years of experience Nonosina Polynesia welcomes dancers of all ages and skills levels!  Learn about our class here:

MON/WED CLASSES:

TUESDAY CLASSES:

"H O T U"

Ages 14+ (or placed by skill/height)

The HOTU team is by audition only & is the most advanced co-ed cast at Nonosina. HOTU team dancers are challenged, physically emotionally & spiritually with class material. Dancers from this cast are chosen to compete, tour & perform. The HOTU team requires the most time & dedication as they are the seniority class. (pre requisite: MĀITU/HŌʻATA team or advanced skill level)

"H Ō ʻ A T A"

Ages 10-13 years (or placed by skill/height)

HŌʻATA team dancers are selected by Nonosina directors. The HŌʻATA team is our advanced teens class & smallest of the advanced classes. At Nonosina we keep this cast small to properly give the young women the training needed to help mold them into not only great dancers but educated dancers. (pre requisite: HIROHITI team or advanced skill level)

 

"H I R O H I T I"

Ages 5-9 years (or placed by skill/height)

HIROHITI team dancers are selected by Nonosina directors. The HIROHITI team is our advanced kids class! The HIROHITI team is a fun but challenging class for advanced kids looking to blossom into future HŌʻATA & HOTU team dancers. (pre requisite: TĪREO team or advanced skill level) 

"T Ā N E" 

This class is males only for ages ranging from teens to men. All skill levels welcome!

Only intermediate & advanced teen/men will also rehearse Wednesday with HOTU team. Beginners will only rehearse on Tuesdays. 

"T Ī R E O"

Ages 5-12 (or placed by skill/height)

TĪREO team dancers are our beginner level class for girls. TĪREO team dancers learn the fundamentals of Polynesian dance through movement, dance vocabulary & song. (no dance experience needed)

"T A M A T E A" (meets 1x week)

Ages 5-13 (or placed by skill/height)

The TAMATEA team dancers are our beginner level class for boys. TAMATEA team warriors learn the fundamentals of Polynesian dance through movement, dance vocabulary & song. (no dance experience needed)

"T Ā N E" 

This class is males only for ages ranging from teens to men. All skill levels welcome!

Only intermediate & advanced teen/men will also rehearse Wednesday with HOTU team. Beginners will only rehearse on Tuesdays. 

"T Ī R E O"

Ages 5-12 (or placed by skill/height)

TĪREO team dancers are our beginner level class for girls. TĪREO team dancers learn the fundamentals of Polynesian dance through movement, dance vocabulary & song. (no dance experience needed)

"M Ā I T U"

Ages 14+ (or placed by skill/height)

The MĀITU team is our beginner level class for teen/women. The MĀITU team dancers learn the fundamentals of Polynesian dance through movement, dance vocabulary & song. (no dance experience needed)

 

"M A R A ʻ I"

Ages 14+ (or placed by skill/height)

The MARAʻI is our intermediate level class for teen/women. The MARAʻI team is designated for dancers after completion of the MĀITU Team (or fundamental training & are able to pick up Nonosina technique). The MARAʻI Team will be introduced to more advanced technique & some of dancers will train to audition for the Black Team. (pre-requisite: MĀITU/HŌʻATA team or clean execution of basics + Nonosina choreography)

THURSDAY CLASSES:

NONOSINA POLYNESIA 

3070 W. LINCOLN AVENUE ANAHEIM, CA

714-527-7003

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