It is with great excitement and little sadness that I let the tribe know that we will be relocating from our Surry Hills studio to a new location. While we have loved the space for the short time we have been there, I had to make the tough decision to take an opportunity to negotiate out of the lease and look for a home which will be more suitable for us in the long term. With us taking over vivazdance.com.au and LJ classes growing, the new space will be able to accommodate all this and leave room for growth. There is one large studio which we are looking at turning into 2 as well as 2 small studios and another room which will house the Vivaz retail store. We are in the process of working through council approvals on this space so it is not final, but i’m confident all will go well and this will be our base for some time to come. The new location is at 130 Dunning Ave, Rosebery – a short drive from our current location in Surry Hills. We will commence classes at this location from 5 January, 2015.
This has really been a difficult decision and a challenging couple of months for Amber and I with having a baby, moving into the new studio, taking on vivazdance as well as the search and move into a new space, but we know we are so lucky to have the support of the tribe and we are really very excited to start our new chapter in the new space. We have been spending a lot of time there working on setting things up for you guys in time for the 5th of January.
A couple of comments on the location – it is in the very up and coming area with a bunch of trendiest food places in Sydney nearby including Kitchen By Mike, Da Mario, Black star pastry, The Grounds, AllPress, Bourke Street Bakery, and apparently a Messina opening up across the road soon! Amber and i have been sampling these places while working from there and we love Black Star Pastry which is right across the road from us. Transport and parking are really good here. Free unlimited street parking around the studio. Its about a 10 min walk to Green Square Station which is 1 stop from Central. Bunch of buses around the corner including the M20, 343 & 301 to CBD and the 348 to UNSW & Coogee. The timetable remains as is for now but i will likely tweak things once we get going. Sunday at Bondi Junction remains as is. Always welcome to ask any questions otherwise, look out for more info and look forward to welcoming you to the new studio from Monday 5th (classes restart on Sunday 4th at Bondi Junction).