In her 30 years as a dance teacher, Anne Reardon never expected she would stand in her studio, teaching a class without a single student.
But while the students might not be physically in front of her, her classroom has never been so full.
Live-streaming the sessions to her students, Ms Reardon has found a creative way to continue without breaching the COVID-19 restrictions.
"One student who moved to America was able to join in from Kansas," Ms Reardon said.
"When she saw all of her Aussie friends, they all ran up to the screen to wave and say hello.
"It was the first time they'd seen each other in six months."
Other former students have also returned to the classroom during their isolation.
"We've got students in Cootamundra and some that moved away for boarding school in Bowral that have been able to come back," she said.
"It's been a really good response."
While the experience of dancing at home in front of the computer may remain a strange one, it has opened the opportunity for the students to glimpse into each other's worlds.
"We've been introduced to a lot of pets during classes as they wander past," Ms Reardon said.
"One girl, her dad walked past and joined in with the class, so it's actually been good for the families to see what happens in classes."
Cancelling classes indefinitely, though, would have breached the momentum the students had in their learning.
"It will never replace face-to-face classes, it'll never be the same as dancing together. But it will do for now," Ms Reardon said.
Although, Ms Reardon acknowledges that the migration online would not have been possible even just a year ago.
"We had a little bit of luck with us [because] last year, we did online classes with the Australian Ballet Company while they were in Melbourne," she said.
"So three weeks ago, when we had some girls off because they had just come back from holidays, and some others who were immuno-compromised, we could begin learning from home."