If you’ve always wanted to learn to dance but thought you were too uncoordinated take a look at some of these different dance classes around Sydney. Whether you’re in to latin salsa or risque burlesque we’ve got you covered.
It don’t mean a thing if you ain’t got that swing! Swing has been around for nearly 100 years and rightly so. Swing Dance Sydney host a 6-week swing class for beginners. They teach Lindy Hop- a popular partner swing dance. You don’t need to bring a partner as they rotate partners in class. It costs $15 per session. You won’t be locked in for the whole 6 weeks as you can pay-as-you-go if swing isn’t your thing.
Swing Dance Sydney
Petersham Bowls Club, 77 Brighton St, Petersham.
Mango Dance Studio offers different Bollywood courses from beginners courses to hip-hop bollywood classes. Their courses run by term and you need to book in quick as they sell out. All you need to bring are some comfy dancing clothes and maybe some bindis and bangles to brighten your outfit. Thankfully for most classes they allow a one week free pass so you can try it out and see if it’s your thing. For a full list of prices and details see their website.
Mango Dance Studio
@ ACE Dance Studio
Level 1, 103 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills
+61 2 6064 2045
Beyonce Dance Class
We all want to Be ‘Yonce so why not be one step closer by learning her flawless moves. Head to Goodgod Small Club where you can learn the “Run The World (Girls)” dance with Amrita your experienced dance instructor. It’s for one night only- Wednesday 19th August. Your admission price includes discounted drinks at the bar afterwards and Belly Bao food.
If you miss out, don’t worry GG do heaps of these types of classes throughout the year so keep an eye out.
Goodgod Small Club
53-55 Liverpool St, Chinatown, Sydney.
Wednesday August 19th
6.30pm & 8pm in the Danceteria
Fancy a good Irish jig? The Gaelic Club offers weekly classes on Mondays. Beginners to intermediate dancers are welcome. The good thing about these classes is that they are very structured so even the most left footed dancers should be able to pick it up.
The Gaelic Club
64 Devonshire Street Surry Hills
$5 per class
Contact Liz Carter on 0404 062 742
Latin Dance Classes
Latin Dance Australia offers beginners courses over 7-8 weeks. Students can pick what they want to learn such as salsa, cha cha and bachata. You don’t need to come with a partner, LDA can provide you with a buddy. For prices and timetables, check out their website. Your first class will be free as a “free class pass” to see if you like it or not. To get the free class pass just print off the gift card on their website.
Latin Dance Australia
Suite A 263 Broadway Road, Broadway
1300 135 257
Learn the sensual art of burlesque at Dance Central in Surry Hills. They host regular workshops and beginners are very welcome. They require you to bring your heels, your sass and your smile. Prices start from $35 plus extra for fan hire, check the website for dates and times of classes.
Level 1, 268 Cleveland St, Surry Hills
02 9319 2268
Don’t scroll past this one just yet! Pole Dancing is definitely a killer way to work all of your body at once. Plus, if you bring your friends along you can always have a bit of a laugh at each other as you slip up and down. Studio Verve Dance Fitness does an 8 week beginners class- Polefit for men and women. They also do yoga, ballet and casual intro classes for polefit. Visit their website for class dates and prices as they vary.
Level 2, 29-31 Bellevue Street Surry Hills
02 9281 9332
Wanna pop and lock? Need to work it like Missy Elliott? We thought as much. We have the perfect class for you- DanceKool. These guys are located in the CBD and can help you achieve your perfect hip-hop moves. The Dance prices start from $18 per class, check the website for more details and times.
Level 1 / 93 Bathurst Street, Sydney
Corner of Bathurst St and Kent Street
(Located Above Patagonia)
0430 522 876
0450 602 236