Looking to get serious about your salsa or bursting to try some ballet? We answer all the top questions about dance classes in London to help you find your new passion and become a dancing queen (or king).
Salsa is one of the most popular forms of ballroom dancing and the good news is that all you need is a sprinkling of passion, a sense of rhythm and some expert guidance. Even for those with two left feet, salsa classes are a great way to learn new skills and get fit all in one fun new venture. Sway those hips and move your feet – learning salsa is lots of fun. Follow our tips for the best way to pick up this lively Latin lovers’ dance:
Whether you're looking to start belly dancing, pole dancing, or ballroom dancing classes in London, there are a few easy things you can do to find a good local dance studio near you
Dance classes are a great way for kids to get active, learn a discipline and have fun along the way. Many of London’s dance studios offer dance lessons for children from the age of three, whether they want to be the next ballet superstar or just want to move to the beat of the music with their friends.
The NHS advises a mix of light and energetic daily activities for children who have started to walk by themselves, and dancing is among the best and most fun ways to introduce them to this. If you've got a budding Fred Astaire or Ginger Rogers on your hands, look to Groupon for kids dance classes in east, west, north and central London.
Keeping fit, learning some new skills and meeting likeminded people are just a few benefits of getting into dance classes in London. Dancing can also improve both your mental and physical health, helping you unwind after a tiring day or a long commute. It's a great way to lose weight, improve posture and flexibility, boost muscle strength and reduce stress – essentially all the benefits of a good gym session, but a lot more fun.
Take a look through Groupon's best deals on dance classes in London and you'll soon be reaping the rewards.
Pole fitness is now offered at many gyms. Its physical benefits are undeniable, but its emotional benefits can be even more profound. Read our beginner's guide if you're contemplating your class.
I spent my student years studying media, communications and dance routines on Top of the Pops using my VCR’s slow-mo function and a limited knowledge of 8 step phrases. The latter wasn’t course-work (sadly) - I was in a Steps tribute band, called Stairs (yes, really) and dancing became a huge part of my student life.