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The Best Online Dance Classes To Shimmy Along To At Home

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Looking for a fun way to get fit in 2023? Try one of these online dance classes from the world’s leading studios and academies, designed to put a spring in your step and some groove in your grind. After all, it doesn’t feel like hard work if you’re having fun…

The Best Online Dance Classes To Try Now

Steezy

Chances are, you’ll have seen Steezy (and its effortlessly cool dance instructors) lurking on your Instagram and TikTok suggested. The studio has a global community of loyal fans who rave about its on-demand dance classes – spanning multiple genres – which offer a step-by-step learning model (so anyone can have a go). Subscriptions work on a monthly and annual plan, but some classes in Steezy’s portfolio are free and available to follow on YouTube if you want to get a taste of what to expect.

BOOK: steezy.co

FRAME

A regular feature on our online exercise roundups, FRAME is the place to go for dance-based classes that will get your blood pumping and your head bopping to the beat. The London-based fitness studio has had a thriving online offering since the pandemic, setting its workouts to the team’s killer playlists and making exercise fun for all. FRAME has a selection of dance workouts you can do at home, ranging from 80’s aerobics and dance cardio to street choreography and non-stop raves.

BOOK: moveyourframe.com

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Pineapple

Over 150 dance classes are streamed live from Pineapple’s jazzy studios – some of the most iconic in the UK capital. Classes cater for every level (beginner to advanced), spanning ballet, Zumba, tap, popping, hip-hop, burlesque and K-pop choreography.

BOOK: pineapple.uk.com

 

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City Academy Online

One of London’s leading performing arts academies, City Academy, is a hub of creativity when it comes to anything arts-related. In terms of its dance offering, there’s an absolutely huge range of classes and courses available, led by choreographers and dancers with loads of teaching experience. Classes range from beginner level to advanced, and aim to create a space where you can learn, get fit and (if you’re feeling a bit more sociable) meet like-minded people.

BOOK: city-academy.com

305 Fitness

One of the most popular online fitness platforms in the US – with fans including the likes of Miley Cyrus and Hailey Bieber – 305 Fitness is slowly starting to make its mark here in the UK. Dance-based cardio workouts are set to a live DJ session, helping you power through high-energy routines (and enjoy them). Subscribe for new cardio classes everyday and access to a library of on-demand workouts, or try out some of 305 Fitness’ free virtual dance classes on its YouTube.

BOOK: 305fitness.com

The London Academy of Dance

Offering group and private classes, The London Academy of Dance is another venue that has been livestreaming many of its classes since 2020. Students can get stuck into Latin dance (specifically Salsa and Bachata), as well as ballet fitness and contemporary dance. If you’re looking to develop your skills, the Academy also offers online private dance classes that will give you one-on-one time with a trainer – so you can pick their brain for feedback and specific advice. The Academy is partners with MoveGB and ClassPass, meaning you can also book classes through your membership if you prefer.

BOOK: thelondonacademyofdance.com

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