DANCE STYLES & CLASSES

CHOREO CLASS

Previously referred to as L.A. Style or Urban Choreo and also known as Street Jazz. These classes were originally the fusion of street/underground styles with the precision of modern jazz. Today many have their own unique style, but common is the focus on detail, precision timing and synchronization as well as increasing reference to underground styles. Seen in many music videos and choreography competitions and usually danced to popular hits, hip hop or R&B.

COMMERCIAL

Also known as jazz funk, a dominant style in the dance industry. It has an emphasis on power, performance and often a feminine touch. Music is usually popular hits but other genres are also used.

LADIES CLASS

A heels class with wedges. Inspired by the sensual and feminine choreographies that currently dominate many videos by prominent singers like Beyoncé, Rihanna, JLO etc. Let go, be hot and feel like a strong, independent woman.

ALL STARS CLASS

An advanced level class in hip hop, commercial or choreo with different local and international teachers.

HIP HOP

Originally a mix of classic hip hop styles and social dances approached in a new way and combined with newer moves and techniques as well as bounce. Continuous development has led to many creating their own unique style within the dance.

BREAKING

The original style of hip hop is a dynamic dance both on top and down on the ground. It is deeply connected to hip hop culture. Music of choice is usually funk, soul, break beats and hip hop.

POPPING

Has many different techniques from grooves to isolations, systems and mechanical movements. Usually danced to funk, g-funk and more recently dubstep.

HOUSE

The original style of hip hop is a dynamic dance both on top and down on the ground. It is deeply connected to hip hop culture. Music of choice is usually funk, soul, break beats and hip hop.

CONTEMPORARY

Combines elements of several dance styles including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. It is characterised by fluid dance movements, expressing feelings, contract-release, floor work, improvisation, unpredictable changes in rhythm, speed and direction. It is danced to different music genres.

CREATIVE LAB CLASS

Learn from several highly experienced and acknowledged dancers that will help you take your dance to another level. You will work with freestyle, exploration, experimenting, exercises, concepts, challenges and more that will improve your dance in many ways, and make you grow and discover yourself more as a dancer.

DANCEHALL

From Jamaica with original steps and an emphasis on grooves and feeling. In Jamaica, dancehall is connected to a way of life but in the west often seen through music videos.

DANCEHALL FUSION

Traditional Dancehall is at the core, but other music genres and inspiration from other styles is also used in class.

AFRO COMMERCIAL

An energetic, powerful and dynamic class inspired by African dance styles, as well as inspiration from commercial, dancehall and hip hop.

INDUSTRY PREP PROGRAM

Learn from some of the top industry dancers in this intensive program where we prepare you to understand, embrace and enter the dance industry. You will gain industry relevant knowledge and skills in choreography, stage & performance training, audition preparation, challenges, portfolio creation, photo & video shoots and more. The course ends with an exclusive performance and diploma. It’s perfect for those interested in a career within the industry, and if you want to push your limits and grow as a professional dancer.