Dancing is a fantastic form of cardio, especially if you’re not really a fan of running or going on a more traditional route to burn some calories. Why not have fun while working out? Whether you’re in it to get moving, to make new friends or just for the love of music, dancing has many health benefits. If you’re eager to find a new workout that is in no way boring, check out one of the Top 10 Dance Studios in Singapore and groove along!
1) Bolly Dancing Studio
With a slew of notable corporate clients who have engaged their service, it’s easy to see that Bolly Dancing Studio is a hit in Singapore. Though they only expanded to Singapore’s shores in 2008, they’ve been in the business since 1992 in Mumbai, India. In addition to authentic Bollywood dance classes, they also teach Zumba classes. For details on pricing and membership packages, check out their website.
2) Converge Studios
This hip studio at Cecil Street has just about every style of dance class you could imagine. From Jazz Funk to Hip Hop, you will be spoilt for choice if you love trying different dance styles. With trained instructors to helm each different class, you will be trained by experts in their own right. Book a class online via their website. Prices for classes are also viewable online.
3) DanzPeople Singapore
Danz People is known as one of Singapore’s premier dance studios, and was founded in 2008. It’s catered to dancers of all levels, from beginners to seasoned movers and shakers. Their instructors are trained in a variety of styles too, like classical ballet or even jazz. Classes are available for kids and adults alike. Class schedules and package prices are available on their website.
WeBarre is Singapore’s first boutique barre studio, where you can go to “the bar” for a good reason – to workout. Barre workouts combine ballet, yoga, pilates, and strength training within an hour-long class. There are classes for everyone available, including expectant mothers and even classes for mom and baby. Their website features instructor profiles as well as class schedule information.
5) Kulture Studios
Kulture Studios is here to make music, dance, and fitness accessible to all. Dance programs are available for kids and adults. Street dance techniques are a favourite here, and you can even see what that’s like from viewing videos of their classes on their website. Likewise, class bookings can also be done online. Their studio is at Kallang Wave Mall.
6) STEP Studio
STEP Studio was founded by Stephanie Loh, a trained ballerina who also has expertise in other dance styles like hip-hop and K-pop. Today she has her own crew of dancers who are part of the STEP Studio family. Classes include Broadway Jazz, Kpop MV Style and Girls Hip Hop. Their website features a calendar where you can see when each class is. In addition to dance classes, courses are also taught.
7) En Motion Dance School
Things were set “En Motion” in 2004, when the school was formed. Here, Latin dance is a hit, and the studio has even won awards for Street Latin Dance. Other classes offered include Street Salsa, Street Cha Cha, Bachata, Merengue, Afro-Caribbean Dance Motion and Argentine Tango. Both corporate and private classes are available, in addition to the usual classes. Course fees and schedules are posted online.
8) Mosaic Dance
For an eclectic mix of dance styles, Mosaic Dance is it. They teach New York Salsa, West Coast Swing and the Argentine Tango, so if you have ever looked at contestants on reality dance shows and wished you could move like them, this would be a good place to get a kickstart. Classes here are categorized as “fundamental” and “workshops”. The former delves into the necessary steps and techniques, while the latter is the next level of learning.
9) O School
O School is actually a performing arts centre that was formed to fulfill three social objectives for low income Singaporean youth by supporting their talent, providing them with employment opportunities and generating funds to help them complete their education. Dance styles taught include dancehall, hip hop and lyrical jazz, among others.
10) Recognize Studios
Recognize Studios specializes in dance, and provides dance classes and courses led by local and international dance choreographers. Whether you plan to dance for fun or are interested in a career in dancing, the instructors are well-equipped with training and knowledge to guide you. Classes available include reggae, hip hop, street jazz, and even popping and locking.