About us: 5 Rhythms Dance is a freestyle movement, meditation and ecstatic dance practice. Free your body, free your mind. Weekly sessions available for all. Beginners welcome
Aaja Nachle Lets Dance10 Peel Street, West Bromwich, B71 1EJ Tel: 0121 532 4699
Kuldeep: 07432399286 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Website:www.aaja-nachle.com
We provide training in Bollywood dancing for adults and children across the West Midlands.
Available for dance and creative workshops and performances within education, community and corporate establishments. Bhangra, Bollywood, Bhangra Tots, Bellydance, Classical Indian dance. Dance entertainment for weddings, birthday parties, special celebrations, corporate events, exhibitions, cultural events and festivals.
ACE Dance and Music
The Link Dance Space, The Ground Floor
54 - 57 Floodgate Street, B5 5SL Contact: Nicky Getgood Tel: 0121 314 5830 Website:www.acedanceandmusic.com
Classes for all ages starting from 2 and up to 65! Acocks Green Folk Dance Group
Church Of The Ascension Fox Hollies
School Road Hall Green Contact: Jan Coughtrey Tel: 0121 745 5799 Meet: Thursday 7.45 Chatterton Hall
Active Leisure Ltd Funaticz Fitness Centre
Flaxley Parkway, Stechford Retail Park, B33 9AN
Tel: 0121 783 0041
Dance classes for all ages from toddlers to adults everyday. www.funaticz.com
Adage Dance and Fitness Studios
174-176 High St
Tel: 0121 428 2732
A theatre school concentrating mainly on Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary and Tap but also including new subjects such as Hip Hop, BOKWA and Zumba.
All Latin Styles
c/o Thomas O'Flaherty
14 Constitution Hill
Birmingham Phone or Fax am: 0121 233 9976 Mobile/text pm: 07730 368592 Website:www.spiritsalsa.com (for bookings) Training in: Salsa, Latin dance, Cha cha cha, Samba
Animated Dance Academy
Fun vibrant and fresh classes to students from 4 to 18 year olds in the Solihull and Balsall common area. Freestyle, street, jazz, lyrical and gymnastics. Animate Dance Academy is an IDTA dance school.
Arabesque School of Dance
Mill Farm Cottage
Meriden Contact: Mrs Michelle Nevin Tel: 07817 033 292 / 01675 442 261 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.balletdance.co.uk Training in: Ballet, Dinky Disco, Freestyle Disco, Jazz, Hip Hop, Reggaeton, Contemorary, Street Jazz and classes for children from 2 1/2yrs to teenagers and adult classes Studios in: Erdington, Sutton Coldfield, Solihull, Dorridge, Leamington and Warwick.
Birmingham Bellydance Class Classes at: Brampton Hall, Mere Green Community Centre, Kingstanding Leisure Centre and LA Fitness Contact: Debbie William Tel: 0121 241 0728 Website:www.birminghambellydance.co.uk
Bashercize Dance & Fitness Classes
The Misfitted Hub
71 Smallbrook Queensway
Mobile: 07725 771 007
Meet: Every Thursday 8pm - 9pm (starting from 3 October 2013)
Cost: £10 per month (payment to be made in asap to secure your place)
Classes for all ages in Street Dance, Breakdance, Contemporary, Ballroom and Latin, Flips 'n' Tricks. Parent and Child Classes available. Also specialise in Wedding Lessons, Hen/Stag Parties, Birthday Parties, Workshops and Team Building Experiences. Classes also available in Great Barr.
The Bollywood Academy Contact: Faraz Chohan Tel: 01216162908 Website:www.thebollywoodacademyuk.com Meet: Classes running Mon- Sun from 10am- 10pm Training in: Bollywood Dancing and Acting, classes in Aerobics, Bhangra, ZUMBA, children's and adults keep fit and children's creative movement
Meet: 11am - 12pm, Saturdays starting from 20 July 2013 Contact: Babita Nandi
Tel: 0800-002-5573 Training in: Bollywood Dance Fitness
Other services offered and bookable through our website are: screen acting training, show-reels, modelling portfolios, corporate team building workshops, school educational dance workshops, private/ public/ charity Bollywood dance events. Website:www.bollywooddivadreamteam.com
Bournville Folk Dance Club
St Francis School
Bournville Contact: Mandy Nayak Tel: 0121 243 8867 Meet: Thursdays 7.30 - 9.30pm
Carey Academy Of Irish Dancing 67 Warren Road
B44 8QH Tel: 07784 927 717 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website:www.careyacademy.co.uk Facebookwww.facebook.com/careyacademyofirishdancing
Irish Dance - solo and team dancing(ceili & figure) - from beginners(4+) to World Champions - adult class available.
Chelis School of Dance
c/o Mapledene Primary School
B26 3XE Contact: Cheryl Jeyes & Lisa Potter Tel: 07752 400542 (Cheryl)
07752 426338 (Lisa) Email: email@example.com Website: www.chelisschoolofdance.co.uk Meet: General classes Saturday 9am-3pm and Private classes Mon-Wed 4pm 8pm Training in: Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Gymnastics Freestyle and Theatre Craft.
Chitraleka Dance Company ‘Artist in Residence'
c/o Orchard Learning Resources Centre (OLRC)
University of Birmingham, Selly Oak Campus
B29 6QW Contact: Sharad Bolar Tel: 0121 414 4163 Mobile: 07789 967578 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Website:www.chitraleka.co.uk
Training in: Indian Classical Dance – BHARATANATYAM. Chitraleka Dance Academy is the training wing of the dance Company. It runs weekend classes in Bharatanatyam for children aged 5 years onwards to OAP held at King Edward VI Handsworth School, Birmingham. Regular national and internationally recognised examinations with ISTD (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing) in Bharatanatyam Graded levels - Primary, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 and Vocational Graded Examinations in Intermediate Foundation, Intermediate, Advanced 1 & 2. Performance opportunities locally (annual showcasing event ‘Samaagama’) and nationally. The Dance Academy recently became an ISTD Approved Dance Centre enabling it to offer training and qualifications in Level 3 DDI (Diploma in Dance Instruction) and Level 4 DDE (Diploma in Dance Education).
Circle Dance Groups in Kings Heath
Kings Heath Community Centre
Birmingham Contact: Jackie Spearpoint Tel: 0121 439 5824 Training in: Circle dancing (only) Thursday evenings from 7.45 - 9.45pm
Circle Dance Groups in Sutton Coldfield
Friends' Meeting House
Kenelm Road (off Manor Hill)
Sutton Coldfield Contact: Jackie Spearpoint Tel: 0121 439 5824 Training in: Circle dancing (only) every second Sunday in the month 2.30 - 5.00pm
Consort de Danse Baroque
Weoley Hill Village Hall,
Birmingham B29 4AD Contact: Philippa Waite Tel: 07976 374482 Website: www.ukbaroquedance.com/classes/birmingham.html Training in: Baroque dance (late 17th/early 18th century dances such as the minuet, sarabande, bouree, gavotte, gigue and courante).
Based in Sutton Coldfield and Mere Green Contact: Katie Atherton Tel: 07736928205 Email: email@example.com (firstname.lastname@example.org) Training in: ballet, tap, freestyle, theatre craft.
Ages 2 and up
Punjabi Folk Arts - Educate, Engage and Entertain through the medium of dance, music ,drama and visual arts.
The Custard Factory
Birmingham Contact: Miles Grundy Tel: 0121 693 7777 Training in: Street, Jazz
The Dance Workshop
132 Alcester Road
Birmingham B13 8EE Contact: Rita Barker Tel: 0121 442 2286 Website: www.dance-workshop.co.uk Training in: Adult classes in Egyptian, Ballet, Tap, Contemporary, Flamenco, Salsa, Jazz, Street Jazz, Agentine Tango, Ballroom, Bollywood, Kathak, Pilates, Yoga and Tai Chi. Childrens classes also available.
B91 2RR Contact: Martin Cutler Tel: 0121 705 9168 or 07768060486 Training in: Ballroom, Latin American, Salsa, Streetdance, Sequence, Rock n Roll for Children ages 3 to 100 classes from beginners to championship level
Birmingham B5 4TB Contact: Cat Boffy Tel: 0121 689 3174 Training in: Tap, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary, African Caribbean, Flamenco/Salsa,
Dance into fitness, Urban Fusion, Jazz Hype, Street Jazz, Break Dance, Capoeira, Bollywood Websitewww.dancexchange.org.uk
Dubarrie School of Dance
Birmingham, B26 1TW Tel: 0121 744 1422 Email: email@example.com Training in: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Musical Theatre, ModernAdults and children from 2 1/2 years
Beginners to professional
B72 1RN Contact: Stacey Trappett Tel: 07800749850 Classes: every Saturday - Age 4 - 6 meet 1.40 pm - 2.15 pm. Age 7 - 9 meet 2.30 pm - 3.30 pm. Age 10- 12 meet 3.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Training in: street dance, cheer leading, Ballet, freestyle, gymnastics, street cheer and Bollywood. Cost: classes are £3 per session all abilities are welcome.
Faith Hope and Talented Dance Academy Dame Elizabeth Cadbury Technology College
B30 1UL Contact: Faith Browne on 07769184883 Website:www.teachmetodance.co.uk or www.facebook.com/FHTDANCERS
Training in Ballet, Tap, Modern, Freestyle, Hip-Hop, Street Jazz, Acrobatics. From 2 1/2 years - 18 years, Beginner to Advanced.
Funky Feet School of Dance
Allens Cross Social Club
Merritts Brook Lane
B31 1PN Contact: Tracey Buller and Nicola Philpot Tel: 0121 6281467 or Mobile: 07701 084126 Training in: Ballet, Modern Jazz, Musical Theatre and Tap. Age 3 - Adult
Tuition in Irish solo and ceili (group) dances from ages 4 and up - all ages and abilities welcome. Classes also in Redditch and Studley.
Hanson School of Ballet
Harborne Baptist Church Hall
Harborne Park Road
Birmingham Contact: Margaret Thomson Tel: 07875 683 890 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.hansonballet.weebly.com Training in: International Dance Teachers Association ballet examination classes. IDTA classes available for children from beginners classes to advanced - 3 years old to 18. Established 20 years in Harborne.
Haripa Dance Group
Ladies only classes currently take place on Monday evenings for 2 hours in Kingstanding, Birmingham. Good bus and rail links and free secure car parking.
Contact: Amarjit Tel: 07572 408108 Email: email@example.com Website: Join us on facebook 'Haripa DanceGroup'. Also visit our youtube profile under the same name.
Training in: Giddha, Bhangra and Bollywood dance styles
Harlequin Dance Club
329 Adams Hill
B32 3PB Tel: 0121 422 3032/07758160452 Web Sitewww.harlequin-dance.co.uk Contact: Philip and Janet Jackson Training in: Ballroom. Latin. Sequence. Rock n Roll. Argentine Tango. Salsa. Beginners to Advanced. Wedding First Dances. Classes in Harborne. Bearwood. Quinton. Halesowen. Hagley.
P O Box 13313
B11 9BQ Contact: Jennifer Levy Tel: 0121 440 8385 Fax: 0121 440 6863 Website: www.instep-dance.co.uk
Kings Heath Primary School
Kings Heath Contact: Jenni Blake Tel: 07834 407513 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Training in: Ballet, Tap, Disco. Rock n Roll, Gymnastics and Musical Theatre
Ages 3 - Adult
Julie Johnson School of Dancing
14 Fox Hollies Road
B76 2RD Tel: 01926 614500 Mobile: 07889 375165 Website:www.JulieJohnsonSchoolofDancing.co.uk Training in: Ballet, Acrobatics, Modern Jazz, Tap, Drama, Singing and Stagecraft
Pheasey Park Farm Community Centre
Hillingford Avenue, B43 7HL Contact: Mandy Tel: 07761235200 Website:www.letsdance.org.uk Email:email@example.com Training in: Childrens Disco, Ballroom and Latin and Adults Ballroom, Latin and Salsa
Lezioni Di Danza
St Wulstan's Church,
Selly Oak, B29 7DU
Contact: Lynette Grant Tel: 07545535369
Classes in: Ballet, Tap, Modern, Acro, Greek, and Musical Comedy/lyrical
Love2dance school of dance
Dickens Heath Village Hall
Old Dickens Heath Road,
B90 1SD Contact: Naomi Lane Tel: 0781 299 8319 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.love2dance.co.uk
Training in: Based at various schools and halls around Solihull providing lessons in street, freestyle and hip hop by fully qualified teachers. IDTA school.
Training in: Irish Dancing. Children of all ages are encouraged to develop their strength, flexibility and technique in an energetic and safe environment. Wednesdays: 6pm-7.30pm
McMahon Academy of Irish Dance
St Anne's Community Centre
Birmingham Tel: 07815 059602 or 07903 536223 Website: www.seaneireannmcmahon.co.uk Training in: Irish Dance
MAC (Midlands Art Centre)
Cannon Hill Park
Birmingham Tel: 0121 446 3232 (Sales and Information) Training in: Flamenco, Latin American, Kathak (Bharathanatyam Dance, South Asian Classical),
Ballet, Tap, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz
Make Moves Street Dance Classes at Fitness 4 Less
21-22 Stephenson Street
Contact: Anisa Tel: 07849324563
Facebook Group: ‘Make Moves’ Bham
Meet: Thursdays 4.30 – 5.30pm
£3.00 per class, All ages and levels welcome
Private First Dance lessons in your own home including Wedding Dance.
More Maggots and More (Folk Dance Group)
(For experienced folk dancers)
Acocks Green Methodist Church
Botteville Road Contact: Frances Richardson Tel: 0121 426 3715
Website www.activityexchange.com/MaggotsAndMore Meet: Third Sunday in the month 3.00 - 5.15pm
Moseley Dance Centre
572 Moseley Road
B12 9AN Tel: 0121 449 0779 Training in: Ballroom, Tap, Ballet, Modern Sequence, and Modern Jazz
Age 3 - Adult
Crabtree Drive, [opposite Medical Centre],
B37 5BU Contact: John Roberts Tel: 07958 910364 Training in: Ballroom and Latin American, American Line Dancing, Sequence Dancing
Private Lessons and Classes for pupils of all abilities and weekly Saturday evening Social Dance
About us: Penelope's Dance Studio has been successfully training children to dance in Birmingham for 31 years. A varied programme of Examination classes are available in over seven main subjects catering for boys and girls from 2 years. Professionally qualified staff coupled with the sincere and careful teaching allows each child to develop dance technique, style, confidence and coordination at his/her own pace. The schools happy atmosphere is a direct result of the hard working unity from pupils and staff. The complex comprises of a purpose built dance studio 20ft by 40ft with sprung floors mirror and floor barres, changing and refreshment facilities, dance wear shop and costume hire shop. The children are encouraged to wear correct uniform. This can be purchased from our dance shop, Penelopes Dancewear. Penelopes Dancewear is also open to the general public where gifts and non-syllabus wear are also available upon request.
Planet Dance 14, Wherretts Well Lane, Solihull, B91 2SD
Contact: Beverley Drew
Tel: 0121 705 6751
Training in: Planet Dance holds lessons in ballroom and latin, Freestyle, musical theatre and drama
Rayalf School of Dance
Unit 203 Jubilee Trade Centre
130 Pershore Street
Birmingham B5 6ND Contact: Mrs Beryl Ellgood Tel: 0121 622 4618 Training in: Ballroom, Latin and sequence. Also social dance evenings
The Regency Assembly
Gibb Street Digbeth
B9 4AA Contact: Andrew Rawe Email: email@example.com Website: www.regencyassembly.co.uk Training in: Regency period Dance classes.
Learning dances which were popular in Jane Austen's life time.
Group also attends historical balls, dressed in period clothes.
Rhythms Dance School County Drive
Tamworth Contact: Robert Kirk Tel: 01827 314909 Mobile: 078170 69909 Training in: Salsa, Latin American, and Ballroom classes held in Tamworth, Lichfield, and Sutton Coldfield
Rhythm Junkiez School of Dance Classes in Sutton Coldfield, Kingstanding, Walmley, Walsall and Birmingham Contact: Lotty Cunningham Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Website:www.rhythmjunkiez.co.uk Specialising In: Street Dance, Hip Hop, Breakdance and Contemporary.
Other styles also available. Classes for all ages and abilities. Exams, Competitions, Shows and Events!
Classes in: Academy training covering all dance techniques such as ballet, jazz and contemporary, musical theatre and commercial street/ modern styles. Academy training creates well rounded dancers for a fun hobby or for opportunities in competitions, performances and agency representation for paid professional contracts in West End and theatre/ tv and film/ fashion.
EVERY Saturday (TERM TIMES ONLY) holiday workshops available
Children attend each term (these are not pay as you go classes)
Rubery Barn Dance Club
43 Clent Road
Contact: Steve Woodcock Tel: 0121 453 4121 Meet: Tuesday 8.00pm10.00pm Training in: Beginners folk dancing
Individual/solo and team dancing (Ceili) – for Girls and Boys - training from beginners (age 4+) to World Champions. Adult classes also available (Wednesday evening). Classes held in South Birmingham - Acocks Green/ Hall Green, Yardley Wood, Solihull, and Harborne.
Other Information: SBS holds regular classes every Saturday for all ages and all levels. SBS is also recruiting performers to become part of the professional group. Please get in touch! Visit our website for more information. We also provide high quality fusion based ( East meets West ) dancers for all occasions.
Shapeshift - Dance Class
Moseley Secondary School
Wake Green Road
Birmingham Contact: Dawn Morgan Tel: 01453 750608 E-mail:email@example.com Website:www.shapeshift.co.uk Meet: Thursday Evenings: 7.00-9.15pm Training in: A total workout for body, heart and soul using Gabrielle Roth's 5 rhythms
Shockwave Academy Contact: Mrs S. Kumar M.A. and Mr N. Halliday Tel: 0121 525 9191 Website:www.centrepointchristianchurch.org.uk link through youth - Shockwave Academy Email:S.D.Kumar@live.co.uk Training in: Specialising in a Break, Street & Contemporary dance fusion. Vocal classes and Drama sessions. The team attend regular gigs, concerts and public events. All instructors are CRB checked and qualified in the Performing Arts. Meet: 11-25 years old - Tuesday 6.00-9.00pm & 5-11 years old – Friday 5.00-6.30pm.
About us: ShruthiUK is an artist led non profit organisation to promote Indian Culture through training in Classical Indian Music and Dance in the West Midlands and elsewhere.
Siobhan Collins-McCarthy Dance Academy
The Moorpool Hall,
B17 9DY Contact: Siobhan Collins- McCarthy Tel: 07896 315 199 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Website:www.ballet-birmingham.com/ Training in: Royal Academy of Dance examination classes. The Royal Academy of Dance incorporates: Classical ballet, Free movement and character dance, Pre-primary grade to advanced, Pilates, Classical mat work, Pointework, Repertoire, Modern dance, Tap dance, Adult ballet.
Accepting pupils from 2 years of age
Harvest Field Centre Sutton Coldfield, Great Barr Leisure Centre and Great Barr Methodist Church, Emmanuel Church Wylde Green, Blackwood Church and All Saints Parish Church, Streetly
Contact: Sarah Jones Tel: 07840031928
Solo latin dancing and classes
Spotlight Stage School and Agency
36 Marlborough Road
B36 0EH Contact: Vicky Richards Tel: 0121 242 3904 Mobile: 07775 631316 Website: http://spotlightstageschool.co.uk Training in: Classes in Theatre Dance (ballet, tap, modern jazz, theatre craft), Freestyle Street Dance, Hip Hop Dance, Drama, Singing, Gymnastics, Salsa, Contemporary, Pointe Work. Classes for children aged 2.5 years (30 months) to OAP. Regular government-recognised examinations with I.D.T.A. Performance opportunities locally, nationally and internationally, including West End and Disneyland Paris. Pupils enter regional and national competitions. In-school agency for paid/professional TV, film, stage and modeling work.
1762 - 1764 Pershore Road
B30 3BH Contact: Michelle Tel: 0121 314 8317 Training in: Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Musical Theatre and more
We have classes for ages 4 - 40 and all ability levels. We offer a 20% Student Discount
Steps 8 Ltd
PO Box 11637
B12 9WT Tel: 0844 800 9858 Fax: 0121 440 6863 Website: www.step8.co.uk Training in: Street Dance, Free Style, Break Dance, Dance into fitness, Hip Hop, Crew Battles, Exercise Fitness. Workshops tailored to suit schools, groups and individual needs.
Stepping Out Dance Centre
United Refrom Church Holly Lane Erdington
St. Cutherts Church Castle Vale Contact: Dawn Bartlett Tel: 0121 783 5584 Contact: Dawn Bartlett Training in: Ballroom, Latin, Disco/Freestyle, Linedance, Rock and Roll
Strictly Jitterbug The Irish Centre
14-20 High Street,
B12 0LN Contact: Alistair Fitzgerald Tel: 07968 988442
About us: Our style is East Coast Swing, which came out in 1932. This style is also sometimes called Jitterbug, and was very popular in the 1940’s. It later became the chosen style for early Rock and Roll music.
When: Every Wednesday. Beginners Lessons 8.30-9.00, Intermediate Lessons 9.30-10.00
About us: Swing Express brings the exciting world of vintage era dancing to Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Coventry and around the West Midlands. Our swing dancing classes are fun, friendly and a great way to make new friends.
Tru Street Dance
Sticky Dance studio
Arch 22 Lionel street, Snow hill , B31DL Tel: 0121 010 8737 Website:www.trustreetdance.com Training in: street, contemporary, ballet, salsa and yoga
Hodge Hill, Castle Bromwich, Solihull, Acocks Green, Castle Vale, Erdinton, Sutton Coldfield and Lichfield Tel: 07732 567 509 Email:email@example.com Website:www.upstagetheatre.webs.com Ages: 3 to 86! Classes in: Disco (Freestyle), Street, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre (Dance, Drama, Singing), Line Dance, Cheerleading, Ballroom, Latin American, National Currriculum (GDP) and Classical Sequence. All Teachers fully qualified with the IDTA and CRB Checked.
Weoley Hill Folk Dance Group (advanced)
Weoley Castle Contact: Steve Woodcock Tel: 0121 453 4121 Meet: Tuesday 7.30 - 9.15pm
Woodlands School of Dance Unit 3 & 4 Northfield Trading Estate
620, Bristol Road South
Tel: Studio 0121 476 5951
Mobile 07966 254 213 Dance Styles: RAD Ballet IDTA Tap, Modern Jazz, Theatre Craft, Street and Gymnastic Dance Contact : Mrs Lesley Stocker, Principal.
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