Barcelona might be full of great gyms and fitness centers, but there are also plenty of options for those who prefer other methods of staying fit. If it’s difficult to find the motivation to work out on your own, dance classes are one of the best ways to combine fun and fitness. Whether you’re looking for a good workout, love to dance, or just want to try something completely new, aerial dance classes in Barcelona are worth checking out. Here are a couple of places in the city that offer many types of aerial dance classes on a weekly basis.
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Onair Barcelona is one of the best places in the city to learn or practice aerial dancing. They offer a wide variety of classes, including aerial fitness, trapeze, aerial silk, and acrobatics. Their classes provide both a fun escape from the stress of daily life and an excellent workout. Enroll in a class and you’ll be sure to improve your strength and flexibility over time as you learn the art of aerial dancing. They even offer kids classes and rent their space out for special events. Some classes meet just once a week, but you can also choose to go two or three times a week; they have class options to fit every budget. Whether you’re a complete beginner or have years of experience, you can find a class that suits your level and tastes at Onair.
Address: Carrer de Pere IV, 99, Barcelona
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Pole Dance BCN
Don’t be fooled by its name because at Pole Dance BCN you can learn much more than pole dancing. Founded in 2012, they also offer classes in aerial hoop and silks. The silks classes are ninety minutes long and offer a great workout which will improve strength and balance over time. You’ll learn how to go up and down with the fabric before practicing some choreography using the silks to dance in the air. The hoop dancing classes also last ninety minutes and you’ll learn how to move on a hoop suspended from the ceiling, a great exercise to improve flexibility. If you sign up for a class, just be sure to wear leggings and a short-sleeved shirt.
Address: Carrer de Rocafort, 250, Barcelona
If you’re looking for something different to try in Barcelona, enrolling in an aerial dance class at Onair or Pole Dance BCN could be a great option. You will not only learn how to dance on silks, hoops, or a trapeze, but dance classes are a great way to meet new people in the city, have fun, and stay fit all at the same time.
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