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Arabic Dance Classes in Barcelona

Written by Rachel G

If you love to dance or you’re just thinking of trying something new in Barcelona, there are plenty of dance schools in the city that offer classes in a wide variety of styles. From ballet to salsa, contemporary, or flamenco there’s an endless list of possibilities in Barcelona. You can even enroll in an Arabic dance class to practice new styles from different parts of the world. It’s a great way to learn about other cultures and traditions while meeting new people at the same time. Here are a few of the places you can find Arabic dance classes in Barcelona.

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Academia de Danza Oriental Munique Neith

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Academia de Danza Oriental Munique Neith is one of the leading training centers in Arabic dance in Barcelona. Whether you’re a beginner at dancing or you want to refine your skills a bit more, you can find classes at all levels offered at the school.

Munique Neith herself is one of the most well known Arabic dancers in the world and a master of belly dancing. She has taught classes around the world but lives in Barcelona where she owns and runs the dance school. Whatever type of class you choose to sign up for at Munique Neith’s studio, you can rest assured that you will be taught by the very best teachers possible.

Address: Carrer d’Aribau, 46, 08011 Barcelona

Underground Oriental Dance

Located in the Les Corts neighborhood, Underground Oriental Dance offers classes in a range of oriental dances. With beginner, intermediate, and advanced classes in traditional Arabic dances such as Saidi, Khaligee, Fallahi, Hagalla, Nubio, Gipsy, and more, you’re sure to find a dance that suits what you perfectly. The school works with students from the very first introductory sages of Arabic dance all the way to professional training as students learn both traditional dance and more about Arabic culture in general.

Address: Av. de Josep Tarradellas, 97, 08029 Barcelona

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Finally, Dancetribalia is one of Barcelona’s most important Arabic dance schools. They specialize in a dance called Tribal Fusion, one of the most modern versions of traditional belly dancing. They offer five different levels of the class for beginners, intermediate, and advanced students. In addition to learning a new dance, students will get a great workout as well. They will increase their body control, strength, balance, and flexibility over time as they learn through a series of drills and exercises. At the end of each course, Dancetribalia organizes a performance in the school for the students to show off what they’ve learned.

Address: Carrer del Masnou, 9, 08014 Barcelona

Enrolling in a dance class can be a great way to learn about a new culture, meet new people in a big city, and keep your body in shape. Whether you’ve never taken a dance class before or you’re already an advanced student, enrolling at one of these three Arabic dance schools in Barcelona will give you the opportunity to learn and practice at any level. With experienced teachers and a variety of class options to choose from, you’ll be learning a new dance in no time.

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About the author

Rachel G

Originally from the United States, Rachel has been living in Spain since 2014. After two years in Madrid, she moved to Barcelona in 2016 to pursue her passions in writing and photography. She spends her free time enjoying life in beautiful Barcelona and traveling around Europe as much as possible.

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