Be it as a form of exercise or as a form of physical expression, dancing is a healthy and exciting way to get yourself moving. From Salsa and Swing to Hip Hop and Krump, Barcelona has a great offer in dance classes where you can train yourself to become a professional or simply learn a fun new skill. To help you get into the rhythm, we have compiled a list of some of the best dance classes in Barcelona.
Seven Dance is a dance school where you can learn six different styles of dancing: Tango, Salsa, Bachata, Swing, Line dancing (country), Ballroom dancing, and Lindy Hop. The school offers newcomers the opportunity of trying a free class before deciding if they want to enroll, which is perfect if you can’t decide between a couple of different dance styles. If you would like to try a class, contact the school to book your place.
Address: Carrer de Perill, 10
Swing Maniacs specializes in one of the hottest dance styles of the moment: Swing. Here you can learn several styles of swing dancing, like the Lindy Hop, Fast Swing, West Coast and Chill Balboa. You can also learn Contemporary Dance, Salsa, Bollywood and Street Dance at this school.
Address (Gràcia): Carrer de Roger de Flor, 291-293
Address (Poblenou): Cami Antic de Valencia, 18
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Pole Dance BCN
Want to try a sexy activity to get your body moving and which is also lots of fun? Visit Pole Dance BCN for a trial class and discover the world of pole dancing. A style that combines sensuality and acrobatics, pole dancing helps women strengthen their body while increasing their self-esteem.
Address: Carrer de Rocafort, 250
Barcelona Flamenco organizes national and international Flamenco shows with highly trained artists and musicians. At Barcelona Flamenco, you can learn to dance Flamenco or Sevillanas, learn to play guitar, learn to play castanets, or learn to sing.
Address: Contact the school for the location of the classes.
La Urban Dance Factory
Directed by Irene Pallarés and Sarah Coral, La Urban Dance Factory specializes in urban dancing. Here you can learn Old School, Dancehall, New Style, Lyrical Jazz, Krump, Waacking, and JazzFunk. The classes are meant for those who would like to train to become dancers, train to become teachers, compete in national championships, or simply have fun.
Address: Carrer de Rossend Arús, 11-15
Dance Emotion is a dance school that teaches children from 3 years old up and adults. Here you can learn Classical Dance, Bachata, Burlesque, Swing, Salsa, Ballroom Dance, Lambazouk, E-Zumba, Funky Hip Hop, Jazz, Sevillanas, Samba y Sabor, and Contemporary Dance.
Address: Carrer de Calàbria, 253
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Zumba is a form of dance fitness created in during the 90s by Beto Perez, a Colombian coreographer and dancer. The style became very famous and is now one of the most popular classes taken all over the world. In a Zumba class you won’t exactly learn how to become an expert Zumba dancer. You will be exercising and having fun more than learning to dance but Zumba classes usually involve choreographies that may or not be repeated in each class, depending on whether the group will do a show at the end of the year, which is common in many dance schools. Zumbafitness is taught in the Fisic Sport Club, right next to Plaça d’Urquinaona.
Address: Carrer del Bruc, 24
The Brazilian are a very lively and colorful people. One of the ways they like to show they love for life is through movement, particularly through the dancing of Samba. Samba has been officially declared by UNESCO as a Heritage of Humanity which means it is definitely worth a try if you feel like moving your body. You can learn this amazing and spirited dance at Samba Barcelona, with classes taught by professional dancer Ana Nushu.
Address: Carrer de Méndez Núñez, 4
As you can see, Barcelona has no lack of dance classes to offer. The Catalan capital is a very diversified city that has something to suit each and every taste which means that if you are determined to learn how to dance, you will find a class you like in Barcelona.
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