Looking to begin a new hobby or maybe rekindle a bygone passion for dance? We’ve gathered a few unique dance classes in Birmingham for you to sashay away at. Keep reading to get the details.
1. Beginner Bellydance
Raise your elbows to the sun and learn how to bellydance with Ash. This low-impact dance will guarantee to boost your confidence while also helping you tone your muscles. Interested? All you need are soft ballet shoes or your bare feet and a body! Ages 12 and up can sign up for these dance classes but those under 18 must have an adult register them.
2. Pole Dancing PYT
If you’re looking for a way to have fun while also getting a workout, head to PYT. This pole dancing studio was founded by Niya Jackson in 2009. Just last week, I took an intro class that lasted an hour and I promise you it’s worth it. You’re usually partnered with someone who helps you master the moves so you don’t look like a mess.
3. Pole Dancing | Studio Steel
Whether you want to take a group class or a private lesson, Studio Steel offers pole dance classes for Birmingham residents interested in learning. If you’re 18 or older, then you can sign up for any one of the classes they offer. Dance away and drink plenty of water.
PS—they’re moving to a new location soon. Check it out below.
4. Adult Tap | The Dance Foundation
For all that jazz, sign up for an adult tap class with The Dance Foundation in Birmingham. You’ll appreciate that they offer beginning and intermediate classes. They also offer dance classes including adult ballet if that’s more your style.
5. Pilates | Aero Joe
When it comes to unique dances classes, Aero Joe offers pilates, a form of dancing that focuses on stretching the body through deep muscles and body movements. It’s a remarkable excerise of the whole person. In other words, at Aero Joe you can relieve postural imbalances, improving flexibility and improve your overall mood.
6. Dance Bantaba | Ursula Smith Dance
To learn more about West African dance, try taking a class with Ursula Smith Dance. Learn about the various dance styles of Sub-Saharan Africa right here in Birmingham. It’s freeing and fun!
7. Aziza of Birmingham
When it comes to belly dancing classes in Birmingham, you have options! Aziza has taught and performed Egyptian Classic Middle Eastern Belly Dance classes for over 40 years in this area. She’s even traveled to Cairo, Egypt to participate in the first non-Egyptian bellydancer contest in the region.
Do you have a unique dance class in Birmingham you like to go to? Tag us @BhamNow to let us know.