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Get in the Groove with These Fun Dance Classes in Raleigh


The body was made to move, and dance is a great way to keep it healthy. Maybe you took some dance as a kid, had years of professional training or have never moved to a beat. Whatever experience you have with dancing, there are a ton of great dance classes in Raleigh for every genre and skill level. From hip hop to ballet, you don’t have to look hard to find a dance class that will keep you on your toes. These are just some of our favorite local dance classes that are worth giving a whirl.


Social Dance Classes at Ninth Street Dance

Meet new friends and learn new moves at Ninth Street Dance’s social dance classes! The classes include East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Salsa and West Coast Swing. Each class is offered at a beginner level, introducing basic techniques and footwork and then progressing to more complex moves as you become comfortable. The Social Dance Sampler is one of the best dance classes in Raleigh to take if you don’t know where to begin. You’ll learn how to lead and follow as well as some of the most popular partner dances, including Foxtrot, Waltz, Swing and Salsa.


The Dancer’s Workout

Where to Take Dance Classes in Raleigh


If you have a strong dance background, The Dancer’s Workout will help you continue following your passion while maintaining flexibility and cardio stamina. The high-energy, one-hour classes are exclusively for former and current dancers who are familiar with ballet fundamentals and choreography. Each class includes a warm-up, stretching, a cardio dance segment and toning exercises.


Ballet Classes at Raleigh School of Ballet

The Raleigh School of Ballet teaches adult ballet classes for a variety of levels, whether you’re new to ballet, have years of experience or are just looking for a new way to exercise. The classical ballet classes are 90 minutes long and are offered based on experience level.


Dance Classes at Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Fred Astaire Dance Studio is the largest dance studio in the Triangle. Spice things up with Latin dance classes like Salsa, Cha Cha, Rumba or Mambo. Surprise your significant other with your ballroom dance chops by taking Foxtrot, Tango or Waltz classes. Master party-worthy moves in Swing, Hustle and Jive. The studio offers plenty of fun local events, national workshops and showcases you can participate in to show off and hone your dancing skills!


North Carolina Dance Institute

Get professional dance instruction from leading dancers at North Carolina Dance Institute. The non-recital, non-competition institute offers classical ballet and contemporary dance classes in Raleigh. The schedule changes each quarter to include classes for different age groups in ballet, jazz, hip-hop, modern, tap and creative movement.


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