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At Jungle City Studios we offer Casual adult classes, term enrollment for adults and kids, five week courses, one-off workshops, private tuition and group workshop bookings.

Casual classes are tailored to people of all levels of dance and fitness – just take it at your own pace and most importantly have fun! Our casual classes and courses for adults run for 60 minutes, kids and fitness classes run for 45 minutes, and all classes are facilitated by professional dancers, who are very passionate about their genre of dance.

We encourage you to come dressed in comfortable clothing and appropriate foot wear for the class you are attending, and keep hydrated at all times. If you have health conditions or injuries make sure you advise your instructor prior to class.

We also offer term enrollment for all casual adult’s classes for those of you who want to build your skills as a dancer, as well as receive our discounted term rates, or take advantage of our ten class passes, valid for six months if you prefer to mix it up and do a few different classes while also receiving the discounted rate of $15.50 per class.

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One-Off Workshops

At Jungle City studios we have been blessed to host a plethora of amazingly talented Australian and International dancers for one-off special guest workshops including the likes of Latonya Style (JA); Killer Bean (JA); Stacy Letrice (US), Nadiah Idris (MEL); Alexx Downunder (WA); Jace Aceman (WA); and Johnny Yayo (MEL); and Lamaroc (MEL), and many others. Keep posted on our up-coming events for the next special guest workshop taking place at Jungle City Studios. These workshops are mainly held Monday or Friday nights 8:00pm – 9:30pm.

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BURNCITY QUEENZ – SAT 3RD JUNE 1PM – 3PM

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Join Melbourne’s NO#1 Dancehall and Afro-Beats dance crew and Ketch di Dance! Ketch di Vibe! Ketch di Fire!

Teaching there very own BCQ created dance steps plus an original Dancehall and Afrobeats choreography created by the Queenz!

About Burncity Queenz:

BURNCITY QUEENZ
Burncity Queenz Melbourne’s first official Dancehall Dance crew! Except no imitations! BCQs represent straight up Dancehall and Afro Beats in Burncity, Australia.

Made up of five all round bahd gyal Dancehall and Afro-beats ravers including 2015 Australian Dancehall Queen Twinkle T, 2016 Australian Dancehall Queen VizuaLee, 2015 International Dancehall Queen Top Ten finalist Kitty Cat, original rude gal Enchante and the newest addition to the queenz Jess Brooks aka Bruk-Ess. As a crew Burncity Queenz have featured in music and promo videos for Australian and British Hip Hop, Drum N Bass, and Dancehall artists, featured at club nights, events, and festivals all around Australia and of course in their home town of Melbourne. They have supported some of Dancehall and Afro Beats big name artists including Beenie Man, Elephant Man, Cecile, Gappy Ranks, Demarco, Leftside, Maheeda, Iyanya, Korede Bello, Stone Bwoy, and are household names at Melbourne’s biggest Dancehall parties including I Love Dancehall. Catch the queenz on stage, online, or at the latest party performing and freestyling – doing what they do best!

“Our aim as a group is to spread our love of Dancehall and Afro Beats as authentically as we can with respect to the originators and creators, while entertaining and encouraging our local community to grow and embrace unity through dance and culture”
Burncity Queenz are available as a full group for showcases and live events, or as individual freestyle and back up dancers for club nights, International and local Acts, parties, themed events, film, video, or other media projects.

The Burncity Queenz workshop is a fundraiser for our 2017 Jamaica Culture Trip to help get the Queenz to JA and compete in the International Dancehall Queen Comp! So come down and support, enjoy the good vibes, learn and grow your dance repertoire in the genre of Dancehall and Afro-Beats!

Bookings essential: 0401175225 admin@junglecitystudios.com.au
$30 for gernal public, $25 for Jungle City members

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Casual Classes

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VOGUE FEMME – SAT 5:30PM – 6:30PM

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Saturdays 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

An artistic expression of ones self. Vogue comes from the the LBGTQ culture of people of Colour in New York City. The original idea of vogue was models, fashion and opulent lifestyles coming to life in a series of poses and elements that would tell a story either throwing shade or representing how incredible one is.
Vogue Femme came from Transgender women and has got a feminine essence. It’s more fluent, it can be dramatic or it can be soft.

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AFRO-DANCEHALL WORKOUT – MON & THUR 9:30AM – 10:30AM & SAT 10:30AM – 11:30AM

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MONDAYS & THURSDAYS 9:30AM – 10:30AM & SATURDAYS 10:30AM – 11:30AM

Tone up and get fit to the hypnotic riddims of Dancehall and Afro-Beats music. Work up a sweat while learning simple and fun steps, tone your body in all the right places with ab, butt, and thigh exercises and pelvic isolations. Stretch, strengthen, and balance your mind and body with yoga stretches. Afro-Dancehall Workout was created for those who love to dance but hate to exercise. It is designed for all levels so go at your own pace and challenge yourself to push harder each session to achieve your own personal goals in fitness, strength, and form. So get lost in the music and join us for the most fun you have ever had working out!

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BALLET – TUE 7:30PM – 8:30PM

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TUESDAYS 7:30PM – 8:30PM

Enhancing posture, grace, strength and flexibility, an hour long ballet class consists of: Barre Work to isolate body parts and gradually warm and stretch muscles while holding the barre for confidence; Centred work to step away from the barre and apply exercises; and Across the Floor filling the room with beautiful ballet movement.

What to wear: Tight fitting clothes so that you and the instructor can see your lines, and apply corrections. Canvas or leather ballet shoes with a suede sole should be worn to ensure proper foot development, however new students can wear socks. Pointe shoes welcome.

 

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JAZZ – TUE 8:30PM – 9:30PM

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TUESDAYS 8:30PM – 9:30PM

An hour long jazz class consists of a short warm up and deep stretch, short exercises across the floor including kicks, turns, and jumps, as well as a mini dance routine to apply all the exercises and get your funk on. Finish with a short cool down.

What to wear: Tight fitting clothes so that you and the instructor can see your lines, and apply corrections. Leather Jazz shoes should be worn to ensure proper foot development, however new students can wear socks.

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BOOTY-FIT – WED 7:00PM – 8:00PM

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WEDNESDAYS 7:00PM – 8:00PM

A one hour Beyonce approved bootylicious Dance class that will make you WIND, GRIND, SWEAT, and BURN! Easy to follow dance moves mixed with a butt burning work-out made by Annabella! It’s getting HOT IN HERRRE! So make sure you have: Water/Towel/Dance or exercise shoes – no heels/Booty shorts welcome (not essential).

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DANCEHALL EVOLUTION – THUR 7:30PM – 8:30PM

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THURSDAYS 7:30PM – 8:30PM

The current incarnation of Dancehall sweeping the world today, and made increasingly popular in Europe, USA, and worldwide by Jamaican dance teams with phenominal talent and creativity such as Black Eagle, Supreme Blazers, X-Qlusiv Dancers, Elite Team, and Portmore Legacy to name just a few, has been dubbed ‘DANCEHALL EVOLUTION’.  Ketch di hottest new steps, and be part of the Dancehall Evolution era!! Specifically catered to male steps this class is perfect for di rude bwoys and gyals out there, as well as male and female dancers looking to expand their repertoire and catch a new raw flavour and flow becoming increasingly popular on the Street Dance circut.

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DANCEHALL FOUNDATION – THUR 6:30PM – 7:30PM

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Thursdays 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Dancehall Foundation is a perfect class for those starting out in the genre of Dancehall. Whether you are an accomplished dancer, or basic beginner anyone wanting to start their journey into Dancehall needs to know, feel, and understand the roots and culture before they get lost in the hype! Dancehall foundation class builds on your technique, groove, and vocabulary of old to mid skool steps and knowledge of the dancers who created them, and paved the way – forming the foundation and evolution of this constantly evolving style and culture of dance.

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FUNKSTYLES (POPPIN/LOCKIN/SOUL DANCE) – THUR 7:30PM – 8:30PM

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Thursdays 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

‘Funk Styles’ takes you on a journey, identifying the elements that make up Popping and Locking as two unique styles that go hand in hand with one another their origins coming from the 70’s Funk Era. Inspired by the God Father of Soul Mr James Brown, and other artists such as Aretha Franklin, many of their music and moves had started the culture that led to the creation of Poppin and Locking. We will go through Soul/Party Dances, History, Music, Technique, Groove, Foundation Moves, Routines and key elements that make these dance styles uniquely Funky.

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Short Courses

All Five Week Courses at Jungle City Studios are facilitated by professional instructors with extensive experience, and knowledge within the genre they are teaching. Courses are suitable for both beginners and more experienced dancers looking to expand their dance repertoire. Courses are broken up into five week blocks, so to maximise your skill development we recommend you continue our series of five week course blocks throughout the year. Discounted rates are offered to those attending two or more courses.

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POP STARS – WED 6:00PM – 7:00PM

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Wednesdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (Next course starts May 3rd ) *Bookings essential

Ever secretly wanted to be a music video vixen and can’t help but imagine yourself shaking your hips beside Beyonce as a back up dancer? Well here is your chance to learn the best of all time music video clip routines from the 90’s to today and fulfill your inner pop star fantasies.

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DANCEHALL QUEEN (Grooves & Technique) – WED 8:00PM – 9:00PM

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Wednesdays 8:00pm – 9:00pm (Next course commences May 31st) *Bookings essential

For woman who are looking for some time out to DO YOU and re-connect with your sensual self – who loves to dance, bubble, wine, and shake to di bass with a mix of Dancehall,  and Afrobeats. Learn basic feminine bootylicious moves, technique, isolation’s, short routines and build confidence nurturing your inner Dancehall Queen.

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STYLISH MOVES

STYLISH MOVES – MON 6:30PM – 7:30PM

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Mondays 6:30pm – 7:30pm (next course starts May 29th) *Bookings essential

Dancehall with a ‘touch of class’ – learn A-Z Stylish Moves(c) steps created by Latonya Style (CEO DanceJA) by certified teachers right here in the Jungle! Work on technique and dances step vocabulary, plus fun, sexy, and ‘stylish’ routines in each five week course block that you get to perform at the end of each semester. Be part of the craze sweeping the world and equip yourself with all the moves you need to mash up the dance floor every time!

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BELLYDANCE – WED 6:00PM – 7:00PM

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Wednesdays 6:00pm – 7:00pm (Next course starts May 31st) *Bookings essential

Learn the tricks of the trade with our five week belly Dance Course. Our course is prop based, giving you the chance to play and learn how to use traditional and modern props, such as veils, canes, fans, wings, and zills – often used in Belly Dance performance. Each week has a different prop incorporated with fun and flirty new belly dance routines. This course is all inclusive with props provided, basic, and advanced techniques are taught to cater to your ability.

 

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DANCEHALL IN HEELS – MON 8:30PM – 9:30PM & FRI 7:30PM – 8:30PM

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Mondays 8:30pm – 9:30pm and Friday 7:30pm – 8:30pm (Next course starts June 2nd) *Bookings essential

Specifically created for my party gals, Dancehall in heels is a five week course dedicated to bringing out your inner seductress for your private or public pleasure, for the dance floor or for the bedroom! What ever your motivation this course will build your confidence and your technique in the female style of Dancehall including wining; bubbling, tic toc, juk, and other isolating movements that increase your natural ability to create sexy freestyles and powerful choreographed routines. Oh and did I mention you will be doing all that in Heels! Yep that’s right heels! So, dress up and bring your sexiest pair along and lets work work work work work!

 

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DANCEHALL QUEENZ STYLE – MON 7:30PM – 8:30PM & FRI 6:30PM – 7:30PM

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Mondays 7:30pm – 8:30pm & Fridays 6:30pm – 7:30pm (next course starts June 2nd) *Bookings essential

Curious about Dancehall culture and dance style? Explore the elements from old skool, Queen Styles, and new skool steps coming straight out of Jamaica today. Build your technique and knowledge of the thousands of steps that make up the genre.

Within each five week block you will learn a set of Dancehall steps created by specific dancers who pioneered Dancehall at different times, in different ways to give you well rounded knowledge of Dancehall as a culturally based dance style. You will receive course notes, videos, and music for each course to help you continue learning and researching after you have completed each course block.

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Private Lessons

At Jungle City studios we offer tailor made private tuition to suit your own personal needs, whether you are an absolute beginner just starting out, or a professional looking for some spice to add to your repertoire or upcoming show or competition…

Book one of our instructors in the following styles:

Dancehall
Belly Dance
Personal Training
Wedding Dancing (prices differ slightly from standard rate)

Private dance tuition is $80.00 Per Hour for 1 – 3 participants with discounted rates offered when booking two or more sessions. Personal Training sessions are $40.00 per half hour for 1 – 3 participants with discounts offered when booking training packages of 3 or more.

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PERSONAL TRAINING

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Whether you are trying to loose weight, or need that extra push to develop a healthy life style and get fit, personal training is perfect for individuals or small groups who want a tailor made workout regime that works for their bodies and their needs – in private without the intimidation of a gym environment.

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DANCEHALL

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Get one on one or small group training in Dancehall. Whether its old skool, new skool, female Dancehall Queen or male style steps, whether you want to create a dance routine or work on specific technique, this class is tailored to your specifics needs to reach your own personal goals within the genre of Dancehall.

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BELLY DANCE

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Get one on one or small group training in Belly Dance. Create a dance routine or work on specific technique. This class is tailored to your specifics needs to reach your own personal goals.

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WEDDING DANCE

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Our Wedding Dance tuition is booked through 8 Count Dance with the beautiful Maria Trenton. To book in for Wedding Dance tuition contact Maria directly on 0421 199 769, or via email info@8countdance.com

FIND OUT MORE HERE

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Kids Classes

If your child doesn’t tend to fit in the box and prefers to make their own rules then chances are we have a dance class just for them! Jungle City offers a variety of fun, energetic classes for kids aged 3 – 5 years, 6 – 8 years, and 9 – 12 years. Dance is the perfect way to build confidence, get fit, stay positive, and develop cognitive and creative skills for healthy development in all areas of their lives. All our kids classes are beginners and suitable for all children with an interest in dance. We also have two performance opportunities throughout the year which is a great way for kids to work toward achieving goals and building their confidence beyond the class room environment.

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JAZZ/BALLET/TAP – FRI 10:30AM – 11:15AM 3 – 5 YRS

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3-5 yrs Fridays 10:30 am – 11:15 am

An introduction to formal dance covering the three main styles of Jazz, Ballet, and Tap in a fun and creative environment beginning a lifetime love of dance.

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KIDS BALLET – TUE 4:00PM – 4:45PM 6-8 YRS/6:30PM – 7:15PM 9-11 YRS

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6 – 8 yrs – Tuesdays 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm *Booking essential

9 – 11 yrs – Tuesdays 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm *Bookings essential

Start your child’s journey into the world of dance with Ballet. Enhancing posture, grace, strength, flexibility, and fundamental technique and vocabulary.

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KIDS JAZZ/ACRO – TUE 4:45PM – 5:30PM 6-8 YRS/5:30PM – 6:15PM 9-11 YRS)

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6-8 yrs – Tuesdays 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm

9 – 11 yrs – Tuesdays 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm

Jazz/Acro class combines both Jazz and Acrobatics into the one class to not only help with dance technique but also muscle strengthening, flexibility and balance. This 45 min class consists of a short warm up, exercises across the floor including kicks, turns, and jumps, and work on acrobatic moves such as tumbling, cartwheels, handstands and backbends, as well as a mini dance routine to apply all the exercises and skills learnt.

What to wear: Tight fitting clothes so that you and the instructor can see your lines, and apply corrections. Leather Jazz shoes should be worn to ensure proper foot development, however new students can wear socks.

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KIDS & OPEN AGE BREAKDANCE – SAT 11:30AM – 12:15PM 4-7 YRS/12:30PM – 1:15PM 8 – 11 YRS/1:30PM – 2:30PM OPEN

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4 – 7 yrs – Saturdays 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

8 – 11 yrs – Saturdays 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Open Age – Saturdays 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm *bookings essential

Johnny Yayo’s Breakdance class caters for children aged 4 – 7 years and bring back the fun in learning dance! Covering breakin fundamentals along with drills and exercises that promote strength, flexibility, motion and creativity. Toprock, footwork, freezes, power moves are just some of the areas covered throughout the course in conjunction with an emphasis placed on the importance of music. In an environment that supports and embraces individualism and growth, Johnny’s class is an ideal place to enable children to achieve their absolute best. Let’s Get It!

Johnny’s 8 – 11 years class encompasses fundamentals such as Toprock, footwork, freezes and power moves and exercises that promote strength, flexibility, motion and creativity. Focusing on building the correct foundational movements enabling participants to create and manifest movements of their own customizing their dance to their own style, Johnny’s class will prepare you for local Completions and Jam throughout Melbourne and Australia. Come through and get on that good foot.

Johnny’s Open Age class (Beginner/ Intermediate) Yo! Future Bboys & Bgirls, Johnny’s Breakin Class is the one! Focusing on Toprock, footwork, freezes and power moves as a basis to improve strength, flexibility, fitness, movement and creativity. This class will ensure you test and push yourself in a safe and fun environment whilst locking in that groove and mastering seemingly impossible freezes. Johnny’s class also includes a ‘Learn Yo History’ aspect for which the origins and links to the birth of Hip Hop, Breaking and moves are taught and discussed. Come down and get loose.

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KIDS DANCEHALL

KIDS DANCEHALL – FRI 4:30PM – 5:15PM TEENS/5:30PM – 6:15PM 9-11 YRS

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TEENS- Fridays 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm

9 – 11 yrs – Fridays 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm

Kids Dancehall is a fun energetic class for kids who love to dance and groove. This class will teach kids a variety of Dancehall ‘party’ steps that originate from Jamaica, that are fun and easy to learn, while building their confidence and fitness.

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KIDS STREET HIP HOP – THU 4:30PM – 5:15PM 6-8 YRS/5:30PM – 6:15PM 9-11 YRS/6:30PM – 7:15PM TEENS

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6-8 yrs – 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm

9 – 11 yrs – 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm *Bookings essential

Teens – 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm *Bookings essential

Kids Hip Hop is a fun choreography based class for kids who want to build their skills in dance and have plenty of moves to rip out at their next birthday party to impress all their friends.

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RHYTHM AND DANCE – MON & THUR 10:30AM – 11:15AM 3 – 5 YRS

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3 – 5 yrs Mondays & Thursdays 10:30 am – 11:15 am

A fun introduction to dance teaching basic skills in movement to rhythm and music, acro floor work, dance games, body awareness, and development of self-confidence through the freedom of physical expression and performance

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Other Classes

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AfroRoBics WITH SHABBA & KWAME

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AfroRobics, a new way to build your fitness – it’s an African dance workout. AfroRobics will get your heartbeat going, make you sweat and feel good. Dance fitness instructors Shabba & Kwame are running morning classes soon.

The classes will be every Saturday morning from 9:30am to 10:30am at Jungle City Studios, Brunswick
Cost $20

For booking
0433454282
info@africanstardance.com

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WEST AFRICAN DANCE WITH KWAME TOSUMA

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Beginner West African Dance with Kwame Tosuma

Every Wednesday 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

$20 .00

Contact:

Contact: 0478552364

Email: ktosuma@gmail.com

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CAPOEIRA 8 WEEK COURSE

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8 WEEK INTRODUCTORY / REFRESHER CAPOEIRA COURSE : 17 OCT – 5 DEC (all levels welcome)

WITH LOREM DIAS & CAPOEIRA MELBOURNE @ JUNGLE CITY STUDIOS

Soulscape Arts is teaming up with Capoeira Melbourne, to offer an 8-week introductory / refresher course of the Afro-Brazilian martial art @ Jungle City Studios, 7b/7-9 Hope St, Brunswick.

The course will cover the basics of capoeira movement, customs, music and more. Expect to spend some time upside down!

Strength and flexibility exercises are incorporated into the 60min training session.

Lorem is experienced at catering for different levels of skill and fitness, so although the focus is on beginners / refreshers, all levels are welcome!

Held: Monday evenings from 8-9pm, from 17 October to 5 December 2016.

Cost (it’s a bargain!) :
Casual class: $18
Half course: $65 (10% discount)
Full course: $120 (20% discount)

To book call: 0411984138 | email: rebecca@soulscapearts.com.au | OR visit the Soulscape Arts website: www.soulscapearts.com.au/capoeira

(PS. This is a uniform-free course – comfy, exercise appropriate clothes are all you need!)

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SENES FLAMENCO WITH AYA KITAOJI TUESDAY 6:30PM – 7:30PM

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Learn the basics of flamenco dance and rhythm, develop confidence, co-ordination and body-awareness for overall health & wellbeing!

Tuesday 6.30-7.30pm Beginners

(starts 8.3.2016)

Fees

$140.00 / 6 weeks (includes live music levy)

$25.00 / Casual (bookings essential. Excludes live music levy)

$18.00 / 2nd classes in a week 

Pre-booking required for all courses as timetable subject to change.

  • -Fees are due on the first day of courses.
  • -Please note a surcharge applies for late fees.
  • -We do not have Credit Card facilities available.
  • -We do not accept refunds except under exceptional circumstances.

To join contact: 0415 888 542 

senesflamenco@gmail.com

http://www.senesflamenco.com

 

 

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Olivia Samba

SAMBA WITH INTUITIVE MOVEMENT – WED 8:00PM – 9:00PM

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WEDNESDAY NIGHTS

*INTERMEDIATE / OPEN SAMBA INTUITIVE MOVEMENT 1.5 HR CLASSES 8PM EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT!

Class Costs:
$27 casual ($18 per hour)
5 class pass $120 (valid 2 months from purchase date / $16 per hour)
10 class pass $210 (valid 4 months from purchase date / $14 per hour )

To join these classes you must know the fundamentals of Samba, or at least have been doing SAMBA classes for 6 months. If you wish to review your fundamentals, technique and basics, please check out Intuitive Movement SAMBA Monday beginner 6 week syllabus (starting on Monday 7th March at 7.30pm)

To join Contact: 0409 023 678

http://www.intuitivemovement.com.au/dance.html

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