Dance like nobody’s watching! Dancing offers many benefits for children. It keeps them physically active, gives your child immense flexibility, stamina, and more importantly, keeps them away from the T.V screens, laptops, etc. They also learn valuable sociable skills and eventually, a deep sense of self-esteem and self-confidence.
Our city is bustling with many dance classes and studios who teach not just adults, but also children! Check out these dance schools/classes/studios in your city.
11 Awesome Dance Schools in Bangalore
Kalasindhu, Academy of Dance and Related Arts is dedicated to the propagation of Indian arts and culture. The school is based in”Banashankari, Bangalore, India. The school offers integrated holistic education in classical arts that include dance, music, and visual art and Sanskrit, the main focus being dance.”Kalasindhu” has dedicated to it a sprawling space with ambience suited to nurture creativity in children and adults alike.
Location: Meanee Avenue Road, Available in multiple venues in Bangalore
The Lewis Foundation is a Bangalore based trust which aims at laying the foundation of Classical Ballet in India. It is the only ballet school in India which follows ISTD (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing) syllabus to teach ballet. Also, the Foundation is about bringing safe fitness measures, i.e., Callenetics & Pilates to people; and dance education to the less privileged children of the country.
Location: Available at multiple venues in Bangalore
Latino Rhythms is also fondly called LRDA. They are a 9-year-old dance school and have the aim to be a one-stop shop for all forms of dances. They are one of Bengaluru’s top dance academy. Having trained over 15000 students till date and having conducted 8 International level dance congress, they have built a platform for upcoming dance enthusiasts to grow. LRDA has the best studio with all the modern facilities such as soundproof studio, air suspended floor, wifi, changing room, centralized a/c and most importantly amazing trainers!
Location: Available at multiple venues in Bangalore
With an aim to provide quality dance training and making dance available to all, SHIAMAK dance classes run throughout the year at multiple locations for students from ages four to eighty-four providing them with training in various dance styles by Shiamak’s expert faculty. The classes give them an opportunity to learn dance, express themselves creatively and perform on stage.
Location: Shanti Road
This studio offers group fitness activities such as Zumba, Zumba Toning, Zumba Kids, Dance Classes and Yoga. They offer classes for various Dance styles such as Contemporary, Hip- hop, Bollywood, Jazz, etc for kids from the age of 4 years to 16 years.
Location: Wilson Garden
As an umbrella organization, Attakkalari provides dynamic leadership and makes strategic intervention to stimulate the growth of a vibrant contemporary performing arts scene in the country. A key objective of the Centre is to demystify the art form, making it accessible to all sections of society. Attakkalari collaborates with video and digital artists, composers, musicians, and choreographers from around the world and also functions as a resource center for young and upcoming artists from other parts of the world who are interested in Indian culture, aesthetics and movement idioms.
Location: Jayanagar, Koramangala
The Jazz Factory teaches dance forms like Hungarian Folk Dance Street Jazz/Jazz Classical Ballet,
Modern Dance Technique (Graham, Limón, Cunningham, Horton) and Contemporary Dance.
Rhythmic Feet Dance Academy is a chain of dance and fitness studios based out of Bangalore. It conducts dance fitness/ aerobics, dance training, yoga, martial arts, guitar and keyboard classes for adults as well as children.
Bangalore School for Performing Arts (BSPA) founded provides the young generation an opportunity and platform to grow to their full potential. BSPA is a unique academy for kids where they can learn different Dance styles such as Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Dance Active, Kathak and Theatre. BSPA also has a well-equipped “Fitness Studio” for kids with various programs to choose from, like gymnastics, martial arts, yoga, dancercise, and active play. That’s not all! BSPA has a one-of-its-kind fun zone for kids with a soft play station, prop-shop and a café to unwind.
Nritarutya dance classes combine creative intelligence of its choreographers with technique & experience of its repertory dancers into training/research and development of contemporary dancing in India. Their education methodology use movement dynamics of contemporary dance language, the physicality of the Indian dance forms with an innovative approach to understanding body awareness.
ABHIVYAKTI – Odissi Dance aims to provide an opportunity to the art-lovers and students exposure, training and education about this rich dance form through which the generation of today can also learn something about Indian culture, values, and ethos. Many workshops, exchange programs, lecture-demonstrations, performances, heritage tours, and productions are organized for the preservation and promotion of “Odissi” and related arts. It also helps the students to get exposure and encouragement to continue pursuing the nuances of classical arts.
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