Dance Lessons & Classes - Courses in London

City Lit is the perfect place to learn dance in an enjoyable, welcoming environment with expert tuition from our industry professionals.

With our studios in the heart of Covent Garden, City Lit offers an extensive range of styles and disciplines, from Afro Contemporary to Ballet ,Charleston, to Musical Theatre and Tap dance. Whether you're a complete beginner, advanced student or want to try something new, we have a dance course for you!

Browse our dance courses below and enrol today!

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  1. Sunday ballroom: improvers

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 19 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Our classes are designed to expand and develop your repertoire of steps as well as help you polish off your technique to become more confident on the dance floor when you are attending social dances or other special events. This course is perfect for those who have completed our Beginner’s programme or equivalent.

    Students will build on their presentation skills by using their arms, hands and legs while dancing the three routines.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  2. Belly dancing: improvers (serpentine)

    Course Date: Wed 19 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This is a mixed ability class suitable for beginners and improvers. This course will build on basic flowing, accented and fast movements, working with different styles of Arabic rhythms and music. Improve your technique and refine your isolations.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £30.00

  3. Dance burn

    Course Date: Mon 24 Feb 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A fun new dance class that mixes dance and elements of fitness with 80s/90s and current songs. This 75 minute class will give you a full-body workout and cardio session in one. It’s complete with jumping, kicking, and much more. Great high intensity training for all!
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  4. Breakdance

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 25 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Breakdance (traditionally known as Bboying or Breakin’) is a highly dynamic style of dance that originated from the Bronx, New York in the 1970s. This beginners course will cover some of the fundamental steps, as seen by bboys and bgirls from all over the globe, and how to link them to ‘the breaks’. Breaks are heavy drum sections of music records that are looped together and prolonged to create a mix that first inspired this style of dance. This course will be focussed on developing our musicality, balance, flexibility, upper body strength and coordination through this traditional dance within hip hop culture.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £54.00

  5. Street dance: beginners

    Course Date: Wed 26 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This is a fun dance class that is guaranteed to get your energy pumping. We will work on your dance technique alongside your performance level, swagger and attitude!
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  6. Samba: general level

    Course Date: Wed 26 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Take your Samba skills to the next level with more in depth work on technique, a faster speed, styling and more challenging choregraphies. We will be dancing to traditional and remixed samba music to add variety and create lots of positive energy in the class. This is a general level course suitable for beginners and those that have prior experience.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  7. Salsa: beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 1 Mar 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join us for an energetic and intensive introduction to Salsa. Learn a new skill whilst having fun and discover the origins and cultural context of this passionate dance. No need to bring a partner, part of the fun is meeting new people but most of all learning a new dance style whilst having a good time.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £54.00

  8. Burlesque

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 14 Mar 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Burlesque is an empowering and expressive performance art. Learn the basics of burlesque movement and dance, in this glamorous and fun class exploring the posture, deportment, style and elegance of showgirl movement.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  9. Charleston: intermediate

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 14 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Our workshop is full of challenging Charleston choreography and mesmerising new moves. You will be moving with speed, vitality and expression with opportunity for you to wear your best vintage-style outfits! A great way of having fun and improving fitness whilst learning a unique and impressive new skill.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £24.00

  10. Solo swing and jive: beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 28 Mar 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you enjoy vintage social dancing events but don' t have a partner? Looking to nail those moves and increase your freestyle confidence? Then this is the course for you! We will work on basic foot-work sequences and steps of authentic jazz dancing and Rhythm & Blues Strolls, progressing to faster pace flick kicks and turns for jive and Rock ’n' Roll dances. No partner required!
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  11. Classical ballet: improvers

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We will focus on developing ballet technique using barre, centre work and allegro exercises. Suitable for those who have completed at least one year of our beginner's ballet classes or equivalent and have a good grasp of the basic techniques and terminology. Break week 25 May (Bank holiday).
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £85.00

  12. Dance 60+

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join our weekly dance and movement classes to improve mobility, posture, balance and coordination. Our aim is to inspire older men and women to get creative with dance and movement.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  13. Dance 60+ performance

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Our aim is to inspire older men and women within the community to get creative through dance and movement, and to inspire others through performance. An ideal opportunity to flex both mind and body in this uplifting creative experience where you will get the chance to explore and discover your creative potential through dance and performance.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  14. Silver Swans ballet class

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Silver Swans® classes have been specifically designed for the over-55s. If you are looking for a new way to keep fit and active, Swans ballet classes will put a spring in your step, whether you’ve never danced before or want to reboot your ballet skills. Classes focus on building the core technical principles and learning specially adapted repertoire from the popular ballets.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  15. Dance for fun

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 2 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join us to explore basic dance styles and techniques, building and developing coordination, movement patterns, technical skills and your confidence. This is a great class for those new to dance, or those looking to develop their skills.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

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