Dance Lessons & Classes - Courses in London and Online

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!

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

Browse our dance courses below and enrol today!

  1. Belly dancing: introduction

    Course Date: Mon 19 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    A fun and interactive online course for those completely new to belly dance or those who want to refresh and brush up on existing skills.

    Learn belly dance fundamentals and essentials, posture, Arabic rhythms, muscle control and beautiful arm work. All of the elements needed to be your own belly dancing superstar and all from the comfort of your own home!

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £36.00

  2. Samba: beginners

    Course Date: Mon 26 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A fun, therapeutic and energetic dance requiring no partner. Learn steps through choreographies and dance exercises. Increase your sense of rhythm while getting an aerobic, calorie burning workout.

    We've changed some of our teaching arrangements in response to the coronavirus outbreak. You'll get the same great learning experience with lots of support but with adjustments to keep us all safe for your return to the studio.

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    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  3. Contemporary dance: general level

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 28 Oct 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your physicality while further enhancing your understanding of contemporary dance, through technical exercises, dynamic travelling and fluid phrases. This class is appropriate for people who are ready to move on from the beginners course or who have previous dance experience.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £54.00

  4. Contemporary dance: advanced

    Course Date: Wed 28 Oct 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Push your physicality, stamina and strength through technical exercises, dynamic travelling and fluid phrases. Be challenged mentally and physically, take risks and work with full body awareness. This class is appropriate for people who have lots of experience in Contemporary dance and are confident with floor work.

    We've changed some of our teaching arrangements in response to the coronavirus outbreak. You'll get the same great learning experience with lots of support but with adjustments to keep us all safe for your return to the studio.

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    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £54.00

  5. Tango Argentino: general level

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 30 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is about learning Tango Argentino's fundamentals to enable you to enter a salon for social dancing. Each term will both introduce and revisit the essential technique of walking in various patterns and rhythms, functional alignment in motion, different musical rhythms and the salon etiquette. Good general fitness and coordination is required. Our general level classes are open to both beginners and improvers and those looking to refresh their skills.

    We've changed some of our teaching arrangements in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Our teachers are currently operating a ‘no touch’ policy. Solo dancers will not be partnered by a teacher or by another member of the class. Please ensure you only dance with someone from your own household or social bubble. You'll get the same great learning experience with lots of support but with adjustments to keep us all safe for your return to the studio.

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    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  6. Solo swing and jive: beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 31 Oct 2020
    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've changed some of our teaching arrangements in response to the coronavirus outbreak. You'll get the same great learning experience with lots of support but with adjustments to keep us all safe for your return to the studio.

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    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  7. Dance science

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 31 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This online and interactive course will introduce you to the foundations of Dance Science. Learn about the physiological and physical elements of dance, how to prevent injuries and to gain knowledge and understanding on how to train and maintain the body for dance. Develop your knowledge and understanding of the key principles and practices which underpin this area of study through theory and practical based classes. The course requires phyiscal participation and suitable for anyone interested in dance.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

  8. Salsa: beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 1 Nov 2020
    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.

    We've changed some of our teaching arrangements in response to the coronavirus outbreak. You'll get the same great learning experience with lots of support but with adjustments to keep us all safe for your return to the studio.

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    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £54.00

  9. Belly dancing: beginners

    Course Date: Wed 16 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you want to have fun keeping fit then look no further. A belly dance class is a great workout and a wonderful way to learn a new skill. It is inspiring and empowering, improving posture, balance and self-esteem, and offers a glamorous way to get fit. This class can be enjoyed by all ages.

    We've changed some of our teaching arrangements in response to the coronavirus outbreak. You'll get the same great learning experience with lots of support but with adjustments to keep us all safe for your return to the studio.

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    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00

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