These Hong Kong dance studios, classes and schools offer everything from salsa to urban dance, ballet, contemporary, Bollywood, belly dancing, Zumba and more.
So you’ve planked at pilates, channelled your inner yogi and even tried high-intensity interval training — it might be time to groove at a dance class! Like any fitness class, it might take a few tries to find the best dance class or dance studio that gets you moving while having fun. To help you figure out which style or studio that may be, we’ve rounded up a variety of Hong Kong dance classes (there are so many!) including salsa, urban dance, ballet, contemporary, Bollywood, belly dancing, Zumba and more. Here are the best dance classes, studios and schools in Hong Kong.
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Russ Dance Factory — Funk dance, HIIT workouts, heels dance classes, hip hop choreography, K-pop dance, jazz funk and more in Hong Kong
A buzzing boutique dance studio focused on women, Russ Dance Factory offers various dance-based classes including funky dance (RDFunky), various genres of choreography and HIIT classes. With a convenient location in the heart of Causeway Bay and around 140 classes a week (that’s almost every half hour!), this is an excellent choice for even the busiest of us. So whether you’re interested in getting fitter or picking up a new skill, the classes and packages here are all about helping you discover or rediscover yourself while having fun.
Sassy Tip: First-timers can attend a trial class ($110), and get an array of awards including trial fee reimbursement and a discount on their first package on the trial day.
First-timers are welcome to a trial class at a special discounted price of $55 using code SASSYRDF when booking. Valid until Tuesday, 31 October, 2023. T&C’s apply.
Aerial Arts Academy — Pole dancing, aerial hoop, silks, hammock, dance trapeze and more in Hong Kong
Home to aerial, exotic and pole dance, the Aerial Arts Academy offers comprehensive courses to the more out-there arts — including sexy chair dance, aerial hoop, burlesque, hammock, trapeze, contortion and, of course, pole dancing (beginner, advanced, exotic and strip!).
Annasaba Dance and Performance Academy — Intensive belly dance including Iraqi, Saidi and more in Hong Kong
For intensive belly dance technique training, look no further than the Annasaba Dance and Performance Academy. Here you’ll find advanced training and musicality classes, Arabic folklore-style belly dance lessons and even choreography and teacher training.
BeDREX — Jazz-funk, hip hop and modern contemporary choreography in Hong Kong
Learn from some of the best teachers in the Hong Kong community at BeDREX! Owned by industry veterans Haruna Kunisawa and Kenny Wong, this drop-in dance studio is a Team Sassy favourite, thoroughly tried and tested with our stamp of approval. Check out its Instagram for the most updated information.
CrewPlayers Dance Complex — Urban dance, jazz funk, hip-hop and more in Hong Kong
Hosting some of the most intense dance classes in Hong Kong, Crewplayers is also well known for bringing world-renowned choreographers to the city. Lessons here are conducted in Cantonese but the staff and teachers are incredibly accommodating and welcome all to drop by. Styles covered include urban dance, jazz-funk and hip-hop, plus popping, house and breaking.
CrewPlayers Dance Complex, Unit 304, Fuk Hong Industrial Building, 60-62B Tong Mi Road, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/crewplayershk
DanceMos Salsa Dance School — Salsa, bachata and more dance classes in Hong Kong
Professional choreographer and performer Sherman “Mosquito” Chow has extensive dance experience in ballet, modern dance and Standard Latin, and over 15 years of teaching experience. Classes at DanceMos promise to be friendly and fun yet technical. Latin dance styles on offer here include Salsa, bachata, Latin ballroom and tango. Check its Facebook page for more information on running courses.
DANCETRINITY — Hong Kong dance studio with Latin dance styles, contemporary, Zumba and more
While it has a heavy focus on Latin dance styles including Salsa, mambo, Argentine tango, bachata, pachanga and Latin ballroom, DANCETRINITY is a one-stop shop for anything dance. Drop by and check out one of the above or give the contemporary choreography, jazz, hip hop, ballet or Zumba dance classes a try instead.
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Edge ‘n Pointe Dance Centre — Ballet and performing arts classes in Hong Kong
Founded by Verna Fajilan-Brazil of Ballet Philippines (and the first certified American Ballet Theatre teacher in Hong Kong!), Edge ‘n Pointe offers a wide array of dance classes for adults including ballet at all levels (beginners, intermediate, advanced and open level) as well as contemporary and jazz.
Edge ‘n Pointe Dance Centre (Sai Ying Pun), 15/F, Hua Fu Commercial Building, 111 Queen’s Road West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 6681 4274
Edge ‘n Pointe Dance Centre (Tung Chung), Shop 34, Podium First Floor, Caribbean Square, Caribbean Coast Phase 2, 1 Kin Tung Road, Tung Chung, Lantau Island, New Territories, Hong Kong, 2271 9178, 6681 4274, www.edgenpointe.com
Gravity Ballet — Adult ballet classes in Hong Kong
Gravity Ballet specialises in adult ballet courses, from beginners through to professional dancers, including soft and pointe shoe training. No matter your age, this long-running ballet school strives to help all passionate dancers achieve their dance goals. And with locations in Central and Tsim Sha Tsui, you can select a spot that’s most convenient.
Gravity Ballet (Central), 6/F, 31-33 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
Gravity Ballet (Tsim Sha Tsui), Room A, 7/F, Capri Building, 130 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 9197 4429, gravityballet.com.hk
Jiya Dance — Indian Bollywood dance, belly dance and Polynesian styles in Hong Kong
Jiya Dance offers Indian Bollywood dance, belly dance and fusion belly dance classes and workshops, and puts on performances throughout the year. You can also learn Polynesian dance forms, Hawaiian hula and Ori Tahiti here. Make sure to check out its schedule.
HO Ballet: Hong Kong Ballet School — Russian ballet classes in Hong Kong
HO Ballet teaches Russian Ballet in the Vaganova method, the most popular instruction method in Russia and Eastern Europe that is notorious for its delicate arms and well-set poses. You can join an adult ballet class here regardless of your level (beginner and advanced)!
Neverland Dance House — Jazz funk, hip hop and more urban dance classes in Hong Kong
Established in 2011 by celebrity dance producer Shing Mak, Neverland is dedicated to pop dance culture. The dance studio organises a wide variety of programmes and events, and offers training, performance and job opportunities to help you become a professional dancer! The dance classes here cover jazz funk, hip hop, urban dance, popping and waacking and are all led by expert instructors and choreographers.
Neverland Dance House (Kwun Tong Studio), 12A, 12/F, Yip Fat Factory Building Phase 1, 77 Hoi Yuen Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 3741 2740
Neverland Dance House (Tsuen Wan Studio), Shop 202, 2/F, The Mills, 45 Pak Tin Par Street, Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong, 2388 6801, www.neverland.com.hk
Melody Pole Studio — Pole dancing classes in Hong Kong
Founded by two-time Hong Kong Pole Champion Melody Rose, this studio believes in protecting and promoting pole dancing in Hong Kong. You’ll find a variety of styles and levels on offer here — we’d recommend signing up for a beginner’s course, where you’ll be introduced to simple and essential movements like body rolls, pole tricks and floor work.
Oasis Dance Centre — Belly dancing classes and more in Hong Kong
Oasis Dance Centre is dedicated to the art of belly dancing, running classes geared towards different levels and focusing on various aspects of the dance form. You can also take flamenco, Hawaiian, Tahitian, chair, fusion, Latin and line dance lessons here.
Ones To Watch Dance Company — Hip hop, jazz funk and more urban dance classes
A leader in the Hong Kong dance scene since 2000, Ones To Watch provides quality dance education for all ages and levels. It boasts a full schedule of training that includes performing techniques and skills training for those looking to go professional. Dance classes here cover styles like choreography, hip hop, jazz funk, contemporary jazz and urban dance (which includes popping, animation and locking-focused lessons).
Trio Spin — Argentine tango studio in Hong Kong
A leading Argentine tango school in Hong Kong, Trio Spin focuses on providing a wide range of tango classes for all levels in a cosy space. And if you’re looking to change it up, you can also check out the Bollywood class on offer.
Dee Dream Life — Hong Kong studio with dance, fitness, yoga and meditation classes
Dee Dream Live is an affordable and accessible one-stop shop for wellness, with everything from HIIT to Pilates and meditation on offer. The Zumba + Cardio Dance Fitness class here promises to be for everyone, no matter your dance ability or fitness level. You could also join the jazz, tango, Bollywood and bhangra lessons however, these don’t run as regularly, so it’s worth contacting the studio to see when they’re back on.
More Dance Classes And Schools In Hong Kong
- BEYOND Bollywood — Bollywood adult dance classes, intro to Indian hip-hop and semi-classical dance classes, workshops and even a few yoga sessions. www.beyondbollywood.org
- Danzstage — Specialises in the art of partner dancing including Salsa, tango and ballroom. www.danzstage.com.hk
- O’Pine Studio — Intimate yoga studio offering aerial art and dance alongside yoga, meditation and fitness classes. www.opinestudio.com
- Avant Dance Studio — Dance school focused on teaching ballet to adults. www.avantdancestudio.com
- Hong Kong Youth Ballet Academy — Offers an open ballet class for adults taught by its highly qualified instructors. www.hkybacademy.com
- Twinkle Dance Company — While most classes here are for children, there are adult classes that promise to help you gain a good understanding of classical ballet while also developing grace, strength and flexibility. twinkledance.com
- DEFIN8 Fitness — Expansive hybrid studio offering 130 weekly group classes and personal training sessions, including Zumba. defin8fitness.com
Editor’s Note: “Your Guide To The Best Dance Classes In Hong Kong” was most recently updated by Team Sassy in September, 2023. With thanks to Manisha Nair and Lydia Ching for their contributions.
This article contains editorial selections and paid partnerships.
Main image courtesy of Avant Dance Studio, image 1 courtesy of Russ Dance Factory, image 2 courtesy of Aerial Arts Academy via Facebook, image 3 courtesy of BeDREX via Instagram, image 4 courtesy of DanceMos Salsa Dance School via Facebook, image 5 courtesy of Edge ‘n Pointe Dance Centre via Facebook, image 6 courtesy of Jiya Dance via Facebook, image 7 courtesy of Neverland Dance House via Facebook, image 8 courtesy of Oasis Dance Centre via Facebook, image 9 courtesy of Preillumination SeTh via Unsplash, image 10 courtesy of BEYOND Bollywood via Facebook.