Dance classes in Abu Dhabi

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ADULT BALLET AT BODYTREE STUDIO
Unleash your ballerina dreams as you perfect your plié at Bodytree Studio – you could be starting out or be an amateur pupil who never took flight. The classes are taught to a soundtrack from Broadway but we suggest holding back the jazz hands.
Starting from Dhs640 (ten classes). Corner of Hazza Bin Zayed and Mubarak Bin Mohammed Street (02 443 4448).

BELLY DANCING AT ABU DHABI COUNTRY CLUB
If you can’t get involved in belly dancing when you’re in the Middle East, when can you? Sign up for a couple of sessions with Rouby as you learn to shimmy your way through a routine.
Dhs600 (12 classes). Shakbout Bin Sultan Street, Al Mushrif (02 657 7777).

BOLLYWOOD WORKOUT AT SHIAMAK UAE
With a tag-line that reads “Have Feet, Will Dance”, you can be sure to be moving like a Bollywood starlet when you’re done here. A session combines Bollywood steps with exercise to give you a proper workout.
Dhs58 (per class). Aurora Events, Lulu Centre, Salam Street, www.shiamak.ae (050 714 1788).

IRISH DANCING AT BAILEY MURRAY ACADEMY
Kick up a storm as you learn the finer points of traditional Irish dance from duo Kevin and Jenny. And while you’re at it you can improve your coordination and balance, because you know, those are always handy.
Price dependent on level. The British School, Al Khubairat, www.facebook.com/baileymurrayacademy (056 759 2756).

KIZOMBA AT KIZOMBA FEVER
Kizomba has been taking the world of dance by storm over the past few years. The dance, which originated in Africa is taught by a multinational team of instructors. And in addition to the classes, the group participates in festivals and organises dance parties. Well, sign us up.
Price dependent on level. Various locations including Purple Studio, Y Tower, Muroor Street, www.kizombafever.net (050 155 2059).

By Vanessa Fitter
Time Out Abu Dhabi,

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