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5 Free Beginner Dance Classes in NYC

5 Free Beginner Dance Classes in NYC

The best things in life are free, apparently. When you’re looking to start a dance class, sometimes it’d be nice to try out a class before paying $20 to sign-up or even join a studio. Garnering the basic fundamentals, a free trial class helps you gauge whether or not you want to pay for that salsa class or skip to a beginner’s hip hop. In a city as expensive as NYC, you want to spend your money right the first time. Vimbly’s here to guide you through free, trial dance classes found throughout the city, making your decision to dance just a little bit easier.

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    Capoeira - Trial Class
    Capoeira - Trial Class

    Nago Academy

    Part dance, part martial art, but all Brazilian tradition, Capoeira is a contemporary combative form, consisting of dance moves to the beat of a live drum. Of course, you’ll embrace this Afro-Brazilian dance for free. Rocking back and forth to keep your opponent off target, you’ll attack when the opportunity arises and defend with non-resistance dodges. Even though Capoeira isn’t 100% dance, it promises a high-intensity cardio and strength workout. That’s obviously the most important feature.

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    Beginner Tango Workshop
    Beginner Tango Workshop

    Triangulo

    In case you didn’t know, tango makes people feel more relaxed, sexier, and less depressed. Oh, it also increases testosterone levels. Meow! In this free beginner’s course, you’ll embrace your partner and discover the rhythmic footwork techniques of Argentine Tango. This high-energy class will work improve your fitness and circulate your blood everywhere.

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    Beginner Ballet
    Beginner Ballet

    Dance New Amsterdam

    ***CURRENTLY BOOKED: BRIGHTON BALLET IS CORRECT VENDOR! Balancing on your tippy toes, you dreamed of becoming a ballet dancer as a child. And, guys, professional football players have been known to train in ballet for the coordination and flexibility benefits. Just sayin’. Here, you’ll take to the barre and tip toe across the floor, learning the essential footwork, stances, and stretches. Grab your leotard, if it still fits (one-size fits all, right?), and plie without paying the price.

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    Beginner Jazz
    Beginner Jazz

    Liberated Movement

    ***CURRENTLY BOOKED: BRIGHTON BALLET IS CORRECT VENDOR! Do you know the difference between jazz hands and spirit fingers?? Umm. Is there more to say?

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    Wedding Photography Class
    Wedding Photography Class

    ***CURRENTLY BOOKED: STEPPING OUT STUDIOS "INTRODUCTORY DANCING FOR WEDDING COUPLES IS CORRECT CLASS! Celine Dion plays over the stereo. Attention’s on you and your partner. On the first step of your first dance, you hear a rip. Your foot’s on her dress. The second step lands on her foot. Don’t let your first dance as a married couple be a disastrous event. This free class, which you better take advantage of, teaches you basic dance steps to make your first dance as a couple unforgettable. Instead of nervously sauntering to Hall & Oates, you can dance with power, poise, and pure elegance. It won’t be a dance to forget.

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