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6 Amazing Brooklyn Dance Classes

6 Amazing Brooklyn Dance Classes

Brooklyn is merely a cultural extension of Manhattan. It maintains a certain mentality, an embracing cultural disposition. “Where Brooklyn at?” isn’t so much an announcement as it is a calling. These Brooklyn-based dance studios represent the culture and calling of Brooklyn. You have dance studios that specialize in preserving folkloric Afro-Caribbean dances. There are salsa classes, sensual pole dancing classes, and quirky hula hoop instructions. Here’s a dance guide to Brooklyn that says as much about learning as it does Brooklyn culture.

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    BodyRaq - Belly Dance Fusion
    BodyRaq - Belly Dance Fusion

    Sacred Brooklyn

    Calling all traditionalists! Calling all iconoclasts! Combining traditional belly dancing with a radical funky attitude and some cool new moves, BodyRaq has something for everyone! -- everyone that wants to have fun, that is. With the help of an expert instructor, you?ll learn the basics of BodyRaq belly dancing. You?ll add a new style to ancient moves, showing reverence to the past while also matching today?s attitude and culture. And you?ll get a great workout.

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    Pole Movements
    Pole Movements

    Sugar Dance Studio

    Sultry moons and swaying hips, get sexy with Brooklyn’s finest at Sugar Dance Studio. With a sensual mixtape streaming in the background, you’ll licentiously dance around a pole, using it as an extension of your own body. Straddling the pole, you’ll mesmerize, entertain, and tease, to no end, the object of your affection.

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    Tricking
    Tricking

    Brooklyn Zoo NY

    Think you've got what it takes to be a trickster? No, not the kind who picks pockets in Central Park. Rather, the kind who can move from mid-air kicks to flips in no time flat with an envious level of precision and style. In this 1 hour class, you'll learn all about tricking and how this unique underground sport can completely change up your fitness game.

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    Qoya - Sensual Dance
    Qoya - Sensual Dance

    Sacred Brooklyn

    Quick Quiz: Who does your body belong to? We hope you answered ?Me?. And by ?Me? we mean, ?you?, the strong, beautiful woman we?re talking to. Take control of your body and your body?s movements, with this empowering class from Sacred. Qoya represents a shift in consciousness through movement that evolves the way women are typically taught to use their bodies. Drawn from the wisdom of yoga, the creative expression of dance, and the sensual pleasures of movement, Qoya helps women enjoy and revel in their feminine bodies.

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    Salsa and Latin Dance
    Salsa and Latin Dance

    Dance Fever Studios

    Brooklynites are passionate people devoted to such causes as energy efficiency, cultural exploration, and mustaches. Dance Fever Studios unleashes pure, unadulterated Latin passion in their salsa and latin dance classes. Here, you and a partner will shimmy, spin, and step across the dance floor, as if one body. Feel the timing, rhythm, and musicality, but, most importantly, feel the gaze of your partner.

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    Tumbling and Trampoline
    Tumbling and Trampoline

    Brooklyn Zoo NY

    Talk about a 3-for-1. Learn three different styles of gymnastic-dance that will make for some very impressive at your next pool party. You’ll pop and lock, round-off, jump, flip--you get the point.

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