Different Types of Sydney Dance Classes

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One of the great things about receiving Sydney dance classes is that there are just so many different styles, types and genres. If you’re someone who is a little shy or introverted, some lessons could be just the thing you need to break free from your anxiety. There are many physical and social benefits of enrolling dance classes, like ballroom dancing Sydney CBD could give you better muscle function, flexibility, self-esteem improvements and increased cardiovascular function. More importantly, there are so many different styles, meaning you can pick and choose ones you want to learn and which ones you don’t. So, let’s have a look at some of the most popular options when considering lessons.



Ballet originated in the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century and has since become one of the most popular choices, given its technical form and high-level of skill. Ballet is particularly popular among young girls and is a great way for children to make friends and improve their social skills. It also has great benefits for people of all ages. So get involved in some Sydney dance classes to not only learn ballet but make some friends along the way!



Ballroom dancing in Sydney CBD is considered a performance piece and is often enjoyed both competitively and socially throughout the world. It is shown on a variety of mediums including film, television and theatre. Ballroom grew in popularity when the waltz took over in England in the early 19th century. It has since become a staple for weddings and couples, making it the perfect choice for engaged couples looking to get involved in Sydney dance classes.


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Cha Cha

If you’re looking into getting some choreography lessons, the cha cha may be the thing you need to burn off a bit of steam. Beginning in Cuba and taking hold in the US throughout the 1950s, the cha cha stems from the ballroom scene and is characterised by a frenetic pace and pattern. So if you’re in need of a stress buster because you’re getting hounded by management at work, learning the cha cha could be your best choice when enrolling in Sydney dance classes.


Hip Hop

Hip hop, also known as street choreography, evolved as part of the hip hop culture. It often takes place in studios or outdoor spaces and grew throughout the 1980s because of films like “Beat Street” and “Wild Style”, which gave hip hop great public exposure. It is often considered “freestyle” or improvisational in nature, meaning it could be the perfect choice for those wishing to expand their creative expressionism or just give anything a go. Showcase your hip hop talents in some Sydney dance classes!




Folk style

Folk style reflects the lives and cultures of the people who develop it. The Attan is the national choreography style of Pakistan, while the Horah is an Israeli procession where a circle is formed and individuals collectively spin around as quickly as possible. Each person locks arms with the shoulders of those flanking them in order to maintain balance during the frenetic manoeuvre.  Ironically, the Horah actually predates the State of Israel, coming into practice in 1924. It is most commonly performed at weddings or Bar Mitzvahs.

Herein, it is clear that Sydney dance classes could be a great way of learning about new cultures and expanding your cultural horizons.



Theatrical choreography is a great way of channelling your storytelling passions. For those into props, costumes, large-scale sets and music, this type of choreography could be the best for you since these elements are integral in theatrical choreography. So, consider some Sydney dance classes as a way of tapping into your narrative passions, while improving your choreography skills along the way.


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Megan DeGrom was born and raised in New Jersey just outside the Pine Barrons. As a journalist, Megan has contributed to many online publications including Rotten Tomatoes and Variety. In regards to academics, Megan earned a degree in business from St. John's University. Megan covers economy stories here at Clear Publicist.