Online Dance Classes

We might be out of studios for the next while but there are still plenty of opportunities to take keep up your daily training, keep moving and try something new!
We're putting together a list of classes and sites here for you. Check out our Instagram stories for more classes. To include information on your class email us at jeanette.keane@danceireland.ie .

Explore classes and keep doing what you love! 

(Image: Katrin Neue)

Rebel Barre

DI Member Jade O'Connor runs barre classes with company Rebel Barre- they are offering online classes through Zoom, for 7 euro, or 5 classes for 30 euro.
For more info on how to book, head to the website here, and see the Instagram page here.

Boom Broadway 

DI Member Caitlin Hafer collaborators has linked up with the Verdon Fosse Legacy to offer classes online.
Monday will be an introductory class with Lloyd Culbreath where he will discuss Fosse’s history and his choreography. 
The following Saturday will be a live, 2 hour class where he will teach choreography and can give students personal feedback.   
Full deatils about Boom here. To book email caitlin@boomasterclass.com

Mihaela Griveva

Dancer, choreographer and teacher Mihaela is running online classes, on Sunday mornings...'if you have always wanted to learn dance but never had the time or courage to do so, now is the perfect moment to dive into it from your own living room!'
Live – Stream Class / Sundays, 11.00am UTC/GMT+1hr

To attend, please contact Mihaela here.

Macushla Dance Club

Olwyn, Jade and Jessie will upload videos for the Macushla Dance Club, a class that runs weekly in Dancehouse, for over 50s.
The videos will be on Youtube, and their Facebook page, over the coming weeks.
See here.

Silver Swans with Emma O'Mahony

Tuesdays and Various Times 
Emma will teach ballet for over 55s and Ballet Barre throughout the week on Instagram live.
Find out more here 

Somatics with Katrin Neue

Tuesday and Thursday, 10.30am
Fridays, 11am
Take the opportunity to slow down and take a fresh look at how we move without the pressure of mastering a repertoire. Become better at letting go of stressful tension, zoom in on your breathing and move your body gently into all directions.
Somatic Movement can bring you back to a harmonious sense of space and freedom of movement. Hanna’s work is a deep look at function and the ‘mind in movement’ that feels calming and refreshing, and cultivates a kind and inquisitive mindset.
More information here on joining the classes 

Conor Davis Dancce 

Well known for his street dance classes in DanceHouse and other studios, Conor now has tutorials and routines up online. 
Find out more here 

Physical Exploration: Somatic Salsa

Using accessible facilitation practices,Juan and Amelia Uzategui hold space for engaging with salsa musicas healing, rhythmic possession,ritual improvisation.
​A dance tradition which entices communion, participants will have the opportunity to exchange, to participate in community, to check in with each other and on the physical experience.
More information here on joining the class.

Age & Opportunity 

Although not a 'dance class', Age & Opportunity have a number of videos up to keep people of all ages moving and active. There are also movement sheets to assist with greater understanding.
See all videos to date here

Coisceim- online classes with Phillippa Donnellan

Coisceim have moved their weekly dance class for people aged 50+ online –  and you’re invited to dance with them from the comfort of your home.  Each week on this page they will post a new video of Philippa’s class.  Start with easy warm-up exercises and learn different dances –  have some fun and keep moving together! At the click of the mouse you can watch on your computer, phone or tablet, then just join in and dance. AND – if you can’t get the moves the first time – just re-wind and watch again!

Click here for more info

Ballet with ENB

Each morning Tamara Rojo is doing a live ballet class on Facebook. See the company's page for videos with other company members.
See videos here and the company main FB page here

Rosas

Explore the Rosas movement content and create your own
Click here for more

Rachel Ni Bhraonain

She what she's up to on her Instagram page! Classes include a fun ballet for beginners class 'Bigger Bunker Ballet'!
Find out more here

Twerk Fit & Yoga

Evening class teacher Nikki Solymon has taken her popular studio classes online! Known for her Twerk Fit, Dance Ireland evening class goers can now try out some of her other classes which will be streamed on FaceBook.
Full details here

Gaga NYC online

Gaga NYC is offering three live Gaga classes every day, open to anyone, from anywhere in the world, via Zoom. 
Find out more here

Dancio

Dancio, a ballet-focused online training platform that also offers contemporary and modern classes, is offering academic institutions a free, two-week subscription right now. Or you can rent individual classes for a 48-hour period, for $4.99. Teachers include everyone from ballet stars, like Julie Kent and Wendy Whelan, to Martha Graham's Blakely White-McGuire and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Khalia Campbell.

Founder Caitlin Trainer asks those interested in accessing the free, two-week trial to email dancioinsider@gmail.com

1on1 Ballet

Famed National Ballet of Canada star Svetlana Lunkina is behind the app 1on1 Ballet. AI technology records your movement—such as the position of your body in space, speed, angles, angular velocity—and compares it to a professional ballet dancer executing the same exercises, to help you analyze and correct your work. The app currently offers 59 different exercises. It's available on Google Play and the Apple Store, with in-app purchases.
Find out more here.

DancePlug

Learn new choreography with easy-to-follow tutorials on DancePlug. There are combinations and technique exercises in classic styles like theater dance, lyrical, contemporary, ballet and jazz. The site also offers strength and conditioning workouts.
Find out more here.

Sadler's Wells- Online Dance Workshops

As well as showing some of their cancelled performances on FB over the next few weeks, the theatre are also presenting a series of online dance workshops specially created for families with young children and over 60s to help them take part at home.

Find out more here.

Moot. The Movement Lab

Online movement training platform. They have training plans for styles such as Flying Low, Tap and Asymmetrical Motion.

Find out more here,

YouDance

YouDance offers more than 1,000 videos on demand, with exercises for styles from ballet to hip hop, and even clogging. The platform gears its recommendations to both your level and goals.
​Find out more here.