Five dance studios to try in Indianapolis

Learn fancy footwork in a salsa class, get a good core workout while breakdancing, or build your confidence in a heels class with these dance studios around Indy.

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Latin Expressions dance studio offers salsa, bachata, and sensual bachata classes for all skill levels.

Are you looking to pick up a new hobby in 2024? Indy’s dance studios are toe-tally worth trying out.

Learn fancy footwork in a salsa class, get a good core workout while breakdancing, or build your confidence in a heels class.

Indy-cisive about where to go? Here are a few spots to get your dance journey started.

DanceWorks Indy, 537 E. Ohio St.

DanceWorks in downtown Indy offers both dance + fitness courses to all ages and abilities. Classes range from Ballet and Hip-Hop to Heels, and Swerk. If you’re brand new to dance, there are beginner workshops to get you started. Pro tip: If you’re new to the studio, sign up for the newbie special for $29 with two weeks of unlimited classes.

Latin Expressions Dance Company, 502 N. Capitol Ave.

Whether you’re a salsa newbie or a bachata pro, there is something for everyone at Latin Expressions, with classes ranging from absolute beginner to advanced. The good news is you don’t need a partner to participate — each person will rotate partners throughout class. If you’re feeling shy or want to advance quickly, you can always sign up for a private lesson.

InDanza Studio, 502 N. Capitol Ave.

If you’re looking for a high-energy and encouraging environment to start your dance journey — InDanza offers hip-hop, sexy dance, reggaeton, lyrical jazz classes, and more. InDanza’s first anniversary gala takes place at the end of January. Think: special workshops, classes that’ll get your heart rate up, and a party; it’s the ultimate kick-off to your dance journey.

Nexxus Movement, 1315 Shelby St.

Flex those muscles, boost that confidence, and spin your way to pole-perfection with Nexxus Movement pole classes. Classes range from beginner to advanced with a variety of pole classes mixed with strength and conditioning, sensual movement courses, flexibility training, and styling. Don’t miss the events and performances to get a taste of all that you can learn in class.

31SVN Street Dance Academy, 7239 Fishers Landing Dr.

31SVN Street Dance Academy in Fishers is serving up hip-hop, popping, and breakdancing classes no matter your age or skill level. Aside from being Indy’s only street dance academy, they also offer DJ and Graffiti Art classes to expand your creative side. Jump into a trial class to find the dance style and level that fits you best.

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