Classes

Classes

Below is a selection of classes run by Dance Centre members. The Dance Centre is not responsible for the accuracy of these listings - we recommend you contact the company or artist direct to confirm details.

Visit the BC Dance Directory for a comprehensive listing of schools and training around BC.

Dance Centre members, contact members[at]thedancecentre[dot]ca to have your class listed.

ONGOING CLASSES 

Argentine Tango

Argentine Tango with Tango Moderna
Classes on Tuesday evenings. Beginner to Intermediate levels.
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver 
778.991.3705 www.tangomoderna.com

Authentic Movement/Conscious Dance

Dance Divine
Unfacilitated, free-style conscious dance event that draws on the therapeutic qualities of conscious movement, music and embodiment.
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver
www.dancedivine.ca

Ballet

Linda Arkelian
Advanced/Int. Ballet on Saturdays (Pointe shoes optional during the last half hour of class), Adult Beginner Ballet on Tuesdays.
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver
604.469.8794 www.facebook.com/groups/52099500512/  

Goh Ballet Academy
Classes for students of all ages.
Goh Ballet Academy, Vancouver
www.gohballet.com

Vancouver Ballet Society
Periodic ballet masterclasses and an annual spring seminar for ballet students.
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vanvouer|
www.vancouverballetsociety.ca

DebbieLee Dance Company.
Regular progressive programs for adults, teens and children, beginner to advanced levels.
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver.  
www.debbieleedance.com  / 604.312.4408 

Loreli Skinner, 2 The Pointe Coaching Club
Classical ballet
Ballet training for pre-professional and recreational dancers and private coaching. Drop in classes and workshops for new and experienced dancers
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver
2thepointecoaching.com / (604) 828-0643  

Baroque 

Historical Performance Ensemble
Baroque dance, intro and advance levels. Baroque dance is great for improving petit allegro work, stamina, balance, partner work.
604-303-0377 www.historicalperformance.net

Bellydance

Middle Eastern Dance with Maki
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver
www.makidance.com

Bollywood

Dance Downtown
Bollywood Dance Workshops 19+
$35 workshops | 2 classes
 
Butoh / Modern

Classes in butoh and modern dance with Kokoro Dance's Barbara Bourget and Jay Hirabayashi
Harbour Dance Centre, Vancouver.
604.662.7441 www.kokoro.ca 

Children

DebbieLee Dance Company
Weekdays and weekends
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver
604.312.4408 www.debbieleedance.com 

Classical Indian

Classical Indian dance, Bharata Natyam with Mandala Arts & Culture/Jai Govinda Dance Academy
All levels welcome.
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver
604.602.1676 www.mandalarts.ca

Contact Improvisation/Improvisation

Contact and improvisation with Peter Bingham
Morning class for professional/pre-professional dancers, evening classes for all levels.
Edam Dance, Vancouver
604.876.9559, www.edamdance.org

Improvisation with Helen Walkley 
A warm-up process begins to mobilize our whole bodies, followed by improvisational structures to develop dynamic range and spatial relationships. 
Edam Dance, Vancouver
www.helenwalkley.com

Contact Improvisation Jam
Kate Single-Dain, Kayte Gillespie and Philip Clement
Thursdays from 8-9:45. All levels. Beginner, friendly
Trout Lake Community Centre, Vancouver
778-919-5283

Vancouver Contact Improvisation and Movement Jam (WCCI Group)
Kayte Gillespie and Leon Macdonald
We meet on the 2nd, 4th (and 5th if applicable) Sundays from 7-9PM. All levels. Beginner, friendly.
Dharmalab and Green Thumb Theatre - Please join the group below for weekly updates
778-919-5283 /www.facebook.com/groups/434571526699000/

Contemporary

Working Class
Contemporary dance technique classes for professional/advanced dancers. Periodic masterclasses with visiting artists & companies.
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver  
www.trainingsocietyofvancouver.ca

Simon Fraser University School for the Contemporary Arts dance program 
BFA dance, extended minor in dance, joint degree/diploma with National Ballet School Teacher Training Program.
Vancouver
www.sfu.ca

Open Contemporary class with Linda Arkelian
Saturday- Floor barre, core strengthening, release work, creative centre combinations.
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver
604.469.8794 www.facebook.com/groups/52099500512/ 

Polymer Dance Contemporary Dance Troupe
Contemporary technique and improvisation, beginner and intermediate/advanced levels, taught by various teachers.
Age range: 16 +
Hillcrest Community Centre | Moberly Arts Centre, Vancouver
polymerdance.com

Soma Dance with Donna Redlick
Contemporary dance training through methodologies of Bartenieff Fundamentals, Laban Movement Analysis, Release-based techniques.
Friday mornings
Shadbolt Centre for Arts, Vancouver
www.shadboltcentre.com

Flamenco

Al Mozaico Flamenco Dance Academy 
Intro, beginner, intermediate and advanced classes with ‚ÄčOscar Nieto and Kasandra teach
Beaumont Studios | Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver
604.671.9182 ‚Äč www.mozaicoflamenco.com 

Beginner Flamenco with Andrea Williams | Mozaico Flamenco
Learn expressive, dramatic movement & flamenco technique
Wednesdays, April 5-May 24, 7 - 8:30pm (15% discount for DC members)
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver
www.mozaicoflamenco.com, register@mozaicoflamenco.com

Centro Flamenco
Ongoing classes, all levels.
Centro Flamenco,Vancouver
604.737.1273 www.centroflamenco.com

Hip Hop
AE Wild
http://aewiild.wixsite.com/adulthiphopclasses

Japanese Noh Dance and Chant/Kabuki

Tomoe Arts/Colleen Lanki
604 607 5978 www.tomoearts.org

Latin

Cuban Suelta and Body Movements with Nao aka Tokyo Cubanita  
Reggaeton, Cubaton, Cuban Salsa, Afro Cuban, Merengue, Bachata and Dancehall. Ladies only, ballroom heels recommended.  https://www.facebook.com/NaoCaribbeanDanceFitness/

Middle Eastern

Tribal Fusion Bellydance with Tania Amaral
Mondays, 6:30-7:30pm
www.facebook.com/tania.amaral.1253
Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver

Nia

Experience Nia with Jasjit Rai
A blending of dance, martial arts and the healing arts.
Vancouver
604.644.9362  joiworks.com

Tap

Vancouver Tap Dance Society
www.vantapdance.com

Ukrainian Dance

Ukrainian Folk-Stage with AUUC School of Dance and Dovbush Dancers  
Children, teen and adult classes. A mix of classical ballet, character dance, partner work, and acrobatics with many performance opportunities.
604.986.3605 www.auucvancouver.ca

General Training

Anna Wyman School of Dance Arts
Ballet, modern, jazz, tap, flamenco, children and adults. Professional training program.
West Vancouver
www.annawyman.com

Dance Barn Studio
Classes in ballet, hip hop, tap etc, all ages.
Langley
www.dancebarnstudio.com

Lamondance Contemporary Training Company
Ballet, contemporary, improvisation, partnering, choreography.
North Vancouver
www.lamondance.com

Landing Dance Centre 
Ballet, modern, tap, jazz, artist-in-residence program.
Vancouver
www.thelandingdance.com

Modus Operandi
Contemporary dance training program for emerging dance professionals. Audition based.
Scotabank Dance Centre / Harbour Dance, Vancouver 
www.outinnerspace.ca

Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
Modern dance, jazz, ballet and tap classes for adults.
Burnaby
www.shadboltcentre.com