#MumbaiList: Get Your Feet Tapping At Dance Studios In Mumbai

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Over the years dance has become one of those art forms, like photography or music, that have become more accessible to people. Not only is dance a great performance based art form but it can also become a great fitness option or a therapeutic hobby. if you have always wanted to learn your favourite dance form, let us help you with some of the most popular studios in Mumbai. From Bollywood to Salsa and hip hop to ballet we have tried to cover as many forms as possible. Enjoy! Learn the moves that you have always watched in awe!

BOLLYWOOD/ HIP-HOP
Ganesh Acharya Dance Academy
Ganesh Acharya Dance academy was founded in the year 2005 in Kolkata. The dance academy specializes in Bollywood dance form and hip-hop. Named after the famous Indian choreographer Ganesh Acharya, this academy has produced professional artists who participated in a number of talent shows on TV. Ganesh Acharya has choreographed for movies like Bodyguard, Singham, Omkara and more. Chikni Chameli, the most famous item song was choreographed by him. The dance academy is internationally respected and recognised. The institute has given many actors and dancers to the film industry.
Location: Four Bungalows, Andheri West
Contact: 022-32511191/ 9819091713

Bosco Caesar Dance Company
Founded by the leading choreographers in India, this academy is run by Bosco and Caesar who have over 12 years of experience in the entertainment industry. They specialise in Bollywood dance form and also provide a concrete platform for aspiring youngsters who want to pursue dance as a tangible career option. The trainers at this academy have over 7 years of experience in Bollywood. They also train everyone above the age of 5 years.
Location: Versova, Andheri West
Contact: 022-26390264/ 9064

SALSA/ JIVE/ WESTERN
Footworks Dance Studio
Footworks Dance Studio was established in June 2006 and is one of the popular dance studios in our city. They conduct regular workshops and offer courses in several dance forms like Bollywood, hip-hop, salsa, rumba, samba, cha chacha, salsa rueda, bachata, merangue, waltz and jive. They also conduct corporate workshops while giving employees a breather from their hectic schedule. They also specialise in wedding choreography for events like sangeet, first dance and more. They have another section called ‘Kiddzo-Mania’ that conducts specialised dance courses for children.
Locations: Santacruz, Juhu, Andheri, Vile Parle, Goregaon, Malad, Ghatkopar, Nerul, Sanpada and Vashi
Contact: 9870752022/ 9870095357

Shiamak Davars Institute of Performing Arts
Founded by the most famous Shiamak Davar, this institute opens classes to all age groups. This institute is one of the largest dance schools in the world. They reach out to over 70,000 dance enthusiasts across India, Canada, Australia, UK and UAE. Shiamak style, Shabop, Bollywood Jazz, Salsa, Ballet, Rock’n’ Roll, Theatre Jazz and Afro Jazz are the styles taught at this institute. The choreography in Shiamak Style involves contemporary and modern movement, strong ballet grounding with influences of Indian classical and folk dance. Shabop is a trendy urban style that is a blend of hip-hop and signature Shiamak moves. Shiamak Davars Institute also conducts special classes for Ladies and Senior citizens at select venues.
Locations: Andheri East & West, Bandra, Borivli, Chembur, Churchgate, Goregaon, Juhu, Kandivli, Matunga, Panvel, Powai, Thane, Vashi
Contact: 022-23537930/ 022-23537931

Terence lewis dance classTerence Lewis Academy
With a mission to make dance a way of life, this institution helps every dancer in all aspects of their career. It offers intensive dance courses to students. ‘Dance Pe Lo Chance’ is a 2/3 month course that touches upon the basics of dance. It is a prep course especially for those who want to participate in reality shows or get on to a big platform. This course focuses on the basics of hip-hop, salsa, jazz and ballet. The institute also offers a ‘Diploma in Dance Foundation Course’ which is a detailed course ranges from one year to three years. Lastly, the ‘Potential Training Programme’ is a slightly more intensive level than what is offered at regular dance classes.
Locations: Andheri West, Khar Danda Road
Contact: 022-26325041/5620

Elan Dance and Movement
Founded in 2010, this dance academy focuses on movement in the human body. They train their students to use their natural abilities and dance as movements come from within oneself. They offer courses in salsa, meringue, rock’n’ roll, jive, cha cha and rumba. This academy also gives you the chance to create your own class with a minimum of seven students. All you have to do is get your group together and choose a time and venue that suits your schedule.
Locations: Andheri East, Jogeshwari East (JVLR), Juhu (JVPD Scheme)
Contact: 9967070651

BALLROOM/ CLUB DANCE
Sandip-Jessy-1-580x870Sandip Soparrkars Ballroom Studio
Learn the most elegant and graceful form of dance at this institute that focuses on ballroom dance. The institute trains its students under the guidance of Sandip Soparrkar who personally teaches and visits each of his branches and show students the techniques in the various forms of dance taught here. Latin American ballroom dances include rumba, samba, cha cha, jive and paso doble while standard ballroom dances include foxtrot, waltz, vienesse waltz, quickstep and tango. Famous club dances like Cuban, salsa and merengue are also taught here. The institute is also the first in India to have sent its couple for various International Dance Sport Federation (IDSF) championships held in Singapore, Macau, Malaysia, Sri Lanka & Hong Kong & also for the prestigious Indoor Asian Games.
Locations: Mulund, Powai, Goregaon, Andheri, Bandra, Prabhadevi, Chowpatty, Vashi
Contact: 9619418418/ 98193 61074

BELLY DANCE
Veve belly danceVeve Dance Company by Veronica Simas de Souza
Belly Dancing is one of the sexiest and exotic forms of dance which is taught by this dance company. Affiliated with the Egyptian Embassy, Veve Dance Company and has been running classes since 2006 in India. Veve Dance offers an energetic journey into the world of Belly Dance that is filled with intoxicating rhythms and passionate instructors.
Locations: Andheri, Khar, Sion, Lower Parel, Fort
Contact: +919820455580 / +919833323512 / +919870677540

cbelly2Pulse The Studio
Pulse The Studio is a complete dance and fitness zone that lays emphasis on these two aspects. They train students in the Egyptian classical belly dance along with other forms of dance like B-Boying, freestyle and hip-hop bollywood and contemporary modern dance.
Location: Santacruz
Contact: 9819051037/ 9820871257

BALLET
School Of Classical Ballet And Western Dance
The School of Classical Ballet and Western Dance trains students in Western Classical Ballet which is taught through the syllabus of the Royal Academy of Dance (London). The School aims at providing the students with enjoyment, awareness of dance movement and a detailed understanding of how the body should move with grace. Other dances taught are Modern, Jazz and Latin American Dance, which is taught through the syllabus of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (London).
Location: Malabar Hill
Contact: 022-23676534/ 022-23612275

Happy dancing!

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Always curious, writing was something she discovered accidentally which she now enjoys. Loves reading fiction, dislikes staying idle and enjoys spontaneous trips or treks over weekends.