Whether you’re an avid dancer looking for formal training, or searching for a fun gym alternative, there are plenty of exciting dance classes worth checking out in Vancouver. And many are available at an affordable price point! Time to explore a new style and meet some incredible new people in the process. Without further ado, here are 6 dance workout classes that will get you moving & grooving in the new year.

Formation Studio


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For the ultimate mix of dance, cardio, fun music, and great people – check out Formation Studio’s three class offerings. The first is cardio-focused and follows an improv-style, called “Freedom.” The second, “Power,” is focused on strength-building with added bands and dumbbells. Lastly, “Presence” is a step-by-step breakdown with cardio bursts throughout.

Where: 16 East 5th Avenue

Harbour Dance Centre


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With beginner progressive workshops in ballet, hip hop, contemporary jazz, tap, and more, Harbour Dance Studio has it all. If you’re keen on learning a new style of dance, this studio is a great option to consider. You can view their drop-in schedule or commit to three one-hour courses for $33, or three 1.5-hour courses for $44. With over 125 classes per week, you’re sure to find something that you vibe with!

They also offer classes for intermediate and advanced dancers.

Where: 927 Granville Street, Suite 301

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Baza Dance 


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One of Vancouver’s top Latin dance and dance fitness studios, Baza offers everything from salsa and bachata to kizomba, zouk, and much more. There are in-studio classes in various styles from Monday to Thursday, so check their schedule and pop in for a class or two! You’re sure to meet some amazing new friends in the process.

Where: 1304 Seymour Street

iDance Vancouver


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This drop-in-friendly dance studio is the perfect spot to check out if you live in Kitsilano or Mount Pleasant. For inclusive classes in a variety of styles,

Where: 257 East 7th Avenue and 102 – 2083 Alma Street

Tantra Fitness 


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Tantra Fitness is Vancouver’s premier pole and aerial studio, offering dancers of all backgrounds the chance to try pole dancing, gymnastics, aerial yoga, and more at locations across Metro Vancouver. You can check out their in-studio schedules and explore membership options.

Where: Locations across Vancouver

The Bar Method 


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Last but not least, we have The Bar Method. This studio focuses exclusively on building stronger bodies through barre workouts, which are inspired by ballet stretching and strengthening techniques. The low-impact resistance training is perfect for those who want to get a good workout in while minimizing the chances of injury.

Where: 111 Smithe Street

And that’s a wrap on some fun new dance workout classes to try in Vancouver! We hope you’re as inspired to get moving & grooving as we are.