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Are you a beginner to dance?

Is this your first time? Dance can be daunting if are you new to the discipline but here at First Dance Studios we are very much of the opinion that dance is for everyone and anyone can dance. We welcome newcomers and beginners into our dance family here because we love dance and we feel […]

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It’s the Love Fitness on Countdown!

It is time. Yes, Easter is almost here and we are in clutching distance of April 2021. The flowers are blossoming, the air is feeling warmer and we’ve got the fitness feelings! This April, First Dance Studios brings you; Love Fitness on Countdown! Yes we begin, the clock has started to tick and it’s time […]

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Happy Birthday First Dance Studios

Happy Birthday to us, happy birthday to us, HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Wow, First Dance Studios is….drum roll please….celebrating it’s SWEET SIXTEEN! That’s right, we are 16 years old. And we thought we would have a little reminder of how it all began below. Let’s have a look. How did it all start for First Dance Studios […]

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Best snacks to eat before Dance & Fitness class

Did you know that the NHS classify dance classes as a “moderate” type of fitness exercise? Honestly – look it up and let’s just say, they’ve obviously never been to any of our First Dance Studios dance and fitness classes because in terms of exercise, music, choreography and fun they are very far from moderate! […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

Give the gift that your dance mum would love – First Dance Studios Mother’s Day Dance Gift Cards! We have four that you can buy as a gift for your gorgeous mother. For this Sunday 14th March, make her day with a choice of dance cards. Has your mum every fancied coming back to dance, […]

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Love Fitness ON DEMAND

How was it for you? “Love February, Love Fitness” has been amazing and everyone has been working so hard with visible results! Well done! No don’t hit the pause button – let’s keep going together. After asking you all, you all want to carry on. Amazing. We love keeping fit at First Dance Studios so […]

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What shoes do I need for dance?

Time to peep that shoe! Here at First Dance Studios we love shoes with soul and soles. For our dance and fitness disciplines, we can talk for hours about what shoes to wear. From colours, styles, sizes and more, let’s talk a walk and chat all things dance shoes. What is a dance shoe? To […]

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Join the HIIT squad

If, like me one of your new year goals is to take pity on the bathroom scales and loose a little of the love handles, this fabulous fitness discipline that is the HIIT & Core session led by the Super Sophie has arrived. Every Wednesday at 6pm join us as we engage in some serious […]

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What are Ronds de Jambe?

At first glance the words Ronds de Jambe could be describing some yummy delicacy from afar. But here at First Dance Studios we speak fluent dance and know that this is a key step mostly used in Ballet. Emily has been teaching this technique in Beginner Ballet class on Fridays at 11.45am. Check out the […]

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Coming over all Charleston

Brewer’s Ballroom takes our hand and leads us to the dance floor as today we chat all things Charleston. This is a specialist dance, along with salsa, that are mainly known as ‘party’ dances. We have been learning this dance with Katie during her Latin Solo class on Saturday at 4pm. Check it out here. […]

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Brewer’s BINGO

Knock at the Door! Time to hit the dance floor! This week, First Dance Studios brings you….Brewer’s BINGO. You’ll be wanting to get your Legs Eleven out to join in. What is Brewer’s BINGO? A bit of fun and a chance to combine that with fitness and dance. All you need to do is ask […]

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Super 6 on Saturday

You and dance – makes a great combo don’t cha think? Yes, here at First Dance Studios we’ll take that combo, thank you very much. But let’s add a little…spice! This Super Saturday we have a Sizzling Selection of class combinations for you. What have we got in store this weekend? Discover your next dance […]

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“Love Fitness, Love February”

Love is in the air….everywhere we dance around and now this February, First Dance Studios shares the love with you! February is the month of love and so henceforth “LOVE FITNESS, LOVE FEBRUARY” is starting this coming Monday 1st February. Ohhh tell me more! What is Love Fitness, Love February? We love keeping fit and […]

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Tap Tricks and Tips!

Pick up where you left off! At First Dance Studios, be aware that tap is very addictive. Tap dancing definitely needs to come with a “we’re having too much fun” warning.  We have lots of tap classes a week for adults of mixed abilities and whether you want to polish your pendulum time steps or […]

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Kids go Free-Style in Dance

I love to dance, you love to dance and children of all ages love to dance! So what better way than to let off steam and get rocking and rolling after homeschooling. Every Wednesday afternoon at 4pm, its all for the kids! A kids dance class near me? Yes, First Dance Studio Kids is close […]

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What musicals did Stephen Sondheim write?

Tuesday, Tuesday, is never like any other day. Why I hear you cry? Because for the next few weeks in Musical theatre we are stepping into the spectacular showmaker of songs that is Sondheim.  That’s Stephen Sondheim. Every Tuesday at 5.30pm Vicky leads us in style, song and show and now we jump to the […]

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What is Jive dance?

You could be jive talkin’ but instead today we are going to go through some jive dancing! Why? Because jiggling to jive is fun, fitness friendly, fast & furious & FABULOUS! This week Brewer’s Ballroom presents….JIVE DANCE! What is Jive Dance? A-hem (clears throat to begin the lesson)…Jive Dance is a style of dance first […]

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Happy Dance Today

Feeling in limbo this lockdown? Need a bit of a pick-me-up? Then, quit feeling sad in quarantine. Avoid the quaran-tinis and instead, every Thursday try out the “Karen-Tini.”  Enjoy a full day of dance classes with Karen.  What is a Karen-Tini? This is a classic tall order and if you are craving a shot of […]

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WINSDAY DANCES

Win every Wednesday because we have SEVEN dance and fitness classes for you for your daily exercise. It really is a Winsday with First Dance Studios! What dance and fitness classes are on today? Well this very Wednesday we have the following classes that you can do online. We have a mix of live and […]

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A-Z Creativity Challenge

Who wants to give their brain an extra workout? Who wants to be entertained for the next 8 weeks? Who needs a fun challenge during these chilly months to keep going? WE ALL DO! And that is why First Dance Studios have started the A-Z Creativity Challenge! What is the A-Z CREATIVITY CHALLENGE? As well […]

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Saturday Six-Pack of DANCE

TGIS – thank goodness it’s (almost) SATURDAY. And what do we all do on a Saturday? We DANCE! Today First Dance Studios we have 6 sensational sessions for you to dance along to. Wait, what did you say? Yep, we have a whole selection of flavours of dance for you to take your pick from. Discover […]

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What to wear to dance?

Here at First Dance Studios we often get asked this question. What should I wear to ballet? What clothing do I need for Zumba? I shall outline a few outfits ideas that can work for you and your budget. Dance wear is varied and often tailored for each dance or fitness discipline. However to dance […]

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Dance Club is Back!

Back by popular demand, Dance Club welcome to the stage! This free club to talk all things dance starts back again on Monday 18th January. From 7.30pm – 8.30pm join us to discuss dance. Every month we take a topic, show, dance and dissect the discipline, cogitate on the choreography and discuss! And all from […]

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Tap Technique – Masterclass

Make a date with the latest Tap-torial Masterclass this month! Throughout January grab your tap shoes, choose your zoom room (hall way, kitchen, living room) and join us every Saturday for a focused tap technique maestro class. Join Karen and her new tap shoes (well jel – look at them!) as we step up and […]

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Let’s Dance in Lockdown

After the Christmas holidays, January can always feel long, grey and did I mention looooooong? And now lockdown?! Again, seriously? However this January with First Dance Studios, inject some colour, music and movement with dance, dance, dance! “Lockdown 3 – the quest to stay home…again” It may seem that we are all in the longest […]

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New Year, New Dances

Happy New Year! We are back – with new dances, a new timetable and more fun to keep you shaking and moving. If like moi, you have found yourself grazing away at all and every snack (yes I’ve even had the out of date fudge hiding at the back of the cupboard), then it is […]

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And the winners are…

What a finale! Strictly was sparkly, showy and FAB-YULE-OUS! And what a winning show stopper from Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse. Did you watch the glittery dance show season final? This week First Dance Studios held the final Strictly Tea Break to chat about the final. And what a final – those fantastic amateurs and […]

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Thank you & Merry Christmas

THANK YOU SO MUCH. Thank you each and every one of you. This year has been quite the spicy guest on the dance floor right?! However, we have loved dancing with you, we have loved laughing with you and we have loved seeing you both in studio and online. For those that came along to […]

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Christmas Soiree

It’s time to PARTY! Join us for fun, frolics and festivities. We have quizzes, awards, prizes and a fun evening ahead planned. Time to glam up, get your drinks and snacks ready and fiesta with First Dance Studios. All from the comfort of your own home! When is this fabulous party? Thursday 17th December 2020 […]

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Give the Gift of Dance

The tree is up, the decorations are twinkling and you’ve spent the second lockdown writing Christmas cards and juggling the Christmas food order while snacking on many mince pies. But presents? Oh yes, yikes, need to get those sorted. But what do you get all those family and friends who are tricky to get things […]

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Studio Saturday

How exciting is it to be back at the studio? On the scale of 5, 6, 7, 8 it is about 160 bpm!  It has been so wonderful seeing many of you both in your Royal Dance Box as well as on the screen as you zoom into the room. Did you check out the […]

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Dance Studio OPEN

Home studio HOME! Yes, once again our Dance studio is open again for dance classes. We are very excited and we have just over two weeks of amazing dance classes both online and in studio for you to take part in. We’ve missed seeing you in the studio and we are so happy to have […]

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Dance the Day Away

We love to dance and on Saturday we have a show stopping, stomp stepping, sizzling spectacular day of dance!  We at First Dance Studios are offering 7 dance classes and 5 dance disciplines to pick from online. Discover your next dance class here! Have a go from the comfort of your own home, join in with ballet, […]

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Here come the kids!

For many of us, dancing in childhood was simply jumping about to the charts on the radio in the kitchen. However many of us started formal dance at children’s dance classes. Every Saturday on a weekly basis, there would be ballet, modern, tap classes. Either in a village hall, a school gym or anywhere that […]

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Black Friday Deal – Bring a Friend for Free!

So, wanna know a little secret? Come a bit closer….closer….perfect…Right, well, between us pals and gals, dancing makes us feel good/happy/alive/joyful/amazing and all of those and much more. And here at First Dance Studios, we can’t contain this secret any longer. Yes time to share that with the world. And as it is almost Black […]

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Sunday Stretches

Ohhh and stretch! Ease yourself into Sunday with some Stretch Flow. Every Sunday at 10.45am Sophie leads us in an effective self care stretch routine. Great for opening up those working from home shoulders, easing those tense hip flexors and easing those tired calves. Be good to yourself and join us for a deeply satisfying […]

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Time to Talk Time Steps 

Sat in the dark, you wait. Then a sliver of light appears on the floor of the stage. And as the curtain rises, you see and hear all those pairs of feet, tapping away. That effortless shuffle, hop and a rhythm so catchy that it stays with you. Those show stopping spectacular sequence of steps […]

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What is Pilates?

Pilates and dance go together like strawberries and cream. Here at First Dance studios we are lucky to have pilates teacher Hayley and her fitness body conditioning at the studios. Pilates is a fantastic way to keep healthy both corporally and mentally. We offer several classes online currently but if you haven’t ever heard of pilates […]

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High time to get some HIIT

Feeling the need for some high octane intensity fitness? Well First Dance Studios has the class for you. Sophie takes you through a fun, high intensity class that focuses on Cardio and Strength sections. Every Wednesday evening at 6pm join us for some after work exercising from home.  What happens in this HIIT and Core […]

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Major in Musical Theatre

Take your place for Magic, music, major merriment with the Musical Theatre crew. Thanks to the technical expertise of Vicky, Musical Theatre continues every Tuesday night at 5.30pm. Discover this exciting realm of dance with extra emphasis on music, song and performance.  What is Musical Theatre dance class? Be in the “Room where it happens” […]

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Strictly Tea Break – it’s a 10 from FDS

The twirls, the tans, the sparkles, the hip rotations and yes the race to win the Glitter Ball trophy. Strictly Come Dancing is back! And with it First Dance Studios, invites you to the judging panel. Yes, It’s “Strictly Tea Break.” Take your brew, find a zoom room with a view and get ready to […]

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Super Saturday

What’s your flavour of dance today? Are you in the mood for some ballet? Do you desire some jazz? Do you want to treat yourself to some tap? Or do you lust for some latin dance? Or how about some creative contemporary? Well it is Super Saturday and you have a choice of 7 dance […]

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Carry on with Choir!

Sing out loud even in lockdown. Time to focus on our Do-Ray-Mis. Did you know that First Dance Studios has it’s own choir? With choice choons, chats and chimes, our choir is quite the community. Nathan leads us in song every Wednesday from 6pm.  How do I join the choir? The choir is open to […]

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Learn Latin Dance in Lockdown

Who wants to dance with Samba-dy? You always have somebody to dance with at First Dance Studios. Yes indeed, mis amigos, we love to dance together online though the power of Zoom. And for all those Latin lovers out there, join us for weekly ballroom dance classes hosted by the one and only Super Estrella that […]

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What is Contemporary Dance?

Let’s check in with contemporary this week. Here at First Dance Studios we are graced by the creative choreography champion that is Emily who gives everything to fantastic dance numbers. Every Wednesday at 7.15pm and Saturday at 10.30am Emily enables us to dance to our delight. And all online so you can dance away safe […]

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Want to join our Free New Club?

Starting this Monday and Tuesday evening, a free class where we all get together online and talk all things dance, shows and performance! How amazing is that? The idea is that we all watch a piece of dance or performance each week beforehand and then we chat about it. Starting on Monday 9th November at […]

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Become a Tap Dance Master

Now that we all have our own dance spaces at home during lockdown, time to take some tap steps and break them down. We at First Dance Studios are delighted to introduce you to the Masterclass Month. Throughout November, those tricky tap steps will be taken apart so that you can see exactly what they are. Oh […]

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Who needs some Ballet?

We all do! We all need some ballet steps to help keep us going while in lockdown. And here at First Dance Studios, Emma, Emily and Chrystele have 7 ballet dance classes between them. Oh wow, yes pliés!  What ballet classes are going on during lockdown? Emma is going to teach a wonderful new routine […]

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Turn the TAP on!

Yes, turn it on to the max because we have two amazing “learn in lockdown” tap routines to get your feet and brains around this month. Did you say two? Yes two life affirming, tap-tastic toe tapping, top numbers. That is a whole lot of tap. Yes indeed. So, you want in right? What are […]

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Time for Theatre Jazz

Again, step kick kick leap kick touch. Again, step kick kick leap kick touch. Right and that connects in with learning in lockdown because Emma will be teaching “I Hope I get it” from a Chorus Line in Theatre Jazz every Saturday afternoon at 2.15pm.  Do you remember your dance number?  As you are at […]

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