Participating in online, interactive dance education is a growing trend that is popular with studios and individual dancers, alike! What better way to access material, technical tips and choreography from industry leaders than through the use of the internet. With online dance classes, you don’t have to wait for a convention to come to your nearest city to study with the pros. Here we’ll evaluate some of our favorite online educational resources available for dancers and how you can get the most out of an online class experience.
Learn Hip Hop at Steezy
Steezy.co hosts videos and tutorials from both the front and back facing views from some of the hottest hip hop pros in the industry. There are options to learn with different tempos and work with counts and/or music. Instructors include Bam Martin from the Kinjaz, JoJo Diggs from Culture Shock and the Jabbawockeez, Sienna Lalu of the Lab and many more. You can try different tutorials to learn different styles or specific movements that correspond with your experience level in dance. Try it free for 7 days to start!
Discover a Variety of Styles at Dance Plug
Dance Plug offers a free trial class to experiment with their online content. The site offers over 450 combinations in varying styles available in levels from beginner to advanced. Styles range from Lyrical and contemporary to Bollywood, Jazz Funk, House and Tap, so you’ll have access to any style you feel in the mood for! There is also a section available for strength, conditioning and fitness to keep you in top shape. Dance Plug also offers upcoming audition listings to keep you in the know. Try your free class now.
Train your dancers with Industry Pros at CLI Studios
CLI Studios is one of the top online education platforms available for dance studios. This site is geared specifically towards dance studios to educate dance teachers and instruct classes. CLI offers “continuing education for your entire staff, master classes and choreography for students.” Prominent teachers include Twitch, Kathryn McCormick and Alison Holker of SYTYCD fame. Learn more about CLI Studios here.
It’s never too late to learn dance at Dance Class Dot Com
Danceclass.com is geared towards classes for adult beginners who want to try their hand (and foot) at dance! They offer ballet, modern, ballroom and even belly dance from the comfort of your own living room! Check out their offerings here.
Do you take dance classes online? What are some of your faves? Let us know in the comments!