Hoop dance is a dance form, a fitness class, a moving meditation, and a ton of fun. Classes and jams occur all around town and multiple days a week: See website for schedules and prices.
Dance Associates presents classes for kids ages 2 years and older in a variety of locations. (Dance, gymnastics, and movement classes are taught at three locations.)
Couples dances from Norway and Sweden. No partner needed; wear slick-soled shoes. Wednesdays. 7:30pm, class; 8-9:45pm, dance. $3.
Hancock Recreation Center, 811 E. 41st, 454-0598
Fifty-plus singles dance club with live bands. Jitterbug, tango, West Coast Swing, or request a favorite. Wednesdays, 7:30-9:45pm. Senior Activity Center, 2847 Shoal Crest.
Twyla of Twyla & the Twilight Star Ensemble teaches ongoing classes. Mon. & Wed., 8:30-9:30pm, 12687 Research at Oak Knoll.
Learn Bhangra, classical Indian style, and more. 10700 Anderson Mill #208,
Ongoing classes for aerial hoop and static/spinning pole dance will add a tint of Eros to your Terpsichore.
Tapestry Dance Company, 2302 Western Trails, 474-9846
Flamencura is dedicated to teaching flamenco dance (and music) for all ages. Classes forming now for adult beginners, kids, and teens. Some youth scholarships available. Check out the full schedule of classes on the studio's website. Flamencura Music and Dance, 7113 Burnet, #111.
Two Step, Salsa, Swing, Ballroom, and more.
Go Dance, 2525 W. Anderson, 512/646-2747
The Hula Hulau Kaepa Polynesian Dance Academy is accepting students for beginning hula and Tahitian dance classes. Hawaiian Tiki Imports, 3500 S. Congress.
Classes are forming now in belly dancing (all levels), flamenco, salsa/merengue, creative movement for kids, and tai-chi. See website for details. Lucila Dance Studio, 7 Carriage House.
Access Gallery, 3701 Guadalupe #103. $10, class; $60, six-week session.
Combining the classic sultry moves and one of Austin's fave hangouts with live Latin music. Tuesdays, 9pm. Free.
Speakeasy, 412 Congress, 512/476-8017
North America's only professional tap company offers classes for adults and teens and even younger. Tap and ballet are just part of what's on offer. 2302 Western Trails.
Tarrytown Dance, 2425 Exposition, 512/476-7715