Welcome to the April edition of the Dance News Round Up – there’s lots of classes, news and products to help you feel amazing through dance.

Plus we are very excited to be launching Dance News Worldwide Magazine! Sharing your dance news, events and opportunities from across the globe! Feature your business, news or events for just £50! This can be for up to a double page spread! Tell Me More

Whatever your interest in dance – here’s a summary of what’s going on this month!

Brought to you by the Popdance Team


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Online Dance Classes

More 15 minute on demand dance workout videos have been added to the vault, from Olly Murs to The Pointer Sisters – get a free Popdance Fit dance workout session

Mondays, 11am – Popdance Seniors with Kerry – Popdance Seniors is based on low impact, fun dance moves to pop music from the 80s, 90s, 00s and current tracks

Mondays, 4.25-4.55pm, Beginners Musical Theatre with All Sorts of Performing Arts – For ages 4-7 years

Mondays, 5.50-6.20pm – Beginners Cheer Dance with All Sorts of Performing Arts – For aged 6-9 years

Mondays, 6-6.30pm – Popdance Fit with Ciara – Cardio based dance workout class to your favourite pop tracks – all abilities welcome, adults and teens

Tuesdays, 7.30am – 8.00am – Stretch Class with Lianne – a class for adults of all abilities to stretch and mobilise your body and improve your overall flexibility.

Tuesdays, 4.30-5.00pm – Advanced Street Dance with All Sorts of Performing Arts – For ages 11-14 years

Tuesdays, 5-5.30pm – Beginners Freestyle Dance with All Sorts of Performing Arts – For ages 5-8 years

Tuesdays, 4.15-4.45pm, ThinkFit Kids with Emma – Based on the same concepts as ThinkFit, but is brought across in a simpler way for children to relate to and understand.

Tuesdays, 5.45-6.30pm – Contemporary Dance with All Sorts of Performing Arts – For ages 10-14 years

Wednesdays, 3-4pm – Beyond Basics Ballroom & Latin with Debbie For adults

Wednesdays, 4.30pm-5.00pm, Primary Ballet with Emma – Fun beginners ballet class for children age 3-5yrs – all abilities welcome

Wednesdays, 4.30-5.15pm – Beginners Street Dance with All Sorts of Performing Arts – For ages 6-12 years

Wednesdays, 4.30-5.15pm – Dinky Dancers with Debbie. For ages 4-5 years – includes Popdance Kids routines in this lesson

Wednesdays, 5.25-6.10pm – Mini Moovers with Debbie. For ages 6-8 years – includes Popdance Kids routines in this lesson

Wednesdays, 5.30pm-6.00pm – Junior Ballet with Emma – Fun open ballet class for children age 6-11 yrs, all abilities welcome

Wednesdays, 6.15pm-6.45pm – Popdance Kids with Emma – Learn fun dance routines to your favourite pop tracks. For age 5-11 yrs, all abilities welcome

Wednesdays, 6.20-7.20pm – Improvers Ballroom and Latin with Debbie. For adults

Wednesdays, 7.30-8.30pm – Intermediate Ballroom & Latin with Debbie. For adults

Thursdays 7.15am – 8am – Ballet Barre with Lianne. A ballet inspired full body workout, combining elements of dance, yoga, strength training and pilates. For adults of all abilities

Thursdays, 2-2.30pm, Popdance Kids with Megan – for aged 5+, the class is all about learning fun dance routines to their favourite pop tracks – for all abilities

Thursdays 4.30pm-5.00pm Popdance Tots with Emma – For children aged 3-5 yrs. Learn fun dance routines to pop music that they love.

Thursdays 6.00pm – 6.30pm – Popdance Teens with Emma – Dance to your favourite pop songs. Suitable for older children, age 11+ years. All abilities welcome

Thursdays 6pm – 7pm, Sun Power Yoga with Paula – a blend of 4 traditional styles of yoga. Sun salutations and a flowing sequence of postures moving with the breath – great for adult beginners and intermediates

Thursdays 6.45pm – 7.15pm – Senior Ballet with Emma – fun open ballet class, suitable for older children aged 11+ years

Thursdays 7.30pm-8.00pm, Popdance Fit with Emma -great cardio workout that you can take at your own pace. All abilities welcome

Fridays 9.30am – 10.15am, Ballet Bums with Lianne – the first HIIT ballet workout of it’s kind, cardio based to upbeat music – no ballet experience required

Fridays 10.30-11.30am, Popdance Fit with Lianne – a fun dance class for adults – learn fun dance routines to pop music that you love from the 80s, 90s and 00s and current tracks. Great fun for all abilities

Fridays, 4.30-5pm – Groovy Kids Music and Dance with Debbie – For aged 8-12 years includes Popdance Kids routines in this lesson

Saturdays, 9-9.30am, Popdance Kids and Tots with Megan – suitable for some of our younger Popdancers. Learn fun dance routines to pop music that they love

Saturdays, 10-10.45am – Dance Fusion with All Sorts of Performing Arts. Mixture of Street, Jazz and Cheer dance

Saturdays, 10.30-11.00am – Teeny Boppers with Debbie. For ages 2-3 years – Popdance Tots routines included in this lesson.

Saturdays, 11-11.30am – Fun Ballet with All Sorts of Performing Arts. For ages 3-7 years

Saturdays, 11.15am-12 noon – Dinky Dancers with Debbie. For ages 4-5 years – Popdance Tots routines included in this lesson

Saturdays, 11.40am-12.20pm – Beginners Drama with All Sorts of Performing Arts. For ages 6-12 years

Dance Costume Consignment

Winni Costumes – selling barely used and new dance costumes and accessories at great rates and dance studios always receive free shipping

Dance Suppliers

Need help with your communications with your customers? Stand out from the crowd with The Brandit – official graphic designers for Popdance

UK Dance Update

Online Dance classes with Emma Louise Dance Club

Westminster School of Performing Arts are operating all their lessons online…don’t miss out!

Introducing FIT4TAP the Fun ‘n’ Funky Tap Dance Fitness Fusion!

Nicole Ricardo offers a variety of classes to encourage health, fitness and joy in yours and your families lives!

Barre Flow launching Monday 1st March on Zoom. Visit us on Facebook or email [email protected] for further details

International News

Outevsky Bespoke Dance Education provides professional development courses in many areas from Dance History to Dance Injuries with CID accredited completion certificates. Please see our website: OUTEVSKY.COM for more information.

Dance News

Book a birthday party with Popdance – learn fun dance routines to your favourite tracks – for all ages and abilities – book for offline, or an online session, with full covid refund guarantee

Popdance has raised over £1000 with their #FootlooseFever video for Comic Relief! find out more

Interested in dance and fancy listening to a great Podcast? Check out Growing Through Dance with Katherine-Lucy Bates here

Support & Jobs for Dance Teachers

Register your details FREE for paid jobs from Popdance here

If you would like help, support and marketing for your dance business at just £25 per month, find out more about becoming a Popdance partner here

101 Marketing Tips for Dance Teachers – available as kindle or hardback from Amazon

Got news, events and opportunities in dance, fitness and wellbeing? We can share with the world for you with the brand new magazine “Dance News Worldwide Magazine” – find out more here