Welcome to the February edition of the Dance News Round Up

This month we are sharing tons of online dance, fitness and yoga classes available through our Popdance Partners PLUS get your FREE Popdance Fit 15 minute session as well as hear news from and for dance teachers around the globe!

From taking part in classes, events, workshops and performances for customers….

To help, support and providing jobs for dance teachers, dance and performing arts schools – this is where it all comes together!

Have an awesome month and stay safe!

Brought to you by the Popdance Team

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Online Dance Classes

Mondays – 10am – Flashmob Fit with Nicole – An uplifting warm-up, followed up by a few toning sequences, all set to the beat of the music!

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, 1-1.30pm, Zumba with Nicole – A dance fitness class traditionally choreographed to latin beats.

Mondays, 4.15-4.45pm, Kids Musical Theatre with Nicole – learn the lyrics and melodies of some beloved musical theatre songs, encouraging the kids to work on memorization in a fun way.

Mondays – 6.30pm – Hotpod Flow Yoga with Paula – Paula will guide you through a flow of postures to work the body as well as calm the mind – everyone welcome

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, 10-10.30am, ThinkFit with Nicole – a session focused on analysing thoughts and feelings, in order to self-regulate.

Tuesdays, 10-11am, Popdance Seniors/Beginners with Kerry, all the way from Cyprus, low impact, fun dance moves to pop music from the 80s, 90s, 00s and current tracks

Tuesdays, 1-1.30pm, Strong Nation with Nicole – High Intensity Tempo Training (HITT). Mainly: plyometric and functional training, and martial arts based movements

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

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

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

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, 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 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 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

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

UK Dance Update

Online Popdance & Ballet classes with Emma Louise Dance Club

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

International News

Step on tune – Dance Classes by Jooda in Saudi Arabia

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

Dance News

Mental Wellbeing recorded talk for dance students by Terry Hyde MA MBACP, a retired elite dancer who is now a psychotherapist. Listen Now

Popdance Partner, Shauna Flanagan, owns Shauna’s Dance Fitness on TikTok – Shauna runs her own TikTok account, with some of her posts reaching 42.3k!!! plus she heads up the Popdance account – connect and duet with her!

Keep up to date 24 hours a day with all the latest dance news, share your dance news wherever you are in the world, in the brand new Dance News Worldwide facebook group – for dance teachers and those that love to dance

We want to share your news! Do you love dance and fitness, do your kids just beam when they are dancing to their feel good tracks? We want your news, so whether it’s simply the fun you are having, or an award you’ve received, or an exam you’ve passed, or simply a photo of your family having fun through dance – send us your photos, videos, information to info@popdance.co.uk and we will feature you in the next Dance News Round Up! Woo Hoo

Support for Dance Teachers

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Jobs for Dance Teachers

Register with us for free if you are an amazing dance teacher and would like to work with our team running fantastic parties, workshops and classes. We already have online opportunities and expect more parties and workshops when restrictions ease so make sure you register with us.