Dance Classes in Louisiana

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The instructors at Poise Dance Studio encourage women of all fitness and ability levels to celebrate themselves through alternative flirty-fitness classes designed to build both strong bodies and self-esteem. The pole-dancing classes inspire women to boost their strength with muscle-building vertical moves, unleash their sultry side via dance, and look at flagpoles in a completely new light. Other sensual fitness classes include stiletto dancing, in which gals learn to strut and shimmy in skyscraping heels, and the Middle Eastern tradition of belly dancing. During Zumba, students follow simple aerobic dance steps set to upbeat Latin tunes, blasting calories and picking up a few new moves in time for wedding-crashing season.

10800 Morrison Road
New Orleans,
LA
US

Founder Kerry Jenkins infuses 225 Dance with her passion for moving arts that she developed through her 17-year dancing career and a childhood love of dance. To boost cardio fitness, guests can shake hips through Latin-inspired Zumba classes that whip bodies into shape with heart-pumping dance steps. Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Kerry works to pass on her family’s tradition of Cajun dancing with classes on Cajun waltz, two-step, and shuffle and hosts an energetic dance party and dinner on Saturday night.

120 Huey P. Long Field House
Baton Rouge,
LA
US

Equipment: Aerial Silks

Students should bring: leggings, water, and clothes that fit tight to the body

Average class length: 60 minutes

Number of Staff: 1?5 people

Class location: Indoors only

Established: 2014

Registration required: Yes

Good for beginners: Yes

Guests allowed: No

Parking: Parking lot

Pro Tip: Students are strongly encouraged to take our intro class before progressing to other aerial classes

5304 Canal Boulevard
New Orleans,
LA
US

Within the hot-pink walls of Teaze Fitness, certified pole trainers monitor each guest as women of all backgrounds and builds laugh in the face of gravity. The team teaches clients how to climb, spin, and strut around the studio's poles during a signature aerobics workout—one that blends pole dancing with yoga and mat Pilates for a full-body burn. They also uphold a one-pole-per-student rule, so poles don't shy away from unfamiliar fingerprints by turning into ropes and collapsing to the floor. With private parties and additional lessons on chair dance, flexibility, and yoga, the curriculum motivates ladies to unleash their moxie in a judgment-free zone.

5719 Essen Ln
Baton Rouge,
LA
US

The certified teachers at TC Dance Club International recognize that people dance for all kinds of reasons; accordingly, they structure different programs to meet the needs of everyone from casual dancers hoping to light up the dance floor at an upcoming party to perfectionists in the pursuit of lifelong grace. Their lessons incorporate a multitude of styles, including tango, merengue, foxtrot, and rain dances. On Friday nights, students can practice what they've learned in dance parties, which are set to premade mixes in a room with dimmed lights and an open bar.

3335 Government St
Baton Rouge,
LA
US

Beneath the purple-and-white-striped walls, ladies of all ages and fitness levels twirl around poles and sink seductively into chairs during The Perfect Poleforma?s alternative fitness classes. Instructors lead groups of up to 10 women through beginning, intermediate, and advanced classes. The classes start with basic pole spins and leg-strength exercises and graduate to swinging upside down, hanging onto the pole with just the inner thighs, and climbing flagpoles to add stars as new states are discovered. They also conduct parties for bachelorettes and birthday girls, allowing groups of friends free rein of the ceiling-mounted poles.


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9269 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge,
LA
US