Excelling in the art of dance requires patience, swan-like grace, and a pair of feet strong enough to squeeze two lumps of coal until milk comes out. Massage coal-teats into a dance-bucket with today's Groupon: for $39, you get one year of unlimited salsa, pole fitness, kick boxing, and West African–dance classes at Fihankra Dance & Fitness Studio's South Lamar Street studio or at the new location in historical Deep Ellum. Offering dance styles from across the globe, Fihankra provides a fun, social environment for increasing your fitness level and exploring the world of dance. Classes range from the saucy salsa and pole dancing to traditional West African dance or kick boxing—a style of self-defense that depends entirely on kicks and k-boxes. Fihankra's schedule includes at least five classes every day of the week, with morning, afternoon, and evening sessions.
Although the dance studio has garnered few reviews, more than 650 Facebookers like Fihankra Dance & Fitness Studio.
Fihankra Dance & Fitness Studio
Oluremi Sano had one of her earliest dance experiences at Bryan Adams High School, performing as a Bryan Adams Belle. Since then, she has undergone extensive training and earned a graduate degree in higher education administration. Combining her skill sets, she founded Fihankra Dance & Fitness Studio to create a community that valued both dance and fitness. The studio’s motto is “per ankh seneb,” or health, wealth, and prosperity. They teach more than 14 styles of dance class in an aim to get people moving and help them achieve their fitness goals. Zumba, Bollywood, African dance, and yoga classes run seven days a week.