A great dancer, like a great magician, possesses incomparable dexterity, cat-like reflexes, and the ability to pull a rabbit out of his or her tutu. Learn to show off show-stopping tricks with today's Groupon: for $49, you get a 10-class pass good for dance and boot-camp classes at iDance Studios (up to a $125 value). This Groupon is valid at the locations in Langley, Port Coquitlam, and Vancouver.
iDance Studios’ fleet-footed instructors whisk away students of all abilities on rhythmic retreats during a host of dance and boot-camp classes. The body-shaking lineup of drop-in classes at the Langley, Port Coquitlam, and Vancouver studios includes a host of classical, contemporary, and anticontemporary dance styles such as jazz and ballet. A neoburlesque class coaxes sass from students with a routine that eschews laid-bare bombshelling and focuses instead on subtle seduction. Pupils in the Bollywood class partake in a kinetic fusion of Eastern and Western moves designed to tell stories, and abdominals shimmy with purpose during a belly-dancing session that makes even the most coordinated Jello cups jealous. Those in search of corporeal sculpting can sweat through a Dancer’s Body boot-camp, which torches calories with routines inspired by Fame and Flashdance.
Frustrated with the often intimidating and unwelcoming atmosphere afforded to nonprofessional dancers in dance classes, Jane Stevens and her sister Anne founded iDance. According to an interview with Metro, the sisters “designed [the studio] to be fun and fitness oriented and very nonintimidating.” Four years and two new locations later, Jane upholds her original goals of egalitarian dance both by employing a team of friendly and motivating instructors and by offering classes that cater to pupils of all abilities. Hints of Jane’s background as both a skilled dancer and dedicated group-fitness instructor can be found in each studio as instructors lead classes ranging from traditional movement methods such as ballet and jazz to classes that fuse fitness and dance including cardio salsa, yoga dance, and underwater hokey pokey.