Tel Aviv is known for being a place where you can find anything anytime, and dancing is no exception. Whether you are a hip-hop lover or ballet enthusiast, you don’t need to worry about where to practice your favorite moves. Discover the the top five places to learn dance in the city to feed your soul.
Located in Florentin and attracting passersby through large windows where you can watch dancing from morning till midnight, Studio Naim takes the leading spot among dance studios in Tel Aviv. Learn all that dancing soul wants – from modern jazz and ballet to belly dancing and African-Caribbean. Spacious dance rooms and wooden floors give an opportunity to fully enjoy the lessons. And if you are tired from doing pa-de-chat or practicing waves, you can relax by visiting one of the yoga classes or even try a new Latin American contact practice called Rio Abierto. And don’t worry if your Hebrew isn’t perfect – many of the classes are taught in English.
Studio Naim, Derekh Salame 46, Tel Aviv, Israel +972-03-5188998
Situated in the heart of Tel Aviv since 1979, Studio B opens its doors to both elementary dancers and professionals. In the studio they have a division of levels for every dance style, and also offer styles you won’t find in other places, such as waacking, vogue, reggaeton and even barreu au sol – the technique of working on your body on the floor, which helps to improve mobility and posture.
Studio B, Ibn Gvirol 124, Tel Aviv, Israel +972-03-523702, +972-03-5240440
A Mekka for hip-hop lovers situated on the outskirts of Tel Aviv in Ramat Gan, BeStreet was established specifically for street style such as hip-hop, dancehall, LA, and breakdance. The students of BeStreet take part in battles and collaborations all over the country and often win first place. The warm and cozy atmosphere of BeStreet makes everybody feel at home. The first class is free and they invite you to choose a teacher that dances your favorite street style.
Studio BeStreet, Bialik 83, Ramat Gan, Israel +972- 03-6031172
If you are a social dancer then this is your studio. Dance Tel Aviv provides all the opportunities for dancing with a partner – either in group lessons or in private. They offer a range of styles including ballroom, salsa, Argentine tango, swing or West Coast swing – and encourage you to come to try it in the studio. Dance Tel Aviv hosts nightly practice parties to give their students an opportunity to dance outside of the classroom.
Dance Tel Aviv, Dizengoff 98, Tel Aviv, Israel +972-03-5220215
Founded in 2007 by a group of swing dance enthusiasts, Holy Lindy Land is by far the leading swing school in Israel. You don’t need a time machine – all the dance styles (Balboa, Lindy Hop, Charleston and blues) of your favorite old movies are available in one place. Even if you have no experience dancing swing, every two months the studio starts beginners’ courses. In addition, you can try out free classes a week before the courses or during various festivals. For those who become really passionate about swing, Holy Lindy Land holds parties and special events, including street parties and vintage balls.
Holy Lindy Land, Heftman 6, Tel Aviv, Israel +972 50-688-5678