Shake it at one of Tokyo's Dancing Schools

by Mieke - TripleLights travel specialist

Get your groove on and workout while hopping around on your favourite music. Whether it’s salsa, hiphop, modern or rock and roll, anything is possible!  

Nao Dance Academy
One of the main schools for dance in Tokyo, Noa Dance Academy offers a myriad of genres: hiphop, lock, punking, reggae, jazz, soul, house, pop, salsa, ballet and even yoga. They employ some of the top ranking dancers in the country, so it’s your chance to learn from the best! With five schools around town, there is bound to be one near you.  
Locations:
Ikebukuro: 1-16-18 Minami Ikebukuro, Toshima ku, Tokyo, Japan. +81 (0) 03-5950-2855
Toritsu Daigaku: 2F, 1-2-17 Nakane, Meguro ku, Tokyo, Japan. +81 (0) 3-3725-0550
Shinjuku: 7-10-12 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan. +81 (0) 3-3362-7011
Shinjuku Annex: 1-3-14 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan. +81 (0) 3-5909-5518
Akihabara: 6-14-8 Soto Kanda, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, Japan. +81 (0) 3-3834-5321
Price: 2000 yen for a try-out lesson.
Website: noadance.com in Japanese.
Check http://www.noadance.com/schedule/ for their schedule.  

Aoyama Dancing Square

If you like to take a lesson modern or ballet, this is the school for you. Most of their classes require some previous experience, but they do offer a beginners course. The lessons by Masahiro Yanagimoto (Thu and Sat) are good for non-Japanese speakers as well.  
Address: 8F Aoyama Bell Commons, 2-14-6 Kita, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Tel no.: +81 (0) 3 3475 8188
Price: 2000 yen for a try-out lesson.
Website: http://aoyamadancing.co.jp/ in Japanese  

Dance Studio Casino
Get ready for some serious hip-shaking at Dance Studio Casino. They offer all kinds of latin dance classes to dancers of any level and organise a range of dance parties to try out your new moves. And best of all: their salsa try-out lesson is free!  
Address: No. 2 Torikatsu Building 4F, 5-2-4 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Tel no.: +81 (0) 3-5771-7046
Price: try-out lesson is free for first timers. After that: membership costs 3150 yen and a lesson 2500.
Website: www.studio-casino.com/eng in English      

Tokyo Swing Dance Society
Skirts twirling around and suspenders abound in this fun swing dance school. If you like rock and roll, this is the place to go. English speakers won’t have any problems here (their website is even in English). Book a private lesson or join the flurry on Wednesdays (around 19:00) or Sundays (13.30). Singles welcome.  
Location depends on event.
Tel no.: +81 (0) 80-585-0206 (Watari Kikaku)
Email: swing@impetus.ne.jp
Price: 2-3000 yen for a lesson.
Website: http://www.impetus.ne.jp/ in English

Shake it at one of Tokyo's Dancing Schools

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19 Aug 2014

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