Zumba is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party™ that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. This fitness craze is taking the world by storm because it’s fun, it’s hot, it’s sexy and it’s suitable for EVERYONE. Come to my class and I guarantee you leave full of adrenaline and desperate for more. You won’t even know you’re working out. Come and join the party to see what all the fuss is about.
DanceFit is for everyone! Combining the various styles of dance from Jazz, Street to Contemporary with the energy and pace of aerobics, DanceFit provides a challenging and fun workout. Using some of the latest tracks with some classics thrown in for good measure, we aim to improve your fitness, flexibility and tone.
Funk Format is an experienced organization, based in the South of the UK. It provides quality Hip Hop, Street Dance and Breakdance classes for all ages, as well as performances and choreography at an international level.
Established in 2006, Urban Strides Ltd are an exciting and vibrant dance company providing professional cutting edge dance training and services. Known for their motivational and dynamic approach they specialise in performances, workshops and master classes throughout the UK and abroad.
They pride themselves on their innovation, passion and raw on-stage energy. It is this sterling reputation that has paved the way for performances seen in 128 countries worldwide.
Individually, dance troupe members have performed with major international stars such as; 50 Cent, the Black Eyed Peas and Pharrell Williams to name a few. As a crew they have had the honour of opening the 77th Royal Variety Performance in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen alongside UK Beat Box legend Killa Kella.
Following on from their spectacular performance at the Royal Variety performance Urban Strides were invited to perform at the launch of the new Vauxhall Corsa with international reggae star Sean Paul. Vauxhall were so impressed by Urban Strides they became their vehicle sponsors.
Due to their continued success Blue Peter dedicated a whole show to Urban Strides, they opened and closed the show as well as teaching the London Children’s ballet company how to street dance! Following on from their breathtaking performances Urban Strides were asked to be featured artists on the Young Voices Tour 07 and due to a phenomenal amount of feedback have been asked back this year to bring a hip hop flavour to the Concerts.
Their work has spanned a wide variety of media including: various pop videos, TV adverts, sold out festivals, stage shows, documentaries, DVD’s, West End theatres and international events including workshops and performances in Los Angeles, Cannes and Prague.
It is Urban Strides’ mission to bring authentic Street Dance delivered with vibrancy and passion to people from all walks of life. With this in mind, on November 3rd 2008 Urban Strides become the first street dance crew in the UK to release their very own authentic “Pure Street Dance DVD”.
The Urban Playground
The Urban Playground Team blend authentic French “Art du deplacement” with urban and contemporary dance in a unique language we call Performance Parkour. The Team tours extensively both Nationally & Internationally for clients including the British Council and the National Theatre. Since 2007 we have worked in partnership with co-creators of Parkour “Gravity Style”, (France), appearing in their feature film “Come Fly With Us”. The BBC’s Blue Peter followed the creation of “The Next Level” show and the Architecture For Everyone documentary “Our Urban Playground”, made in collaboration with the Stephen Lawrence Trust, featured our design of the UK’s first permanent Parkour Training Area. Prodigal Theatre’s UPG Team is the UK’s original Parkour Performance company and is internationally recognized as such.