info: christina@galwaydancecentre.com

I will not be able to take calls but only receive texts or emails from 17th to 28th March. Sorry for inconvenience
Tel: 087 99 33 070


To click in the centre of pictures & scrol up to the top for each course's info 

Offer: Salsa & Latin dances, complete course 2h of dancing only €10

Offer: a flexible "Pass" take classes when it suits you (see options below in price section)

You are looking to socialize, have fun, get fit, lose weight, a class for Hens, stags, 1st dance preparation...A fun dance class for your child...We offer:

  • Dance courses for children, teens & adults
  • Loose weight courses
  • Wedding preparation
  • Hens, stags fun dance session
  • Strictly come dancing preparation
  • A Day "crash course" (learn to dance better in one day)
  • Private classes (wedding, interviews, gain confidence)
  • Vouchers
  • Students discount
  • Rent of the Dance studio
  • Holiday Camp for children
  • Dance Holidays in Cuba
  • Special needs classes

  • TIME TABLE:
    It is adviced to BOOK before to turn up.
     Adults courses:
    Mondays
    - Belly Dance 6.30pm 
    - Bachata & Salsa 730pm to book
    - Strictly come dancing Adults 8.30pm to book
  • Tuesdays
     - hula hoop fitness 7.30pm & 8.30pm To book
  •  Wednesdays:
    - Ballet Adults 6.30pm to 7.45pm (1h 1/4)   
    - Hip-hop Fitness 7.30pm to 8.30pm
    - Waltz - Jive  8.30pm. 6 weeks course,to book 
     Thursdays:
      - Burlesque fitness & Contemporary Adults 6.30pm         
       - Salsa Beg 7.30pm, Inter 8pm, Adv 9pm, Rueda 10pm
 
       Fridays:
      - Lunch time anti stress relaxing stretches 1pm to book

      - Wedding preparation
      Saturdays:
     - Tap 2.15pm

     - Bollywood 5.30pm to book
     - Wedding preparation
     Sundays:
     - Tango Adults 6.00
pm
    Wedding preparation
    - private sessions on days & time to suit

 
   Children courses:
   Classes during school terms
   Tuesdays
   - Hula hoops children 7yrs up 5.30pm TO BOOK
   Wednesdays:
   - Contemporary & Hip-hop 5pm children
 
Thursdays:
  - Creative Ballet children 4yrs - 6yrs 5pm - 5.45pm
  - Ballet children 8yrs up 5.30pm - 6.30pm  
  Fridays
 - Social dancing (chacha, waltz, jive, latin...) 4.30pm 7yrs up to book
   Saturdays:
   - Hip-hop (8yrs - 12yrs) 9.45am
   - Tots (from 2yrs 1/2) & Mums 12noon to book
   - Creative Ballet Children (4yrs - 7yrs) 12.45pm
   - Ballet 8yrs up 1.15pm
   - Late teens Tap 2.15pm
 
 

Courses

project 1

Ballet

WednesdayBallet Adults 6.30pm (1h 1/4) 
ThursdayCreative Ballet Children (4yrs - 6yrs) 5pm - 5.45pm
Ballet Children 8yrs up 5.30pm - 6.30pm
SaturdayToddlers dancing 12noon
                    Creative Ballet Children (4yrs - 7yrs) 12.45pm
Ballet Children (7yrs up) 1.15pm

Ballet is especially good to develop poise and grace, strength and balance, confidence and expression, harmonious muscles and body good posture, fitness and resistance, coordination and gesture memory.

These qualities are important and used all through out life. Poise and grace will help in social events, strength and balance is needed in all sport or movement demanding a physical action, confidence and expression is essential for interviews, harmonious body to feel good about yourself, good posture is important to avoid back and body problems, fitness and resistance is required in all body activity, coordination and movement memory are necessary in many action such as driving, work and factory work etc...

Ballet should be considered as essential in the education of children (boys and girls) for the above beneficial and not only as a "distraction, an amusement"

Ballet is a specific academic dance form and technique which is taught according to specific methods, various styles of ballet and different techniques. Works of dance choreographed using this technique are called ballets, and usually include dance, mime, acting, and music (usually orchestral but occasionally vocal). Ballet is best known for its unique features and techniques, such as """pointe""" work, turn-out of the legs, and high extensions; its graceful, flowing , precise movements; and its ethereal qualities.

project 2

Ballroom

No partner required

7 days a week   Wedding 1st dance private sessions time to suit
7 days a week   Hens dance session (time to suit)
Monday
Strictly come dancing 8.30pm to book
Wednesday  Senior citizen dancing 1pm to book
Wednesday  Waltz & Jive 8.30pm to book
Friday          Strictly come dancing Children 7yrs up 4.30pm to book
 

Wedding Preparation 7 days a week  private sessions time to suit
Waltz & Jive Wednesdays 8.30pm to book, see Waltz Jive page for info
Salsa Tuesdays 7.30pm, see Salsa page for info
Tango Sundays 6pm, see Tango page for info
Ballroom is a beautiful social dancing allowing to move freely around the floor "lifting" your partner in an exciting and dazzling dance! It is perfect for Wedding 1st dance

project 3

Bachata & Regaeton

Monday Bachata all level 7.30pm
                    
             
project 4

Bellydance

MondayBelly Dance 6.30pm

Bellydance is a perfect form of dancing for women, strenghthening the abdominal muscles, giving poise & elegance

Bellydance is a western term for an Arabic style of dance developed in the middle east.

The Galway Dance Centre offers classes in Belly Dancing for all levels.

project 5

Breakdance

Friday         course is finished at present

Break dance is a perfect form of dancing for "lively" boys & girls. It will "push" them to their limit & gain physical strength with fun.

Break dance, breaking, b-boying or b-girling is a street dance style that evolved as part of the hip hop movement among African American and Puerto Rican youths in the South Bronx of New York City during the early 1970 s. It is normally danced to funk or hip hop music.

project 6

Burlesque

Thursday    Adults all level  6.30pm to book

Not to be confused with "pole dancing" or sex dancing...It is the most fun, free dancing but still a good "work out", it includes "charleston" "cabaret" type of dancing, just try it!
project 7

Creative Dance & Contemporary


Monday        Adults good night stretch 9.30pm to book

Wednesday  Children Contemporary & hip-hop 5pm

Thursday       Adults Contemporary & Burlesque all level 6.30pm

Friday           Adults Lunch time anti stress stretches 1pm to book

Saturday       Tots & Mums Creative Dance (2yrs 1/2 up) 12 noon to book

Creative Dance gives a great pleasure with its flowing free movements, it allows expression & interpretation of the music, building up self confidence.
project 8

Flamenco


Tuesday         Flamenco Adults Beginners 8.30pm to book

Flamenco a powerfull & elegant dance to spanish music
project 9

Hip-Hop

Tuesday         Hula hoop Children 5.30pm to book
                    Hula hoop Adults 6.30pm & 7.30pm to book
                  
Wednesday   Hip-hop Children 5pm to book
                     Hip-hop Adults 7.30pm
 
Friday            Zumba Adults 7.30pm to book

Saturday Hip-hop Pre Teens 9.45am
                     Hip-hop late Teens 4.30pm to book
Hip-Hop is one of the dance form that will get you fit, make you loose weight, shape your muscles with lots of fun to the latest music charts.
The classes are for all level.

Slim Fit, all our "fitness" courses (ask us list) will get you a good exercise, it will "boost" your energy but mostly is good fun.


project 10

Salsa

No partner required

The course is offering a complete teaching of Salsa & all Latin dances.

During the 2h of the class (for only €10!) You will learn to move your hips & arms "Latin style", to spin & balance, learn the different basic steps to the different Latin music, & last but not least learn "moves" for all Latin dances having fun...a really good social course

We divide the class in 3 levels (Beginners, Intermediates & very advanced) to allow total beginners to start, intermediate to progress & very advanced members to be still challenged with new moves

We treasure a "Social time" with a free drink (mojito rum cocktail) during the night


Thursday      Salsa & all Latin Dances from 7.30pn to 10.45 (different groups & time for beginners to  Advanced)

MondayBachata all level 7.30pm (1h)

Salsa dancing is one of the most fun & popular social dance.

Danced to Latin music it is very relaxing, its rhythm makes your body swing into the dance easily.

Its numerous moves will be fun to learn & to perform with a partner.

The Cuban Salsa not only danced with a partner but also danced in a "rueda" (circle), a caller indicate each move one after an other. It is easy & great fun especially to beginners who can achieve quickly moves & be part of the "salseros"
The Salsa style taught in the Dance Centre is the Cuban style. Christina, principal & main instructor has been going to Cuba since 1997 spending around 6 months out of each year in Cuba going several times a year to Cuba.


project 11

Salsa in Cuba


The Galway Dance Centre organizes Salsa dance courses in Cuba...Salsa "home" & world!

- Next course in Cuba in March

Christina will be happy to help you booking a B&B, where to go out, what to visit, explain you its unique economy using 2 currency in different premises, and with what ever you need to prepare for your holiday.

If your dates matches her holiday you will be welcome to join her out if you wish & share a brilliant time!
If your dates are different she can still organize B&B, dance classes & give you info from here.

For information about dancing holidays in Cuba, please drop us an E-Mail.

project 12

Bollywood Dance

Saturday       Children course is finished at present
Saturday       Adults course is finished at present

What is Bollywood?

The term Bollywood was created by combining two names, Bombay (the city now called Mumbai in India) and Hollywood. Bollywood based in Mumbai (Bombay), has become internationally popular that it now has its own entry in the Oxford English Dictionary.

Bollywood Dance Form – An International Sensation!!!

Stars like Madonna, Shakira & Britney Spears have incorporated the Bollywood style of dance or music into their songs, videos & stage shows.

Currently Bollywood Dance has flavor of Indian classical, folk & contemporary and is still influenced by Western culture. Bollywood dance form brings its own fun and fitness along with dance.

Galway Dance Centre provides the very best in Bollywood dance training & performances, with a professional tuition…AGE IS NO LIMIT!!!

Whether you want to learn a new style, prepare for a competition, or just try a fun new way to stay in shape – we have the right class for you!

project 13

Sean-Nos

SaturdaySean-nos 2.15pm

Dancing to the lively Irish music can only bring you joy & raise your fitness. The Sean-nos & Irish Dancing course is unique in this sense.

Time could be changed to suit better

project 14

Tap

SaturdayTap Adults Sat 2.15pm

Tap is a very lively good fun & energetic dance. if you wish a good lively dance this is it...you will not be disappointed, try one session.

project 15

Tango

Sunday         Tango Adults 6.00pm all level

The Argentinean Tango is a very expressive partner dance to the beautifull Argentinean music. It will "lift" your heart & spirit making you "fly" around the floor with ease!


project 16

Waltz & Jive

No partner required
WednesdayWaltz & jive (country) Adults
                    6 weeks courses at  8.30pm (1h) to Book
                    
WednesdayWaltz & Jive 1pm to book

Sunday         Next course Sunday (enquire for date)1.30pm to 6pm to book

The Waltz & Jive taught at the Dance Centre are the "regular" Waltz & the "country" Jive. They are the two essential dances to all social events & weddings.

Please contact the Dance Centre to enquire for the beginning of the courses and availability in courses.


project 17

Wedding Preparation


7 days a week   Wedding 1st dance private sessions time to suit
7 days a week   Hens dance session (time to suit)

The Wedding dance is specially made to suit you & the music you choosed.
project 18

NEWS

Galway Dance Centre's social club meetings (enquire for next one)

Prices

These are guide lines please contact us to check.

Children

  • Mum & Tot course
  • Trial €9
  • 5 weeks Mum & Tots €45
  • or 1 week pre paid €11 / or pay as you go €13 /
  • Young children

    45min classes Term based on €9 per week,             2 classes a week €6 each
  • Children & Teens

    1h classes Term based on €10 per week,                2 classes a week €6.50 each

Adults

  • 1h courses
  • Trial €10
  • 5 weeks course's pass €50
  • Pay as you go €13
  • Flexible Pass €92 for 8 classes unlimited date
  • 2 courses a week 5 weeks pass €70


  • Waltz & Jive

    6 weeks only Waltz & jive course €60 per person
  • Sundays Waltz - Jive crash course €60 per person

1h 1/4 courses

  • Trial €12
  • Pay as you go €15
  •    5 weeks Ballet only €60
  • Flexible Pass €108 for 8 classes unlimited date
  • Top up for Ballet valid only with a 1h course's pass: 5 classes €30 / 10 classes €40

Other

  • Private

    For one person €40, For two people €60
  • Hens, Stag & special groups

    3-4 people €20 each

    5-6 people €15 each

    7-9 people €10 each

    10-12 people €9 each

    13-15 people €8

    16 people & more €7 each

Children Teens courses: Children can take other classes of their age group FREE with their term Pass and any class missed can be taken in a parallel course of your choice, as long as the full course is paid for.

One trial class: There is no "drop in" option for children but a child can try 1 class and pay for it, it is €9 for 45min class, €10 for 1h class

The term follows the National School holidays.

Payment for adults & children: All sessions taken must be paid for and up to date, including the 1st class or trial. Cash, cheque or postal order made to Christina Maze, not to "Dance Centre"

sorry no credit card accepted.

Find Us

Dance Centre location:
We are in the side of Galway called Terryland and we are in a shopping complex called "Terryland Retail Park" beside Dunnes Stores Terryland

In Terryland Retail Park we are in the building in the middle of the Terryland shops' parking. We are above the Wallpaper shop called "colour your world" our floor is painted dark pink. We have black signs above the front glass door & at the back of the building top of the purple fire escape stairs, N.B: In the same building you will find beside us "Aysha" Hair Dresser & on the ground floor the laundry, the frame shop, the medical shop.

Postal address: Galway Dance Centre,Terryland Retail Park, H91Y8EV, Galway, Ireland

christina@galwaydancecentre.com

+353 87 99 33 070