Bangkok's Best Dance Studios For Adults
1/4 Studio Zoom
Recommended for: Hip-hop, jazz and contemporary
The sense of community at Studio Zoom is so strong that the students and teachers here consider themselves family, referring to one another as brother and sister. Located in the busy neighbourhood of Sukhumvit Soi 39, Studio Zoom has truly made its mark as one of Bangkok's leading dance studio, equipped with high-tech surround sound systems and absorbance flooring for maximum support. Choose among street jazz, ballet, hip-hop, Zumba, dancehall and contemporary. All classes are taught by experts in the field all your dance friends in Bangkok would know. The studio has classes for beginners and advanced, as well as those in between. You can also book private lessons for you and your friends to learn a new dance together comfortably.
1st Floor, Bio House, 55 Sukhumvit Soi 39
Open daily 9am-9pm
02-260-0728, 081-868-2336, fb.com/dancecreateshappiness
2/4 Rumpuree World Dance Studio
Recommended for: Belly dancing, pole, Bollywood and striptease
With locations in Asok and Samyan, Rumpuree World Dance is a unique studio that offers a total of 15 different styles of dance. They are known best, however, for niche styles such as belly dance, Bollywood, Argentine tango, striptease and pole dance. Founded by Apple Rumpuree, the studio's ethos is technique first, ensuring students nail their foundations before going for fancy tricks their bodies really aren't ready for.
Rumpuree World Dance Studio
Asok: 2nd floor, Jasmine City Bldg, Sukhumvit Soi 23 (Tel 092-204-9677)
Samyan: 3rd floor, Samyan Mitrtown, 944 Rama 4 Road (Tel 092-204-9655)
Recommended for: Dance-based aerial fitness
BungeeWORKOUT is a trendy bungee studio located at The EmQuartier shopping complex that teaches gravity-defying dance-based bungee fitness classes, perfect for adding a fun twist to your typical aerial yoga workout. Launched in 2016, BungeeWORKOUT combines resistance band work with a cardiovascular exercise, guaranteed to get your heart rate up and every muscle in your body working. Fastened at the hips, the bungee mechanism allows students to bounce, spin and move their bodies for a truly unique and thrilling three-dimensional workout.
2nd floor, The EmQuartier, 693 695 Sukhumvit Road
Open daily 10am-10pm
4/4 Bangkok City Ballet
Recommended for: Adult ballet
Popular with Sukhumvit's Japanese community, Bangkok City Ballet is a ballet school that offers both ballet foundations for adolescents and open classes for adults. So whether your child wants to be a world-class ballerina or you simply want to brush-up on your plies and pirouettes for fun, BCB's doors are open to anyone with the will and passion to dance. Contemporary dance and jazz courses are also offered at various levels.
Bangkok City Ballet School
3rd floor, Jasmine City, 2 Soi Prasarnmitr, Sukhumvit Soi 23
Open Tuesday-Friday 8:30am-7pm; Saturday & Monday 8:30am-5pm; Sunday 8:30am-12:30pm
See also: Defining The Art Of Dance In Thailand