Even though you may have two left feet, your kiddos might just turn out to be a real star in the world of dance! Introduce them to the many types of dance classes available right here in Kuala Lumpur from the ever popular Ballet and Hip Hop, to Ballroom and Tap, or for something unique, how about Bollywood dance or Malay traditional dance? We’ve sourced out some of the most popular kids dance schools available around the Klang Valley so your small people can have a go at what tickles their fancy when it comes to grooving to the music.
Whether for recreation or in preparation for a professional career in dance, Acts Dance Academy has you covered. Professionally trained and experienced teachers here offer a variety of dances such as Ballet, Acrojazz (Rhythmic Gymnastics, Hip Hop, and Jazz), Contemporary and more, as well as internationally accredited examinations.
Acts Dance Academy, Block A-3-6 , Plaza Damas @ Hartamas Shopping Centre , Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6012 677 2533, www.facebook.com/actsdancestudio
Founded in 1989 by Suraya Ahmad Kamil, Aurora School of Dance has two studios located in Subang Jaya and Kota Damansara. Dance classes are offered to children as young as 3 years, with options such as Classical Ballet, Modern Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Indian Classical and Modern Theater. The school also participates in numerous performances and competitions both locally and abroad, with both students and teachers having clinched multiple scholarships and awards.
Aurora Dance School,
Subang Jaya Studio: No 23, 2nd Floor, Jalan USJ 10/1F, 47620 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +6 03 56346984/ +6 016 3110249 / 349;
Kota Damansara Studio: No 19-3, 3rd Floor, Jalan PJU 5/9, Dataran Sunway, 47810 Kota Damansara, Selangor, +6 03 74961913/ +6 016 3110949/3110742, email@example.com, http://auroradanceschool.com/
Dancesteps Studio was founded by local dancer and choreographer Shirena Hamzah, a familiar face in KL social’s circles. The dance academy offers classes in several dance genres including Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Hip-Hop and Contemporary from amateur and junior levels, to professional dance and teaching programs. Classes are available for children from age 3 to 17 years. Their main studio is at Solaris Mont Kiara, and more recently a second studio was set up in Desa ParkCity.
It’s never too early to get your kids hooked to the thrilling world of dance where they can learn ballroom dancing, cha-cha, rumba, jive, samba or hip hop. At Henry Dance Studio led by its Director and Principal Mr. Henry Chan, kids as young as 3 to 11 years will get a chance to learn the moves. As a trained dancer and former competitive dancer with decades of experience, your kids will be in the safe hands of a professional who will make stars out of your little prince and princesses.
Henry Dance Studio, No.58-3, Jalan Metro Pudu, F&N Off, Jalan Yew, Fraser Business Park, 55200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6012 494 1449 /+6017 543 2199,https://hcdancestudio.blogspot.com/
Founded in 2008, the studio offers an impressive variety of dances for adults and kids including the Royal Academy of Dance Ballet, Hip Hop, Kpop, Belly Dance, Zumba, Salsa, Breakdance and more. There’s also vocal training and DJ mixing all happening at their studio in Taman SEA in the heart of Petaling Jaya in a space measuring over 6,800 square feet. For babies, they offer Zumbini - perfect fun for kids ages 0-4 years old.
Sole To Soul Dance Studio, Level 1, 2 & 3, 9 Jalan SS23/11, Taman SEA 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 7806 5852, www.soletosouldance.com
As part of the Sutra Foundation helmed by renowned dancer and artistic director Datuk Ramli Ibrahim, Sutra Academy offers training in Bharata Natyam (Kalakshetra school) and Odissi (Deba Prasad Parampara) and nurtures potential talents who are keen to develop a professional career in dance. At times, the academy also conducts workshops in dance, drama or other techniques of performing arts given by visiting artists. Classes in Bharata Nayram are offered to children above 6 years while beginners Odissi classes are available for children above 12 years.
Sutra Academy, 12, Persiaran Titiwangsa 3, 53200, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Star LRT exit at Titiwangsa Station), +603 40211092, www.sutrafoundation.org.my
The Middle East Dance Academy (MEDA) opened its doors in 2009 and has been responsible for promoting and popularizing this low impact indoor exercise to Malaysians over the years. For moms with little girls who are 5 years and above, this sounds like a perfect mommy and me activity you can learn to do together! The Kids & Mommy Belly dance class takes place every Sunday from 12pm to 1pm – sign us up!
The Middle East Dance Academy, A-3A-05, Neo Damansara, No.1 Jalan PJU 8/1, Bandar Damansara Perdana, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 7497 6244, www.middleeastdanceacademy.com
Founded in 2005, Talent Hub at Desa Sri Hartamas is a popular choice to introduce your kids to the world of Hip Hop where they can learn choreographed routine including basic breakdancing freezes and fun moves according to the latest tunes. Sessions are available on Sundays for kids from 5-8 years and 9-12 years.
Children keen to learn traditional Malaysian dance can sign up for dance classes at Tunas Tari. Open to kids from 4-17 years, they will learn the rich heritage and culture of Malaysia through local dance taught by experienced teachers. Classes are held on Saturday evenings between 5pm to 7pm according to age groups.
Tunas Tari, Pusat Kreatif Kanak-Kanak Tuanku Bainun, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad 1, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6012 298 7379 (Ms Fazlin), www.facebook.com/tunastari
Specializing in classical ballet and modern jazz, the academy was founded by two dancers Jess Foo and Queenie Chng. Located in Desa ParkCity, the academy aims to instill an appreciation and a solid training ground for students who are keen to pursue a professional career in classical ballet and modern jazz. Find a variety of classes here including Mom & Baby and for little ones from 3 years onwards.
Tutu Toe Dance Academy, Desa ParkCity: B-2-16, Plaza Arkadia, Desa ParkCity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2715 6623, https://www.tututoedanceacademy.my/
Get your Indian grooves on in this energetic Bollywood Kids Dance class for juniors from 3.5 years to 7 years and senior kids from 8 years to teens. Get your groove on and jive to Bollywood numbers and get a good workout at the same time on Sundays from 3pm to 4pm (Senior Kids) and 4pm to 5pm (Junior Kids). Classes take place in a cosy home studio located in Lucky Gardens, Bangsar.
Vrnda Studio, 105, Jalan Chenderai, Lucky Gardens, Bangsar, 59100, Kuala Lumpur,. Malaysia, +6012 985 1325, firstname.lastname@example.org,
More Dance Classes:
Dance Pot, www.dancepot.my
Misfit Dance Studio, www.facebook.com/misfitdancestudio
Mustang Dance Academy, www.mustangdanceacademy.com
F4C Dance Studio, www.facebook.com/f4c.studio
Passion Danz Studio, www.facebook.com/passion.danz.studio
The Temple of Fine Arts, www.tfa.org.my
Dance Classes For Toddlers In Kuala Lumpur
Henry Dance Studios - Baby ballroom classes for toddlers ages 3-5 in KL
The Dance Stage - Ballet for toddlers ages 3+
Meadow Ballet Centre - Ballet for toddlers ages 3+
Dance Classes For Babies In Kuala Lumpur
The Little Gym - Dance for kids 2+
Tutu Toe - Mommy And Me Ballet