Hong Kong is a popular travel destination for many, and its renown as a thriving business hub means that it’s a city that many people call home. So, it shouldn’t be surprising at all to find that there’s something for everyone here, even those that were born to boogie! Dance studios in Hong Kong are aplenty and you can pop by into any of these studios the next time you find yourself in the area.
Room D, 5/F, On Fook Industrial Bldg, 41 Kwai Fung Crescent, Kwai Chung
BCDC has been in operation since 1999 and has conducted lessons to over 10,000 students of all dance levels. The studio offers a wide-ranging innovative and professional dance programme which includes including elements of Popping, Locking, Hip Hop, House, Breaking, Jazz Funk, Pop Jazz, Soul & Party Dance, Contemporary Jazz, Dance Technique and even stretching.
Unit 8B, 688-690 Castle Peak Road, Lai Chi Kok, Hong Kong
JamCityHK is the go-to organiser for large-scale street dance events. In the past, they've organised REDBULL BCONE and SDK Asia, and the studio aims to bring Hong Kong’s Hip Hop Street Dance to the masses by providing a variety of classes in its studio located near Lai Chi Kok MTR station. JamCityHK offers classes for House, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Krumping, Locking, Party Dance, Popping, Urban Dance and Waacking.
Flat A, 3/F, Hung Luen Building, 689-693 Shanghai Street, Kowloon
SoDance has been around for more than 12 years, and they believe in their mission statement of “Diversified Dancing Education”. The studio is located on Shanghai Street, has a wide selection of classes which includes Hip Hop, Lyrical Jazz, Jazz Funk, Breaking, Groove, Popping, House, Locking and Waacking.
5/F, Kimberley Plaza, 45-47 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Infinity Dance Studio (IDS) is one of the leading dance forces of the performance scene in Hong Kong since their inception in 2003. If you’re looking at Urban Choreography, the studio specialises in exactly that and have invited numerous Urban Choreographers such as Sorah Yang, Carlo Darang and Haley Fitzgerald. They also offer classes for Hip Hop, Jazz Funk, Contemporary, House, Breaking, Locking, Popping and Waacking.
5. BeDrex Dance
101-102, 1/F, Oriental Centre, 67-71 Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui
The name BeDrex was coined from “Believe in your Dream & Excitement”. The studio features a line-up of experienced resident instructors and prestigious guests such as Brooklyn Terry (Elite Force Crew) and P-Lock (France) to conduct workshops. BeDrex also offers a Professional Dancer’s Training for those who aspire to be professional dancers. The studio conducts classes for Girls’ Style, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Contemporary Jazz, Popping, Urban dance, Hip Hop, Locking, House, Waacking, K-pop dance. Vocal classes are also offered in BeDrex for those interested in testing out their oral talents.
For many, dance is a universal language all unto its own. If you think Hong Kong is a fabulous place just for its food and shopping alone, you’re terribly misinformed! If you’re looking to bust a move in this bustling Asian city, you’ll be more than happy to know that a good dance studio is only a hop, skip and jiggy away!