Dancetrax | hip hop dance lessons in cape town
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hip hop dance lessons in cape town

How we start

Starting a hip hop dance class lesson is like stepping into a vibrant world of rhythm, movement, and self-expression. As students gather, the energy in the room crackles with anticipation. The instructor, exuding confidence and passion for the art form, welcomes everyone with infectious enthusiasm. The session kicks off with a high-energy warm-up, blending dynamic stretches with rhythmic exercises to prepare the body for the dynamic movements ahead. As the music pulses through the studio, students immerse themselves in the urban beats and infectious grooves of hip hop. The instructor introduces foundational moves, breaking down each step with clarity and precision. From body isolations to footwork and freestyle, participants are encouraged to unleash their creativity and find their unique style within the framework of hip hop dance. With each beat, the class sets the stage for an exhilarating journey into the dynamic and expressive world of hip hop dance.

Length of tuition

Hip hop dance class lessons typically range from 60 to 90 minutes in duration, providing ample time for students to immerse themselves in the energetic rhythms and dynamic movements of the genre. Within this timeframe, participants engage in a variety of activities, including warm-up exercises, skill-building drills, choreography instruction, and freestyle sessions. The length of the class allows for a comprehensive exploration of hip hop dance techniques, from foundational steps to intricate combinations and stylized movements. Instructors often tailor the content to accommodate students of various skill levels, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to learn and grow at their own pace. Despite the brevity of each session, the depth and intensity of learning in a hip hop dance class are boundless, fostering creativity, confidence, and a sense of community among participants.

Tips and what to bring

When gearing up for a hip hop dance class, it’s crucial to bring along a few essentials to maximize your comfort and enjoyment. Firstly, wear clothing that allows for unrestricted movement, such as loose-fitting pants or leggings paired with a breathable top. Sneakers with good support and traction are ideal footwear options to facilitate quick movements and protect your feet. Additionally, bring a water bottle to stay hydrated throughout the high-energy session, as hip hop dance can be physically demanding. Consider packing a small towel to wipe away sweat and a change of clothes for after class. Lastly, bring a positive attitude and willingness to embrace the music and movement with enthusiasm. With these essentials in hand, you’ll be well-prepared to dive into the dynamic world of hip hop dance with confidence and style.


Hip hop dancing is a high-energy style of dance that originated in the 1970s from African American and Latino culture. It involves intricate footwork, rapid movements, and rhythmic isolations, often performed to hip hop and rap music. Hip hop dance incorporates various styles, such as breaking, popping, locking, and krumping, and emphasizes self-expression, musicality, and swag. Its dynamic movements and energetic vibe have made it a popular dance style worldwide!

A Bit About Us

A bright private studio equipped with sprung floor and ballet mats, mirrors & bars. Lockers to store your dance bags and shoes.

The hours – We have afternoon Classes starting at 14h00 with the littlies  & Adult classes in the evenings.

Dancetrax opened it’s doors in Cape Town 20 years ago and offers the following Tap, Modern, Hip Hop & Irish Dancing. We actively participate in Shows, Eisteddfods, Competitions &  Exams.

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