FAQ

I want to attend the kpop dance classes. Where do I book? / What should I do?

It’s best to book your class in advance using our online booking system. Go to the class schedule page then click on any of the BOOK NOW buttons. Booking in advance will assure that you have a spot available. If a class is not fully booked, you may be able pop along for a drop in session and pay cash on the day. However, it is subject to availability.

Is there a mailing list? / I want to receive the class schedule updates?

You can sign up to our mailing list here to receive new k-pop class schedules, vote for next k-pop dance songs and hear about other DGC events.

How much are classes?

It does vary per class. Currently it’s £7 for one hour, £8 for a 1h 15m session, £9 for a 1.5 hour session and £10 for a 1.75 hour session.

How do I pay for classes?

Just bring cash and pay when the teacher or DGC helper does the class register before / at the start of class. Exact amount is preferred.

I’m a complete beginner with no dance experience / I’ve never danced before. Can I take part in classes?

Yes, complete beginners are welcome. 95% of new students have never danced before.

Are there age requirements to attend classes?

Minimum age is 16 to take part in class.

Where are your dance classes?

Our 2 main teaching locations are in the City of London:
– Tuesdays at Fitness First Queen Victoria Street, 95 Queen Victoria Street, London EC4V 4HN (Mansion House station)
– Wednesdays & Fridays at Fitness First Fenchurch Street, 106 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 5JF (Aldgate station)

Sometimes we hold pop-up workshops at other locations but all the details will be on our class schedule.

Do I need a gym membership to attend classes?

No, there is no entrance fee at the gym venues even though you are not a member there.

Do you teach K-Pop girl group dance routines? e.g. Blackpink, Sistar, EXID, Red Velvet, Miss A

As of July 2015, yes we do! We have pop up workshops covering some of the popular K-Pop girl group dance routines. Check our dance class schedule or sign up for the class schedule updates.

I’m female. Can I attend the male songs kpop dance classes? / I’m male. Can I attend the female songs kpop dance classes?

Yes you can. All our classes are open to both male and female students.

What do I wear for class?

Wear any thing comfortable to dance in, e.g. gym clothes and trainers / sneakers. Make sure your shoes do not leave marks on the studio floor. There are changing rooms at the venues if you need to change before or after class. You can leave your belongings inside the dance studio at the sides.

How many students are there in a class?

It does vary depending on the song and the day of the week. On average, it’s about 21 per class (January 2017).

What’s the format of the classes?

Warm-up first: stretches and a mix of warm-up dance moves.
Sometimes we demo what you’ll learn that session before teaching starts.
Then choreography – teach you the kpop dance moves from the music video.

Do I need to attend all sessions in one week?

You can attend as many or as few sessions as you wish. Most students choose the best day of the week for them and only attend those sessions. Around 25% attend more than one session each week, e.g. Wed & Fri. Or you could mix and match to whenever you are free. However we do teach the same section of the song for a given week; and a new section starts usually on Tuesday. The benefits of attending more than once a week is that you can really hone and practice your moves for a particular section or pick up extra detail on parts you missed the first time round; or just so you can spend more time dancing to KPOP :)

Can I start a song midway? / I’ve missed the first class – can I still join?

You can join the classes any time even if you’ve missed the first / second week of class. Most of the sessions are drop-in classes; a specific section of the song is taught and previous class knowledge is not required (unless it’s a recap class).

I would like to perform with the DGC Dance Crew at the next show / I want to audition for a song. What should I do?

For a particular song, you’ll need to attend our classes for that song. Then you’ll get an email after the whole song is taught asking whether you wish to audition to perform in the next show. You can read more about dance shows here. Please note – we don’t accept applications to audition if you didn’t attend class but you learnt the dance on your own.

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