The Gym is Boring
We all know the number one goal that pops up when the calendar turns is to get our health in order and to get fit. At the beginning of every new year we see the ads for gyms and weight loss programs. The usual way is to hit the gym, grab some vitamins, and maybe even get a personal trainer. If this isn’t your first rodeo, you know that sometimes the normal routine isn’t going to cut it. One great option for you can be to join a pole studio like those we have featured here. Another option to have some fun, spend some energy and maybe learn some skills that you can use later is with one of the Dance and Twerk Classes featured today. Have fun, learn a new trick or two, and put some variety into your workout routines with our list of classes right here. If you’re looking for anything else to help on your fitness journey, you can find all the things you need from Black Owned Brands in our directory.
This Twerk class is taught by Monay Dickens and is based primarily in Atlanta, Georgia. If you’re not in the A, you can keep your eye out for this class as Monay does bring her show on the road all over the U.S. You can also get access to classes online if you want to keep up while you’re on the road yourself or at home.
Soulaira Studios is another dance studio that is Atlanta based. But don’t fear, if you can’t get to one of their area classes to get your twerk or yoga on, you can also sign up for one of their online programs. These feature class videos as well as meal plan guides and cooking demos.
If you want some unique classes that will expand your repertoire for the bedroom, Fantasy Fitness is the class for you. Based in Baltimore, MD, owner Antoinette Williams offers pole lessons and parties. Her signature class however, may be her “Riding for Rookies” class. As if that’s not enough, there are also plenty of chances for couples to get to know each other better with Latin Dance and Lap Dance classes being among the offerings. Now if you’re not in the Baltimore area don’t worry, you can visit her page and website to book a spot on her 2024 tour dates before they sell out, and she is touring almost everywhere from London to Salt Lake City.
If you want to continue to build up those hams to get those leggings to fit the way you want and get that waist snatched, then Oh My Glutes is a great dance class that is an alternative to traditional workouts. Download their app to get your virtual classes on, or visit a class at The Loft in Atlanta to experience these fun and exciting workouts in person.
The Loft in Atlanta is also home to this unique fitness class, Trampolean Fit. This workout class uses personal trampolines to bring back the joy of hopping on them to help you get fit. Lead instructor @needmorebrit will lead you through cardio and light weights as you bounce your way to better health in person and even virtually.
Boss Chick Dance Workout is a worldwide fitness brand that offers dance classes across the globe. Every year this dance brand tours featuring Hip-Hop, Dance Hall, Afro Beats and all around twerk classes. This program from Simone Sanders offers beginners twerk classes and even more advanced workouts like their Twerk HIIT class. If you want to be a part of this, you can also sign up to be a certified instructor and keep the Twerkout going in your neck of the woods.
Houston, Texas based Inner Me Studios is a dance studio that has a variety of classes and instructors for your experience level and style. Get fit and have fun with Heel classes, Zumba, Chair, Belly Dancing, and of course, Twerk. You can also experience pole dancing and a Ballet Fusion class. So there is never a reason to get bored when you attend Inner Me.
Kookies Dance Den is a Chicago based dance class for you to sign up for. This dance studio has options for everyone from beginners to advanced dancers to have fun, gain confidence, and release your inner sexy. If you’re not in Chicago, and want to take part in virtual classes from Kookie, then you can sign up for Tease University, their online platform.
This L.A. dance studio is going to be less for beginners and more for those who have a love for dance, fun, and some skills they want to enhance. Run by Mocha McKenzie who has 17 years of experience with choreography and teaching. If you want to take the next step in your dance routines, Strut Don’t Stress is an option that can also pay dividends.
Soca music is a fun, and energetic style of music from the caribbean. You can combine your love of Soca with your exercise regimen when you sign up for Wukkout!. Get yourself ready for Carnival by getting your stamina up when you sign up for the pre-Carnival Pump and attend classes in person in Brooklyn. If you aren’t in BK, don’t worry because you can attend online classes too. So you have no reason not to practice your wine.
Another great NYC based Caribbean dance workout comes courtesy of Wotless Workout. These gatherings are definitely a party. Wotless brings together a variety of instructors to get you motivated and moving. They also travel, right now they are booking a tour for the year so send them a message to get them to come to your city too.
Founded by professional dancer, yoga teacher and movement coach Selena Watkins hosts pop up dance classes all across the country. With bevy of credentials to her name, she has created one of the best dance fitness programs in the country. Keep abreast of upcoming locations like their upcoming retreat in Dominica via the Socanomics website and make plans to attend classes or get warmed up via the online curriculum.