Dance Groups and Classes for Adults in Lawrence

Looking for a fun way to get in shape? Try dancing. Dance classes in Lawrence aren't just for kids, and you don't even need a partner. See below for local dance groups, clubs and classes - then pick your favorite and get started.

  • Argentine tango: Lawrence Tango Dancers. Practices every Monday night 8-10 p.m. at Signs of Life, 722 Massachusetts. Special events throughout the year in Lawrence and the Kansas City area.

  • Ballet: Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire. Adult ballet classes offered throughout the year, as well as classes in jazz, tap, modern and other dance genres.

  • Ballroom: KU Ballroom Dance Club. Beginner's classes Wednesdays 7-9 p.m. at the Gridiron Room, Burge Union; intermediate classes Mondays at 8-10 p.m. at Ecumenical Christian Ministries. Special events throughout the year; confirm schedule during KU vacation periods.

  • Contradance: Lawrence Barn Dance Association. Dances most Saturdays 7:30 p.m. at various area locations.

  • Hip-Hop/Jazz: Point B Dance, 3115 W 6th, Suite H, Lawrence. Classes rotate throughout the year.

  • Salsa: Salsa Rueda. Classes Fridays 7-9 p.m. at the dance studio at Hashinger Hall, KU campus. Special events throughout the year; confirm schedule during KU vacation periods.

  • Square dance: Uptown Hoedown. Dances at 7:30 on first Saturday of the month at Camelot II Ballroom, 1117 Massachusetts.

  • Swing: KU Swing Society. Classes 8-11 p.m. Tuesdays at the Kansas Room in the KU Union. Check schedule during KU vacation periods.

  • Tap: Dance Gallery Lawrence, 4940 Legends Drive, Lawrence. Classes for all ages throughout the year. Also offers classes in ballet, jazz and other genres of dance.

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