Dance & Exercise

Australian Colonial/Heritage Dancing, Ashburton
Melbourne Colonial Dancers, Ashburton Uniting Church Hall, 3 Ashburn Grove, Ashburton. (Melways 60 D10) near Station. 3rd Thursdays 7:30–10pm with supper. $6, Members $5. 8-week beginner class $70 or $50 concession. Phone Coral 9885 6109. Email:

Box Hill Ballet Association Inc.
“The Studio” (red brick building on Median Strip, opposite Box Hill Town Hall). Classical, Tap, Jazz, Creative Movement for Pre-schoolers, Wu Tao, International Folk Dance. Boys and girls 4-adult. Adult beginner classes available. Phone 434 3368. Not-for-Profit organisation. For enquiries and enrolments phone 0407 524 278. w:  e:

Ceffyl Gwyn Welsh Dance Classes, Surrey Hills
Christ Church Hall, 1 The Avenue, Surrey Hills. Monthly classes 2–4:30pm Sundays. Admission $7 donation. For enquiries and information, phone Ian 9878 2414.

Dancing for Grownups, Canterbury
Love dancing? Informal, social dancing to pop music of 70s, 80s and 90s. $10. Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm at The Exclusive Beats Boutique Dance Studio/Cafe, 192 Canterbury Road, Canterbury. Phone Kate 0417 545 024 or

Dance for Fitness, Box Hill
Box Hill Community Arts Centre, 470 Station Street. Mondays, 1:30–2:30pm. Fun way to get fit! Low impact informal dance class for those who don’t like the gym. Phone 9895 8888. 

Deepdene Scottish Country Dancers, Deepdene
Paton Hall, Deepdene Uniting Church, 958 Burke Road, Deepdene (near Whitehorse Road corner). 8pm Mondays March to mid-December. Everyone welcome. $4 per session. Social dances 8pm 2nd Saturdays, March to December $6. Car park end of Dale Street. Tram routes 72 and 109. Phone 98892255 or

English Country Dance, Burwood
Bennettswood Neighbourhood House, 7 Greenwood Street, Burwood. Tuesdays 8–10pm. $5. All dances are taught. Partners are not necessary and individuals are welcome. Think Pride & Prejudice.  Phone George on 9890 5650.

Line Dancing, Chadstone
Amaroo Neighbourhood Centre, 34 Amaroo Street, Chadstone. A great way to keep fit and have some fun. Mondays 10–11am. Cost $8 per session. Contact Linda 0412 023 780.

Qigong in the Park, East Malvern
Free classes by qualified instructors. No bookings necessary. Wear comfy clothes. Trayvaud Memorial Park, Chadstone Rd, Malvern East. Info:

Rosella Rounds, Forest Hill
Learn the steps, then put them together to dance around the room. Dances include Rumba, Cha-cha, Waltz, Foxtrot, Jive, Two-Step and Bolero. ‘Rosella Rounds’ meets Fridays at Forest Hill Uniting Church Hall, 333A Canterbury Road, Forest Hill. Beginners 6:30–7:30pm. Advanced 7:30–9:30pm. Singles, couples, seniors welcome. First lesson free. Phone Fiona 9802 5087.

Scottish Country Dancing, Surrey Hills
Surrey Hills Uniting Church, 679 Canterbury Rd, Tues Mar–Nov 7:30–10pm. $7. Beg. & exp. welcome. Flat, soft shoes. Ph. 0425 883 218. e: w:

Surrey Dance
A friendly and welcoming dance venue. Ballroom, New Vogue & Latin.
Wednesday 7 – 10.30 pm. St. Matthew’s Church Hall, 334 High St, Ashburton. Phone Fred  0418 340 111 or Debbie 0412 297 025.

TAPfit Cardio Tap Dancing Classes
Burn calories, get into shape and have fun with TAPfit! No experience required, all equipment provided.  Classes now in Blackburn Sth, Box Hill Nth, Canterbury, Chadstone, Malvern and Ringwood. Phone Lisa 0431 887 697 or

Tai Chi – Introduction, Blackburn North
Mon. 11:30am-12:30pm. Koonung Cottage Community House, 109 Koonung Rd. Ph. 9878 6632

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