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DANCE CLASSES IN HARLOW
 

AT HIP HOP POP's

DANCE SCHOOL HARLOW

Join our dance classes in Harlow, the most authentic, fun and welcoming street dance classes in Essex, for all levels at our Harlow Dance School.

The press agree that Hip Hop Pop are the best dance school in Harlow for street dance:

"The BEST dance school in the area, and arguably one of the BEST in the country"

said the press

Hip Hop Pop have been proudly offering street dance classes in Harlow, Essex at the Harlow Playhouse Theatre, for all ages since 2002. Growing from just 8 students in 2002 to now having trained over 20'000 students, many of whom have gone on to some of the UK's top performing arts colleges and to dance professionally. We help you reach your full potential as a street dancer at Hip Hop Pop.

As a class member you not only have the chance to learn street dance, make friends, get fit and be a part of a respected group, you get plenty of opportunities to perform on stage too!

"WE 100% RECOMMEND"

"Just watched the Hip Hop Pop dance school show and wow! We went on the Saturday night and it was that good I booked another ticket that night for the Sunday afternoon show. I am forever grateful for the confidence that Jen and the team has brought out of Alfie.

 

I cried seeing him up on that stage I wish I had that confidence. I feel so proud to watch him dance, he loves the lessons, courses and making new friends. He loves his Hip Hop Pop family! We 100% recommend even my youngest wants to join"

 

Elaine - Mum of student (Facebook Review)

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HARLOW DANCE SCHOOL TIMETABLE

AT HIP HOP POP'S HARLOW DANCE SCHOOL CLASSES

MONDAY'S

STREET DANCE CLASSES HARLOW

At the Harlow Playhouse Theatre

 These are our current temporary class times to allow time for studio cleaning between classes inline covid-19 government guidance. Check out our normal timetable, which we will revert to as soon as guidelines relax.

4.00pm 30 min Age 3 to 5 All Levels £20.00pm

4.40pm 45 mins Age 6 to 9 All Levels £23.33pm

5.35pm 45 mins Age 10 to 11 All Levels £23.33pm

6.30pm 45 mins Age 11-16 All Levels £23.33pm

7.25pm 45 mins Age 14 to 18 Adv £23.33pm**

8.20pm 1 hour Adult (age 16+) Adv £26.67pm**

 

TUESDAY'S

STREET DANCE CLASSES HARLOW

At the Harlow Playhouse Theatre

 These are our current temporary class times to allow time for studio cleaning between classes inline covid-19 government guidance. Check out our normal timetable, which we will revert to as soon as guidelines relax.

4.00pm 45 min Age 6 to 9 All Levels £23.33pm

4.55pm 30 mins Age 3 to 5 All Levels £20.00pm

5.35pm 45 mins Age 6 to 9 All Levels £23.33pm

6.30pm 45 mins Age 10 to 11 All Levels  £23.33pm

7.25pm 45 min Age 11-16 All Levels £23.33pm

 

SATURDAY'S

STREET DANCE CLASSES HARLOW

At the Harlow Playhouse Theatre

 These are our current temporary class times to allow time for studio cleaning between classes inline covid-19 government guidance. Check out our normal timetable, which we will revert to as soon as guidelines relax.

9.40am 30 mins Age 3 to 5 All Levels £20.00pm

10.20am 45 mins Age 6 to 9 All Levels £23.33pm

11.15am 45 min Age 10 to 11 All Levels £23.33pm

** Application & Invitation only class

Not found a class that suits your schedule yet? Take a look at our Bishop's Stortford Dance Class Timetable

Discounts available for siblings and immediate family members

 

Had your free trial? Join here

"MAKING DANCING SO MUCH FUN"

"My son has been enjoying classes since he was three and still loves them. Jenny and the gang are so great with the children, making dancing so much fun"

 

Rachael - Mum of 7 year old student Ryan, and Deputy Head of a local school.

"EVERYTHING THEY DO IS INCREDIBLE"

"I have been part of Hip Hop Pop for over ten years now. I have attended weekly classes, performed in showcases and large scale productions. Everything they do is incredible. All who work here are friendly and strive to promote a family atmosphere ensuring all students are able to feel comfortable whilst learning and improving their dance skills"

Cassie - adult student at our Harlow dance school since 2010 (Facebook Review)

WHAT MAKES HIP HOP POP

YOUR 1ST CHOICE

FOR STREET DANCE CLASSES HARLOW?

You can have 100% trust in the experience and qualifications of Hip Hop Pop's founder, and head tutor, Jenny Bater-Sinclair. Jenny is one of the top 5% of qualified street dance tutors in the UK, not only that, she has performed all over the world and choreographed for some of the UK's top touring shows, as well as for TV clients such as ITV. Jenny shares her abundance of street dance knowledge and experience with all students.

We understand the importance of the responsibility you give us, especially training children and teenagers. We're not just another 'dance school in Harlow' or a new starter: We are Harlow's epicentre for safe 'confidence building fun'. We lift, we build, we strengthen student's self belief as well as dance skills. We understand how much of an influence we can have on young students, that knowledge and understanding is why you can have 100% confidence in joining us. Hundreds upon thousands of parents place their trust in Hip Hop Pop dance school Essex (Harlow).

 

Everyone matters, everyone deserves to feel confident, everyone can achieve with Hip Hop Pop. We celebrate all 'wins', no matter how big or small at our Harlow dance school, join us, let's create some 'wins' and 'achievements' for you!

We're an award winning dance school, from awards in 'Health and Wellbeing' categories, to winning the Harlow Carnival performance, we've achieved so much in our 18 years, but the real awards are simply how much students at our dance school in Essex LOVE our street dance classes. Join the fun!

WHO CAN ATTEND

HIP HOP POP'S

HARLOW DANCE SCHOOL? 

You, your brother, your sister, your daughter, son, mum, uncle. the dog... well maybe not the dog but everyone is welcome at Hip Hop Pop's Dance School Harlow! By the way, if we don't have a class that suits you in Essex, check out our Hertfordshire, Bishop's Stortford Dance Classes too.

Did you know we have just as many boys as girls in the majority of our age groups? We love how inclusive for all genders street dance is. We're proud to provide a safe place for everyone, no matter how you identify, to learn street dance in Harlow.

Anyone can attend our Essex street dance classes, any age, any level, any goal or reason! What's yours?

- Are you a parent looking for a dance school in Harlow for your child?

- Are you looking for something fun to do?

- Are you an experienced dancer and want to brush up on your foundations? 

- Did you used to dance, and want to pick it back up at a dance school? 

- Are you looking to learn great routines and choreography?

- Are you looking to make new friends / start a hobby?

- Are you a parent wanting your child to get active whilst learning a skill?

- Are you simply interested in why so many people love s treet dance?

Answer YES to any of these? These are just some of the main reasons students attend our street dance classes in Harlow, but as we said, anyone can come and learn with us at Hip Hop Pop, all 'reasons' are welcome.

You don't have to be a Harlow resident to attend. We have plenty of students from surrounding towns and areas such as: Epping, Loughton, Theydon, Debden, Buckhurst Hill, Roydon, Sawbridgeworth, Bishop's Stortford, Stansted, Dunmow, Stevenage, Chelmsford and pretty much everywhere around Essex, Hertfordshire and London! Everyone is welcome at Hip Hop Pop Dance School Harlow

EQUALITY IS IMPORTANT TO US

 

"I can honestly say they're supportive of all their students regardless of age, gender, race and other discriminatory factors which plague society"

 

Nicole - Adult student since 2014 and school teacher as profession

OUR HOME

FOR HIP HOP POP'S DANCE SCHOOL HARLOW ESSEX IS AT:

THE HARLOW PLAYHOUSE

Hip Hop Pop runs 15 street dance classes a week at the Harlow Playhouse, in their ground floor studio, equipped with mirrors, sound system, access to refreshments and a cosy vibe. There's an open plan registration area where you'll be greeted by one of our experienced and friendly team. The cafe bar upstairs also offers an array of beverages and snacks for parents waiting for children to finish the earlier classes. 

Parking is easy at the Harvey Centre Car Park, which is a 30 second walk from the theatre. Public transport buses also run frequently to Harlow Town Centre (where our dance studio at The Harlow Playhouse is located). If you're coming by train, the closest station is Harlow Town (a 4 minute cab ride or 20 minute walk to the Harlow Playhouse Theatre)

Harlow Street Dance Classes

Studio 2, Playhouse Theatre, Playhouse Square, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1LS

Contact our Dance School Harlow: sinc@hiphoppop.net

Here's our street dance school phone number too: 07977 980106

While social distancing measures are in place, we will operate a one-way system for registering, taking part, then exiting classes. Please take a look at these quick helpful walk through videos so you know where you are going for your first class: Registration and Collection

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WHAT WILL YOU LEARN
AT HIP HOP POP'S DANCE SCHOOL HARLOW?

You may be wanting to ask us, 'do you teach Hip Hop or Street Dance at Hip Hop Pop?' Well the answer is; hip hop is a style of street dance. There are many styles of street dance including hip hop, house, breaking, locking and krump to name but a few. So at Hip Hop Pop Harlow Dance School, we teach many styles of street dance under the street dance umbrella, including Hip Hop.  Want to find out more about what 'hip hop' is, it's more than just 'dance'? Have a read of our answer

In our classes you will learn: Foundations - dance grooves, moves and steps that create a dictionary of the absolute 'must-knows'. Variations - how to explore your foundations and create different versions and ways to express these moves giving you an incredible vocabulary of street dance skills. Combinations (aka routines / choreography) - using inspiration from your foundation and variation skills - create and / or learn choreography (routines) to really get your teeth into.

 

We don't just teach 'routines' at Hip Hop Pop, routines are fun for the short time during class that you're learning them, but what then? There's not much to take away to help you progress - That's why we do much more than just 'teach a routine'! Of course you will learn routines in classes, but we focus on giving you the knowledge and skill to take each and every movement within those routines and explore them, understand them and progress with them AFTER the class, AFTER you've learnt the 'routine'. All classes are customised to deliver these goals at varying rates and by different methods tailored to your age and ability.

You'll learn performance skills, how to make your performance 'pop' and wow your audience, how to express using dance, how to polish your performance, how to communicate with your audience, how to find your x-factor, we teach it all at our street dance classes in Harlow.

VALUE

PROFESSIONALISM

QUALITY

THESE ARE 3 WORDS GOOGLE REVIEWERS USE TO DESCRIBE OUR SERVICE AT

HIP HOP POP'S DANCE CLASSES IN HARLOW

Becoming a member with Hip Hop Pop's Dance School Harlow is easy, try a free class - let us walk the walk as well as talk the talk. You'll love your FREE TRIAL with us, then becoming a member only takes 2 minutes and a couple of clicks. (Have you had your free trial already and looking to join?) 

Your membership grants you access to your selected class every week. It's a rolling monthly membership, so no long tie in, if your circumstances change you can cancel with just a months notice.

 

We open on average 40 weeks a year in line with the local school holidays. You are not charged for our 12 closed weeks. Yet to make understanding the membership price easy, we simply tot up the cost of 40 classes a year and split that cost over the 12 months. That makes the direct debit for your membership the same every month, no need to fiddle about with amounts and dates, no need to carry cash/change, no need to contact your bank, our sign up form is simple to use, you can become a member in just a few clicks.

We offer a family rate discount too! That applies to mums, dads, brothers and sisters. If more than one member of your immediate family becomes a member you all get the discount, reducing your direct debits by £2 per month each. 

When you join you also receive a Hip Hop Pop drawstring bag as a welcome gift and your membership card. That membership card also gets you discounts with our 'perk partners' these are local businesses that offer Hip Hop Pop Harlow Dance School members (you) exclusive discounts!

 

Get your Free Trial to 'the BEST dance school in the area"

A little more about our values...

"HIP HOP POP HAVE BEEN A HIGHLY RESPECTED RESIDENT COMPANY AT THE HARLOW PLAYHOUSE THEATRE SINCE 2002"  Jenny - Director of Hip Hop Pop

The Harlow Playhouse's mission fits perfectly in harmony with our values here at Hip Hop Pop, and that's why we LOVE being an official resident company of the theatre.

"Harlow Playhouse is a leading creative hub and venue in the East of England. They aim to provide enjoyable cultural experiences for everyone, working in partnership to support healthier, happier and safer communities; and to stimulate opportunity and creativity around us"

Hip Hop Pop, just like The Harlow Playhouse, provide:

"A creative hub"

At Hip Hop Pop we'll open your mind to a world of street dance step possibilities

 

At our dance school Harlow we give students the tools to get creative with moves and variations and understand them properly, so they can open their minds to a world of possibility in every step and take ownership of their own variations and creations. Yes you'll learn 'dance routines' with us, but you'll also gain an understanding of the moves and styles within those routines so that you can get creative!

"Enjoyable cultural experiences for everyone"

At Hip Hop Pop you'll understand way more about a step than just how to do it!

 

Street Dance is an amazing and unique genre, the styles within it are born from natural cultures around the world, a moment in time, a key piece of history. Every step / element of street dance has a story, a name, a reason why it's there and we love sharing our knowledge of that, and paying homage to cultures these the amazing styles and steps were born in within our classes. You'll feel great holding the knowledge as to why you're doing that step and what it's called, as well as just simply 'doing it' Find out more about what exactly street dance is here

"Support for healthier, happier and safer communities"

Hip Hop Pop is proud to be a place where everyone, and we mean everyone, can feel safe whilst building a strong mind and body

 

Our Dance School in Harlow is a place where there is no judgement, only support and family. With a zero tolerance policy to bullying, Hip Hop Pop provides a place where members of all communities can come and learn street dance and feel at home. No matter, your gender, race, age, experience or preferential identifiers, everyone is welcome at Hip Hop Pop. 

Obviously dance is a form of physical exercise and you'll reap the benefits of such, yet just as importantly, dance is key to good mental health. As studies shows dance, above any other activity, reduces your chance of getting dementia by up to 76% (compared to 38% for reading), check out more reasons why dance is incredible for your brain here

"Stimulate opportunity"

Hip Hop Pop offers students a multitude of opportunities in learning, performing and life experiences...

 

Every year our dance school in Harlow offers students aged 6+ the opportunity to perform on stage in our showcases that are open to dancers of all levels. Those aged 3 to 5 get to perform too, just in the studio to a smaller the audience, but what a great introductory taste for performing they will get! We also produce original pieces of street dance theatre bi-annually, which all students can audition for. Members can even become part of our performance crews that perform at community events in Harlow and surrounding towns.

 

Shows are just the start, we continually offer workshop opportunities with other industry experts and dance celebs, we continually offer students the chance to get involved with fun projects. There's always something for students to get their teeth into on top of their weekly class.