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Music

Your Weekend Grooves Playlist

Press play bebe. Whilst Groove Therapy is known for being really hype in class, you may notice that a lot of our teachers who you may (or may not) follow on Instagram tend to flow, wave and pop to some really beautiful chilled stuff. It’s not the best music to play to nervous beginners as […]

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Philosophy

Here’s how you can champion feminism on the dance floor.

Dance floors need not be laden with unsolicited gropes and slurred pick up lines. There’s an opportunity here for men to learn about consensual grinding. WINS FOR ALL. Womxn know the feeling of being groped, harassed or cat called on a dance floor. We know the feeling of dancing with our girls whilst some weird […]

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Music

The Oontz Oontz ultimate nostalgia 90s RAGE playlist.

Have you ever just felt sick of your playlist but also not bothered to comb through new music to see if you vibe any of it? We kind of have the perfect solution – a playlist of those nostalgic tunes that you forgot you loved. House Music House music was born in the early 80s […]

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Philosophy

Prioritising fun: if not now, then when?

Twice in the last week I’ve come across Anne Helen Petersen’s ideas around ‘errand paralysis’.  It’s this notion that relatively straight-forward life admin stuff somehow feels so overwhelming that it piles up for months on end. That ASOS package we were meant to return, that invoice we were meant to send, that form we needed to lodge and that heartfelt email […]

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Music Philosophy

V Day is great but we need to love ourselves first. Here are 4 simple ideas for a bomb/selfish week.

Read on for four tips around taking care of yourself (and your mental health) or just scroll to the very end and listen to our love-themed playlist. We’re talking grind-friendly love songs for yourself, your ex and/or for your boo.

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Health & Wellbeing Philosophy

Prone to anxiety? Here are 4 things you should ask yourself.

Whenever I’m starting to feel that familiar tight chest of anxiety come along, I like to ask myself these four things. Read on…

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Instructionals

3 basic dance moves you can master in your bedroom.

To celebrate the beginning of a new year of Groove Therapy classes and the launch of our Online Dance Classes, we thought we’d share our three favourite moves with you for those who want to learn in the privacy of their bedrooms. Why don’t we dance more? There’s no denying that social situations can be […]

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Instructionals

5 things you need to know about dance floor etiquette

A DANCER’S GUIDE ON HOW TO NOT BE ‘THAT’ PERSON ON THE DANCE FLOOR As you know, we pride ourselves on teaching you practical life skills here at Groove Therapy with both our weekly adult beginner dance classes and our online dance classes. However, we’ve realised how irresponsible it is to constantly teach you rad new […]

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Philosophy

Our Argument Against the Typical New Year Resolutions Narrative

NEW YEAR NEW ME! The idea of hitting the restart button on life is just wonderful isn’t it? It’s not just encouraged, it’s expected of us during this time of year. Goodbye old body, goodbye debt, goodbye old job and hello new me! It’s a grandiose idea but there are two fundamental elements to this thinking […]

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News

ONLINE DANCE CLASSES ARE FINALLY HERE

We’ve had a countless number of requests for online dance tutorials and had turned the idea away initially. For us, the benefits of dance include being part of a community and getting off a screen and our impulse was to shut down the idea of an online dance class in favour of the IRL experience. […]