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Retro Bollywood Bangers

Have you ever indulged in some 1970s and 1980s vintage Bollywood whilst you do your weekend vacuum? No? Allow me to introduce you to some bangers. Written by Vanessa Marian This is a playlist curated in collaboration with my mum, who went on a starry-eyed trip down memory lane as she revisited melodies from her […]

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Instructionals Music

WHAT IS HOUSE DANCE?

So if you’ve been a long time Groove Therapy dancer, chances are you’ve heard of, or dabbled in, house dance. But what is it exactly? The history of house House dance is a social street dance that was born on the underground club dance floors of Chicago and New York in the 1970s and 1980s. […]

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Motorola Razr Playlist

If you’re looking for some serious nostalgia, you’ve come to the right playlist. (Cue flashback to dancing in your bedroom, hair brush microphone in hand and MTV playing on every television screen in the house) Music in the 2000s Music in the 2000s era largely drew from the popular genres of the late 20th Century […]

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A beginner’s guide to Jazz music

Jazz music for dummies.

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Music Philosophy

How can you love Hip Hop and be a feminist?

Written by Amy Zhang I’m a walking contradiction. On one hand, I’ll be the first to put dudes in their place for inappropriately harassing a femme groover on the dance floor and yet in the same night; will happily shake my ass to lyrics like “you’re such a fucking hoe, I love it.”  So the […]

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Arabeats

This week we’ve compiled a list of music that…was frankly quite hard to categorise and create a title for. As an Indian who was born and schooled in the Middle East until age five, I have naturally been around Middle Eastern, Arab and Muslim culture, food and music growing up. People who are Arab, Middle […]

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We made you the ultimate zen out & bliss up playlist

This is the ultimate zen playlist. With music that hails from the African diaspora, through to ambient electronica and Thai-psychedelic chill, we promise that this curation of music is made for altering your brain waves into a state of flow.  Starting off we have a tune by artist Laurence Guy, who usually makes kind of […]

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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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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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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.