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Mood Booster Playlist Vol II

Vanessa here with your second volume of our Mood Booster Playlist series. This month, I ask that you perhaps think about performance versus privacy. Turn your lights down low, press play and have a boogie in a designated safe space. Rather than thinking of the performative elements of dance – how your body looks or […]

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Mood-Booster-Playlist Vol 1

Please remember that dance isn’t some childish indulgence to be relegated to the shadows and only pulled out for special occasions. The mental health benefits surpass those of other forms of exercise, because it requires artistic expression in addition to all the usual cardio & endorphin booster perks. Dance to this playlist in your bedroom, […]

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Music: How to feel less stressed in the process.

In the last year or so, I’ve abandoned my outcomes-based life outlook in favour of one that relishes in the process. I just basically re-worded the cliche ‘it’s about the journey, not the destination.’ I highly recommend. I gained new perspectives, I had more time to really listen to what people were saying and the […]

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Here’s a move you should try at home

If you’ve ever wanted to learn a hip hop dance move, we’ve got your back. HAPPY FEET Happy Feet is a hip hop-based dance move that relies on some fun footwork in which your weight is transferred between your heels and toes. The challenge is to shift this weight between your feet seamlessly so that […]

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So what is a Party Dance?

From the running man to the moonwalk, watch your friends’ jaws drop next time you hit the dance floor. Many of us innately enjoy dancing, or at least the idea of dancing, but don’t quite have the dance vocabulary to back up our passion. But never fear, the Party Dances course is here. So what […]

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ONLINE DANCE COURSES

Ever lamented to yourself thinking “are there dance classes near me?” only to realise that they were a little lacklustre or…in the wrong country? Well now you can take a dance class right in the comfort of your own home. These are adult hip hop dance classes for beginners who want to learn how to […]

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Swap out the morning scroll for this way better habit…

What’s better than a big instagram scroll and email check as soon as you wake up? Literally anything. But with so many of us hunched over our smart phones and computers for hours each day, there is something to be said for simply breaking up that stagnancy with a 2 minute stretch. Why stretch? Let’s […]

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Groove Therapy is coming to New York!

Our sell-out Australian dance class series is finally coming to New York city for 5 weeks only, starting Tuesday July 16 at A/D/O in Greenpoint. Groove Therapy is not your average dance class. Our movement was born out of one too many conversations with adults who admired dancers but were convinced they were too old/curvy/uncoordinated/intimidated […]

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Our Splendour Playlist

We’ll be at the Splendour in the Craft Bus with We’re All Going To Die facilitating an installation that asks you to get off ya damn phone and sit across a stranger with some thought-provoking conversation cards. Rad huh? You see, Groove Therapy is more than a dance class organisation – we’re mental health advocates […]

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Not Your Average Dancer: Benny ‘Bucho’ Garcia

Amy Zhang, our producer and general manager, has created this new series ‘Not Your Average Dancer’, in which she interviews incredible performance artists who have carved out a career path despite not fitting the typical ‘dancer mould’. Today we have our Gold Coast teacher Benny ‘Bucho’ Garcia on all things breaking, growing up and what […]