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Find out how to come dancing!
From salsa to street, breakdancing to ballet - there's a dance style to suit everyone.

Dance classes are being held in leisure centres, community halls and gyms right across the country.

Some of the best dance contacts
There is a dance style to suit everyone

So remember to keep your eyes and ears open for what's going on in your area.

Whether you see yourself strutting your stuff on stage or just keeping step at the school disco, there are plenty of people out there waiting to hear from you.

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The governing body for ballroom dance in Great Britain will be able to provide you with a free list of dance schools in your area.

They also have information packs available about their new initiative called Everyone is Born to Dance which is aimed at getting dance into schools.

You can contact them at the following address.

British Dance Council, 240, Merton Road, South Wimbledon, London, SW19 1EQ. Tel: 020 8545 0085

This website certainly gets our thumbs up! A great place to start if you're thinking of taking up dance.

It's packed with top tips and advice for budding dancers. There's lots of fun stuff such as quizzes, competitions and galleries too.

If you have any queries you can get in touch with the people there by emailing

Some of the best dance contacts
Whether it's tango or street, you can get mega fit through dancing

This section of the International Dance Teacher's Association website has been designed specially for kids.

It'll give you an introduction to different dance styles and help you find a dance centre near you.

You can contact the International Dance Teachers Association at International House, 76, Bennett Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 5JL. Tel: 01273 685 653.

Or email

If you're looking for more in-depth information about the dance industry, contact Dance UK.

Log on to the website or write to them at Battersea Arts Centre, Lavendar Hill, London, SW11 5TN.

You can also call them on 020 7228 4990, or email

The CDET offers advice and support to students, parents, teachers and artists.

Its website has a county-by-county list of registered dance teachers. Well worth checking out.

Or you can contact them at Toynbee Hall, 28, Commercial Street, London, E1 6LS. Tel: 0207 247 4030.

One of the Academy's sister sites, dedicated specially to dance. You can trade ideas on the messageboard or get on the Blast dancefloor and put your work on display.

There's also a clickable map that will help you track down the workshops, classes and projects going on in your area.

Watch highlights from the hit television show, learn about your favourite contestants and get the low-down on the different dance styles. There are also details of dance classes near you.

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