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Did You Know: 8 Places In To Go Dancing In Lagos

Ever traveled to a new town in search of an exciting activity? Well, you can get that experience from dancing, social dancing. You can learn how to dance salsa, urban line dance, or even Kizomba just for the fun of it. There are specific places where you can use your dancing shoes and have fun. Such as


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Kohinoor Lounge

They slated their salsa classes for Mondays. It starts from 7:30 till 10 pm. Participants are required to be punctual, arriving no later than 7 pm.

Address: 72 Kusenla Road, Ikate Elegushi, Lekki.

Thistle Lounge

Dance classes are held every Tuesday from 7 to 10 pm. The salsa dancing class is actually from 7:40-8:30 pm.

Address: 897 Balarabe Musa Crescent in Victoria Island (VI), Lagos.

Ojez Recreational Center

Come and learn how to dance with Bidemi Catherine on Tuesdays from 7 to 10 pm.

Address: Railway Recreation Center, 3 Ondo St, Ebute Metta, Lagos

Caesars Lounge & Grill

You can enjoy dancing every Wednesday here from 7 to 10 pm. Classes for beginners are actually from 7:40–8:30 pm.

Address: 16, Waziri Ibrahim Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos.

CCX Lagos

You can dedicate every Friday to dancing and having fun from 7 to 11 pm.

Address: Plot 273 Kofo Abayomi Street in VI, Lagos.

Smokey Bones Restaurant


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You can come and dance from 7 to 10 pm. Dance classes are from 7:40–8:30 pm.

Address: 8 Fabac close off Iigali Ayoride Street, beside Mobile house, Victoria Island.

Ogidi Studio

Every Wednesday, you can take salsa classes in the dance studio at the facility. This year they came up with a 15% slash on the rental of their dance studio space for Mondays.

Address: 24 Ogidi Crescent, Lekki Phase 1, Lekki, Lagos.

Q-Lounge

Learn different dance styles here with Kizomba Nigeria team every Friday. Besides dancing, this spot has a salsa ladies’ night. On this day, ladies get style lessons on how to respond to a male lead during a dance. This lesson helps to boost confidence, enhance femininity and make the line dance choreography look beautiful.

Address: Plot 1411 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The entry fee for these places is free, but bar/restaurant patronage is compulsory. The cost of signing up for classes is N3000 per person for a night and N5,000 per couple for a night. For those interested in a more routine arrangement, you can pay a monthly fee of N15,000. Note: regardless of when you pay the monthly fee, it will expire at month-end.

Remember to go with your facemasks and sanitizer. You can call 08056002459 for more information on the above.

 Private Lessons


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If you prefer private lessons, then the Kizomba Nigeria team that teaches dance at Q-lounge can provide this too. They teach not only at Q-lounge but also at Harvesters in Gbagada (Plot 5-7 Gbagada Oshodi Expressway, Opp Mobil Filling Station, Gbagada, Lagos, Nigeria), Union Bank (36 Marina Road, Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria), and also at Raymond Njoku Street, Ikoyi, Lagos. You can contact them via 0805 630 4856.

SPAN, the Society of Performing Arts Nigeria, also offers private dance classes (like salsa) for beginners to advanced levels on Friday nights. You can put a call through to 08091900700 to book private lessons.

There are lots of places in Lagos not mentioned in this article. Do you know of any other places that aren’t listed above? Let us know.

Sources

Pulse ng

Mya Lawrence

Kizomba Nigeria

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Ann Esievoadje is a freelance writer who is passionate about encouraging a reading culture and personal development. She has authored two books, The Quilt (fiction) and Being Mummy and Me (non-fiction). She manages Pulchra Publishing which offers a content creation/editing, transcription, different forms of writing (including Ghostwriting) service and her blog, Life Love and Anything Goes at annesievoadje.blogspot.com.ng. You can reach her at annesievoadje@gmail.com

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