What We Do?

You are looking to socialize, have fun, get fit, loose weight, getting married...? 

Find a fun dance class for your child, Teen?

WE ARE THE ONLY "DANCE CLUB" in Galway with pass option to take as many classes as you wish.

    We offer:
  • Dance courses for children & adults
  • Loose weight program
  • Wedding preparation
  • Hens, stags fun dance session
  • Special Day "crash course" to learn to dance better in one day
  • Private classes (wedding preparation, dance interviews or contests, to gain confidence and improve quickly your dancing
  • Vouchers for presents
  • Students, ununployed special exchange as a class paid by a service instead of €...
  • We keep number of participants in classes limited in small groups
  • Rent of the Dance studio
  • Holiday Camp for children
  • Art exhibition's space
  • Dance Holidays in Cuba


project 1


TuesdayBallet Adults 8.15pm (1h 1/4)
ThursdayCreative Ballet Children (4yrs - 6yrs) 4.45pm - 5.30pm
Ballet Children 8yrs up at 5.15pm - 6.15pm
SaturdayToddlers dancing 11.15am
                    Creative Ballet Children (4yrs - 7yrs) 12noon
Ballet Children (7yrs up) 12.30pm

Ballet is especially good to develop poise and grace, strength and balance, confidence and expression, harmonious muscles and body good posture, fitness and resistance, coordination and gesture memory.

These qualities are important and used all through out life. Poise and grace will help in social events, strength and balance is needed in all sport or movement demanding a physical action, confidence and expression is essential for interviews, harmonious body to feel good about yourself, good posture is important to avoid back and body problems, fitness and resistance is required in all body activity, coordination and movement memory are necessary in many action such as driving, work and factory work etc...

Ballet should be considered as essential in the education of children (boys and girls) for the above beneficial and not only as a "distraction, an amusement"

Ballet is a specific academic dance form and technique which is taught according to specific methods, various styles of ballet and different techniques. Works of dance choreographed using this technique are called ballets, and usually include dance, mime, acting, and music (usually orchestral but occasionally vocal). Ballet is best known for its unique features and techniques, such as """pointe""" work, turn-out of the legs, and high extensions; its graceful, flowing , precise movements; and its ethereal qualities.

project 2


No partner required

7 days a week   Wedding 1st dance private sessions time to suit
7 days a week   Hens dance session (time to suit)
ThursdaySenior citizen dancing 1pm to book
Friday           Ballroom Adults 7.30pm to book

Wedding Preparation 7 days a week  private sessions time to suit
Waltz & Jive see page for info
Salsa see page for info
Tango see page for info

The dances taught at the different Ballroom courses are: Fox trot, quick & slow steps, advanced Waltz, Ballroom waltz.

Ballroom is a beautiful social dancing allowing to move freely around the floor "lifting" your partner in an exciting and dazzling dance! It is perfect for Wedding 1st dance

project 3

Bachata & Latin Dances

Friday Bachata, Merengue or Chachacha all level 8.30pm
project 4


MondayBelly Dance 8.00pm

Bellydance is a perfect form of dancing for women, strenghthening the abdominal muscles, giving poise & elegance

Bellydance is a western term for an Arabic style of dance developed in the middle east.

The Galway Dance Centre offers classes in Belly Dancing for all levels.

project 5


Course is closed at present due to the leave of the teacher.
Looking for a Breakdance teacher
MondayBreakdance Adults
FridayBreakdance Children

Break dance is a perfect form of dancing for "lively" boys & girls. It will "push" them to their limit & gain physical strength with fun.

Break dance, breaking, b-boying or b-girling is a street dance style that evolved as part of the hip hop movement among African American and Puerto Rican youths in the South Bronx of New York City during the early 1970 s. It is normally danced to funk or hip hop music.

project 6


Wednesday    Adults all level  6.30pm

The most fun, free dancing but still a good "work out", just try it!
project 7

Creative Dance & Contemporary

Saturday      Creative Dance Tots (from 2yrs 1/2) & Mums  11.15am
Wednesday  Contemporary & Burlesque Adults all level 6.30pm

Creative Dance gives a great pleasure with its flowing free movements, it allows expression & interpretation of the music, building up self confidence.
project 8


Monday         Flamenco Adults Beginners 9.00pm to book

Flamenco a powerfull & elegant dance to spanish music
project 9


Tuesday Hip-hop late teens beginners 6.30pm
                     Hip-hop Adults Beginners 7.30pm
SaturdayHip-hop kids Children (5yrs up) 9.30am to book
Hip-hop Pre Teens 10am
Hip-Hop is one of the dance form that will get you fit, make you loose weight, shape your muscles with lots of fun to the latest music charts.
The classes are for all level.

Slim Fit, all our "fitness" courses (ask us list) will get you a good exercise, it will "boost" your energy but mostly is good fun.

project 10


No partner required

Classes 1h 1/2 for each level & includes Bachata
Social free drink (mojito rhum cocktail) at 9pm

Thursday      Salsa Adults Beg 7.00pm till 9pm
Salsa Adults Inter 7.30pm till 9.30pm
Salsa Adults Advanced 9.15pm till 10.15pm
Rueda Adults 10.15pm till 10.45pm
FridayBachata all level 8.30pm till 9.30pm
                    Salsa practice all level 9.30pm till 10.30pm

Salsa dancing is one of the most fun & popular social dance.

Danced to Latin music it is very relaxing, its rhythm makes your body swing into the dance easily.

Its numerous moves will be fun to learn & to perform with a partner.

The Cuban Salsa not only danced with a partner but also danced in a "rueda" (circle), a caller indicate each move one after an other. It is easy & great fun especially to beginners who can achieve quickly moves & be part of the "salseros"
The Salsa style taught in the Dance Centre is the Cuban style. Christina, principal & main instructor has been going to Cuba since 1997spending 6 months out of each year in Cuba going at regular intervals to Cuba.

project 11

Salsa in Cuba

The Galway Dance Centre organizes Salsa dance courses in Cuba...Salsa "home" & world!
Next course 17th Jan 2016

Christina will be happy to help you booking a B&B, where to go out, what to visit, explain you its unique economy using 2 currency in different premises, and with what ever you need to prepare for your holiday.

If your dates matches her holiday you will be welcome to join her out if you wish & share a brilliant time!
If your dates are different she can still organize B&B, dance classes & give you info from here.

For information about dancing holidays in Cuba, please drop us an E-Mail.

project 12

Samba and Forro

MondayAdults Beginners 7.00pm - 8.00pm to Book

Samba and Forro are fun energetic dances from Brazil.

project 13


SaturdaySean-nos 6.30pm to Book

Dancing to the lively Irish music can only bring you joy & raise your fitness. The Sean-nos & Irish Dancing course is unique in this sense.

Time could be changed to suit better

project 14


MondayTap Adults 6.00pm to book (Time can be adjusted to   suit better)

Tap is a very lively good fun & energetic dance. if you wish a good lively dance this is it...you will not be disappointed, try one session.

project 15


Sunday         Tango Adults 4pm all level

The Argentinean Tango is a very expressive partner dance to the beautifull Argentinean music. It will "lift" your heart & spirit making you "fly" around the floor with ease!

project 16

Waltz & Jive

No partner required
WednesdayWaltz & jive (country) Adults 7.30pm. to book next course 2nd Dec
                    Waltz & jive (country) Advanced 8.30pm to book
ThursdaySenior citizen dancing 1pm to book

The Waltz & Jive taught at the Dance Centre are the "regular" Waltz & the "country" Jive. They are the two essential dances to all social events & weddings.

They are 6 weeks courses. Please contact the Dance Centre to enquire for the beginning of the courses and availability in courses.

project 17

Wedding Preparation

7 days a week   Wedding 1st dance private sessions time to suit
7 days a week   Hens dance session (time to suit)

The Wedding dance is specially made to suit you & the music you choose.
project 18


Galway Dance Centre's social club meet Sat. in Deli de la tasca 9.30pm,all welcome


These are guide lines please contact us to check.


  • Mum & Tot course
  • Trial €10
  • Pay as you go €12
  • 5 weeks Mum & Tots €50
  • 5 weeks unlimited courses €65
  • Young children

    45min classes Term based on €9 per week
  • Children & Teens

    1h classes Term based on €10 per week


  • 1h courses
  • Trial €10
  • Pay as you go €13
  • 5 weeks pass one course €50

    5 weeks Unlimited courses €65
  • Waltz & Jive

    6 weeks only Waltz & jive course €60                   6 weeks unlimited courses €80
  • Sundays Waltz - Jive crash course €60

1h 1/4 courses

  • Trial €12
  • Pay as you go €15
  •    5 weeks Ballet only €60
  • 5 weeks unlimited courses with Ballet €75


  • Private

    For one €40, For two €60
  • Hens, Stag & special groups

    3-4 people €20 each

    5-6 people €15 each

    7-9 people €10 each

    10-12 people €9 each

    13-15 people €8

    16 people & more €7 each

Children Teens courses: Children can take other classes of their age group FREE with their term Pass and any class missed can be taken in a parallel course of your choice, as long as the full course is paid for.

One trial class: There is no "drop in" option for children but a child can try 1 class and pay for it, it is €9 for 45min class, €10 for 1h class

The term follows the National School holidays.

Payment for adults & children: All sessions taken must be paid for and up to date, including the 1st class or trial. Cash, cheque or postal order made to Christina Maze, not to "Dance Centre"

sorry no credit card accepted.

Contact Us

Dance Centre location:
We are in the side of Galway called Terryland and we are in a shopping complex called "Terryland Retail Park" beside Dunnes Stores Terryland

In Terryland Retail Park we are in the building in the middle of the Terryland shops' parking. We are above the Wallpaper shop called "colour your world" our floor is painted dark pink. We have black signs above the front glass door & at the back of the building top of the purple fire escape stairs, N.B: In the same building you will find beside us "Aysha" Hair Dresser & on the ground floor the laundry, the frame shop, the medical shop.

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Terryland Retail Park, Galway


+353 87 99 33 070