Where are you located?
GROUP CLASSES: Sign up HERE, no walk ins allowed.
Tuesdays: Ripley Grier (520 8th Ave. 16th floor - look for "AiM Dance Co.")
Wednesdays: Pearl Studios (500 8th Ave. 12th floor - look for "AiM Dance Co.")
- PRIVATE LESSONS: By appointment only. Please email: AiMdanceNYC@gmail.com
Ripley Grier 520 (8th Ave. 16th floor -or- 939 8th 8 Ave. 3rd floor)
Manhattan Ballroom Dance (29 36th St. 2nd floor)
The Ball NY (131 W 35th St. 4th floor)
What do I wear to class?
Comfortable clothes that are easy to move in and shoes that do not have rubber bottoms. Dance shoes are great, if you have them. A general practice shoe is perfect for all dance styles. To see a (really affordable) women’s practice shoe click HERE. For a (really affordable) men’s practice shoe click HERE. Make sure you check the size chart before ordering the shoes because sometimes they come in European sizes.
Can I drop in to just one group class?
YES! You're welcome to “drop in” and try our Level 1 classes. Visit our Online Schedule/Store to sign up.
How long are the classes?
GROUP CLASSES are typically 45 minutes with 5 minutes of video-recap and practice time at the end of class.
PRIVATE LESSONS are 45 to 55 minutes depending on the type of lesson you purchase with 5 minutes at end to record video recap.
PRIVATE GROUP LESSONS are 50 minutes with 5 minutes of video-recap and practice time at end of class.
WEDDING DANCE/CHOREOGRAPHY LESSONS are 55 minutes with 5 minutes at end to record video-recap and take choreography notes.
What do I need to bring to class?
Bring a receipt, proof of purchase, or a voucher for your class (printed copy or show it to us on your phone when you sign in). If you need to register/pay the day of, please arrive early and bring cash or a credit card to pay for your classes.
Dance shoes (if you have them). Flats for Swing, heels for Salsa and Ballroom dances. Wedding couples should learn and practice in the shoe you are going to wear for the wedding dance.
Water bottle to stay hydrated.