Welcome To MDC

Motion Dance Company offers authentic Hip Hop dance classes for all ages and abilities. As one of the first Hip Hop centered studios in the Hillcrest area, Motion Dance focuses on the building blocks of current Hip Hop with classes in older styles – Locking, Popping and Breaking – as well as derivative styles like Krump, Waacking, and Urban/New Style. Whether you are just starting out in your Hip Hop journey, or want to expand your skills, the MDC family is the perfect place for you. 

Why Choose Us?

Technique

hip hop dance classes

Each class at Motion Dance places the focus on proper Hip Hop technique, to give all our dancers the correct foundations in whichever Hip Hop style they choose.

Performance

Dancers get to the chance to perform on stage and demonstrate their talents, with an annual battle competition and end of year show, as well as a number of events throughout the year.

Family

Motion Dance has always been a family centered company, getting parents involved and ensuring that students have fun and grow in confidence with each performance.

Online Hip Hop Dance and Fitness Classes

We have moved online! While the studio is closed, we are offering a range of classes to all our students online where they can continue to learn technique, try fun choreography and tutorials, and access dance-based fitness classes for all fitness levels. These classes are for studio members only, to join the studio and receive the password, contact Megan on 083 656 1373 or Sheri on 084 643 9391. Click here to access your class page.

Studio News

  • Motion Dance is Reopening!
    GOOD News…dance schools can reopen! Motion Dance plans to resume classes in the first week of August. In the meantime please know that we value safety first for all our students. A rigorous safety routine will be put in place upon arrival for each class (we plan to make it as seamless and fun as possible). Because there…
  • What Science Says About Exercise and the COVID-19 Lockdown
    It is no secret that exercise is always important, but how do we go about getting enough of the right kind of exercise and staying healthy while we’re stuck at home? Shona Hendricks, Head of Sport Science at the Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Institute at the University of Pretoria, dives deep into these issues in her article “Exercise and…
  • The Benefits of Hip Hop Dance
    The general benefits of dance for all ages are well documented – improving your health through physical exercise, gaining confidence, and building strength – among many others. For children in particular, hip hop dance can play a vital role in physical and cognitive development. According to Occupational Therapist Michelle Verster, hip hop dance helps children develop a number…
  • 2020 Shows and Workshops Postponed
    Motion Dance was set to have a busy year with a number of events and workshops, as well as the annual Take Down and end of year show planned. Unfortunately, these events have been put on hold due to safety concerns for our dancers and the spectators. We have decided to postpone all shows and workshops for this…
  • Online Hip Hop Dance Classes
    Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, we have been forced to close the studio. Considering the health and safety of our students, we have decided to move all hip hop classes online until we can get back to regular classes. This means that all students can access a range of classes from the Online Classes section of the website.…

Join MDC Today

From absolute beginners to advanced dancers of all ages, you will find what you’re looking for at Motion Dance. To enroll your child or to take part in any of the hip hop dance and dance fitness classes, contact Sheri Strydom on 084 643 9391 or email sheri@motiondance.co.za.

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