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HOTSTEPPER DANCE STUDIO

Dance Lives Here

About Us

A leading hip hop and urban dance organisation founded in 2002 by

Joel De Andrade and Karen Galsgaard. Hotstepper is home to many of Dk’s finest and has grown into a recognised brand with international activities, events, clothing and sponsorship.

Our Philosophy

Powered by passion as we explore and research authentic dance and culture, share and translate our experiences into a platform for dancers to grow, events that sustain the dance community and a clothing brand by artists from the culture.

Our Vision

To be a platform, gateway and reference for hip hop and urban dance.

 
 

ENGLISH VERSION OF THE SITE FOR SEASON 2019/2020 STILL BEING UPDATED

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L.A Style (8-12 yrs) Sitthichai

Hip Hop (5-7 yrs) - Laura O.*

Vogue - Laura R.

All Stars Class II/III -

Different Teachers

Hip Hop II - Anastasija 

L.A. Style I - Thomas 

Experimental I/II - Anastasija

L.A. Style II - Thomas 

Break I/II/III - Emilio/Santana

L.A. Style II - Nora 

Dancehall Fusion II - Sibine

Urban Contemporary I/II - Marie

Hip Hop Styles (8-12 yrs) - Natasha

Break (8-12 yrs) - Emilio/Santana

Ladies Class II - Sibine

L.A. Style II - Artit 

Pop Commercial I/II - Cathrine

Hip Hop I/II - Brice 

House I/II - Brice

Pop Commercial II/III - Pernille

Afro Vibes I/II - Amy

L.A. Style II - Julie Marie

L.A. Style (8-12 yrs) - Cathrine

L.A. Style II - Ryan

Hip Hop (8-12 yrs) - Sofie

Dancehall (8-12 yrs) - Anna

L.A. Style I/II - Sitthichai

Popping I/II - Malthe

Dancehall I/II - Anna

Contemporary I/II - Raphaël

AGE: kids 5-12 years     Teen/Adult 13+ years   

LEVEL:    I: Beginners    II: Intermediate  III: Advanced/Pro

*Starts 17.00 - 45 minutes

PRICE & MEMBERSHIPS SEASON 18/19

 

BINDING MEMBER

KIDS - 335 Kr

TEEN/ADULT - 350 Kr

NON BINDING MEMBER

KIDS - 390 Kr

TEEN/ADULT - 395 Kr

1

CLASS

2

CLASSES

BINDING MEMBER

KIDS - 495 Kr

TEEN/ADULT - 585 Kr

NON BINDING MEMBER

KIDS - 575 Kr

TEEN/ADULT - 680 Kr

3

CLASSES

BINDING MEMBER

KIDS - 610 Kr

TEEN/ADULT - 685 Kr

NON BINDING MEMBER

KIDS - 680 Kr

TEEN/ADULT - 790 Kr

4+

CLASSESS

BINDING MEMBER

KIDS - 700 Kr

TEEN/ADULT - 965 Kr

NON BINDING MEMBER

KIDS - 800 Kr

TEEN/ADULT - 1125 Kr

DROP IN

TRIAL LESSON

KIDS - 100 Kr

TEEN/ADULT - 110 Kr

WEEK

PASS

350 Kr

6 CLASS

CARD

550 Kr

Discount: 10% for brother/sister and for Nørrebro residents

 

 *Week pass allows unlimited classes for 1 week.

**Class card is personal, has to be used on at least 2 different classes within 2 months.

TEACHERS

We are proud to have some of the freshest new talent as well as established

world-class dancers

 

MEET THE TEAM

Joel

Owner

Dancing since 1989. Finalist at the first UK Bboy Championships, winner of the first Scandinavian Battle Of The Year. Experience ranges from theatre and shows to battles and international judging. Founded Hotstepper during master degree studies.

Karen

Owner

Dancing since 1998. Winner of the first Scandinavian Battle Of The Year. Experience ranges from shows to battles and international workshops. Founded Hotstepper during university studies at CBS.

Catatau

Partner and Representative

Dancing since 1996. Co-founder of the world famous Tsunami All Stars Crew. Winner of Battle Of The Year Brazil and 3rd place at International R16 – one of the worlds biggest breaking battles. Experience ranges from TV and film to theatre and battles.

 

DANCE STYLES &CLASSES

L.A. STYLE

also known as street jazz was originally the fusion of street styles with the precision of modern jazz. Many have their own unique style, but common is the focus on detail, precision timing and synchronisation. Seen in many music videos and choreography competitions and usually danced to popular hit music and R&B.

POP/COMMERCIAL

also known as jazz funk, is a dominant style in the dance industry. It has an emphasis on power, performance and usually a diva touch. Music is usually popular hits but other genres are also used. 

ALL-STARS CLASS

An advanced level class in hip hop newschool or L.A. style with different local and international teachers. 

DANCEHALL

From Jamaica with original steps and an emphasis on grooves and feeling. In Jamaica, dancehall is connected to a way of life but in the west often seen through music videos.        

BREAKING

The original style of hip hop is a dynamic dance both up and down on the ground. It is deeply connected to hip hop culture. Music of choice is usually funk, soul, break beats and hip hop.

POPPING

Has many different techniques from grooves to isolations, systems and mechanical movements. Usually danced to funk, g-funk and more recently dubstep.

HOUSE

A footwork step based style danced to house music. The dance is connected to the clubbing culture of house.

URBAN CONTEMPORARY

A fusion of contemporary with urban and hip hop styles. Contemporary incorporates techniques from other styles like  modern, jazz end even African dance. Contract and release, floor work, improvisation, changes in rhythm, speed and direction characterise the dance.

HIP HOP

originally a mix of classic hip hop styles and social dances approached in a new way and combined with newer moves and techniques as well as bounce. Continuous development has led to many creating their own unique style within the dance.

LADIES CLASS

A heels class with wedges. Inspired by the sensual and feminine choreographies that currently dominate many videos by prominent singers like Beyoncé, Rihanna, JLO etc. Let go, be hot and feel like a strong, independent woman.

AFRO VIBES

An energetic, powerful and dynamic class inspired by African dance styles, as well as inspiration from dancehall and hip hop.

DANCEHALL FUSION

Traditional Dancehall is at the core, but other music genres and inspiration from other styles is also used in class.     

VOGUE

Originally inspired by model poses from Vogue magazine and Egyptian hieroglyphs, and is known for emphasis on lines, symmetry, grace, exaggerated feminine movements, walks, dips and floor work. It received major mainstream exposure in Madonna’s video “Vogue”.

EXPERIMENTAL

An artistic style based in its approach, where often hip hop and contemporary techniques are fused in an experimental way to more underground music.

Mixed Styles Drop-In

There is so much talent in Copenhagen and Hotstepper is also visited by many international teachers. This class offers a selection of local and international guest teachers in different styles from hip hop to house, locking, waacking, popping etc.

DID YOU KNOW

Over 100 international dancers have taught at Hotstepper like Mr Wiggles, Les Twins, Marty Kudelka, Kapela, b-boy Neguin

Several Hotstepper teachers have high caliber credits like the EMAs, Eurovision, winners of Hip Hop International DK and artists like Justin Timberlake and Justin Bieber

Famous Danish artists like Medina and Christoffer have had private rehearsals at Hotstepper

 

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