FAQ Adult division

We would like to personally speak to everyone who is interested in our adult division, as we consider a personal approach to be of paramount importance. Unfortunately, this is not always possible due to the large number of members we have.We kindly ask you to read the questions below carefully before contacting us.
If you still have questions after reading the following carefully, we will of course be happy to help.

How can I take class?
Amsterdam Dance Centre offers a large variety of dance classes. You can come to our studio, sign up for the class of your choice and take the class. You can also book your class ahead of time on our website.

When you come to our studio for the first time we suggest being there approx. 30 minutes
before class starts so we can give you all the information you need.

How do I know what class I should take?
The easiest (and most fun) way is to try different classes. This way you know which class you’d like the most the fastest. In the adult division we do not offer free trial classes you can pay for a single class (PIN only). You can also visit our Instagram account to watch the large variety of class videos to get an idea.

What is the right level for me?
If you have any doubts about your level we suggest you’d take an easy level class for the first time. It’s better to take a class that feels like it’s too easy for you than the other way around.

How do I book a class online?
You can search for a class of your choice on the online schedule.
you click on the ‘book’ button behind the class of your choice. You will see a blue rectangle with ‘login’ on the left and ‘create account’ on the right. Choose one of these and follow the further steps.

What is the duration of a class?
We mostly offer 90 minute classes, some classes have a different duration. Exact classtimes are published on our website.

What different pricing options do you offer?
You can take a single class for € 22,50 per class. If you know for sure you are going to take class on a weekly basis we would advice buying a membership. Price of a membership is €40,- ,never expires. Class price with membership is € 17,50 per class. In combination with a membership you can also buy a 10-class card and a subscription of your choice.

Can I pay per month?
Yes, we offer a variety of subscriptions (only in combination with a valid membership):

6 months subscription € 70,00 per month
1 year subscription € 60,00 per month
6 months IJBURG subscription € 50,00 per month
The First term is paid at the front desk by pin (no cash) or online with Ideal. All other terms will be paid by automatic bank deduction. General Conditions apply on all the above
We also offer an unlimited card (can be bought without a membership); € 190,- for one month unlimited classes.

Is the start of a new season in September?
Classes are ongoing. You can start classes at the time that is convenient for you.

When I start class at any given moment; will it be possible for me to follow?
Yes, classes are built up in a way they should be easy to follow for everyone at any given moment. Warm-up is usually a set series of exercises but Combinations/ choreographies are new on a regular basis.

Do you organize a yearly open day?
Because Amsterdam Dance Centre offers single classes every day of the week an open day is not a yearly returning event on our schedule. In case an event like this will take place it will be published on social media and on our website.

Explanation of class levels
On our schedule you can find  the class level behind every class. Hereby the explanation:

Open level: Can be followed by everyone
Basic: Absolute beginner; never / hardly danced before.
Beginners: Some knowledge/ previous dance experience.
Beginners/intermediate: Beginners who have been taking class for a while. Still at an easy pace                                        Intermediate: Semi advanced
Intermediate /Advanced: Slightly higher level than intermediate
Advanced: Advanced
Professional: Professional

What’s the average age in class?
Average age in the adult classes is between 25-45. When children in the children’s division turn 16 they can also start taking class with the adults. We do not have any age restrictions because we feel everyone is welcome to come and dance!

Is there a dresscode?
We do not have a specific dress code. We advice comfortable clothing; no street clothes, no street shoes! When you’re going to take class for the first time we suggest you dance barefoot or wear cotton socks.

What are the dancestyles  you offer?
We offer a large variety of classes, all of them can be found on the schedule on our website.

Do you offer private classes?
Yes. We can organize private classes. Please send an email to saskia@amsterdamdancecentre.nl with your request (wedding/ bachelorparty/ anniversary/ extra training).

Can I get a degree at your studio?
No, we are an open studio not a college/ university.

Do classes work towards a yearly performance?                                                                                                          Because we work with an ‘open class’ system we do not work towards a yearly performance. teachers offer different choreographies on a regular basis.

Can I take more than one class a week?
You are more than welcome to take as many classes as you like.

What are your general conditions ?
General conditions 

Where are you located in Amsterdam?
Adult division classes take place at two locations:

City Centre :
Marnixstraat 342-E
1016XT Amsterdam

Krijn Taconiskade 444
1087 HW   Amsterdam
020-4164636 (During classtimes)

How do I get to your studio?
Public transport:

City Center: Tram 7 & 17 stop Elandsgracht.                                                                                                                                                             Tram 1,2, 5, 7, 11, 12, 19 stop Leidseplein

Ijburg: Tram 26 last stop.

Is there parking space near the different locations?
There is plenty of street parking space in the area of our studios. A large parking garage is also nearby our Main location in the Marnixstraat:


Is Amsterdam Dance Centre closed during school vacations?
Amsterdam Dance Centre adult classes are ongoing 7 days a week, all year long (with the exception of the 25th– 26th– and 31st of December , the 1st of January and Kingsday).


What are your hours of operation?

Our hours of operation are:
Monday 09.00 – 22.45 o’clock
Tuesday 09.00 – 22.45 o’clock
Wednesday 09.00 – 22.45 o’clock
Thursday 09.00 – 22.45 o’clock
Friday 09.00 – 22.45 o’clock
Saturday 9.30 – 22.45 o’clock
Sunday 9.30 – 22.45 o’clock

Do you offer a Visaprogram?
We do not offer a Visaprogram since we are an open studio not a college/ university.

I lost my membershipcard what should I do?
When you lose your membershipcard you can purchase a new one at the frontdesk. Cost of a new card: € 5,-.

What is the price of a tapcourse?
Prices: € 130,- members only,  (= membership € 40,-).

Do I have to sign up in advance for a class?
You can on our website but it’s not mandatory. It does ensure your spot in class. You can also come to the studio and sign up at the front desk (PIN payments only). For our tapcourse we do ask an early sign up.

Are classes ever full?
Yes, it is possible a class is full but because we offer over a hundred classes per week there is always another class that you can enjoy.

How do you deal with Covid?
We take appropriate measures after each press conference.
We can adjust class numbers / enter access to the building at the last minute as
well as a number of other things. We will continue to offer classes
thru livestream or taped class recordings. Covid updates are published on the website and on the social media channels.

My question has not been answered, what should I do?
When you still have questions after reading the above we are happy to help you out. You are more than welcome to give us a call: 020-6161885 or send us an e-mail info@amsterdamdancecentre.nl