Open Classes

We offer a wide range of open classes for all ages and skill levels. When you purchase an open class dance pass you can take any combination of these below!

  • Intermediate / Advanced Master Hip Hop (11+)

    Master Hip Hop is a top-notch hip hop class for all skill levels, ages 11 to adult. Classes are fast-paced, challenging, and fun! It’s less of a technical class where foundations are laid, but with the same personal instruction. Master classes are designed to give you as much information and choreography out of an expert as you can obtain in one one-hour session. New choreography is taught at each class, you can be as committed as you want to be without falling behind.

    Monday 7pm – 8pm
    Thursday 7pm – 8pm

  • Junior Master Hip Hop (Ages 8-14)

    Experience the intensity and quality of our master classes in a setting designed just for youth! Junior Master Hip Hop consists of a warm-up and new choreography each class. This is not a beginner class; however, beginners are always welcome! Classes are fast-paced and teachers may coach students on certain hip hop fundamentals, but this is not a fundamentals class. Beginner dancers may want to consider hip hop technique as an additional class to better grasp the choreography taught in master classes.

    Saturday 10am – 11am

  • Teen Master Hip Hop (ages 13-17)

    Experience the intensity and quality of our master classes in a setting designed just teens! Teen Master Hip Hop consists of a warm-up and new choreography each class. This is not a beginner class; however, beginners are always welcome! Classes are fast paced and teachers may coach students on certain hip hop fundamentals, but this is not a fundamentals class.

    Tuesday 7pm -8pm

  • Adult Only - Intermediate/Advanced Master Hip Hop (18+)

    Adult Only Master Hip Hop is a top-notch hip hop class for all skill levels, ages 18 and up. Classes are fast-paced, challenging, and fun! It’s less of a technical class where foundations are laid, but with the same personal instruction. Master classes are designed to give you as much information and choreography out of an expert as you can obtain in one one-hour session.

    Tuesday 7pm – 8pm

  • Commercial Hip Hop (11+)

    Advanced level class focused on the creative side of hip hop dance production. Come ready to work, be inspired, and be featured in our weekly YouTube and social posts. With new choreography taught at each class, you can be as committed as you want to be without falling behind. Levels vary, intensity does not!

    Saturday 11am – 12:30pm

  • Adult Beginner (18+)

    Have you been wanting to try our master hip hop classes, but they seem somewhat intense and intimidating? Are you afraid you will feel awkward as an adult in a beginner class? Adult Beginner Hip Hop offers a high-quality, slower-paced class just for you! Learn how to dance, or just brush up on your skills before jumping into a master class!

    Monday 7pm – 8pm
    Wednesday 7pm – 8pm

  • Youth Beginner (16 and under)

    Have you been wanting to try our master hip hop classes, but they seem somewhat intense and intimidating? Our Youth Beginner Hip Hop class offers a high-quality, slower-paced class just for you! Learn how to dance to beginner choreography, or just brush up on your skills before jumping into a master class!

    Thursday 5pm – 6pm

  • Ballet Basics (11+)

    Learn the foundational basics of ballet with a hip hop flare. This class will help you with posture, technique, strength training, and basic dance terminology.

    Ballet shoes are highly suggested but socks are also permitted.

    Thursday 6pm – 7pm

  • Intermediate Ballet (11+)

    Classic ballet with a hip hop flare. This class will help you with poise, posture, technique, and strength training. Recommended for those with previous ballet experience or a graduate of our ballet basics class.

    Ballet shoes are required.

    Wednesday 7pm – 8pm

  • Heels (16+)

    Dancers will learn the fundamentals of heels dancing as well as choreography. Heels will incorporate genres of pop, jazz, grooves and hip hop! This class can be done with or without heels and men and women are invited to take class! No experience necessary, however, students with ballet training will be better equipped.
    Recommended for ages 16 and up

    Monday 8pm – 9pm
    Wednesday 8pm – 9pm

  • Beginner Tap

    Learn the foundational basics of street tap. This class will help you with rhythm, technique, and basic tap dance terminology. Same structure as our master hip hop classes. All levels welcome and no prior experience necessary.
    Recommended for ages 11+

    Tap shoes required.

    Thursday 8pm – 9pm

  • Street Tap

    Get down with one hour of rhythmic focused tapping. Same structure as our master hip hop classes. Come and learn an exciting new piece of choreography each week while learning all the tap lingo and skills along the way. All levels welcome, however the class will be somewhat fast paced.
    Recommended for ages 11+

    Tap shoes required.

    Monday 6pm – 7pm

  • Community Freestyle / Breakdance Session (Ages 11+) - FREE!

    Classic freestyle/breakdance session. Dancers should wear comfortable clothing that is easy to move around in and tennis shoes.

    Tuesday 8pm – 9pm

  • Step

    Ever been to a step show and felt that surge of energy and wanted to learn?! Well this is for you. Step is keeping a beat with a combination of stomping and clapping most popularly seen at NPHC step shows.
    Recommended for ages 11+

    Thursday 8pm – 9pm

  • Contemporary

    Contemporary dance is a style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.Come and learn a new piece of choreography each week while learning all the contemporary lingo and skills along the way. All levels welcome, however the class will be somewhat fast paced. No prior experience necessary.
    Recommended for ages 11+

    Bare feet or socks

    Monday 6pm – 7pm
    Tuesday 6pm – 7pm

  • Street Jazz

    Intermediate level street jazz class for ages 11 and up. New choreography taught weekly. Please wear tennis shoes or jazz shoes.

    Wednesday 7pm – 8pm

  • Gospel Hip Hop - FREE!

    Come experience the same level of our master hip hop classes to Christian rap/hip hop.
    This is a FREE class. Sign up is required to reserve a spot.

    Thursday 6pm -7pm

  • Special Needs Hip Hop - FREE!

    RUD is excited to present this new class for special needs dancers. Our Special Needs Hip Hop class is a fun and supportive class designed to fit the needs of your child. It will allow them to engage in follow along hip hop dance and creative movement in a safe and loving environment. Each student will have one on one instruction and will be encouraged to express themselves through music and movement in a fun and creative way. No experience is required.

    Recommended for ages 6-16. Parents discretion on age. Dress attire is tennis shoes and comfortable clothing. A max of 10 dancers will be accepted per class.

    Monday 5pm – 6pm

Register for classes on the MINDBODY app or website. 1.) Download the MINDBODY app 2.) Create an account 3.) Search for Richmond Urban Dance 4.) Sign up for the class you want and pay online