Bangkok is a city that’s constantly on its feet. If it’s not commuters constantly on the run during the morning and evening rush hours, it’s crowds of enthusiastic shoppers migrating from one shopping mall – or hawker’s stall – to the next. What really moves Bangkok, however, is the romping and stomping to the rhythm of a pulsating beat, whether on the sleek floors of exclusive dance clubs or the unpolished cement of Bangkok’s public walkways.
Wherever it is, Bangkok is like one giant stage where aspiring dancers of all types are never too shy to show off their latest tricks. As soon as daylight fades, troupes descend on various public grounds and delve into their own little worlds. Aerobics fans head to the nearest public park for an hour of intense workout session, while hip-hops and b-boys in baggy clothing claim the empty ground at the BTS walkway adjoining MBK and Siam Square. If you take your passion rather seriously and would rather learn from the pros, your best bet is to join one of the private lessons available at the fitness clubs and dance studios across town.
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Dancing is a great way to work up a sweat while having fun at the same time. The freedom of movement is liberating, and allows you to express individuality. Bangkok has plenty of dance schools which offer various kinds of classes – from belly-dancing and ballet to striptease and salsa - while some specialise in one certain type of dance. Most trendy fitness centres also offer various types of dance classes. For late-night (dirty) dancing venues, have a look at our Nightlife section