Stay fit with dance, yoga and hula hoop classes online from Déda Derby

Online: Yoga with Michelle is one of the classes that people can take part in from the comfort and safety of their home.Online: Yoga with Michelle is one of the classes that people can take part in from the comfort and safety of their home.
Online: Yoga with Michelle is one of the classes that people can take part in from the comfort and safety of their home.

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Online dance, fitness and yoga classes are being relaunched this week with an offer of one free session for a block booking of five or a complete course.

Déda Derby welcomes people of all ages and abilities to join the classes, which recommence on Monday, February 22, 2021.

Drop-in adult classes which are being run include: Online: Ballet to Make You Feel Better, Online: Yoga with Michelle and Online: Rock the Hoop (hula-hoop dance class).

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These classes, which are part of the #DerbyWell programme, are designed to help physical and mental well-being.

Brand new Wellbeing Wednesday classes will give people the change to try a different style each week, from musical jazz and theatre to carnival!

Déda’s 5 week online academy courses return to keep young people moving and connected during lockdown. Online Youth Company Class offers 10-19 year olds the chance to explore creative dance techniques, while Online: Illuminate brings together young disabled people aged 10 -25 years to dance in a friendly, welcoming environment.

Younger children will love Déda’s Saturday classes #DancingThroughDéda, designed to start their personal dance journeys. Online: Movers and Shakers is a fun and creative introduction to dance for under 5's and their parent or guardians. Children aged five to ten years are invited to Online: Street Jazz for Kids and Online: Ballet and Contemporary for Kids to kick off their weekends with music, dance and friends.

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Déda’s online classes were launched in November 2020 as part of #LIVEInYourLivingRoom, a programme of events, performances, activities and blogs

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to bring us closer through art and culture, while we remain socially distanced.

Clare Limb, head of dance development and learning at Déda says: “Déda’s online class programme has already impacted many lives; from a two year old

attending their first ever dance class to a person in their sixties attending their first ballet lesson in over fifty years. The classes have attracted local, regional and international audiences of all ages and abilities.

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I am excited to introduce a new addition to our programme: Wellbeing Wednesday, a series of five classes in a range of different styles that gives you the chance to learn something new.These classes are designed to complement our online Derby Well programme of classes, which focus on being active and connecting with others.”

Prices begin from £3.50 per class. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased from

For more information email: [email protected].

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The Better Together discount offers the first class free (or 20% off) on children and young people's courses taking place between February 22 and March 27 when customer quotes 'BTacademy' at check out.

First class free when customer books five of the same Déda Adult drop-in classes within the period Monday, February 22 and Saturday, March 27, 2021, and quotes 'BTballet', 'BTyoga' or 'BThoop' at check out for respective classes.

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The offer ends at 11.59 on Sunday, February 21. Visit

Déda’s building including the CUBE café | bar is currently closed in accordance with government guidance. Check for the latest updates.

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