A Beginner’s Guide to Pineapple Studios

Jazz teacher Maria Yacoob

Jazz teacher Maria Yacoob gives you a helpful breakdown of what to expect on your first few visits to Pineapple Dance Studios.

So, you’re reading this article. Which means you’re thinking about coming to dance at Pineapple Studios. First of all, can we say a big hello and welcome! Pineapple isn’t simply an unrivalled studio centre, with a bigger timetable and wider range of classes than any other studios in Europe. It’s also a real community, filled with friendliness, dedication, and mega-watts of positive energy.
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New Year, refreshed Pineapple Dance studios!

Refreshed Pineapple Dance Studios

We hope you had a fantastic Christmas and a peaceful New Year!

While we have been relaxing and celebrating, a troupe of hardworking tradesmen has been giving the studios a refresh!

Look out for new lighting, new floors, new stairs, and new paintwork!

Don’t worry, you will recognize all your favourite teachers and staff – we just wanted to welcome you back in the New Year with a bright and cheery air!

The studios will be open from Monday 5th January 2015.

Click here to check the timetable for your the first week back.

Remember that all classes are drop-in – you do not need to book in advance.

Click here for Membership information.

Debbie Moore – Listed Londoner, BBC London 94.9 with Robert Elms

Robert Elms with Debbie Moore

Pineapple’s founder, Debbie Moore OBE, was the guest of BBC London presenter Robert Elms on Monday 8th December 2014.

Debbie was Robert’s ‘Listed Londoner’ on his radio show to talk about her life in London and her experiences at Pineapple from the early days.

You can listen to the podcast online until the first week of January.

Click here to listen to the broadcast or click here to visit the radio show website.

Pineapple Community

Debbie Moore OBE and Leanne Pero

Debbie Moore and Pineapple have always been involved with helping numerous charities and community projects.

The existing Pineapple Community mission assists in educating local communities by building partnerships with schools and social groups to get more young people to Dance.

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Visit ‘Perfect Blend’ – the brand new cafe now open at Pineapple Dance Studios!

 

Perfect Blend menu

‘Perfect Blend’ is a welcoming and friendly space where you can take a break between classes or relax before an audition.

As well as snack treats and yummy cakes, you can help yourself to a range of healthy sandwiches and fresh fruit.

If you like good coffee you will be well-served from the ‘illy’ range. Alongside regular cups of Espresso, Americano, and Cappuccino, you can try more adventurous flavours, including White Gingerbread Latte and Chilli Chocolate!

You will also find lovely smoothies, blended drinks and herbal teas on offer, all at reasonable prices.

Drop in to say hi to our friendly staff next time you are passing by!

 

Studios Google Street View

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With Pineapple Dance Studios – Google Street View, you can tour the studios at your leisure, any time day or night.

So whether you want to relive memories of your time at Pineapple, plan where you will stand in class, or decide which studio you would like to hire, Street View will fulfill all your needs.

It is just as easy to use Street View on mobile devices – so make sure you save Pineapple Dance Studios to your maps.

Studio 79 – New Rental Space

Studio 79

Pineapple is pleased to announce the opening of Studio ’79, a brand new and exclusive studio rental space at Pineapple Dance Studios in Covent Garden.

The new studio is situated on the new 3rd floor of the dance studios in Langley Street, and has been decorated to the highest standards.

One long wall of the new 60ft x 29ft studio is mirrored, while another boasts original floor to ceiling windows and a brand new upright piano.

The space is ideal for photography sessions as it benefits from one wall of windows, white walls and a neutral sprung Harlequin dance floor, all of which also makes it an ideal audition and rehearsal space.

The new studio space is exclusive to hires and is available for rental from 8.30am – 10.00pm Monday to Friday.

Contact the studio manager on 020 7836 4004 for more information or to book a visit to view the new space.

Dimensions:

3rd Floor

60′ x 29′ (1740 sq ft)

18m x 9m (159 sq m)

£60 per hr + VAT (£70.50)

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