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Hip Hop (Open)

04 Jul 2022 to 25 Jul 2022



60 minutes
About the class
Focused on improving participant's overall understanding and approach to freestyle by using Hip hop foundation alongside fundamentals of movement to assist individual improvement in and out of the studio. This class is not routine focused.


Online booking will close 10 minutes before the start time. Please ensure all personal information is entered correctly when booking your class.

Tickets can also be brought by cash or card at reception, places are subject to availability.

The capacity is 30 participants


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Mon 04 Jul 22
Mon 11 Jul 22
Mon 18 Jul 22
Mon 25 Jul 22

Studio Class FAQs

Our staff members will be there to guide you and answer any questions you may have.

Masks: We encourage all our visitors and customers to wear masks or facial coverings when entering the building, using the main staircase or lift to access Level 5 Reception, unless medically exempt.

Reception: Please sanitise your hands before entering the studio. We recommend you come to the studios changed and ready to go, however, our changing/shower facilities are open.
Please ensure you are on time, if you are more than 15 minutes late to class you won’t be able to access the studio.
If you are feeling unwell, please do not attend the studios to keep you and others safe. Visit the NHS website for more information:

Tickets: Can be pre-booked and pre-paid for online via our DX online booking system or purchased at reception via cash or card, subject to availability.

When you buy online you will need to set up your account via our booking system. To book classes online please click here or click the shopping cart icon in the header of the website to access the account registration process and follow the simple set-up instructions.

Once purchased, tickets cannot be exchanged, refunded or transferred unless the class/event is cancelled or you test positive for COVID-19. (You will need to supply proof of a positive test that has been reported to the government website.)

Concessions are available to those who are:

  • Over 60s
  • Students
  • People with disabilities
  • People on Universal Credit
  • Emergency services workers
  • NHS and social care sector workers
  • Armed forces

ID will be required on arrival

Anything comfortable that lets you move freely. You can wear tracksuit bottoms, leggings & t-shirts for most classes. Please wear light-soled trainers or dance shoes (if you have them), Contemporary and yoga classes are bare feet.


Yes, we recommend you come to the studios changed and ready to go, however, changing/shower facilities are open.
We don’t have lockers so please take all your valuable possessions with you into the studio from the changing rooms.
Yes, please bring your refillable water bottle with you. You can take bottles with you into the studios.
You won’t be allowed to join a class if you’re more than 15 minutes late. This is because you’ll have missed the warm-up, which increases your chance of injury.
We aim to make our classes accessible to everyone regardless of disability. Read our information here or please call us on 0121 667 6730 or email to discuss any support you might need.

Key Information

60 minutes
Full Price: £7.50, Concession: £6.50
Special Offers
Buy 5 classes (in one transaction) get £5 off
Suitable For

DX Studio 2


Nathan Lafayette

Hip Hop Tutor (he/him)

Birmingham based freelance dance teacher, choreographer and founder of hip-hop theatre company Jigsaw Collective, Nathan Sebastian Lafayette started with Bboying at DX under Mickael ‘Marso’ Rivière in 2004 and now is our resident Hip Hop teacher.

His perspective on teaching lies within the promotion of educating history, foundation and Terminology of the style but a strong focus on personal development within a comfortable but challenging space.

He is a strong advocate for crossing bridges between movement and is focused on the development and profiling of street dance artists working in and outside of the theatre space.

Nathan was awarded the DX choreo award spring 2018 title and continues to develop solo work as well as group work.

Kre8 2017 experimental battle winner alongside Laura Vanhulle.

Previous work includes Breakin Convention 2009/2014/2017, Birmingham Dance Network’s introducing, B.I.D.F with here we are dance, B.I.D.F performing solo work, Artists 4 Artists presents: Scratch Dat, Colour of Hip Hop, Zoonation residency with the Wolverhampton Grand, Birmingham opera company, Dance captain for the 2020 commonwealth handover games and Jigsaws collective’s headline show at the Crescent theatre as part of Birmingham Fest.