Adult Fitness & Wellbeing

Bootcamps, Aerobics & Dance Classes

Bootcamps, aerobics & dance classes for adults in Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole and Surrounding Areas.

AK Academy of Dance

Various times, Mondays to Saturdays.

Covering Parkstone / Westmoors / Ferndown / Stanpit / Burton / Corfe Mullen.

We are a friendly, family-run dance school offering a range of disciplines led by our professionally trained instructors from walking through to adulthood. Classes include ballet, tap, modern/jazz, Contemporary, Disco, Rock n Roll, Street Dance Acrobatics and Musical Theatre.

Contact: 07525 259492.


Adults Disco Freestyle and Street Dance Class

7.30pm Wednesdays (term time only).

Carvers Clubhouse (was The Place), 92 Southampton Road, Ringwood, BH24 1JD.

Sally Adams Danceworks – Adults Disco Freestyle and Street Dance Class.

Dance because we can! A fun, friendly class for adults of all ages and abilities. Beginners welcome. Pre-booked only.

For more information please contact Sally Adams Danceworks, 01425 474072.

Aimee’s Dance Academy

Various times, Mondays to Saturdays (term time only).

Aimee’s Dance Academy, 262 Ringwood Rd, Poole BH14 0RS.

Classes for children & adults. Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acrobatics, Pointe, Street, Musical Theatre and Irish dance under the British Theatre Dance Association. Classes for children as young as 2-4, progressing when they are ready.

For more details contact 07828789147.

Bendalls Boxing

382 Ashley Road, Parkstone, BH14 9DQ.

Train with a champion, feel like a champion!

Boxing classes for adults and children.

Classes available:

  • Bootcamp
  • Ladies bootcamp
  • Boxing fitness
  • Boxing Classes
  • Kids aged 6+

For more information contact Steve on 07855 942151.

Boogie Bounce

A complete exercise programme on a mini trampoline, with a safety bar, choreographed to chart-topping inspiring music.

Classes at Broadstone Conservative Club:

Mondays 9.30am (Child-friendly) and 6pm (Revolution)
Thursdays 6.30pm
Sundays 9.45am

For further information contact Natasha on 07795100380.

Breeze Academy of Dance

74a Ringwood Road, Poole, BH14 0RG.

Breeze Academy of Dance has a wide range of lessons and grades and can cater for most ages and levels for children age 3 + all through adulthood. Breeze offers lessons in ISTD Ballet, Tap, Modern, Performers, Jazz, Acrobatics, Contemporary, Disco Freestyle, Rock’n’roll, Pointe and Musical Theatre.

Please contact us on 07484 664811 for more info and to book your free trial.

Centre Stage

Various Dance studios in Parkstone.

A centre of excellence across all genres of dance and performing arts, providing an inclusive, nurturing, environment for almost 400 students of all backgrounds, aged 2- 62.

  • Performing Arts
  • RAD Classical Ballet
  • ISTD Tap Dance
  • Modern Theatre
  • Acro Dance
  • DDMix Adult classes

And more…

For more information call 01202 733 231.

Dorset Creative Dance

Various times, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Various Locations around Wimborne.

We offer sensory and movement sessions for babies, and creative dance classes for toddlers and early years children. We deliver contemporary dance classes for all ages and adults, alongside parties and workshops for community settings.

Please contact 07759 949 478 for more information.

Footlight Fabulous Feet

Various times, Various Days.

Locations in Wimborne and Poole.

A big variety of classes from toddler age up to adults. Ballet, Musical, Tap, Acro, Modern Dance, Adult Tap and DDMIX, etc.

Please contact 01202 848052 for more information.

Legacy Academy of Dance and Performing Arts Poole

Legacy Academy of Dance & Performing Arts, 21 Dunyeats Rd, Broadstone BH18 8AB.

A family run, fully accredited Dance & Performing Arts Academy under BTDA, Acrobatic Arts, Acrotrix, iD-Company & LAMDA for all ages, giving the very best, enjoyable training!

  • Toddler Classes
  • Main School Classes
  • Acrobatics
  • Adult classes

For further information contact 07753 320336.

O’Leary Academy of Irish Dancing

Various times, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays.

Classes located in Christchurch and Ferndown.

We offer traditional Irish dance classes for both children (4+) and adults from complete beginners to the world championship stage, Adult & Adult Ceili classes and private classes available too.

Brand new for September 2022 – ‘Reels and Heels Toddler Class’ Wednesday mornings in Christchurch for preschool age children 2-4 years.

Please contact Kate on 077 91491884 for more information.

Poole Academy of Dance

Various times, Mondays to Saturdays.

Francis House, 11-15 Francis Ave, Wallisdown, Bournemouth, BH11 8NX.

Technical training in Ballet, Tap, Acrobatics, Modern Jazz, Group Singing, Vocal Coaching, Stage Work and Acting, training pupils to major standards in all subjects.

Classes for children aged 2.5 +.

Adult classes also available, including PiYO and Adult Tap.

For more information call 07738 571931.

Primitive Gym

262 Ringwood Rd, Poole BH14 0RS.

Unlike other gyms Primitive does not tie you into a contract and the staff here wants to help you achieve your results. Unique equipment specialised for weightlifting, strongman, MMA and personal/functional training.

  • Kickboxing
  • Kick Fit
  • Thai Works
  • Hitt Group Exercise
  • MK Boxing
  • MK1 Warriors Kids Kickboxing

For more information contact 07892 709921.

Secret Circus Poole

Secret Circus Ltd, The Project Climbing Centre, BH15 1UD.

We are an Aerial Circus School in Poole offering fun classes in Aerial Hoop and Silks in an encouraging and positive environment. We also offer parties!

Tots & Parents Sling Class (Saturdays) for children aged 2-5yrs.

Aerial Hoop & Silk Classes & Private Lessons for children 12+ & adults.

Please visit our Secret Circus Agency website to book.

Stroller Strong Mums – Bournemouth

Kings Park, Boscombe.

Classes are suitable for all fitness levels and adaptable for pregnant and postpartum mamas as I am a certified Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism Coach.

All you will need is a mat, some weights (tins will do!) and the desire to Sweat Like A Mother (SLAM) with us.

Please head to the Sweat Like A Mother website to contact us.

Sweaty Mama Poole

Poole and nearby areas.

Do you want to enjoy feeling fit – Sweaty Bootcamp is the session for you. Sweaty Mama allows us to prioritise our health physically and mentally in a fun, interactive class whilst building new friendships and sharing a special bond with our babies.

Please call Claire on 07921 711237 for more information and to book your session.

The Science of Birth

The Science of Birth is a unique birth preparation programme providing:

Preconception counselling, Antenatal Classes, HypnoBirthing Classes, Doula Support, Infant Feeding Advise, Birth Trauma Counselling and Belly Dancing. Covering Bournemouth, Poole and the New Forest area.

For more details contact Bernadette on 07583 415 293.

TUF Fitness

Boxing Sessions in Poole with Lisa Owen.

1-2-1 Personal Training
Boxing Technical – 6-week course – Women Only
Fit Camp
Junior Club: Your kids will learn boxing combinations, footwork, pad work and other fitness work. These sessions will not only get your children fit and healthy but also help educate them how discipline can work.

For further information call 07885 880380.