Open Contemporary

Tuesdays | 7:00pm - 8:30pm | Studio 1 | £6.50/£5.50 concs

Influenced by Release-based technique, this class is lively and engaging, encouraging bodies to shift, swing and fall through space.

With a focus on core stability, this class will improve technique, encourage freedom and inspire efficiency in movement.

A class for those with some previous dance experience.

What to wear: Comfortable clothing such as tracksuit bottoms and a t-shirt. No special shoes are required, class is taken bare foot or in socks.

This class is led by a freelancer on behalf of MDI. For class information, contact 0151 7088810 / [email protected] 

Open Contemporary will be stopping at the end of term, and not continuing in January

Class Information

Practicing at Home

Please make sure you have plenty of space to practice safely and comfortably. Take a rest or a water break any time you need one.  If you are practicing yoga or pilates please back out of any postures that bring you pain or discomfort, take a rest and come back to the class when you are ready.  Your teacher will give you any additional instructions or advice at the start of your Zoom.

Studio Booking

We have new processes and measures in place to keep you safe.  Please read our Studio Guidelines before booking.


We're based at 24 Hope Street, with Studio 1 on the Ground Floor, and Studio 2 on the first floor.  There is an accessible toilet on the ground floor.

What to Wear

Leggings and t-shirts or other comfortable clothes are perfect for most classes. Some classes recommend specific dance shoes, but otherwise bare feet is fine. Check with us in advance if you are unsure.

Payments & Pricing

Studio classes are run by MDI and some are subsidised through our charitable funding.

Term Dates

Some classes run right through term breaks, others take time out.  Please check the website to find out when your class is running.

Age Restrictions

All classes are suitable for adults aged 16+ (unless otherwise stated).

What's On Today

CLASS: Professional Level Class: Fridays (In-Person) DATE:
22 October 2021
10:00am - 11:30am