Lessons and Pricing

During university term times, our lessons run every Wednesday and Thursday evenings and cater to dancers at all different levels. For more details about our lesson structure for the coming term, please see our timetable page. 


Wednesday lessons are run by our esteemed professional dance teacher Joel Chapman. Joel has competed in the professional ballroom and latin circuit and has been teaching at the University of York for the past ten years. 

Thursday lessons are taught by our student teacher Hannah Grunwerg who has been an integral member of YBLS throughout her time at the university.  


Our quality to price ratio is fantastic! We set our prices to make them affordable for you and to ensure that you are getting the best value for money. Annual membership is £15 (which includes the University York Sport Gold Tier membership) giving you your first lesson FREE!  

Wednesday pricing:

Beginner: £3

Novice: £3 

If you attend both: £5


Thursday pricing: 

Beginner: £3

Beginner/ Novice: £3


We welcome everyone from students to local residents, beginners to advanced dancers and endeavour to tailor our lessons to the feedback we receive.

On behalf of the YBLS committee, we cannot wait to see you at our lessons! If there is anything we have missed do not hesitate to contact us via email or social media.