Dancehall / Afrobeats Dance Class
Mash It Up Dance founded by Alicja Blachut, who started her own classes in London in 2013. She started presenting at numerous fitness events in UK and abroad. Together with Sara Fakih and Sylvia Johnstone they’ve created this concept to start as Mash It Up Fitness.
As times change, so did fitness industry and our founders, we feel that Mash It Up Dance will better represent what we stand for. Class will always have fitness element but will be focusing more into finding yourself, allowing yourself to be who you are and dance like you mean it!
We want everyone to join the tribe, to make that time for themselves and feel amazing again. Dance will change your mood, you body and will give you more confidence.
We are looking for REAL people and REAL everyday instructors with just regular students - anyone from mums to grandmothers - and yes guys are also welcome!!!
Mash It Up Dance it’s a beginners dancehall/ afrobeats class using the best music and easy to follow routines. All the steps are breakdown and put together into choreography. Each class there’s new choreography, so you can always catch up and not be bored.
Our mission is make you feel comfortable in your own skin and dance with your soul. We will make you feel good, we will make you smile, forget about your day good or bad, we will make you VIBING!
Why MIU is so special?
It’s not just a dance class. It’s where you can let go, shine and have fun. After every class you will walk away feeling these 3 things:
Confident: You will present your best self to the world when you’re dancing along to the pumping dancehall rhythms.
United: You will instantly feel closer to your Mash It Up family and with yourself because of how much fun you will be having.
Strong: These classes will get you that toned body you have always dreamed of and keep it that way.
Join us at one of our MIU Classes to explore everything your body needs to feel revitalised and pumped up in a way you have never felt before.
Do you want to express yourself through dance and feel great while doing it? Us too. We believe your body, mind and spirit are connected and with that level of connectivity comes a heightened sense of happiness. You can get all of this through Mash It Up!
Weight Loss will be achieved as a result of the heart getting a good workout (cardio workout) due to the constant movement.
The strength and endurance of certain muscles will be tested in the isolation track as well as the whole class depending on certain moves of the choreography.
Increase in your memory retention is achieved due to the cognitive part of the brain being exercised when learning routines.
Increase in mood and self-confidence – prevention and decrease of depression. (It has been scientifically proven that dancing will increase mood and prevent depression.)
Enjoyment and friendship building, you will look forward to exercise and meet new friends and build new friendships in the dance fitness world.
Feeling part of a family or community is very important in the world we live in.