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NOW OPEN – James & Alex Dance Studios

James & Alex Dance Studios is the result of a vision of two of Dubai’s most successful salsa dancers.

After having established one the largest schools in the city, they finally decided to open their own venue dedicated to dance. The result: an incredible 4000 sq ft venue, which boasts 3 studios in a key location in Dubai Media City.

The Venue will be home to several leading dance instructors based in the city, who will be offering various forms of dance taught at the highest levels.

To celebrate the opening of their new venture, James and Alex are hosting ‘The Launch’ on Friday, March 9th, an event which includes afternoon dance workshops by internationally acclaimed couple, Victor and Burju, evening performances, fashion show and party. The couple will also be offering an all expense trip to Prague for two, sponsored by Moevenpick Hotel Jumeirah and James & Alex. To be eligible for the draw, attendees will have several options* and will receive entry vouchers for every AED 100/- spent.

The workshops will be held at the newly opened James & Alex Dance Studios, from 3-5pm, before moving to the Moevenpick Hotel Jumeirah , JBR, for the rest of the event. The shows, featuring Victor and Burju, James and Alex, Krista Degaetano, Sam and Nayan, amongst others, will open with a fun fashion show presenting the Burju Shoes collection – which will be available for purchase at the event. Attendees can then party the rest of the night at ‘The Talk’, to the tunes of DJ Boriqua and DJ Alex.

* Draw participation options:

– Each workshop attendee will receive one entry to the draw
– For every AED 100 spent on the below, attendee will receive one entry to the draw:
– Burju Shoes
– Purchases behind the bar at the event & Talk salsa nights,
– Purchases of class packages and courses @ James & Alex Dance Studios

Schedule of the event:

@ The James & Alex Dance Studios
3-5PM: Workshops by international guests, Victor and Burju (AED 100/-)

@ Melrose Ballroom, Moevenpick Hotel Jumeirah, JBR
9PM: Doors open – Party begins (Free)
10PM: Burju Shoes Fashion Show + Shows* (Free)

@ ‘The Talk’, Moevenpick Hotel Jumeirah, JBR
11PM-2AM: Party the rest of the night (Free)

*Participants must register in advance to attend the show portion of the event, as numbers will be limited. To register click here

James & Alex Dance Studios Launch

James & Alex’s biggest event of the Year is happening on March 9th 2012. They will be launching their new studio in style, by bringing one of the world’s leading couples, Hache Y Machete (Victor & Burju) to perform and give workshops on that day.

They will be holding workshops with Victor & Burju during the day at their new studios and the main event will be held in in the evening at a venue to be announced shortly.

Burju will also be launching her range of shoes in Dubai at the event. There will be many sizes and styles for you to choose from and you can even pre-order by emailing on with the style, size, heel height you require. All the styles can be found on and there are guides on finding your size.

Check James & Alex’s Facebook page for more information or email for any enquires.

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