Frequently Asked Questions
About STU Arts
Where did the idea of STU Arts come from?
Creative Director Briana Ashley Stuart believes in creating dance programming that gets audiences involved in the world of dance, while making movement relavent to them. She believes that creating a space for everyone to explore movement will improve the well-being of communities and bridge the gap between cultures.
What are the Benefits of Dancing?
Dancing is physically active, increases confidence, enjoyable, and improves body coordination, awareness, relationships and self-care.
What should I wear or bring to dance class?
It's advised to wear comfortable workout attire such as leggings or shorts and a T-shirt with sneakers. We do not advise jeans during dance classes as they are very restrictive while moving. Don't forget to bring some water with you, it's best to stay hydrated.
I have absolutely no experience in dance. Should I still come to class?
YES! The first step is to just show-up and have fun! Check out our Everyone Can Dance program that provides classes for all levels, even absolute beginner.
I'm nervous about dancing in a class full of people. Is it possible to have one one one lessons?
Yes, STU Arts Dance offers private instruction that cater to the needs of clients of all ages and levels who would like to improve their knowledge of studio dances such as jazz, modern, stepping, contemporary, ballet, as well as social dancing at parties.
How early should I come for class?
The best time to arrive for class is 15 minutes prior to the class starting.
For our Thursday 19:00 (7pm) class, doors open, as well as registrations start at 6:45. As for our Sunday 11am classes, doors open, and registration start at 10:45am.
Where are the Weekly Adult Classes held?
Thursday classes are location in Porte Namur at Jogo Vivo Health Club, Rue d'Edimbourg 16, 1050 Ixelles and Sunday classes are located near Madou metro station at Fred Academy, Rue de Revolution 18, 1000 Bruxelles.
I want to try one class and see if I like it, is it possible to do a trial class?
Yes you can try one class by purchasing a one class voucher. From there you can choose however many classes you would like to join.
Where can I book a class?
How can I book a workshop or class with STU Arts Dance?
Contact Us here and we would be happy to provide our services!
Do I have to sign up every week or can I book for more than one class?
You can definitely book more than one class with our packages so you don't have to worry about booking every week.
Can I book a dance class or choreography lessons for a special event?
We also offer choreography lessons for special events and occasions such as weddings, birthday parties, etc. Lessons are available for individuals and groups.
How can I re-schedule a class?
Login to your account in the "My Bookings" Section under Book Services. Click the left tool bar, then my bookings. Under upcoming classes, choose the class to reschedule.
Where can I see the Classes I've already taken?
Login to your account in the "My Bookings" Section under Book Services. Click the left tool bar, then my bookings. Next to upcoming classes, click History and browse through the classes.
What is the class cancellation policy?
All clients must cancel or reschedule their class directly from the STU Arts site under the "My Bookings" section at any point before the class. Any cancellations or email regarding the cancellation after the class will not be accepted.
Where can I contact you if I have any questions?
You can contact STU Arts Dance through our email at: for any more questions you may have.
Dance Class and Safety Measures in place for Covid-19
Is there a limit of how many people are allowed to attend class?
Yes, with recommendations made by Belgian officials, there will be a limit of 15 people per class. This is to ensure the safety of all participants and teachers of the class.
Can I still pay by cash when coming to class?
For safety of our staff and clients, STU Arts Dance will now shift to online payment methods only. With this in mind, you MUST Pre-register for all classes prior to attending the class. You are able to register and pay online through the "My Bookings" section under Book Services.
How clean will the Studios be?
Studios will be thoroughly cleaned, windows will remain open throughout each class and hand sanitizer will be made available to you before and after class.
Will I be able to access the change-rooms in the studio?
Each studio calls for changing rooms to allow 1-2 people at a time. STU Arts Dance recommends to come appropriately dressed for each class.
What if I am unable attend a class after I booked it?
Due to the shift to online payment, it is urged that you cancel your class well in advance if you are unable to attend.
What if I am feeling a little sick but I am still able to dance, should I come to class?
For the safety of our staff and clients, it is highly recommended that if you are feeling slightly ill please stay at home. Although you may feel up to it, STU Arts Dance takes into consideration the health of all our clients and studio passerby's. Some may be more vulnerable than others and we encourage you to consider the safety and health of yourself and others.